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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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  • EPA recognizes Lehigh Cement Company as a 2017 ENERGY STAR® Certified Manufacturing Plant The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released their 2017 Energy Star certification report and Lehigh Cement Company was one of two Maryland companies that met the EPA’s energy performance standards.......

  • The Carroll County Department of Economic Development held its 2018 Annual Economic Outlook seminar on Thursday, March 29th at the Portico of St. John in Westminster. The seminar, sponsored by BB&T, was attended by over 250 local business people, government officials and educators. This year’s......

  • 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......