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by Mindie Burgoyne, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development’s Upper Shore Field Office As Maryland’s Eastern Shore works to attract and grow high-tech companies, the Dorchester County Career and Technology Center in Cambridge is preparing the next generation of workers to staff them. The Center moved to a new,

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by Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDbizMedia U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis toured the GM Baltimore Transmission Plant in White Marsh on Wednesday as part of President Obama’s effort to spur investment and expansion in the country’s manufacturing sector. “That’s what we want,” she said on the factory floor. “We want

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by Jacob Austin, DBED Marketing & Communications Governor O’Malley (center) publically announced that RG Steel has secured financing to resume operations at its Sparrows Point plant and bring nearly 800 employees back to work who were furloughed late last month. “A line of credit has been secured to allow RG to fire

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by Karen Glenn Hood, DBED Marketing & Communications It is a little known fact that tucked away in a chic industrial space on East Pratt Street in downtown Baltimore is one of the world’s top designers and manufacturers of theme park attractions. Premier Rides, which started up in the early

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by Melanie Semko, DBED Marketing & Communications The U.S. Census Bureau reports that, in 2009, there were almost 22,000 electronic shopping and mail-order houses in business in the U.S., employing some 320,721 workers. The value of retail sales by these establishments in December 2010 totaled $34 billion—the highest total for

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by Christine Hansen The Baltimore Sun featured a nice story today on the Brewer’s Alley brew pub in Frederick who just started their own brewery, Monocacy Brewing Co., and craft breweries in Maryland – a niche that is seeing an uptick in business. Over the summer, MDbizMedia visited craft brewers

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by Christine Hansen [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG-mmVJ3GmY] Everyone, at some point, has delivered donations to their local Goodwill or Salvation Army.  After a move or a spring cleaning, it’s common to have extra items – whether it’s clothes or household goods – that can be donated for someone else in need.  But what

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by Mindie Burgoyne, Department of Business and Economic Development [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCfK0Bekm8I] Governor Martin O’Malley visited Cambridge International on Thursday, September 8, to express his regards on the company’s 100th anniversary.  Cambridge International is the world’s largest and oldest manufacturer of metal belting and wire cloth.  The Dorchester County company has recently

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by Christine Hansen [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spSQ99nn5vE] When Drew Greenblatt purchased Marlin Steel Wire in 1998, the company manufactured custom steel wire baskets, shelves and hooks for bagel companies.  But when the Atkins diet became popular and bagels were no longer a hot commodity, Greenblatt had to change his target market. “We first

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by Christine Hansen Doing business the honest way is Seth Goldman’s cup of tea.  Since starting his company, Honest Tea, 14 years ago in his basement with his partner, Barry Nalebuff, Goldman, has never strayed from the company’s mission: to create and promote delicious, truly healthy, organic beverages with sustainable

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