Fabricated Extrusion Company Opening East Coast Headquarters in Washington County, Adding 50 New Jobs

Karen Glenn Hood

California-based manufacturer has applied for the More Jobs for Marylanders program  BALTIMORE, MD (May 15, 2018) – Fabricated Extrusion Company, a provider of custom extrusion manufacturing services throughout the United States, is establishing its East Coast presence by opening a headquarters and manufacturing facility in Hagerstown. The company, which has roots to the inventor of…

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Maryland Commerce Awards Nearly $230,000 in Training Grants to Local Companies

Sandy Sponaugle

PWQ program was recapitalized by Governor Hogan  BALTIMORE, MD (May 7, 2018) – Eight Maryland companies have been awarded a total of nearly $230,000 in workforce training grants to help increase production and boost efficiency from the Maryland Department of Commerce. Through funding provided by the Department’s Partnership for Workforce Quality (PWQ) program, the companies…

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Michael E. Hough Selected as County Economic Development Director

Sandy Sponaugle

Oakland, MD, May 7, 2018 – The Board of County Commissioners for Garrett County announced that Michael E. Hough has joined the County Government as the Director of Economic Development. Mr. Hough has most recently served as the Western Maryland and Pennsylvania Regional President of BB&T Corporation since September 2015. In his career spanning more…

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Governor Hogan Joins Howard Hughes Corporation, Tenable, Howard County for Merriweather District Groundbreaking

Karen Glenn Hood

Development to house Tenable’s new headquarters and strengthen cyber corridor BALTIMORE, MD (April 30, 2018) – Governor Larry Hogan today joined Howard Hughes Corporation CEO David R. Weinreb, Tenable Chairman and CEO Amit Yoran, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, and Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman for the Merriweather District’s official groundbreaking ceremony in Downtown Columbia….

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Governor Larry Hogan Tours Lockheed Martin’s Rotary and Mission Systems

Karen Glenn Hood

Governor presents Maryland flag to be flown at company’s Middle River facility  BALTIMORE, Md. — Governor Larry Hogan today joined executives of Lockheed Martin at the company’s Rotary and Mission Systems facility in Middle River, where he toured the Vertical Launching System (VLS) production line. With the company’s first launcher introduced in 1984, the Vertical Launching…

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State Leads Delegation to Expo Seguridad in Mexico City

Karen Glenn Hood

BALTIMORE, Md. — The Maryland Department of Commerce is leading a delegation of Maryland companies this week to Expo Seguridad, the largest exhibition of security products and solutions in Latin America. Held in Mexico City, this is the first time Commerce has exhibited at the conference, promoting the state’s technology and defense assets and assisting the…

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Governor Larry Hogan Addresses Business, Education Leaders at the Maryland Technology Transfer Summit

Karen Glenn Hood

Governor encourages strengthening partnerships with universities, federal labs to grow economy, jobs BALTIMORE, Md. — Governor Larry Hogan today joined Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, representatives from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and hundreds of business and education leaders, and venture capitalists for the 2018 Maryland Technology Transfer Summit. Hosted by the…

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Maryland Announces Selection of State’s New Opportunity Zones

Sara Luell

149 zones will provide development incentives for traditionally underserved areas of the state NEW CARROLLTON, Md. — The nominations of 149 Opportunity Zones across Maryland were announced today by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and the Maryland Department of Commerce as part of the Opportunity Zone program, a nationwide initiative administered by the U.S. Treasury…

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Maryland’s Cybersecurity Sector Heads to RSA™ 2018

Karen Glenn Hood

Maryland-based companies, cyber experts among speakers, panelists, and exhibitors BALTIMORE, Md. — Led by the Maryland Department of Commerce and Secretary Mike Gill, a delegation of Maryland cybersecurity companies, federal agencies, educational institutions, and economic development partners are participating in RSA™ 2018. The event, taking place this week in San Francisco, is the nation’s premier…

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MacAdams Named Business Retention Specialist for Calvert County Department of Economic Development

Sandy Sponaugle

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. — The Calvert County Department of Economic Development welcomes Kathy MacAdams as the team’s business retention specialist. MacAdams was most recently employed as a small business consultant with the Maryland Small Business Development Center Southern Region, a position she held for over six years. In her previous role, she assisted hundreds of…

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