Two Maryland Manufacturers Awarded More Than $37,000 in Training Grants

Karen Glenn Hood

PWQ program focuses on investing in training for manufacturers, technology companies  BALTIMORE, Md. — Miltec Corporation and Marlin Steel Wire Products have been awarded a total of more than $37,000 in training grants from the Maryland Department of Commerce, which will help the companies expand productivity and retain their competitive edge. Through the Department’s Partnership…

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MEDA Members Named to Leadership Maryland Class of 2018

Sandy Sponaugle

BALTIMORE, Md. — The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) is pleased to announce seven members who were selected for Leadership Maryland’s Class of 2018. As Leadership Maryland participants, the seven MEDA members—along with 45 other business leaders—will take part in an intensive eight-month, hands-on program designed to cultivate the interest, statewide knowledge and leadership capacities…

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MEDA Announces 2018 Award Winners

Sandy Sponaugle

BALTIMORE, Md. — The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) has announced the recipients of the 2018 MEDA Awards, which celebrate the people, projects and programs that are transforming lives by creating opportunities, inspiring innovation and enriching communities across the state of Maryland. Sponsored by Miles & Stockbridge P.C., the MEDA Awards showcase efforts to attract…

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Applied Biomimetic Opens Headquarters, R&D Facility in Montgomery County

Karen Glenn Hood

Danish-owned company selects Gaithersburg for location, biotech workforce  BALTIMORE, Md. — Applied Biomimetic, Inc., a leader in primary research of membrane proteins for a number of industries, recently opened its new corporate headquarters and research and development operations in Maryland. The company – which relocated from Cincinnati, Ohio to Gaithersburg – selected a 7,000 square-foot space on…

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Economic Development Day Looks to Future of Maryland Economy

Pam Ruff

On Wednesday, January 24, elected officials and economic development professionals gathered in Annapolis for MEDA’s 2018 Economic Development Day. With more than 130 attendees and 10 exhibitors, MEDA members from every region across Maryland were able to interact with their local legislators. Senator Stephen Hershey opened the day by welcoming MEDA and its members to the Miller Senate…

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Explore Videos of Groundbreaking Research and Discovery in Montgomery County

Sandy Sponaugle

Top life science companies perform cutting-edge research and make transformational discoveries throughout the County from the I-270 corridor of Gaithersburg and Germantown to White Oak. Add in the federal presence of the NIH and FDA, along with top talent, and tap into our strong momentum for BioHealth success. The business models vary yet our companies…

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Stanley Black & Decker Expanding Baltimore County Headquarters, Plans to Add Capacity to Support 400 New Jobs

Karen Glenn Hood

Fortune 500 company to grow Baltimore region footprint  BALTIMORE, Md. — Stanley Black & Decker, the world’s leading provider of tools and storage, is expanding its Global Tools & Storage headquarters in Baltimore County. The company currently occupies 565,000 square feet in Towson and plans to add an additional 92,000 square feet in the Greenleigh development…

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Washington County Board of County Commissioners Appoint Three Positions

Danielle Crabb

County Government welcomes new Director of Office of Grant Management, Business Leader and Public Relations Coordinator HAGERSTOWN, Md. — The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Buchanan to Director of Office of Grant Management, Susan Small to Business Leader within the Department of Business Development and Brittany Higgins…

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Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship Resident 5:00 Films & Media Graduates into New Studio

Brian Sheavly

COLUMBIA, Md. — A Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) Resident, 5:00 Films & Media, is expanding out of the incubator into a space that will house a larger operating capacity. The film and branding company has been operating within the MCE since 2016. Esteban Escobar, the founder of 5:00 Films & Media, refined his videography skills after filming his…

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Members’ Corner: Mary Burkholder

Sandy Sponaugle

Name, Title, Organization  Mary Burkholder, Vice President, BAE Urban Economics Explain your role within your organization                               I am an economic development and real estate economics consultant for BAE Urban Economics, a California-based consulting firm. I head BAE’s Washington, D.C., office…

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