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June 12, 1992
Elizabeth K. Nitze, executive director of Maryland's World Trade Center Institute and the World Trade Center in Baltimore, has resigned effective today to move with her husband to New Jersey.The institute's chairman, Harold Adams, who heads RTKL Associates Inc., names James L. Hughes acting director. Mr Hughes previously was the institute's program director. No date has been set for naming a permanent director, Mrs. Nitze said.The institute, funded by the state legislature and by contributions and dues from private companies, was created by Gov. William Donald Schaefer to get the private sector in Maryland working with state agencies to promote international trade.
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By Stacey Hirsh and Stacey Hirsh,SUN STAFF | October 10, 2002
Four companies with local factories here will be honored tonight for their contributions to the manufacturing industry. The Regional Manufacturing Institute will honor McCormick and Co. Inc., Unilever, Dap Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corp. The World Trade Center Institute, an association of more than 300 world trade centers around the world that promotes economic development and international trade, will also be recognized at the event at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. The companies and the institute are being honored for their participation in the Inside Series, a program in which companies invite other manufacturers to their facilities and talk about how they succeeded.
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BUSINESS
September 23, 1991
One on One is a weekly feature offering excerpts of interviews conducted by The Evening Sun with newsworthy business leaders. Elizabeth Nitze is executive director of the World Trade Center Institute, a private, non-profit organization designed to assist Maryland businesses in international trade.Q. The World Trade Center Institute appears to have been struggling for the last two and half years to define its mission. Do you now have a clear concept of what the institute should be?A.Yes. The Institute is very specifically focused on helping Maryland businesses develop international trade.
BUSINESS
May 21, 1997
Three Maryland companies and the World Trade Center Institute in Baltimore will receive presidential "E" awards tonight for helping boost U.S. exports.The "E" awards were created by executive order 35 years ago. The award is the first for the World Trade Center Institute, a private, nonprofit organization that helps mid-Atlantic companies develop international business.The institute was recognized for its programs and services, which include a seminar series, market research assistance, an international visitors program and several regional networks on overseas business opportunities.
BUSINESS
By Jay Hancock and Jay Hancock,SUN STAFF | June 3, 1996
Penelope Menzies has the requisite credentials to run Maryland's World Trade Center Institute and help broker the state's international commerce: overseas experience, a fat Rolodex of export contacts, seven years working in Maryland trade.But some of her best attributes, her admirers say, don't show up on a resume: Bargaining skills. Ability to drum up cash from private donors. Enthusiasm sufficient to shame a cheerleader.Menzies joined the institute at its creation in 1989 as assistant to its first director, Lisa Nitze.
BUSINESS
By Stacey Hirsh and Stacey Hirsh,SUN STAFF | October 10, 2002
Four companies with local factories here will be honored tonight for their contributions to the manufacturing industry. The Regional Manufacturing Institute will honor McCormick and Co. Inc., Unilever, Dap Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corp. The World Trade Center Institute, an association of more than 300 world trade centers around the world that promotes economic development and international trade, will also be recognized at the event at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. The companies and the institute are being honored for their participation in the Inside Series, a program in which companies invite other manufacturers to their facilities and talk about how they succeeded.
BUSINESS
May 21, 1997
Three Maryland companies and the World Trade Center Institute in Baltimore will receive presidential "E" awards tonight for helping boost U.S. exports.The "E" awards were created by executive order 35 years ago. The award is the first for the World Trade Center Institute, a private, nonprofit organization that helps mid-Atlantic companies develop international business.The institute was recognized for its programs and services, which include a seminar series, market research assistance, an international visitors program and several regional networks on overseas business opportunities.
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By Liz Atwood and Liz Atwood,SUN STAFF | July 11, 1996
As part of a plan to revive southeastern Baltimore County, economic development officials are encouraging companies to expand their horizons by finding overseas trading partners.The county Office of Economic Development has hired an international trade specialist and is enlisting the help of the World Trade Center Institute in Baltimore to help find those partners."I wanted someone who gets up in the morning and worries about companies who do business outside the U.S. borders," Economic Development Director Robert L. Hannon said.
BUSINESS
By Jay Hancock and Jay Hancock,SUN STAFF | May 14, 1996
The Maryland International Center and the World Trade Center Institute, two nonprofit groups that promote Maryland to the planet, will merge June 1.The surviving organization will be called the World Trade Center Institute and will be run by Penelope Menzies, who's now director of the institute.Suzanne O'Hatnick, president of the Maryland International Center, has resigned to pursue a career in international conflict resolution.Although WTCI's focus is business and MIC's focus is culture and education, "we have actually been tossing this idea [to merge]
BUSINESS
By Liz Atwood and Liz Atwood,Evening Sun Staff | September 9, 1991
The director of the Maryland International Division, the agenc that oversees the state's trade initiatives, has resigned after recent criticism of the way the division was being managed.Mark L. Wasserman, secretary of the Department of Economic and Employment Development, said this morning that Eric Feldmann agreed to resign after the two met on Friday. Wasserman, who has been head of DEED for just more than a week, would not comment on whether he asked for Feldmann's resignation.Feldmann was not available to comment.
