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As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, the Maryland Department of Commerce hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Get into the holiday spirit with help from our local breweries, wineries, and more. Here’s a toast to our favorite picks throughout Maryland.

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Company Milestones in Maryland
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It’s been a great year for Maryland Commerce, and an even better year for the Maryland business community. I want to thank you all for everything you’ve done to help make Maryland open for business – our small businesses, large corporations, economic development partners, state agencies, and beyond. As 2017

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Electric Motor Repair
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When Caroline Kauffman-Kirschnick began working for the family business as a high schooler, her biggest concern was not getting a dial tone when answering the phones. She never imagined that decades later she would step into her father’s shoes as the new president of Electric Motor Repair Co. (EMR). “I

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Small Business Saturday Shop Small
Maryland EconomyMaryland LivingTourism

In conjunction with Small Business Saturday on November 25th, the Maryland Department of Commerce encourages Maryland residents to explore their neighborhoods and support local businesses. Show us how you shop small on Twitter with #ShopSmall and #BuyLocalMD @MDBiz. It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping! With Small Business

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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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Amazon fulfillment
Breaking NewsJob CreationMaryland Economy

Amazon has officially announced plans to construct an 855,000 square-foot fulfillment center at Tradepoint Atlantic in Baltimore County and bring 1,500 new jobs to the region. The company currently employs more than 5,000 full-time associates at three existing facilities in Baltimore City and Cecil County. Associates at the new facility

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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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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore is the top city in the U.S. for businesswomen, according to a new report by ShareFile, a cloud-based file sharing and collaboration service. Analyzing several ranking factors for the 50 largest U.S. cities, ShareFile created the Businesswomen Power City Index, which determines the best cities for women to achieve

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Company Milestones in Maryland
Maryland EconomyProfiles

Hey gang, Summer may be winding down, but our milestone celebrations are heating up. We have two major anniversaries leading this latest batch – Craig’s Drug Store and Stebbins Anderson – with 150 years each! Located in Cambridge, Craig’s Drug Store has been caring for the community and investing in

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maryland coastal tourism
Maryland EconomyTourism

Visitors to Maryland spent $17.3 billion on travel expenses in 2016, up 2.7 percent from the previous year, according to a report released today by the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce. In addition, Maryland welcomed more than 42 million visitors in 2016,

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