SRMA partners with FutureMakers Coalition to develop SWFL Equitable Jobs Pipeline

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2023) – The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) will be the leading resource in the manufacturing sector of the Southwest Florida Equitable Jobs Pipeline, a part of the American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge. Working under the direction of FutureMakers Coalition at Collaboratory, the SRMA will conduct in-person skills gap surveys with the.

Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association hosting events and industry programs throughout the month of February

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2023) – The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) is hosting events and industry programs throughout the month of February, including a Plant Tour and Lean Manufacturing Seminar at Shaw Development on Feb. 15. Every day we enjoy products that we often don’t realize are made right here, in SW Florida. The SRMA works.

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.

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.

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.

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..

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.

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.

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.

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.