Caroline County Economic Development

Spotlight on Innovation

Have you heard about the fascinating, game-changing, and all around AWESOME innovation taking place here in Caroline County? You might be surprised to know:

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  • Ridgely-based Combined Technology Solutions has developed an ultra-lean burn system for natural gas engines that dramatically reduces NOx and CO2 emissions. They’ve also designed a Cadillac CTS engine that gets 72 MPG.
  • M&M Refrigeration is one of the few companies in the world that has developed ground freezing technology used when drilling mineshafts. They have completed projects all over the world.
  • Knaggs Guitars, one of the world’s best guitar makers, is producing works of art and technology at their Greensboro factory. Knaggs Guitars are used by artists such as Grammy Award winner Steve Stevens (Billy Idol, Michael Jackson, Kings of Chaos), Nils Lofgren (E-Street Band), and Doug Rappoport (Edgar Winter Band).


Want to know more? Each monthly edition of The Vantage, the CEDC’s e-newsletter, features a “Spotlight on Innovation” column that highlights the achievements of a Caroline County business. Click here to see previous editions of The Vantage, or subscribe to our newsletter by submitting the form below.[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

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