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Port of Baltimore Panama Canal
Maryland Economy

Guest feature: Matthew Scales is the Public Affairs Officer for the Maryland Port Administration. Follow along with the Port on Facebook and Twitter. Big things are happening at the Port of Baltimore. The Maryland Department of Transportation Port Administration (MPA) recently welcomed Evergreen’s Ever Lambent, the first container ship to

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inc5000 2-min
Maryland Economy

Maryland is home to more than 100 of the fastest-growing companies in the country, according to the Inc. list released today. The Inc. 5000 rankings names what the magazine calls the “superheroes of the U.S. economy.” In total, 119 Maryland companies made the 5000 list with nine Maryland companies ranking

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Washington College
Education

Washington College and Kent County have teamed up to create “Innovation Internships” for college students. The program offers interns the opportunity to expand their professional experience while giving businesses owners the chance to engage and develop the future workforce. With 1,500 undergraduates each year, there is an entire group of

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LIDL US
Job Creation

Governor Larry Hogan announced today that Lidl, one of the world’s largest retailers, will open a new regional headquarters and distribution center in the Principio Business Park in Cecil County as part of its U.S. expansion. The company will invest $100 million in the project and create 100 new full-time

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Coastal Companies Laurel Maryland
Job Creation

One thousand jobs staying in Maryland – and the prospect of another 500 coming in the next few years – are reasons to celebrate, and Coastal Companies did just that on July 27. Governor Larry Hogan, Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill, and Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman joined John Corso,

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Fixt Baltimore tech company
Workforce

Commercial real estate giant CBRE recently reaffirmed something that those of us in the business community already know to be true – Baltimore has a ton of tech talent and we are continuing to attract more and more tech savvy professionals. CBRE’s annual Scoring Tech Talent report analyzes U.S. and

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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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