New or Expanding Dorchester County Businesses

The changing face of the Dorchester Banner

Posted on: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 @ 4:42 pm


Constant change seems inevitable. This fact undergirds life nowadays. “Everything is changing,” we say to one another. And it’s true: Things change constantly. Here, too, at the Banner, things are changing. Starting next week, we will merge the Wednesday and Friday issues to create a weekly paper that will publish every Thursday. We are making …

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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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UPDATE: Eastern Shore Innovation Center

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 @ 2:45 pm

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UPDATE: The Eastern Shore Innovation Center (ESIC) opened four months ago and is now at 80 percent capacity. The following businesses have signed license agreements and are part of the growing innovative community at the Dorchester Regional Technology Park: Cambridge Federal, Mapping Technologies, Dalcom Engineering, Garvey Environmental, Quevera, F.L Holdings, Purdy Group, and Patrick’s Northeast …

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Warwick Expands Services

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 @ 2:44 pm


Warwick Fulfillment Solutions, located in Hurlock, recently expanded its service offering to include embroidery. This new in-house service came about to support the need of some of Warwick’s ecommerce apparel customers, namely Rachel and  Warwick hired an in-house embroiderer and purchased a state of the art machine. Warwick offers the embroidery service to …

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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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Eastern Shore Innovation Center

Posted on: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 @ 4:58 pm

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Years of planning have come to fruition and tech entrepreneurs have found a new home at the Eastern Shore Innovation Center (ESIC), the Eastern Shore’s first full-service business incubator. February 29, 2016 was the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the ESIC. The ceremony began with opening remarks from the Director of the Dorchester …

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Small Business Expanding Operations

Posted on: Monday, February 8th, 2016 @ 7:40 pm


Resource Asset Management Solutions LLC (RAMS) is a reliability and engineering solution provider for the utility industry with a field office located in Cambridge, MD.  The business opened in the summer of 2013 with nine employees and has expanded to approximately fifty full time employees since that time. RAMS is expanding its operations and focuses …

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Urgent Care and Wellness Center

Posted on: Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 @ 7:46 pm


Operating six days a week, Cambridge Urgent Care and Wellness Center is a convenient walk-in medical facility on Bramble Street. The Center opened their doors in the spring of 2013. Offering care for minor injuries and illness as well as pre-employment physicals, workman’s compensation and DOT physicals. Urgent care facilities provide care to those who …

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Creation of Local Scenic Railroad

Posted on: Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 @ 8:10 pm

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By SUSAN BAUTZ, Special to the Dorchester County Department of Economic Development “People love trains,” according to David Owens, vice president of the Eastern Shore Scenic Railroad (ESSR) volunteer group. If the numbers riding the train at the Hurlock Fall Festival are any indication, he is right. Once a year an engine and two restored …

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Rare Employment Opportunity

Posted on: Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 @ 7:37 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office has a rare employment opportunity for a part-time incubator manager at the Eastern Shore Innovation Center. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and managing the business incubator located within the Dorchester Regional Technology Park. In addition, responsibilities include developing, implementing and managing the “innovation network” for Dorchester County. …

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Groundbreaking Event at Technology Park

Posted on: Monday, July 13th, 2015 @ 6:01 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office recently hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for the Eastern Shore Innovation Center, the Eastern Shore’s first purpose-built incubator.  The purpose of the Eastern Shore Innovation Center is to spur sustainable economic vitality in the region through high-growth entrepreneurship and innovative practices in the business community.  Start-up businesses entering the incubator …

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