Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association

... your resource for manufacturing in Southwest Florida

Manufacturer’s Roundtable


What help do you need to improve your manufacturing business? Would you like to bounce ideas off of other SWFL manufacturers and learn what they are doing to succeed? Please join our exclusive roundtable discussion for manufacturers only about topics such as: Metrics, customers, vendors, processes, training, equipment, IT, facility and marketing   Please RSVP […]

Questions about MFG DAY?


Many of you are familiar with producing Manufacturing Day events, having participated in past years.   But those of you who are new to it may be wondering, “Why should I host an official event?” Or even just, “How do I begin?”   If you have questions like this about MFG DAY, we invite you […]



The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) will host their next social for manufacturers and business professionals on the evening of Wednesday, May 27 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Fort Myers Brewing Company. The event will allow manufacturers and business professionals the opportunity to find out more about SRMA and meet many of the […]

Storm Smart recognized by DEP


~DEP honors company for its more than 57 percent recycling rate~ FORT MYERS – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s South District recognized Storm Smart for its superior recycling efforts today during the SWFL Sustainability Summit in Fort Myers. Storm Smart is the largest hurricane protection company in Florida with more than 150 employees. In 2014, […]

Manufacturing Sales Tax Exemption News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nancy Stephens April 13, 2015      850.402.2954 NEWS STATEMENT Tallahassee, FL-The Manufacturers Association of Florida urges the Florida Legislature to finish a job they started in 2013 – making the manufacturing sales tax exemption for manufacturing machinery and equipment permanent. In 2013 the Florida Legislature wisely streamlined the process for manufacturers to apply […]

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Great article by Jean Gruss of Business Observer about SRMA member Waltzing Waters

Michael Przystawik, president of Waltzing Waters in Cape Coral, says his company has $10 million in orders on the books now that the economic recovery is underway. Some of his biggest customers are in Asia. Photo by Brian Tietz read more at:

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