As the state's primary economic development agency, we stimulate private investment and create jobs by attracting new businesses, encouraging the expansion and retention of existing companies, and providing workforce training and financial assistance to Maryland companies. Commerce also promotes the state's many commercial advantages and its outstanding quality of life to spur economic development, international investment, trade and tourism.
There are certain key industries that are crtitical to Maryland's job creation, economic growth and community building. Manufacturing is one of theme! Of Maryland’s thousands of manufacturing companies, 60 percent are advanced—and all are served by a highly skilled workforce and a highly efficient logistics and distribution network.
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