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Maryland Manufacturers Directory

MDMFG.org is in the process of creating a fully searchable geo-located electronic database for manufacturers, distributors and fulfillment houses in Maryland. The goal of this directory is to provide free and easy access to local suppliers. Businesses are responsible for maintaining their information. Members of MDMFG.org will be able to download a spreadsheet of relevant supplier information. The data, database access and all information is the property of you the members. The goal is to provide easy access to suppliers in Maryland.

The following are data elements under consideration at this time.

Spreadsheet fields

  1. Company Fields
    1. Specific physical location – very important. Verify zip code is a Maryland zip.
    2. Website
    3. Facebook
    4. LinkedIn
    5. Associations (list) – member of
    6. Parent Company
    7. Subsidiaries (list)
    8. Organization Type (S, C, LLC etc.)
    9. Foreign owned?  Percentage?  What country?
    10. SDB designations (WOSB, MBE, SDVOSB etc.)
    11. DUNS
    12. MD Tax ID No.
    13. CCR – if relevant
    14. Year founded
  2. Contacts - Name/Email/Phone
    1. All C Levels and senior people in major business areas
    2. Head of Production
    3. Head of Business Development 
    4. Head of Sales
  3. Manufacturing
    1. Primary NAICS – validate against master list.
    2. Secondary NAICS
    3. Cluster – if part of a manufacturing cluster or micro cluster
    4. Industry Sector (see list below) pick 1
      1. Microwave
      2. Food Producers
      3. Wholesale Distributors
      4. Electronics
      5. Machining and Fabrication
      6. Alternative Energy
      7. Bio Pharmaceutical 
      8. Bio Medical
      9. Bio
      10. Cyber
      11. Sensors
      12. GIS
  4. Customers
    1. Primary Industry (drop down)
    2. Secondary (same drop down)
    3. Tertiary (same drop down)
    4. List of drop downs for above (alphabetize) (this list will grow)
      1. Defense
      2. Intelligence
      3. Consumer Products
      4. Retail
      5. Electronics
      6. Communications
      7. Sensors
      8. Microwave
      9. Medical Device
      10. Pharmaceutical
      11. Food Producers
      12. Whole Food
      13. Restaurant Food
      14. Consumer Food 
  5. Capabilities Document (upload line card)
  6. Corporate Brochure (upload flyer)
  7. Corporate certifications
    1. ISO
    2. AS9100
    3. NADCAP
    4. ITAR
    5. etc.
  8. Keyword search – similar to ARC
    1. This is a free form list of keywords for searching. Include welding certifications, lean certifications, and specific materials with expertise, strengths, and markets. This is not a sales pitch rather a keyword search list separated by commas.
    2. Equipment list and envelope size – EDM, Vertical Mills, Turning Centers, Ovens, 3D Printers etc. 
  9. Marketing message. Companies elevator sales pitch 
  10. International Business
    1. Exporting (Yes/No)  – list countries
    2. Importing (Yes/No) - list countries
  11. Employees – captured from database not from company. Uncertain if company will provide.
    1. Total FTE's
      1. # Full Time/percentage
      2. # Part Time/percentage
    2. Skills
      1. # Skilled/%
      2. # Semi-Skilled/%
      3. # Unskilled/%
    3. # Overhead
    4. # Direct
    5. # Open Positions
    6. Estimated growth 
      1. 2015
      2. 2016
      3. 2017
      4. 2018
      5. Broken down by skilled/semi-skilled/unskilled
    7. Medical Care
      1. Available
      2. Uses Exchange
      3. Not Available