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Advanced Manufacturing Office Activities in Maryland


Mapped AMO State Activities

The following map provides a visual representation of AMO activities in Maryland. Click the checkboxes to filter certain activities. You may click the pushpin icon to show activity details. All locations are approximate. Following the map, there are lists that provide AMO activities (Energy Savings Assessments, Industrial Assessment Centers, Events and Trainings, and AMO Partner Projects) in Maryland.

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AMO Project Award

AMO provided seed funding to 23 awardees for the development and delivery of industrial energy efficiency programs at the state and regional levels. These projects are aimed at delivering assessments, trainings, and technical resources to manufacturers to achieve significant reductions in industrial energy intensity.

R&D Projects and Successes

R and D Pushpin - Denotes Projects on map above

In order to meet the challenges of improving energy efficiency, the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) helps to mitigate its industry partners' energy use. Both share the cost of research and development (R&D) projects while reaching the common goals of improving not only energy efficiency, but economic viability, energy security, environmental quality, and resource conservation. The following list provides Maryland's active and complete partner projects:

Project Successes Project Successes
Enhanced Productivity of Chemical Processes Using Dense Fluidized Beds, Millennium Inorganic Chemicals, Inc.
Glen Burnie, MD
Industry: Chemicals
Status: Complete
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Effective Conveyor Belt Inspection for Improving Mining Productivity, Beitzel Corporation
Grantsville, MD
Industry: Mining
Status: Complete
Details PDF

Using the GranuFlow™ Process for Coal Preparation, Alliance Coal LLC
Oakland, MD
Industry: Mining
Status: Complete
Details PDF

Next Generation Heating System for Scale Free Steel Reheating, Phase II, E3M, Inc.
North Potomac, MD
Industry: Steel
Status: Active
Details PDF
Energy-Efficient Food Blanching, Key Technology, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Industry: Other
Status: Complete
Details PDF

Black Liquor Steam Reforming/Pulsed Combustion, Manufacturing & Technology Conversion International, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Industry: Forest Products
Status: Complete
Details PDF

Distributed Optical Fiber Sensor for Continuous Liquid Level Tank Gauging, Noverflo, Inc.
Rockville, MD
Industry: Mining
Status: Complete
Details PDF

Large Plant Assessments (ESAs)

With emphasis on reducing natural gas consumption, DOE provides American businesses, factories, and manufacturing facilities with on-site Energy Savings Assessments (ESAs). The purpose of these assessments is to identify immediate opportunities to save energy and money that will lead to significant long-term savings. Gold and silver stars represent facilities that have been recognized for their achievements in industrial energy savings. The following is a list of businesses that have all benefited from AMO assessments in Maryland:

ESA Pushpin - Denotes Large Plant Assessments (ESAs) on map above

Millennium Inorganic Chemicals - Hawkins Point
Baltimore, MD

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. - Elk Mills 5
Elkton, MD

Northrop Grumman ES - Baltimore BWI
Hanover, MD
JM Huber - Havre de Grace
Havre De Grace, MD

Medium / Small Plant Assessments (IACs)

Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs) provide eligible small- and medium-sized manufacturers with no-cost, on-site energy assessments to identify potential savings opportunities. The following is a list of IAC training participants in Maryland for the past two years. A complete collection of all the publicly available assessment and recommendation data is available at the AMO IAC database.

IAC Assessments Pushpin - Denotes Medium / Small Plant Assessments (IACs) on map above

American Computer Development Inc
Frederick, MD

BP Lubricants USA, Inc.
Middle River, MD

Caldwell Manufacturing Company
Williamsport, MD

Composite and Metal Products USA, Inc.
North East, MD

Electromet Corporation
Hagerstown, MD
Green Bay Packaging
Hunt Valley, MD

HBP, Inc.
Hagerstown, MD

Hunter Douglas Fabrication NE
Cumberland, MD

Federalsburg, MD

Lion Brothers Company, Inc.
Owings Mills, MD
Elkton, MD

Victoy Racing Plate Co.
Rosedale, MD

Events and Trainings

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) offers system-wide and component-specific training sessions and materials to help reduce energy use, save money, and minimize waste through system optimization. The following is a list of Maryland's past training events:

Events Pushpin - Denotes Events on map above

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Technical Resources

AMO provides information on upcoming energy efficiency events and trainings, case studies on replicable industrial energy efficiency projects, and contact information for Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC), Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers, and Regional Clean Energy Application Centers.

Case Studies in Maryland

Each year AMO develops new case studies on research, development and demonstration projects; energy assessments; the use of AMO tools and training; and leveraging of AMO partner resources for energy efficiency project implementation. The case studies are developed jointly with AMO's industrial partners. The following is a list of the case studies in Maryland:

Caraustar Industries Energy Assessment
Baltimore, MD

Improved Steam Trap Maintenance Increases System Performance and Decreases Operating Costs (Velsicol Chemical Corporation) (Chemicals)
Velsicol Chemical Corporation
Chestertown, MD

W. R. Grace: Plant Uses Six Sigma Methodology and Traditional Heat Balance Analysis to Identify Energy Conservation Opportunities at Curtis Bay Works
W. R. Grace
Baltimore, MD

Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs) for Region

There are 26 Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs), sponsored by AMO, located at universities across the U.S. IACs provide no-cost energy assessments to small- and medium-sized manufacturers within a 150-mile radius. Additionally, they provide industrial assessment and energy management systems training for the next generation of energy engineers.

