Made in Frederick County
Our County's strategic location at the convergence of I-270 & I-70, a highly skilled workforce, education system, business-friendly climate and infrastructure all play a big role in why manufacturers choose Frederick County. Located only an hour from the Washington/Baltimore metro areas, it is an ideal location for serving the entire eastern seaboard and connections to Midwestern markets.
Many manufacturers have expanded recently and increased their workforce, such as Stulz-ATS, AstraZeneca, Flying Dog Brewery, Miscellaneous Metals, Wright Manufacturing and Canam Steel. Wages for workers present a significant opportunity for residents to work locally. Wages in Frederick County's manufacturing jobs pay 30% more than Frederick County's private sector average.
- 170 manufacturers
- 5,216 manufacturing employees
- $78M annual manufacturing wages
- $1,146 average weekly wage per manufacturing worker
- Commercial and Industrial Business Tax Credit
- Fast Track Permitting
- New Jobs/Enhanced New Jobs Tax Credit
EARN MD Manufacturing Training Grant
Business Personal Property Tax Exemption
Potomac Edison/Maryland Energy Administration Programs
Customized Training and Recruitment Services
Connect with us to learn more about locating or expanding your manufacturing business in Frederick County and increasing your bottom line.