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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Manufacturing & Production

The Maryland-grown company Phelps Industrial Products has been serving the global market since 1945. From their new location in Laurel, the manufacturer of industrial gaskets, compression packing, and fluid sealing devices has a team of experts with the talent to craft a custom product for a vast range of industries. Through

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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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Guest feature: Lindsay Renner is the public relations writer for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. Follow along with DHCD on Facebook and Twitter. Many of Maryland’s craft brewers are located in Main Street Maryland communities, which affords those seeking to take a trip to sample some of Maryland’s best brews

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Frederick Douglass History

This month we celebrate Black History Month. All across the nation, Americans from every background are pausing to reflect on the courage, bravery and sheer tenacity of Black activists throughout history. Ranging from the writings of W.E.B. DuBois to Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech, American history has

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