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Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman joined economic development officials, property owners, and businesses to announce his vision to turn Columbia Gateway, Howard County’s largest business center, into an innovation district.
Iron World, the fastest-growing distributor of decorative steel fences and gates in the country, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Howard County and adding 50 new jobs in the next two years. The company will invest $1 million in the project to streamline its manufacturing process and reduce costs. Improvements include exterior upgrades and extra storage space, as well as a new automated routing machine and an additional panel assembly machine, which will significantly decrease assembly time and increase production by 300 percent.
HMC Co. Inc., a Columbia based design and manufacturing facility, has hired seven of the first eight recent graduates of Sagamore Development’s pilot “Manufacturing Bootcamp” to work at its facility.
The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) cut the ribbon and opened the door on Millworks, a new business resource center and coworking space on Main Street Ellicott City, named after the towns legacy as a mill town.
Members of the Urban Land Institute – Baltimore assembled on the evening of January 12th to present their recommendations regarding the future of Ellicott City.
The Howard Tech Council (HTC) Director, Tracy Turner, will be in attendance for the White House’s The Future of Tech Summit on December 21st as part of their commitment to the Presidents TechHire initiative.
VitusVet, a veterinary technology company founded in 2013 by emergency veterinarian Dr. Mark Olcott and business school classmate Kalpesh Raval, is excited to announce that more than 25 million pet medical records are currently being shared with pet owners through VitusVet’s cloud-based system.
Columbia, MD’s latest festival is getting support form one of the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship’s (MCE) own members. eSPSmart, an affiliate of the MCE, is providing volunteer management and recruitment services to the Howard County Hops and Harvest Festival’s inaugural event, happening at the Lakefront in Columbia on October 8th.
In the evening of July 30, 2016 Howard County experience substantial rainfall resulting in the flooding of downtown Ellicott City. This flooding did a large amount of damage to both businesses and infrastructure in the district. We are currently coordinating with many local and state resources to provide assistance for the businesses affected by the flooding.
The Howard County Economic Development Authority announced today that they have issued Howard County based cyber startup Bricata a $250K loan through their Catalyst Loan Fund.