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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
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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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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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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
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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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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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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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May 2015 Business Pulse: Insights on McCormick & Company’s decision to stay in Maryland Secretary Mike Gill leads the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Business News Maryland farmers markets, “incubators” for entrepreneurs – MDBizNews SocialToaster is hiring, seeking clients in Maryland after raising $1.9M – BBJ Betamore plans major

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May 2015 Economic Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s business activity  Mikra Krasniqi is an economist at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. On April 30, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond released its monthly “Maryland Survey of Business Activity” showing solid activity and improved business conditions and expectations in

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More jobs are on the way for Washington County, according to a recent news release. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development and the Washington County Department of Business Development today announced the expansion of global bedding provider Tempur Sealy International. The company is leasing a newly-constructed 615,000 square-foot facility in Hagerstown

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