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Karen Glenn Hood

Crystal Steel Fabricators Maryland
Job CreationManufacturing & Production

Crystal Steel Fabricators, a family-owned structural steel fabricator headquartered in Delmar, Del., is opening a new manufacturing facility in Caroline County, and creating 126 new jobs over the next two years. The company recently acquired the 100,000 square-foot former ES Steel building in the Frank Adams Industrial Park in Federalsburg.

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UMBC Tel Aviv University MOU
Education & Research

Governor Larry Hogan today joined officials from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that promotes academic cooperation between the two universities. The agreement, which is the first one between the two universities, establishes

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Nayax and Governor Larry Hogan in Israel
International

On the first day of an economic development mission to Israel, Governor Larry Hogan announced that Israel-based Nayax, a global leader in the cashless payment solutions industry, has opened its U.S. headquarters in Maryland. The company, which was established in 2005 and now operates in more than 50 countries, opened

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LIDL US
Job Creation

Governor Larry Hogan announced today that Lidl, one of the world’s largest retailers, will open a new regional headquarters and distribution center in the Principio Business Park in Cecil County as part of its U.S. expansion. The company will invest $100 million in the project and create 100 new full-time

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Farnborough International Airshow
Aerospace & DefenseEvents

Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford joins Maryland Department of Commerce Secretary Mike Gill in leading a delegation of nine Maryland companies to the Farnborough Airshow, which kicks off today in Hampshire, England and runs through July 17. The show, which draws more than 100,000 visitors and is considered one of the

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cyber-it
Job Creation

RainKing Software, Inc., a leader in IT sales intelligence, is moving from its current headquarters on Rockledge Drive in Bethesda to a new, larger space on Old Georgetown Road. As part of the relocation and expansion, RainKing is planning to add more than 60 new sales, research, engineering and client

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Novavax life sciences
Life Sciences

Novavax, a clinical stage vaccine company that works to deliver novel products to prevent a broad range of infectious diseases, has announced plans to expand its presence in Montgomery County. The company, which has its headquarters in Gaithersburg, is planning to build out its research, development, and clinical trial support

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Frito Lay Aberdeen
Manufacturing & Production

Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Department of Commerce are supporting the expansion of Frito-Lay’s manufacturing and distribution center in Aberdeen, which is slated to boost the company’s Harford County workforce. The Plano, Texas-based convenient foods business unit of PepsiCo, Frito-Lay is investing $122 million to construct a new 165,000

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global international
Programs

The Maryland Department of Commerce and University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business have launched the Maryland Global Consulting Program to provide global consulting expertise to small Maryland companies. Smith students, both graduates and undergraduates, will provide the consulting services through the school’s Center for International Business Education

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Hannover Messe
International

The Maryland Department of Commerce is leading a delegation of Maryland companies and universities next week to Hannover Messe, the world’s foremost trade fair for industrial technology held April 25-29 in Hannover, Germany. The Maryland delegation will be part of the largest-ever U.S. delegation of more than 390 companies and

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