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Maryland Best State
Aerospace & DefenseEducationInnovation & TechMaryland EconomyMaryland LivingWorkforce

U.S. News & World Report has recognized Maryland as one of the best states in the nation. In its inaugural “Best States” ranking, U.S. News & World Report analyzed data in seven key areas – education, health care, infrastructure, economy, government, opportunity, and crime and corrections – to determine the

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Playground Specialists Thurmont
Industry NewsJob Creation

Playground Specialists, a full-service recreation company, has expanded its presence in Thurmont and plans to adds up to 25 new jobs. The company purchased 11 acres of property on Apples Church Road last year, where it constructed a new 21,000 square-foot facility to house its Frederick County headquarters. An official

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Freshly Howard County
Breaking NewsJob Creation

Freshly, a health-conscious food delivery service headquartered in New York City, is opening a meal distribution center in Savage and plans to add 500 new jobs by the end of 2018. Expected to open in fall 2017, the new 171,000 square-foot facility will be located at Bollman Place and serve

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10_reasons_tolove_Maryland
EntertainmentFeaturedHistoryMaryland LivingWorkforce

1. Location Maryland’s central location on the East Coast puts endless opportunity within reach of all Marylanders. Daytrips to Washington D.C., weekends at the beach or in the mountains…it’s all attainable when you live in Maryland. In addition, Maryland’s convenient and connected airports and rail systems make travel easy. 2.

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Iron World fences
Job CreationManufacturing & Production

Iron World™, the fastest-growing distributor of decorative steel fences and gates in the country, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Howard County and adding 50 new jobs in the next two years. The company will invest $1 million in the project to streamline its manufacturing process and reduce costs. Improvements

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Company Milestones in Maryland
Maryland EconomyProfiles

Celebrating Maryland companies and their dedication to our state is one of my favorite parts of this job. From our businesses in Mountain Maryland to those on the beautiful Eastern Shore, we want to say thank you for choosing our great state. We’ve been collecting your suggestions and traveling from

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Amazon fulfillment
Breaking NewsJob Creation

Amazon today announced plans to open a 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center in North East, Maryland. Amazon currently employs more than 3,000 associates at its fulfillment and sortation centers in Baltimore and plans to create 700 new positions at its third Maryland facility. For employment information, please visit www.amazondelivers.jobs​. “We’re excited to

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MarylandCommerce_AnnualReport
FeaturedMaryland Economy

This year brought some exciting moments for Maryland. Throughout 2016, the Maryland Department of Commerce continually celebrated companies announcing expansions in Maryland. Commerce also celebrated workforce and job successes, such as statewide growth in manufacturing, and impressive job creation and retention. Day in and day out, Commerce representatives visited businesses

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Maryland_Buy_Local
Maryland EconomyMaryland Living

There’s nothing like strolling along festively-decorated Main Street shopping districts or swinging by your favorite local shop to pick up your holiday gifts. But in today’s busy world, the convenience of online shopping makes it easy to browse and buy gifts. If you’d rather shop from the comforts of home,

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Small Business Saturday Salisbury
Maryland EconomyMaryland Living

In conjunction with Small Business Saturday on November 26th, the Maryland Department of Commerce encourages Maryland residents to explore their neighborhoods and support local businesses. Show us how you shop small on Twitter at #ShopSmall and #BuyLocalMD @MDBiz. This week, while you are planning your Thanksgiving feast and your Black Friday

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