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Whether your business is new or expanding or you need assistance, the Carroll County Department of Economic Development will help. We are a results-oriented team, committed to matching your business needs with the best possible location and creative programs that give you a competitive edge. Carroll County, Maryland boasts concentrations of highly educated productive workers, an emerging technology sector and a solid manufacturing tradition that blends with our rural heritage. We are a growing community that has, over the past years, produced thousands of new jobs in a dynamic and diverse economy.


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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Carroll County Department of Economic Development is pleased to announce the launch of its newly designed website http://carrollbiz.org. Highlighting county demographics, featured properties, department services and development news, the website is designed to capture the attention of site selectors and brokers......

  • Knorr Brake Company (KBC), a manufacturer of braking, door, and HVAC systems for the mass transit rail industry, is expanding its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations in Carroll County and adding 200 new jobs over the next six years. The company will invest $2.2 million......

  •   Strouse, along with the Carroll County Department of Economic Development, is pleased to announce plans to construct a manufacturing facility in the Westminster Technology Park in Carroll County, Maryland. “The construction of a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is a significant milestone and opportunity for Strouse.......