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Amanda Winters

Knorr Brake Plans Expansion in Westminster
Job CreationManufacturing & Production

Knorr Brake Company, a manufacturer of braking, door, and HVAC systems for the mass transit rail industry, is expanding its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations in Carroll County and adding 200 new jobs over the next six years. The company will invest $2.2 million and add approximately 30,000 square-feet of

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Civic Works' Amazing Race
Events

Earlier this month, dozens of Baltimore’s top businesses came together for a friendly competition. Companies sent teams of six to face off in Civic Works’ First Annual Amazing Race. The race saw teams competing in a variety of challenges, all based around the themes of sustainability and urban agriculture. They

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Die Cut Adhesive Tape Engineer
Job CreationManufacturing & Production

Strouse, a die-cut adhesive manufacturer that serves the military and defense, automotive, appliance, and medical industries, is expanding its presence in Carroll County. The company is rel​​ocating and constructing a new headquarters and manufacturing facility in the Westminster Technology Park. Strouse currently employs 65 workers in the county and anticipates

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Made in Maryland Festival
EventsMaryland Living

The unpredictable spring weather couldn’t keep attendees away from the inaugural Made in Maryland Festival, the first event of its kind designed to celebrate local flavor and state spirit. Held on Sunday, May 7, the festival brought together more than 2,000 guests from across the state to celebrate Maryland’s talent,

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global international
International

The Maryland Global Consulting Program is returning for its second year. Launched by the Maryland Department of Commerce and the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business in 2016, the program provides global consulting expertise to small Maryland companies that are looking to identify and expand international strategies

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Abel Communications
Profiles

It was 11 years ago when Greg Abel got the entrepreneurial itch. With a strong background in writing and plenty of agency experience, Greg went out on his own and formed a company, Abel Communications. In recent years, Greg has proven that Abel Communications is a leading public relations firm

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American Pickers
Entertainment

Listen up, local collectors! Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and the rest of the American Pickers team is returning to Maryland. The History Channel’s hit reality show is planning to film throughout the region this May. As Mike and Frank travel across the country in search of valuable antiques, they will

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Ocean City
Tourism

While you are waiting for the final days of winter to wrap up, start planning your summer vacation to Maryland’s favorite beach town. TripAdvisor has named Ocean City, Maryland, one of the top ten beaches in the nation. The oceanside resort took a big leap this year, moving up from

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Playground Specialists Thurmont
Industry NewsJob Creation

Playground Specialists, a full-service recreation company, has expanded its presence in Thurmont and plans to adds up to 25 new jobs. The company purchased 11 acres of property on Apples Church Road last year, where it constructed a new 21,000 square-foot facility to house its Frederick County headquarters. An official

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ComForCare Glen Burnie
Life SciencesProfiles

After caring for elderly family members for years, local couple Jack and Pat Savage realized the importance of home care services throughout Maryland. So in 2015, the Savage family opened ComForCare Home Care in Glen Burnie. The franchise provides help to in-need individuals at home, independent and assisted-living communities, hospitals,

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