Wishing You Success This Month...
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.
Member Spotlight
Goodwin-Bradley is happy to announce that we have added a
Flow Mach300 Waterjet
to our machinery list
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

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

RIMA is pleased to partner with
The Substance Use and Metal Health Leadership Council of RI to assist our manufacturing employees.

RIMA recognizes the seriousness of the Opioid crisis and other addictive issues. We want our employers to know that resources are available to help your workers.

to find out how they can help you HELP your
Family, Friends & Employees
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 through an Air Force Small Business Office Mentor Protégé Program. This workshop is open to all small businesses. Advance registration is required
My recently published article Lean Blockchain has received significant interest. READ MORE
June is National Safety Month!
Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. The National Safety Council provides downloadable resources highlighting a different safety topic for each week in June. Topics for 2019 are Hazard Recognition, Slips, Trips and Falls, Fatigue, and Impairment. Visit the National Safety Council to learn more and download free resources. 
In fact, despite a multitude of challenges
An overwhelming majority (98.6%) of American manufacturing companies are small businesses

June 19, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Employee Engagement -
Why Should I Care? MORE

June 26, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Making Strides Toward Cyber Security.. MORE

June 27 – 11:30 am-1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Behavioral Principles of Lean... MORE
July 9, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Webinar: Job Shop Quoting: How to Streamline Your Process... MORE
Langevin pushes hard for training
Over the last century, generations of Americans enjoyed a state-of-the-art infrastructure. 

How Will New Lease Standards Impact You?
Thursday, July 11, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST

In January of 2016 the FASB and the IASB each released new mandates related to accounting for leases. The new lease accounting rules will move lease information to the balance sheet and presents a significant operational and technical challenge for companies of all types and sizes.

Join blumshapiro’s webinar to learn more about the change and how it will impact organizations
All successful companies, no matter the size, have key personnel as the foundation driving their success. What happens to the business and employees’ families if those rainmakers die prematurely or become disabled? A well-managed succession plan should consider key person life and disability for all key executives." 
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