On September 28th, the City of Frederick formally celebrated the groundbreaking of the construction for the section of Christopher’s Crossing between Clover Ridge and Walter Martz Road. The Christopher’s Crossing project will ultimately extend from US 15 north of the City to US 40 west of the City.
Earlier this year, Wilcoxon – a leading producer of vibration monitoring solutions for over 55 years – signed a 42,000SF lease with St. John’s Properties at 8435 Progress Drive and announced plans to relocate operations to the City of Frederick. The company, which brings over 100 employees to Frederick, is now targeting an early October opening for the new facility.
The Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. (FITCI), Frederick, Maryland’s tech incubator, announced September 7th that it is the recipient of two grants totaling $450,000 from the Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund of the Rural Maryland Council (RMC). The Fund provides targeted investment to promote economic prosperity in Maryland’s rural communities.
The Manufacturing industry has played a part of Frederick’s history for centuries. Names that still resonate today such as Frederick Brick Works and McCutcheons, have a place in Frederick Manufacturing history.