Manufacturing is evolving and responsiveness is a key component. Rapid prototyping, fabrication and assembly are driving an adaptive, additive form of manufacturing.
Advanced manufacturing is a growing component of St. Mary's economy both in support of defense and commercialized business opportunities. The region offers the advantages of a creative and skilled workforce and an innovation-based network supporting research, invention, development and entrepreneurship.
St Mary's is eager to support patent generation and licensing activity that extends beyond defense applications and into new market opportunities. These are scalable businesses with good export potential.
Highest Concentration ofTechWorkers in the Country, 2018
4thBest place in the Country for tech jobs
MoreAerospaceengineers per capita than anywhere else in the country
3.5%above the national average for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) employment