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Gordon Ramsay Hotel Hell
Breaking NewsEntertainmentHospitality & RecreationTourism

Are you an owner, or an employee, of a struggling hospitality business? Is there a hotel near your favorite vacation town that needs an extreme makeover? Now renewed for a third season, Gordon Ramsay and the Hotel Hell crew are searching nationwide for businesses in need of an overhaul. Maryland

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Chutes International expands in Maryland
Job CreationManufacturing & Production

CHUTES International, a company that produces a variety of plastic and metal laundry and trash chutes, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Charles County. The company plans to relocate from its current 12,000 square-foot facility in White Plains to a more than 43,000-square-foot location on Industrial Park Drive in Waldorf.

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Finance & Professional Services

Little more than a year after they walked through the front door of 1st Mariner Bank, Jack Steil and Robert Kunisch are ahead of schedule. The bank turned a profit in the first quarter of 2015 and is well on its way toward growing into the prominent local institution its

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Port Of Baltimore Welcomes Back Maersk Group To The Port
Industry NewsMaryland EconomyWorkforce

Guest feature: Matthew Scales is the Public Affairs Officer for the Maryland Port Administration. The Port of Baltimore, a port over 300-years old, recently welcomed Maersk Line to its growing container business. Maersk Line, the number one container shipping company in the world, has a leading 15 percent market share

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Sparrows Point Map
HistoryManufacturing & ProductionMaryland LivingProfiles

Say the name Sparrows Point to anyone in southeastern Baltimore County and they’re bound to reply with, “Oh, I know someone who worked at the mill.” The mill in question — Bethlehem Steel. Sparrows Point was farmland owned by local families until, in 1887, it was sold to the Maryland

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NRL & Associates
Manufacturing & Production

This week, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) joined Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) Secretary Kelly Schulz and Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives Steven J. McAdams to visit NRL & Associates in Stevensville to celebrate the company’s move to a new facility.

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Parallel Risk Advisors 1
EntrepreneursFinance & Professional ServicesProfiles

Depending on where you live, finding a woman-owned business might be hard to come by. But here in Maryland, we hold the number one ranking for women-owned businesses across the country. In fact, over 32% of all Maryland firms are women-owned, making Parallel Risk Advisors the perfect addition to the

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Photo courtesy of Malloy Aeronautics
Aerospace & DefenseInnovation & Tech

Hover transportation may seem like a futuristic endeavor, but the technology is being created right here in Maryland. Belcamp defense company SURVICE Engineering is partnering with the U.K. engineering firm Malloy Aeronautics to develop Hoverbike technology for the U.S. Department of Defense, as a new Tactical Reconnaissance Vehicle (TRV). The

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July 2015 Manufacturing Pulse: Training the workers of tomorrow Carl Livesay is the Manufacturing Director at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Maryland’s growing advanced manufacturing base got a shot of booster fuel this summer and beyond from an exciting new program in Northwest Baltimore. Advanced manufacturing is a

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Starting a business is easier than ever, especially when using Maryland’s award-winning online registration system. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) has received a StateScoop 50 Award, which honors those who make state and local government more efficient and effective. Additionally, the International Association of Commercial Administrators recently named

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