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2u Expands in Maryland
Breaking NewsEducationJob Creation

2U Inc., a leader in technology-enabled education headquartered in Prince George’s County, is moving its headquarters to Lanham to accommodate its growing workforce. The company is targeting the creation of more than 900 jobs in the county in the next five years and is leasing space at 7900 Harkins Road,

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Choptank Transport Preston
Job Creation

Choptank Transport, a third-party logistics company that specializes in truckload freight, has announced an 11,000 square-foot expansion of its Caroline County headquarters facility. As part of the expansion, the company will incorporate large open spaces into the design of the building and add an additional 130 jobs. In addition, the

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fedex
Breaking NewsJob Creation

Governor Larry Hogan joined officials from Tradepoint Atlantic to announce that FedEx Ground will open a 300,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution facility at Tradepoint Atlantic’s new global logistics center at Sparrows Point in Baltimore County. The small-package ground delivery unit of FedEx Corp., FedEx Ground will become the first global company to

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doctors office bayview services maryland
Job CreationSmall Business

Bayview Services Group, an Anne Arundel County startup that provides administrative support to medical practices, has received a $40,000 loan from the Maryland Department of Commerce. The loan, made through the state’s Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest Loan Program, will assist Bayview Services with purchasing computer software and office

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RapidAdvance commercial
Job CreationMaryland EconomySmall Business

RapidAdvance, a leader in the small business finance industry, has added 50 new jobs this year and plans to add more than 50 additional jobs in the coming years at its new Montgomery County headquarters. The Bethesda-based firm recently expanded and relocated its existing office to a larger 28,000 square-foot

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Pinnacle Foods Brands
Breaking NewsJob CreationManufacturingManufacturing & Production

Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE: PF), a leading producer, marketer and distributor of high-quality branded food products in the U.S., has announced plans to locate a manufacturing facility in Hagerstown. The company initially plans to create 85 to 125 full-time jobs in Hagerstown by December 2018.   The facility, formerly owned by

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Woodgrain Millwork
Breaking NewsJob CreationManufacturingManufacturing & Production

Woodgrain Millwork, a family-owned and operated business that is one of the largest millwork operations in the country, has announced plans to open a new distribution center in Baltimore City. The company – a manufacturer of mouldings and turnings, and distributer of doors, windows, and other woodwork – will locate

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New Jobs
Economic PulseJob CreationMaryland Economy

August 2015 Economic Pulse: Maryland employers add 9,200 jobs in July Mikra Krasniqi is an economist at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Job growth in Maryland increased in July as employers added 9,200 jobs, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The growth more

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Chutes International expands in Maryland
Job CreationManufacturing & Production

CHUTES International, a company that produces a variety of plastic and metal laundry and trash chutes, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Charles County. The company plans to relocate from its current 12,000 square-foot facility in White Plains to a more than 43,000-square-foot location on Industrial Park Drive in Waldorf.

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New Jobs
Breaking NewsJob CreationMaryland Economy

Maryland added 12,000 private sector jobs in July, the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) reported Friday morning. Overall, employment increased by 9,200 positions as government jobs dropped 2,800. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.2 percent. Labor officials also softened June’s initial jobs report, revising the loss to

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