RIMA's July Newsletter
for MEMBERS & Friends of RIMA
from Industrial Marketing ..... See Below
Our job here at RIMA is to give you, the manufacturers, the ability and resources to continue and compete and grow among others in the industry.

GD&T Training
Another round of GD&T Classes
coming this FALL
with RIMA'S Instructor Gene Berthiaume

Member Spotlight
Eastern Insurance is not only one of the largest independent insurance agencies in the country, but also features a team of insurance professionals with extensive knowledge and experience insuring manufacturers of all sizes
RIMA 2019 EVENTS Coming Up
August 7
Time: 7:30am - 10am
Learn what programs are available to assist in training your personnel. What resources are available to provide talented individuals for your company. Learn about apprenticeships.  
September 23
Time: 8:00am - 11:00am
New Floor Layout at the Event
Dear Rhode Island business
and community leaders:
This is an exciting week in our state. As the week begins, we’re writing you in order to reflect upon Rhode Island’s economic progress to date and to thank you for your contributions to our collective work.
A completely new way to think about your Digital Internet Marketing Strategy. We created a system that will drive new sales for the small and medium sized business owners in the Industrial supply chain. Our approach begins with Data. Our approach will generate you new sales.
FREE Benefit

Use Our Software tool "Site Sonar. FREE for Friends and members of RIMA

Workshop is FREE of Charge
August 29th 8am - 5pm
The Crown Plaza Hotel, Warwick, RI

Northrop Grumman, in collaboration with the USC Center for Economic Development, is offering free cybersecurity training to small businesses. Advance registration is required
Brookings survey finds 58%
see manufacturing as vital to US economy, but only 17% are very confident in its future

CCRI Creates Video Courses
The manufacturing industry is seen as a critical part of society, many folks still associate manufacturing jobs with tedious assembly-line labor...
July 17, 8:00 am-4:00 pm
One Day Lean for Manufacturers - Full Day Workshop READ MORE
July 23, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: How The C-Suite Needs To Approach Digital Marketing  READ MORE
July 25, 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Total Productive Maintenance Breakfast
With 80 companies responding, the PMPA Business Trends Index for May 2019 

The Legislative session ended with some positive and negative results. 

* The Senate passed the 2019 National
Defense Authorization Act
* Unveiled the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act
* Extend Tax Credits

Service Organizational Control (SOC) 

In the modern world, it has become common practice for organizations to outsource certain functions for business processes to third parties, rather than performing all processes “in house."

Manufacturing Focused BLOGS 

Thank You To Our 2019 Sponsors!
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Why Join RIMA?
We Advocate for Manufacturing
  • Let RIMA keep you informed on the local, state and federal levels critical issues
  • Ensure your concerns are being raised with government leaders of our state
We Promote Economic Improvement
  • We offer networking opportunities to our members
  • We promote and support a more competitive business climate
  • We collaborate with like-minded organizational partners to amplify our cross-industry interests throughout the state
We Help Solve Problems
  • A clearinghouse of information:
  • We connect you with local suppliers and potential customers
  • We can elevate your legislation and regulatory concerns to public officials
We Support Education and Workforce Development
  • RIMA's partner, WeMakeRI, develops career, education programs to help companies identify and secure talented workers through certified apprentice programs