Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association

... the resource for manufacturers in Southwest Florida

Why Join SRMA

The purpose and objective of the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association is to bring together manufacturers, encouraging economic development of Southwest Florida through manufacturing, and to act as a forum for the expression and exchange of ideas and information among its members. Our goal is to make a large, positive impact on the manufacturing community by bringing various resources to help manufacturers thrive. These resources include:

  • Advocacy
    • Representing manufacturers on the state and local legislative issues that impact our businesses and bottom lines, including:
      • The repeal of the Tangible Personal Property Tax
      • The elimination of the Florida Sales/Use Tax
      • Working for a Buy Florida Act
      • Promoting the repeal of sales tax on commercial leases
    • Helping form the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Caucus in Tallahassee
  • Workforce Development
    • Offering open enrollment and private training classes to upskill your staff
    • Working closely with our local colleges and universities to create training programs that will prepare graduates for careers in manufacturing. Close association with FLATE (Florida Advanced Technological Education)
    • Participating in educational roundtable discussions.
    • Apprenticeship Programs
  • Networking
    • Discussing “Best Practices” with other manufacturers.
    • Offering educational events with expert-driven content.
    • Organizing plant tours of local manufacturers.
  • Business Advising
    • Free business assessments and evaluations for SRMA members.
    • Providing discounted rates on resource providers.
    • Creating customized training tools.
  • Supply Chain Optimization
    • Connex Florida – helping Florida manufacturers better connect with each other, be discovered, and increase business opportunities.
  • Cybersecurity Education and Certifications
    • CMMC 2.0 for those involved in the DoD supply chain


Manufacturer Memberships are as low as $100.00! Click HERE or contact Rob Harris for more information.

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