Manufacturing Day rescheduled, Trilogy Laboratories to host high schoolers

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 9, 2017) – Rescheduled due to Hurricane Matthew, the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association’s (SRMA’s) Manufacturing Day will bring South Fort Myers High School students to Trilogy Laboratories, 10060 Amberwood Road, Suite 1 in Fort Myers at 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20. The high schoolers look forward to trading in their [ Read more → ]

Manufacturers honored for marketplace leadership at SRMA Awards

At its recent Manufacturer of the Year Awards and Networking Event, the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) recognized Southwest Florida’s premiere manufacturers. Held on Nov. 10, the event featured Conditioned Air’s Theo Etzel as keynote speaker and honored manufacturers based on their performance in several key categories.   SRMA’s board of directors considered nominees’ strengths [ Read more → ]

SRMA presents Manufacturer of the Year Awards luncheon

Tickets are now on sale for the Manufacturer of the Year Awards and Networking Event, presented by the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10 at KJ’s Fresh Grill, 10950 South Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers. Theo Etzel of Conditioned Air will serve as keynote speaker.   The event will [ Read more → ]

SRMA to host networking social at Bury Me Brewing for manufacturers and business professionals  

The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) will host its next social gathering and membership drive for manufacturers and business professionals from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at the newly opened Bury Me Brewing in Fort Myers. This social event provides networking opportunities for prospective members to learn more about the manufacturing organization from its members. [ Read more → ]

SRMA announces 2016 board and executive director

The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) is pleased to announce the new 2016 leadership roster to drive its educational, legislative, networking and economic development initiatives in the year ahead.   Brian Rist of The Smart Companies will serve as chair of the board of directors, composed of Doug Gyure of S4J Manufacturing, longtime manufacturer and entrepreneur [ Read more → ]

SRMA tackles compliance issues at May Roundtable event

The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) invites its manufacturing members and businesspeople interested in membership to attend its Manufacturer’s Roundtable meeting focused on compliance issues from 8 – 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3 at Storm Smart Industries, 6182 Idlewild Street in Fort Myers.   Guest speaker Kristen Chardo, owner of EHS Specialists, LLC, will [ Read more → ]

SRMA commends Governor Scott for signing permanent manufacturing tax exemption

The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) officially commends Governor Rick Scott’s support of the manufacturing industry by signing the permanent sales tax exemption on manufacturing machinery and equipment in HB 7099, the Tax Package effective July 1, 2016. SRMA is pleased that its efforts, alongside those of Florida’s other regional manufacturing associations and the Manufacturers [ Read more → ]

Ida S. Baker students gain industry experience at S4J Manufacturing Services

Teens who had never considered a manufacturing career before walking in the doors of S4J Manufacturing Services on Friday, Oct. 2 as part of Southwest Florida Regional Manufacturers Association’s (SRMA’s) Manufacturing celebration may now have a different view. Along with exploring the plant’s machinery, learning the chemistry involved with electroless nickel plating and discovering the [ Read more → ]

North Fort Myers High students visit Trilogy Laboratories as part SRMA’s Manufacturing Day activities

Fifteen teenagers donned hair nets, shoe covers and lab coats and got busy on the floor at Trilogy Laboratories the morning of Friday, Oct. 2 as part of the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association’s (SRMA’s) packed schedule of local business tours, shadowing and hands-on experiences in honor of Manufacturer’s Day. The North Fort Myers High School [ Read more → ]

Inaugural SRMA Charity Golf Event set to drive out hunger

Dust off your golf clubs and join the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) for a Halloween-themed inaugural Charity Golf Event to benefit Community Cooperative and the local manufacturing members of SRMA on Friday, October 30 at 7:30 a.m. for registration and a 8:30 shotgun start at Coral Oaks Golf Course in Cape Coral. Attendees are [ Read more → ]