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Earth Day in Maryland
EnergyEnergy & SustainabilityEnvironmental

Earth Day is April 22, and we are looking at Maryland’s energy and sustainability industry and highlighting companies throughout the state that are working towards smarter energy use and greener living. In Maryland, our more than 1,200 energy and sustainability firms generate an estimated $8 billion in gross state product.

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Perdue Salisbury 50th anniversary
AgricultureEventsProfiles

It was 50 years ago that Perdue purchased its Salisbury, Md. plant, kicking off a product that we now know as the number one fresh chicken brand in the nation. After renovating its newly-acquired Route 50 facility in 1967, the company processed its first PERDUE® branded chicken right here in

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ID Agent
Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

ID Agent, a provider of Dark Web monitoring and identity theft protection solutions, recently opened its headquarters in Maryland. The company relocated from Washington, D.C. to Bowie and selected a 3,000 square-foot space in the Melford Business Park that it plans to expand within the next two months. With this

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Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Tourism

Maryland’s favorite springtime activity is officially here – baseball! Opening Day showed us that the Baltimore Orioles are back in action, bringing in more than 45,000 fans to watch a 3-2 win against the Minnesota Twins. With plenty of home games scheduled at the yard, plan a trip to the

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CommunicationsInformation & TechnologyInnovation & TechIT and CybersecurityJob Creation

Vision Technologies, Inc., a national and global systems integrator, is relocating its headquarters in Anne Arundel County and adding 100 new full-time jobs over the next five years to its local workforce. The company, located in Glen Burnie, is currently searching for a new facility in the county. Vision Technologies

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IBM Ptech Carver
EducationInformation & TechnologyInnovation & TechIT and Cybersecurity

A new way of teaching high school students may be the answer to filling future STEM positions around the state. The P-TECH program – or Pathways in Technology Early College High School – helps train high school students for the growing science, technology, engineering, and math industries where the demand

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Maryland in Singapore
InternationalInternational

Maryland Commerce is overseas this week leading a delegation of companies to the Singapore Air Show, the largest aerospace and defense event in Asia. Held February 6-11, this is the first time Commerce has exhibited at the global trade show, promoting the state’s aerospace assets and unparalleled workforce. The six

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Hill Killer Maryland Jersey
Maryland EconomyMaryland LivingProfiles

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, don’t forget to pick up a little something special from one of our local retailers. Maryland businesses offer plenty of options for your loved ones no matter what region you live in. Here are a few of our favorite gift ideas for the

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Amazon fulfillment
Breaking NewsInnovation & TechMaryland Economy

After narrowing down it from 238 applications, Amazon has named Montgomery County as a leading location for its second North American headquarters. The retail giant today announced the 20 potential candidates for its future facility, ranging from Los Angeles to Boston. Locally, Montgomery County, Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, and Philadelphia

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colossal blue crab cake
Maryland EconomyMaryland Living

As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, the Maryland Department of Commerce hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Nothing says the holidays like a delicious homemade meal. Here at Maryland Commerce, we suggest spicing up your meals with some local flavor.

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