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Dunlop Boots
ManufacturingManufacturing & Production

Dunlop Protective Footwear, a leading global manufacturer of protective footwear located in Harford County, is planning to expand its United States-based production to meet market demands. With assistance from a $100,000 training grant provided by the Maryland Department of Commerce, the company expects to nearly double the number of PVC

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Maryland Manufacturing
ManufacturingManufacturing & ProductionWorkforce

October is Manufacturing Month—a time to honor and celebrate the industry and its contributors. In Maryland, there’s a lot to celebrate in manufacturing. In 2017 alone, several companies have announced manufacturing expansions. So what’s helping companies like Nammo Group, Toroid, Iron World, EVAPCO, DWE, Strouse, Knorr Brake, United Foods International,

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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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Stanley Black & Decker Makerspace
EntrepreneursInnovation & TechManufacturing & Production

Stanley Black & Decker has established itself as one of Maryland’s economic heavyweights, investing approximately $60 million in facility upgrades and employing thousands of residents in the area. Now, the company is raising the bar on its commitment to the state by announcing the grand opening of its new makerspace

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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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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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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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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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Caroline County Manufacturing Program
Manufacturing & Production

Guest feature: Rachel Barry is the economic development coordinator for Caroline County. Follow along with Caroline County on Facebook and Twitter. The Caroline County Board of Education and Caroline County Commissioners have announced the launch of a new manufacturing curriculum for high school students. The Advanced Manufacturing Professionals (AMP) curriculum was

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