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Maryland Economy

SuccessInMaryland_Workforce
FeaturedWorkforce

Here at Commerce, we’re always talking with representatives from Maryland businesses. Recently, we spoke with several business owners and executives about success, specifically asking how their companies are finding success in Maryland. We regularly tout Maryland’s location, workforce and quality of life as components that help Maryland companies succeed. When

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Northrop Grumman Scholars Program
Education

Northrop Grumman honored 24 Maryland high school seniors earlier this month in an awards reception at the Marriott Renaissance Baltimore Harbor Hotel. This is the 14th year that Northrop Grumman provided more than $240,000 through the annual Engineering Scholars Program. The scholarships are awarded exclusively to students from Maryland who

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cyber-it
Job Creation

RainKing Software, Inc., a leader in IT sales intelligence, is moving from its current headquarters on Rockledge Drive in Bethesda to a new, larger space on Old Georgetown Road. As part of the relocation and expansion, RainKing is planning to add more than 60 new sales, research, engineering and client

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Johns Hopkins University KUKA Aaward
EducationManufacturing

Chris Paxton is a PhD Candidate and a member of Team CoSTAR at Johns Hopkins University. Follow JHU on Facebook and Twitter. My team from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore had the honor of receiving KUKA’s annual Innovation Award for our project CoSTAR, the Collaborative System for Task Automation and

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Salisbury Wicomico
Workforce

Guest feature: David Ryan is the Executive Director for Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development. Follow along with SWED on Facebook and Twitter. Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development (SWED) recently launched its second video in a series promoting Salisbury and Wicomico County as a choice location for business and living. The latest video highlights one of

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Calvert County wood creations
Maryland Economy

Guest feature: Linda Vassallo is the director of the Calvert County Department of Economic Development. Follow along with Calvert County on Facebook. Calvert County is a great place to do business, and that message will reach a larger audience with the debut of a new dedicated economic development website at Ecalvert.com.

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Bourn Environmental Prince George's County nature environment
Job Creation

Bourn Environmental, a small construction firm that provides environmental restoration services, has received a $50,000 loan from the Maryland Department of Commerce. The loan, made through the state’s Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest Loan Program, will assist Bourn Environmental with operational costs including equipment purchases and improvements to

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MTCIF MEDCO
Maryland Economy

Guest feature: Robert Brennan is the executive director of the Maryland Economic Development Corporation.  Last week, the Maryland Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO), together with Wye River Group and Bengur Bryan, announced the launch of an investment fund we believe is the start of something truly dynamic for economically challenged communities

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Mike Gill
Maryland Economy

Video produced by Brian Fisher We are leading the country in job growth! Last week, the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation announced that Maryland added 19,300 jobs in March, outpacing every other state in the nation in both growth as well as the number of new jobs added—a significant

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Maryland job growth March 2016
Breaking NewsJob Creation

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) announced today that Maryland added 19,300 jobs in March, according to preliminary survey data from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Maryland’s absolute job growth over-the-month outpaced all other states, according to the BLS report. Maryland’s growth

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