Growing Jobs Locally and Selling Globally: Maryland Businesses Recognized for International Business Leadership
by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia The World Trade Center Institute this evening will recognize seven Maryland businesses for their leadership in international business, and will honor Steve Phillips, President and CEO of Phillips Foods with the Governor’s International Award. The Governor’s International Leadership Award, the highest honor given in the Maryland
by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia BWI-Marshall has been selected as one of eight airports in the U.S. to provide charter flights to Cuba. The news was announced after the Obama Administration slackened the U.S. ban on direct flights to the country. BWI joins Atlanta, Dallas-Ft. Worth, New Orleans, Chicago (O’Hare),
by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia U.K. based respiratory protection equipment manufacturer, Avon Protection Systems, today held a dedication ceremony unveiling the expansion of its North American Headquarters in Belcamp, Md. The company designs, develops and manufactures chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) respiratory equipment for military, first responders and federal
by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia Just one year after Governor O’Malley announced the Maryland Export Initiative, a program designed to complement President Obama’s National Export Initiative created to double our exports over the next five years, an increase that will support two million jobs in America, Maryland exports have increased
Jobs Added in Diverse Economic Sectors at Robust Pace Positive for Maryland by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia Employers across the nation added 192,000 jobs in February, an increase from 63,000 the previous month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The nation’s unemployment rate dropped slightly to 8.9 percent
by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia Maryland businesses announced plans to add more than 15,000 jobs in 2010, a 25 percent boost from 2009, according to a report released by the Department of Business and Economic Development. A total of 364 projects were announced, 73 of them new and 291 expansions.