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Incorrect weather data may leave you without an umbrella on a rainy day, but its effects can also be far more severe. “Maybe you’re left unprepared for the next hurricane, maybe life is lost or property is damaged, maybe the crops aren’t watered on time. Accurate weather data is really

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Manufacturing may conjure up images of massive warehouses and assembly lines, but a small workshop at the Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville demonstrates a simpler approach. A laser cutter, a 3D printer, a router and various other tools line the walls of the Fab Lab Baltimore, a joint effort of CCBC and

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Over $11.8 billion in merchandise traveled out of Maryland and into markets around the world in 2012. While Maryland already has a flourishing export market, the Maryland/DC District Export Council is working to build that number even higher. The DEC plans to hold its first-ever Celebration of International Trade in Linthicum Heights on May 21, with

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How does it feel to drive General Motors’ newest American-made electric vehicle? According to Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Secretary Dominick Murray, the 2014 Chevy Spark EV has “tremendous feel, incredible pick-up when you need it, smooth as could be.” “When you see a Spark come into your neighborhood, I’d

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From over 250 applicants, judges have chosen the final winners of the first-ever InvestMaryland Challenge of the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development. Representing some of the most innovative early-stage companies from Maryland and beyond are the three $100,000 grand prize winners in each competition category. General Industry: i-Lighting Information

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Check back for Q&A profiles on all the competition finalists. The first-ever InvestMaryland Challenge is down to its final round with just 33 companies competing for more than $300,000 in grants and business services. The final winners will be announced during the Governor’s Cup Awards Ceremony on April 15. One

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDbizMedia ELTA Systems Ltd., an Israeli defense electronics firm and the world’s fourth-largest radar manufacturer, plans to hire 100 people at its newly opened U.S. headquarters in Howard County, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Wednesday. ELTA North America, the company’s U.S. subsidiary, has leased 7,500 square

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDbizMedia As the economy slumped at the end of 2007 and into 2008, Advanced Technology & Research Corp. searched for a new niche to fuel its business. Eventually, ATR decided to follow the sun. The Howard County company that builds mail-sorting robots for the U.S.

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDbizMedia While other bicycle designers were slimming down their products, Drew Phillips pedaled in the other direction. Instead of making components out of ultra-lightweight carbon fiber or searching out lighter, stronger aluminum alloy, Phillips added a gas tank, transmission and 49 cc motor to his

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDbizMedia New and expanding businesses in Maryland announced more than 10,000 new jobs and $3.3 billion in capital investment last year, according to figures compiled by the Department of Business and Economic Development. The growth — 376 total projects across all 24 local jurisdictions —

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