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Lanco Dairy Farm
Manufacturing & ProductionMaryland EconomyWorkforce

Lanco Dairy Farms has expanded its presence in Maryland and established a cheese-making operation in Washington County, where it plans to add 15 new jobs over the next two years. The company invested more than $24 million to acquire and refurbish the former Saputo Inc. cheese facility, located on Warfordsburg

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Inc 5000 Maryland
Breaking NewsIndustry NewsMaryland Economy

More than 100 of the fastest-growing companies in the country are based right here in Maryland, according to the latest Inc. 5000 rankings. The recent announcement names 120 Maryland companies in the rankings, including six businesses among the top 500 in the nation. Click here to read the full list

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Premier Rides Hype
Innovation & TechManufacturing & Production

Baltimore’s own supplier of theme park attractions is celebrating the opening of its newest thrill ride. Premier Rides spent the last year creating the new Hype roller coaster, which officially opened at Finland’s Särkänniemi Amusement Park in June. The engineering company is known for designing and manufacturing roller coasters, water

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Solar Eclipse Maryland
EventsMaryland Living

The most anticipated event of the month is quickly approaching. On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will cross over the United States, giving Maryland a great vantage point of the celestial event. The line of totality – where the moon completely blocks the face of the sun – is

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Naval Air Warcraft FabLab
EventsInnovation & TechManufacturing & Production

This week is National Week of Making, a celebration of the innovation and creativity of makers across the nation. Held from June 16-22, the week-long event encourages makers – including maker spaces, hacker spaces, community centers, non-profits, universities, and more – to host events and invite others in the community

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Antietam Brewery
EventsManufacturing & ProductionMaryland Living

Antietam Brewery officially opened its new 7,500 square-foot production facility in Hagerstown last week, hosting more than 100 guests including local residents and representatives, media, and beer enthusiasts. Located on Western Maryland Parkway, the brewery’s new location includes a tasting room with outdoor seating, a production space, and a canning

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DelFest Crowd Festival
EntertainmentEventsTourism

With three stages, 35 bands, and a special guest appearance by country music star Dierks Bentley, the 10th anniversary of DelFest will go down in Allegany County history. “Everyone seems to say it was the best one yet,” said Barb Buehl, director of Allegany County Tourism. Held each year at

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produce basket
Breaking NewsJob Creation

CGC Holdings, Inc., a food distribution company in Jessup, recently completed construction and moved into a new 160,000-square-foot building in Howard County. Located at 7540 Assateague Drive, the new facility contains the company’s headquarters, warehouse, and distribution operations. CGC Holdings currently has 225 full-time employees and anticipates adding an additional

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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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