KLR Newsroom KLR co-Sponsors RI Manufacturing Week Kickoff Reception September 15, 2015 KLR and RIMA join forces to celebrate manufacturing in Rhode Island KLR and RIMA join forces to celebrate manufacturing in Rhode Island KLR, a premier accounting and business advisory firm, is co-sponsoring Rhode Island Manufacturing Week Kickoff Reception 2015 in Providence on September 24th at the Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket. More than 100 manufacturers are expected to attend the event to kick off this year’s week-long celebration. In addition to the reception, planned manufacturing events include a Manufacturing Career Awareness Expo on September 30th and tours of local manufacturers. Please call RIMA at 401.751.0160 for additional information or register online. About the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association and makeRI The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association (RIMA) and its sister organization, makeRI, are the unified voices of the more than 1,500 RI manufacturers. RIMA is active in supporting the local manufacturers in a number of ways ranging from legislative and regulatory matters to economic development activities, as well as implementing programs that can deliver tangible bottom line savings to their members. makeRI focuses specifically on workforce development, education and manufacturing career awareness initiatives to ensure Rhode Island’s manufacturing companies have the talent to compete and grow their business.