Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association

... your resource for manufacturing in Southwest Florida

Florida’s manufacturing industry jobs growth is tops again!

Florida’s advanced manufacturing industries are diverse and include sectors producing intermediate and finished products ranging from plastics, to tortillas, to motor vehicles. In total, Florida is home to over 19,000 manufacturers employing more than 331,000 workers. These strong industry assets can help your manufacturing business ramp up fast in Florida. Manufacturing

Nov.10th 2016 Manufacturer of the Year Awards & Networking Event

Please join us November 10th as we recognize premier manufacturers in Southwest Florida and the synergy created through the network of the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Assocation. Awards will be given to Manufacturers of the Year based on employee size. New this year will also be awards for Supplier, Distributor and Logistics Vendor. New Members, Assocation […]

Increase Your Profit – by Understanding Your Real Costs – August 30 webinar

Here’s some not-too-earth-shattering news: In order to generate a profit, you must cover your costs. The real earth-shattering news is this: Far too many businesses don’t understand their costs – and as a result, aren’t covering their real costs. In fact, according to Entrepreneur magazine, “the strategy of many business owners is to set prices […]

SRMA helps voice area workforce needs at statewide Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Leadership Council

August 19, 2016 – Recruiting, training and retaining skilled workers is a critical issue facing many manufacturers – both in our region and across the state.  Last month the SRMA (Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association) supported manufacturers and executives from other Regional Manufacturers Associations (RMAs) at a meeting of the Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Leadership Council, hosted […]

July 12th Roundtable Meeting – Employees

Do you have to pay salaried employees overtime? When is a sub-contractor an employee? Are you ready for coming changes to the law? Manufacturers will weigh in. Our discussion will get started with updates from Jessica Horowitz, Attorney and Director at Cohen & Grigsby. Jessica has represented businesses, partnerships and individuals in numerous types of business […]

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