Maryland‘s diverse community of manufacturing companies produce everything from handcrafted PRS Guitars to exotic flavors of McCormick & Company. Established industry leaders like W.L. Gore, Hewlett-Packard, Domino Sugar, Under Armour, Volvo Powertrain and emerging enterprises such as Vorbeck, Oculis Labs and Miltec UV benefit from overnight trucking access to one-third of the U.S. population.
Almost 13,000 family farms and over 6,000 watermen comprise a thriving agriculture and aquaculture industry. Perdue Farms, with annual sales in excess of $4.6 billion is the third largest poultry company in the US. A growing viticulture industry includes 38 wineries and Allen Family Foods.
Jay Steinmetz, Barcoding Inc.
Jay Steinmetz founded Barcoding Inc. in 1999 with just a handful of clients. Today, Barcoding Inc. serves more than 2500 clients, with approximately 90 employees nationwide. The company was ranked among North America’s top 500 technology companies in 2010.