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Port of Baltimore
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Guest feature: Richard Scher is the director of communications for the Maryland Port Administration. Follow the Port on Facebook and Twitter. The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s public and private marine terminals handled 38.4 million tons of cargo in 2017, the most since 1979 and the third-highest tonnage in its history. This

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Paragon Bioservices
Innovation & TechJob CreationLife SciencesManufacturing & Production

The state of Maryland and the Anne Arundel County Economic Development Corp. (AAEDC) announced today their support of Paragon Bioservices’ new commercial manufacturing facility under development in Anne Arundel County and the addition of 200 new jobs over the next four years. Earlier this year, Paragon, a leading biologics contract

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Breaking NewsFinance & Professional ServicesJob CreationMaryland Economy

Bank of America, one of the world’s leading financial institutions and the largest bank in the Baltimore region, is planning to add about 600 new jobs at its Hunt Valley complex by 2020, significantly expanding its Baltimore County operations. The anticipated increase follows the addition of nearly 300 jobs in

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Amazon HQ2
Industry NewsMaryland Economy

Amazon’s second headquarters project (HQ2) would contribute $17 billion per year in additional activity to Maryland’s economy and $7.7 billion in annual wages when fully operational, according to a new economic impact study commissioned by the Maryland Department of Commerce and Montgomery County. Furthermore, the project would support 101,000 total

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CommunicationsInformation & TechnologyInnovation & TechIT and CybersecurityJob Creation

Vision Technologies, Inc., a national and global systems integrator, is relocating its headquarters in Anne Arundel County and adding 100 new full-time jobs over the next five years to its local workforce. The company, located in Glen Burnie, is currently searching for a new facility in the county. Vision Technologies

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IBM Ptech Carver
EducationInformation & TechnologyInnovation & TechIT and Cybersecurity

A new way of teaching high school students may be the answer to filling future STEM positions around the state. The P-TECH program – or Pathways in Technology Early College High School – helps train high school students for the growing science, technology, engineering, and math industries where the demand

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Maryland in Singapore
InternationalInternational

Maryland Commerce is overseas this week leading a delegation of companies to the Singapore Air Show, the largest aerospace and defense event in Asia. Held February 6-11, this is the first time Commerce has exhibited at the global trade show, promoting the state’s aerospace assets and unparalleled workforce. The six

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Hill Killer Maryland Jersey
Maryland EconomyMaryland LivingProfiles

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, don’t forget to pick up a little something special from one of our local retailers. Maryland businesses offer plenty of options for your loved ones no matter what region you live in. Here are a few of our favorite gift ideas for the

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Amazon fulfillment
Breaking NewsInnovation & TechMaryland Economy

After narrowing down it from 238 applications, Amazon has named Montgomery County as a leading location for its second North American headquarters. The retail giant today announced the 20 potential candidates for its future facility, ranging from Los Angeles to Boston. Locally, Montgomery County, Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, and Philadelphia

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UMBC Bio
EducationLife Sciences

Guest feature: Sarah Hansen is the STEM Communications Manager at UMBC. Follow along with UMBC on Facebook and Twitter. A new degree program developed jointly by UMBC and Montgomery College (MC), and soon to be offered at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG), will create opportunities for students of all backgrounds to pursue

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