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Apprenticeship Maryland
Programs

Guest feature: Maureen O’Connor and Summar Goodman manage communications for the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. Follow DLLR on Facebook and Twitter. The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has announced the return of the Maryland Business Works Program, the highly successful worker training program. With an initial investment of

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Fourteen professionals with diverse expertise in business, economic development and marketing have been named by Governor Larry Hogan to a new organization that will help drive Maryland’s branding and marketing efforts to attract businesses, create jobs and grow the state’s economy. The Maryland Public-Private Partnership (P3) Marketing Corporation, working with

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Pinnacle Plant Hagerstown
CommerceManufacturing & Production

The Maryland Department of Commerce has received a 2016 CiCi (Corporate Investment and Community Impact) Award on behalf of the Pinnacle Foods project in Hagerstown. The award is presented by Trade & Industry Development magazine and honors commitment to economic development including corporate investment and community impact across the country.

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Maryland Department of Commerce
Commerce

The Maryland Department of Commerce has released its 2015 Activity Report, recapping the state’s transformative year and “Open for Business” atmosphere. Featured in the year’s top accomplishments is the agency’s transition to Commerce, with Mike Gill named the state’s first official Secretary of Commerce; increasing Maryland’s global footprint with Governor

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Mike Gill MEDC strategic plan
Commerce

Best is the standard here at the Maryland Department of Commerce. Those words drive everything we do. And that simple promise is the foundation of our new strategic plan to drive Maryland’s economy to the heights we all know it can — and should — reach. Created by the Maryland

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County Line Auto Repairs
ProgramsSmall Business

County Line Auto Repairs, a family-owned auto repair business located in Salisbury, is constructing a new shop and office space to better meet consumer demand. The company was founded in 2005 by James and Alisha Matthews and specializes in automotive repairs and maintenance work. As part of the project, County

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Hancock Maryland
Programs

The Maryland Department of Commerce has designated two Enterprise Zones this month, one on the Eastern Shore and another in Western Maryland. The program provides real property and state income tax credits for businesses located in an enterprise zone in return for job creation and investments. The designated Zones encompass

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CommerceInternational

The Maryland Department of Commerce has launched a new international initiative aimed at boosting exporting by Maryland companies. The Maryland Partners in International Trade program, or MAPIT, will bring together key partners from local, state and federal government and academia to raise awareness of existing export promotion programs, facilitate greater

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Cambridge
Maryland LivingPrograms

The City of Cambridge has received a $25,000 grant to re-evaluate and update its economic development strategic plan. The funding is provided by the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), which is administered by the Maryland Department of Commerce and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, and overseen

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InternationalPrograms

Six small and mid-sized Maryland companies have been awarded ExportMD grants to help promote their products and services in the global marketplace. The ExportMD grant program is administered by the Maryland Department of Commerce and helps businesses finance the costs of marketing internationally, including trade show fees, brochures and travel

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