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Maryland Manufacturing
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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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Lanco Dairy Farm
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Lanco Dairy Farms has expanded its presence in Maryland and established a cheese-making operation in Washington County, where it plans to add 15 new jobs over the next two years. The company invested more than $24 million to acquire and refurbish the former Saputo Inc. cheese facility, located on Warfordsburg

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TranZed Apprenticeship
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TranZed Apprenticeship Services in Baltimore County is not only redefining the word “apprentice,” but also the options high school and college grads have to get into Maryland’s workforce. As the state’s first registered apprenticeship program, TranZed has combined on-the-job training with relevant classroom time in hot fields such as IT,

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Maryland Best State
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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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10_reasons_tolove_Maryland
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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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Apprenticeship handshake DLLR
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Guest feature: Maureen O’Connor is the director of communications for the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. Follow DLLR on Facebook and Twitter. The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Maryland with a $2 million grant to invest in the state’s apprenticeship program. “Apprenticeships allow Marylanders to work while

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Fixt Baltimore tech company
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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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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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Salisbury Wicomico
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Guest feature: David Ryan is the Executive Director for Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development. Follow along with SWED on Facebook and Twitter. Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development (SWED) recently launched its second video in a series promoting Salisbury and Wicomico County as a choice location for business and living. The latest video highlights one of

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