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Economic PulseJob CreationMaryland Economy

August 2015 Economic Pulse: Maryland employers add 9,200 jobs in July Mikra Krasniqi is an economist at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Job growth in Maryland increased in July as employers added 9,200 jobs, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The growth more

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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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Inc 5000
Maryland EconomyWorkforce

August 2015 Entrepreneur Pulse: 2015 Fastest Growing Companies in Maryland according to Inc. 5000 Diana Chen is a Business Research Analyst at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. The 2015 Inc. magazine 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country includes 106 firms in Maryland. And five Maryland

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New Jobs
Breaking NewsJob CreationMaryland Economy

Maryland added 12,000 private sector jobs in July, the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) reported Friday morning. Overall, employment increased by 9,200 positions as government jobs dropped 2,800. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.2 percent. Labor officials also softened June’s initial jobs report, revising the loss to

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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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Talbot Commerce Park
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The Town of Easton has received a $1 million conditional grant through the State to upgrade the Talbot Commerce Park (TCP). The project will extend public sewer and water service and complete access road improvements to TCP’s 111 acres of land intended for warehousing, distribution, automotive services and offices. The

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VariQ plans expansion
Breaking NewsCybersecurityJob Creation

IT and cybersecurity solutions company VariQ Corporation is expanding its presence in Montgomery County with the addition of more than 250 new jobs. The company plans to relocate its existing headquarters in the county by moving to a larger, 26,000 square-foot space on Tower Oaks Boulevard in Rockville. To assist

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Tax free week Maryland
EventsMaryland Economy

Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Maryland’s tax-free week is back. Beginning Sunday, August 9, Marylanders are encouraged to visit local stores and take part in the annual shopping event. Qualifying articles of clothing or footwear, costing $100 or less, are available for purchase—without paying the State’s six percent sales

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Breaking NewsCybersecurityJob Creation

Governor Larry Hogan, Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman, and Tenable Network Security® Inc. CEO Ron Gula today announced that Tenable is expanding operations in Maryland. Founded in 2002, Tenable provides continuous network monitoring to enable organizations to identify vulnerabilities, reduce risk, and ensure compliance. The company currently employs 230

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Business PulseInnovation & TechWorkforce

June 2015 Business Pulse: Eastern Shore opens first business incubator Ben Wu is Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Earlier this month, I had the chance to join with local leaders and business partners in Cambridge on a very exciting day for the Eastern Shore, and

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