Advanced Manufacturing


Strategically located to serve the entire eastern seaboard and within a one day drive of one-third of the United States population, Frederick has long been a hub for manufacturing. The City’s highly-skilled workforce and a synergy with local technology companies have created an opening for advanced manufacturing opportunities.

Major manufacturing companies that call Frederick home include Dairy Maid, EDCO, Stulz Air, and Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies. 



Local Incentives

  1. Energy Tax Credits & Programs
  2. GROW Grant
  3. Commercial & Industrial Business Tax Credit
  4. Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Loans (PACE)
  5. New Jobs / Enhanced New Jobs Tax Credit
  6. Phase Out of Business Personal Property Tax

Interested in pursuing environmentally-friendly initiatives at your business, but worried about the cost? Going green doesn’t need to mean your account will be in the red. In addition to the savings to your energy bill, the City, County, State & our partners offer a number of programs to encourage sustainable initiatives. Explore the opportunities here.  

Industry Resources

  1. Frederick County Manufacturing Round Table
  2. Frederick County Workforce Services
  3. Maryland Extension Partnership
  4. Maryland World Class Consortium
  5. Regional Manufacturing Institute

The Frederick County Manufacturing Round Table is a Frederick County initiative which gathers local manufacturing companies for networking and advocacy.

Contact our office for more information on becoming involved.