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By Liz Atwood and Liz Atwood,SUN STAFF | July 11, 1996
As part of a plan to revive southeastern Baltimore County, economic development officials are encouraging companies to expand their horizons by finding overseas trading partners.The county Office of Economic Development has hired an international trade specialist and is enlisting the help of the World Trade Center Institute in Baltimore to help find those partners."I wanted someone who gets up in the morning and worries about companies who do business outside the U.S. borders," Economic Development Director Robert L. Hannon said.
BUSINESS
By Jay Hancock and Jay Hancock,SUN STAFF | June 3, 1996
Penelope Menzies has the requisite credentials to run Maryland's World Trade Center Institute and help broker the state's international commerce: overseas experience, a fat Rolodex of export contacts, seven years working in Maryland trade.But some of her best attributes, her admirers say, don't show up on a resume: Bargaining skills. Ability to drum up cash from private donors. Enthusiasm sufficient to shame a cheerleader.Menzies joined the institute at its creation in 1989 as assistant to its first director, Lisa Nitze.
BUSINESS
By Jay Hancock and Jay Hancock,SUN STAFF | May 14, 1996
The Maryland International Center and the World Trade Center Institute, two nonprofit groups that promote Maryland to the planet, will merge June 1.The surviving organization will be called the World Trade Center Institute and will be run by Penelope Menzies, who's now director of the institute.Suzanne O'Hatnick, president of the Maryland International Center, has resigned to pursue a career in international conflict resolution.Although WTCI's focus is business and MIC's focus is culture and education, "we have actually been tossing this idea [to merge]
BUSINESS
By Jay Hancock and Jay Hancock,Sun Staff Writer | August 30, 1995
The state agency charged with improving Maryland's economy has appointed two more executives, filling the remaining vacancies in its top management two months after the department was reorganized.Stephen J. Lynch Sr., a former vice president for First Fidelity Bancorp's Maryland division, is assistant secretary for finance of the state's Department of Business and Economic Development. He'll run programs to invest public and private money with the aim of creating and preserving Maryland jobs.
BUSINESS
By Suzanne Wooton and Suzanne Wooton,Sun Staff Writer | May 24, 1995
Saying international trade is critical to Maryland's long-term prosperity, Gov. Parris N. Glendening pledged yesterday to aggressively seek business opportunities by capitalizing on the state's natural assets."
BUSINESS
By Deidre Nerreau McCabe | May 7, 1995
Vitro Corp. is awarded 1-year Navy contractVitro Corp., a Rockville-based subsidiary of Tracor Inc., has received a one-year contract with a potential value of $9.1 million to provide engineering and technical services for the ballistic missile programs of Britain's Trident II and Polaris submarine fleet.Under the new contract, awarded by the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs in Washington, Vitro will provide weapons systems integration and configuration control services on ships under construction and already in the fleet.
BUSINESS
By Graeme Browning | January 25, 1991
Saying that an understanding of international trade is key to the state's economic progress, Gov. William Donald Schaefer joined officials of the World Trade Center Institute yesterday in formally announcing the organization's 1991 program."
NEWS
By Frank Lynch and Frank Lynch,Staff Writer | May 23, 1993
Construction continues at the Baltimore Pike sites of Ruby Tuesday Restaurant and the Color Tile store, and several other projects are in various stages of development, said an official with the town of Bel Air.Carol Diebel, director of planning and community development, said that Scubamerica, a commercial venture that teaches diving and sells scuba gear, will be opening next month at 100 N. Tollgate Road, while Frank's Nursery and Exxon will begin construction...
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By Frank Lynch and Frank Lynch,Staff Writer | May 23, 1993
Construction continues at the Baltimore Pike sites of Ruby Tuesday Restaurant and the Color Tile store, and several other projects are in various stages of development, said an official with the town of Bel Air.Carol Diebel, director of planning and community development, said that Scubamerica, a commercial venture that teaches diving and sells scuba gear, will be opening next month at 100 N. Tollgate Road, while Frank's Nursery and Exxon will begin construction...
BUSINESS
June 12, 1992
Elizabeth K. Nitze, executive director of Maryland's World Trade Center Institute and the World Trade Center in Baltimore, has resigned effective today to move with her husband to New Jersey.The institute's chairman, Harold Adams, who heads RTKL Associates Inc., names James L. Hughes acting director. Mr Hughes previously was the institute's program director. No date has been set for naming a permanent director, Mrs. Nitze said.The institute, funded by the state legislature and by contributions and dues from private companies, was created by Gov. William Donald Schaefer to get the private sector in Maryland working with state agencies to promote international trade.
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