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The Maryland-grown company Phelps Industrial Products has been serving the global market since 1945. From their new location in Laurel, the manufacturer of industrial gaskets, compression packing, and fluid sealing devices has a team of experts with the talent to craft a custom product for a vast range of industries. Through

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CommunicationsInformation & TechnologyInnovation & TechIT and CybersecurityJob Creation

Vision Technologies, Inc., a national and global systems integrator, is relocating its headquarters in Anne Arundel County and adding 100 new full-time jobs over the next five years to its local workforce. The company, located in Glen Burnie, is currently searching for a new facility in the county. Vision Technologies

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IBM Ptech Carver
EducationInformation & TechnologyInnovation & TechIT and Cybersecurity

A new way of teaching high school students may be the answer to filling future STEM positions around the state. The P-TECH program – or Pathways in Technology Early College High School – helps train high school students for the growing science, technology, engineering, and math industries where the demand

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Department 13 Drones
Aerospace & DefenseInformation & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

When three Department 13 executives got together for a few backyard drinks, they didn’t think they’d leave with an idea for a product that would change the company, and change the way the world protects against malicious drones. In that Maryland backyard, Department 13 CEO Jonathan Hunter chatted with his

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Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Looking to take your cyber startup to the next level? Consider entering the RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest, which showcases emerging cybersecurity companies. It’s fertile ground for growing your business and attracting funding. Consider, for example, RedOwl – in the year after winning the Innovation Sandbox at RSAC 2014, the company

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UMBC Bio
EducationLife Sciences

Guest feature: Sarah Hansen is the STEM Communications Manager at UMBC. Follow along with UMBC on Facebook and Twitter. A new degree program developed jointly by UMBC and Montgomery College (MC), and soon to be offered at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG), will create opportunities for students of all backgrounds to pursue

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Mama Biscuit's
ManufacturingManufacturing & ProductionProfiles

As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, the Maryland Department of Commerce hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. With only 10 employees, one of Frederick County’s smallest manufacturers is landing some of the biggest names in retail. Mama Biscuit’s, the first

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Maryland Buy Local Christmas Trees
AgricultureMaryland Living

As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, the Maryland Department of Commerce hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest.

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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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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Energy & SustainabilityEnvironmentalProfiles

Few Marylanders know that just 25 miles from the nation’s capital is a 2,650-acre campus of protected shoreline and ecological research in their backyards. On the shores of Edgewater, Md., the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) provides educational programs for everyone from kindergartners to seniors in high school, with the

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