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Maryland at Select USA
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This week, Maryland’s international team is heading to Washington D.C. for the Select USA Summit, the top Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) event in the country. The event provides an opportunity for Maryland to showcase its assets in front of an audience of international investors and businesses. We know U.S. expansion

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Governor Hogan Maryland Business Summit
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Last month, more than 650 people gathered at the Hilton Baltimore for the first Maryland Governor’s Business Summit. Governor Hogan kicked-off the day reminding attendees that Maryland is Open for Business, and highlighting the driving influences behind Maryland’s momentum, including efforts to create jobs and cut taxes. Governor Hogan also discussed

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Verbal Beginnings
EducationLife Sciences

Like most great partnerships, Nick Chappell and Diana Wolf were brought together from very different locations and experiences. In 2011, their shared passion for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy and the possibilities it has for children diagnosed with autism allowed them to team up and create Verbal Beginnings, a home-

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produce basket
Breaking NewsJob Creation

CGC Holdings, Inc., a food distribution company in Jessup, recently completed construction and moved into a new 160,000-square-foot building in Howard County. Located at 7540 Assateague Drive, the new facility contains the company’s headquarters, warehouse, and distribution operations. CGC Holdings currently has 225 full-time employees and anticipates adding an additional

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Harford County House of Cards
ArtsArtsEntertainmentJob CreationMaryland EconomyTourism

Season five of House of Cards debuted on Netflix this week, offering 13 new episodes of the popular political drama. Filmed in Maryland, the series provides locals the opportunity to take on roles as extras, spot a celebrity out and about, or recognize their neighborhoods in televised scenes. In addition

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Port of Baltimore expands
Maryland Economy

Guest feature: Richard Scher is the director of communications for the Maryland Port Administration. Follow the Port on Facebook and Twitter. Since last year, supersized container ships have been traveling through the newly enhanced Panama Canal and arriving at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. In order to handle the increased

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Knorr Brake Plans Expansion in Westminster
Job CreationManufacturing & Production

Knorr Brake Company, a manufacturer of braking, door, and HVAC systems for the mass transit rail industry, is expanding its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations in Carroll County and adding 200 new jobs over the next six years. The company will invest $2.2 million and add approximately 30,000 square-feet of

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Dorchester Tech Park
Maryland Economy

Guest feature: Susan Banks is the business development manager for the Dorchester County Economic Development Department. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter. Dorchester County Economic Development announced the completion of a fair market value (FMV) assessment for 12 building lots at the Dorchester Regional Technology Park, a critical milestone allowing

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Die Cut Adhesive Tape Engineer
Job CreationManufacturing & Production

Strouse, a die-cut adhesive manufacturer that serves the military and defense, automotive, appliance, and medical industries, is expanding its presence in Carroll County. The company is rel​​ocating and constructing a new headquarters and manufacturing facility in the Westminster Technology Park. Strouse currently employs 65 workers in the county and anticipates

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Maryland First Deaf Business Summit
EventsMaryland EconomySmall Business

Guest feature: Allysa Dittmar is the communications and policy manager for the Governor’s Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter. Last week, the Governor’s Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing hosted the nation’s first Deaf Business Summit: “Deaf Ecosystem: Maryland’s Open

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