TEDCO Establishes Hours at Innovation Center

Posted on: Thursday, July 13th, 2017 @ 8:40 pm


Bill Bernard, the TEDCO Rural Business Technical Expert, has established scheduled hours at the  Eastern Shore Innovation Center.  The RBII program is provided to assist in the commercialization of new technology and is available to any business in Maryland. For more information please email Bill at

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Continued Success at Protenergy

Posted on: Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 @ 7:12 pm


Congratulations on the retention of over 100 jobs and over $16 million in capital contributions over the past five years. TreeHouse Foods, based in Oak Brook, Illinois, acquired Protenergy in May 2014. Protenergy Natural Foods is a growing and innovative company at the forefront of the evolution of carton and recart broth, soups, beverages and …

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October is Manufacturing Month

Posted on: Friday, October 14th, 2016 @ 3:28 pm


October is Manufacturing Month! Manufacturing is considered the backbone of economic growth and provides over 100,000 jobs statewide. Over the past five years manufacturing employment numbers have risen in Dorchester County.  According to Maryland’s Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW), the first quarter of 2012 showed an average of 1,962 manufacturing jobs in the …

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Celebrating 40 Years in Business

Posted on: Thursday, August 11th, 2016 @ 4:41 pm


Calgaz, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air Liquide located in Cambridge, MD continues to thrive in the calibration gas industry. Calgaz established the calibration gas market and is celebrating its 40th birthday this year. Calgaz continues to stay on the forefront of innovation and has an extensive line of gas blends, custom labels and cylinders. …

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Local Manufacturer Expands

Posted on: Thursday, July 14th, 2016 @ 4:31 pm


Egide, an international group specializing in the manufacturing of hermetic packages for sensitive electronic components, is pleased to announce the expansion of its manufacturing facility in Cambridge, Maryland with a $2.5 million investment in facilities and equipment.  The company, which has been in Dorchester County since 2000, currently employees 72 people in its Cambridge facility. …

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Export Forum held for local Businesses

Posted on: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 @ 1:51 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office hosted an Export Forum held at the Eastern Shore Innovation Center located in the Dorchester Regional Technology Park. The Maryland Department of Commerce planned the forum and invited businesses interested in exporting and expanding their reach overseas. Many supporting agencies presented including the United States Export Assistance Center; Maryland …

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Cambridge International

Posted on: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 @ 5:33 pm


SPECIAL TO DORCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT by Cambridge International: Dorchester County-based Cambridge International was recognized by SmartCEO magazine as one of the Washington, D.C. region’s fastest-growing, mid-sized companies at a gala event held February 4 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Virginia. Cambridge CEO Tracy L. Tyler accepted the Future 50 award from …

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HUBZone Companies

Posted on: Thursday, January 7th, 2016 @ 5:33 pm


The Dorchester County Economic Development Office (DCED) worked with the flowing companies and is pleased to announce their Historically Underuti­lized Business Zones (HUBZone) certification; Garvey Environmental, Quevera, Cambridge Federal LLC and Group Z Inc. Last February local businesses interested in becoming HUBZone certified attended a free HUBZone workshop offered through the DCED. The HUBZone program helps small businesses …

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FABTECH wrap-up

Posted on: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 @ 8:46 pm


Dorchester County Economic Development (DCED) recently attended the 2015 FABTECH Trade show at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. FABTECH is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, and finishing event. DCED shared a booth with the Maryland Department of Commerce, combining efforts to attract companies.  Four leads were developed and since then, Dorchester County has been …

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Local Firm Scores Editors’ Choice Award

Posted on: Thursday, January 15th, 2015 @ 6:42 pm


Local Metal Mesh Manufacturer Receives Best New Product of 2014 Recognition More than 50 years ago, a Cambridge, Maryland, company worked with renowned architectural firm Philip Johnson to design and install woven metal mesh for the elevators of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s landmark Seagram Building. In 2002, Cambridge Architectural was formed as a separate …

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