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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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TV Studio Production
CommunicationsJob Creation

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country, announced today that it is retaining its Hunt Valley headquarters and investing $12 million to accommodate its Baltimore County operations. The company, which has 333 employees in Maryland, plans to add 367 full-time

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STEM coding
Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Last week, Governor Larry Hogan announced a new plan called the ACCESS Initiative – or Achieving Computer Science Collaborations for Employing Students Statewide – to boost education and workforce development in the field throughout Maryland. The ACCESS Initiative fulfills the governor’s commitment to strengthening computer science education throughout Maryland, which

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Frey For Men
Entrepreneurs

In today’s on-demand society, there’s a subscription service to meet your every need. From razors and electric toothbrush heads to pre-packaged meals, there’s a company out there that promises to take the hassle out of your shopping experience. Frey, born in the basement of an Annapolis home, saw an opportunity

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ICmed devices
Information & TechnologyInnovation & TechLife SciencesProfiles

Like many companies in the health care technology sector, ICmed wants to empower its users to improve their health. But the team behind the Baltimore tech startup is focusing its efforts on something it feels other systems have largely forgotten: family. ICmed’s platform, which the company describes as “a mobile

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Foliage Western Maryland Leaves
Innovation & TechIT and Cybersecurity

Guest feature: Autumn Becker works with the Allegany College of Maryland. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter. The Western Maryland IT Center of Excellence invites you to visit the picturesque autumn mountains in Allegany County for Tech at the Gap ’17: Leading the Charge on October 24, 2017. Tech at

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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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SunX Wet Lab in Dorchester County
Innovation & TechLife Sciences

When Marylanders think of the state’s Eastern Shore, a few things come to mind: fun-filled beach vacations, sprawling farm land, and precious blue crabs. That’s why the announcement of a new wet lab in the Eastern Shore Innovation Center at the Dorchester Regional Technology Park may come as a surprise

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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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