Category Archives: Maryland

Community college begins manufacturing training program.

BALTIMORE — The Community College of Baltimore County is launching a training and degree program in manufacturing. The college will offer an associates degree in manufacturing to prepare students to enter the manufacturing industry. It recently received ...

Hughes Network Systems named top workplace.

GERMANTOWN, Md. — Hughes Network Systems, based in Maryland, has been named among the top workplaces in the Greater Washington, D.C., area for the 16th straight year. The designation was given to Hughes by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence. Hughes i ...

Bob’s Discount Furniture opening two more stores.

BALTIMORE — Bob’s Discount Furniture is opening two new Maryland stores in the Baltimore area. The discount furniture retailer plans to open a 28,000-square-foot store in Columbia at 6151 Columbia Crossing Drive, and a 30,000-square-foot store in ...

McCormick keeps Old Bay based in Baltimore.

BALTIMORE — McCormick & Co., maker of Old Bay seasoning, plans to stay in Maryland and build a new headquarters in Hunt Valley. Other states had wooed the 126-year-old spice maker, but Baltimore County officials fought for it to stay and expand in i ...

Alaska Airlines adds Baltimore to LAX flights.

BALTIMORE — Alaska Airlines began service at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in September, and now will add flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles. The airline initially offered daily nonstop service from Baltimore to Seattle ...

Planet Fitness muscles into Inner Harbor.

BALTIMORE — Planet Fitness is coming to the Inner Harbor of Baltimore. The gym will comprise 14,500 square feet in a building at Charles and Lombard streets. It is set to open at a time when thousands of apartments are nearing completion in the area. I ...

ExportMD grants awarded to 12 companies.

BALTIMORE — Twelve small and mid-sized companies in the state were awarded ExportMD grants through the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. The grants are designed to help the companies to promote their products and services around ...

Choice Hotels hiring ‘people person’ to grow brand.

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Choice Hotels is looking to grow brand awareness by hiring what it calls the Ultimate People Person. The company has announced its search to hire for a newly created position this summer, the Ultimate People Person. The role will bring ...

CVS commits to rebuild in Baltimore.

BALTIMORE — CVS Health plans to rebuild two CVS/pharmacy locations in Baltimore that were damaged during recent rioting and protests. “As we watched the events unfold in Baltimore over the past week or so, our hearts turned from pain to the promis ...

FirstEnergy expands with new transmission substation.

WILLIAMSPORT, Md. — FirstEnergy is expanding in Frederick with a new transmission substation. It will handle new voltage-regulating equipment designed to help reinforce the electric system, support load growth and enhance service reliability in Potomac ...

Veteran-owned InfraDMS launches new cloud data service.

BALTIMORE — InfraDMS, an IT infrastructure company owned by a military veteran in Baltimore, has launched an innovative private cloud data repository The company launched a new service nationwide that will greatly improve the security of backup and arch ...

Goodwill Industries plans Baltimore job fair.

BALTIMORE — Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake will hold a job fair on May 6 in Baltimore. It is part of the Goodwill Industries Week celebration. Employers scheduled to attend include: The Class Produce Group, Tallgrass Talent Group, Youth Advocate ...