University of Delaware
Director: Dr. Keith Goossen
Phone: (302) 831-0590
Fax: (302) 831-4316
Email: goossen@ece.udel.edu
Web Site: http://www.ece.udel.edu/iac/

Lehigh University
Director: Dr. Alparslan Oztekin
Phone: 610-758-4343
Fax: 610-758-6224
Email: alo2@lehigh.edu
Web Site: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inluiac/

West Virginia University
Director: Dr. B. Gopalakrishnan
Phone: (304) 293-9434
Email: bgopalak@mail.wvu.edu
Web Site: http://www2.cemr.wvu.edu/~wwwiac/

Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEPs) in Maryland

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is a not-for-profit network of businesses and manufacturing specialists, with almost 60 MEP centers across the nation. Funded by state, local, and private organizations, and in partnership with the IACs, they provide a variety of services to U.S. industry, including process improvements, innovation strategies, and green manufacturing techniques.

Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech)
Director: Dr. David Barbe
Phone: (301) 405-3906
Fax: (301) 403-4105
Email: dbarbe@umd.edu
Web Site: http://www.mtech.umd.edu/index.php

Clean Energy Regional Application Centers

Formerly the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Regional Application Centers (RACs), the eight Clean Energy Application Centers across the U.S. promote CHP, waste heat recovery and other clean energy technologies and practices. They provide regional assistance for specific projects, including market assessments, targeted education and outreach, and technical assistance.

Mid-Atlantic Clean Energy Application Center
Director: James Freihaut
Phone: (814) 863-0083
Email: jfreihaut@engr.psu.edu
Web Site: http://maceac.psu.edu/

State Incentives and Resource Database

This database is a comprehensive collection of incentives and resources for implementing energy-efficiency measures in a commercial or industrial facility. These incentives are often financial and are in place to reward business and residential customers for making strides in energy efficiency. The resources are in the form of analysis tools, education and training programs, and energy audits. The following link will take you to a site that will show you the energy incentives and resources in Maryland.

State Incentive Handbooks
AMO has created handbooks of available resources and incentives for industrial energy efficiency implementation organized by system for each of the 50 states.

Resource Fact Sheets
AMO developed 50 resource fact sheets that identify local, regional, state, and utility organizations in each state that can serve as partners working together with manufacturers to advance industrial energy efficiency.


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DOE Contacts

DOE Headquarters Contact
Sandy Glatt
1617 Cole Boulevard
Golden, Colorado 80401
Phone: (720) 356-1544
Email: sandy.glatt@go.doe.gov

DOE Project Contact
Jamey Evans
1617 Cole Boulevard
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: (720) 356-1536
Email: jamey.evans@go.doe.gov

State Contact(s)

Maryland Energy Administration
Nandini Mouli
Program Manager, Commercial & Industrial
60 West St., Suite 300
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Phone: (410) 260-2609
Email: nmouli@energy.state.md.us
Web Site: http://www.energy.state.md.us/


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About Maryland Industry

Maryland has a total of 5.8 million residents and ranks 15th in the nation in terms of GDP, which is $264.9 billion. In 2009, Maryland ranked 41st in the nation’s industrial energy consumption at 155.3 trillion Btu and 42nd in the nation’s industrial natural gas consumption at 24.8 trillion Btu.

Maryland’s leading industries (by total value of shipments) include Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing, and Chemical Manufacturing. Information on the state’s top industries is displayed in the table below, which can be sorted based on number of employees, production workers’ hours, and payroll, among other categories.

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is providing funding for the development and delivery of industrial energy efficiency programs implemented on a local, state or regional level. These projects are delivering Save Energy Now resources to reduce industrial energy intensity in the states. AMO has 23 total active state and regional projects that are impacting 36 states across the U.S. Learn More

Maryland At a Glance

State Information (1)
2010 Population (Million) 5.8
2010 GDP (Billion) $264.9
GDP Rank 15
Energy Statistics (2) Source PDF for Energy Statistics
Total Energy Consumption 2009 (Trillion Btu) 1,429.3
Total Industrial Energy Consumption 2009 (Trillion Btu) 155.3
Total Industrial Energy Consumption Rank 41
Total Industrial GDP 2009 (Thousand) $30,484,000.0
Industrial Energy Intensity (Btu/GDP) 5,094.0
Industrial Energy Intensity Rank 47
Total Industrial Electricity Use 2009 (Trillion Btu)* 56.0
Total Industrial Electricity Use Rank 39
Total Industrial Natural Gas Use 2009 (Trillion Btu) 24.8
Total Industrial Natural Gas Use Rank 42
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* Total industrial electricity use reflects industrial retail electricity sales and electrical system energy losses.

Total Industrial Energy Consumption Statistics in Maryland

Year Energy Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
National Average
(Trillion Btu)
2009 155.3 560.4
2008 173.7 613.3
2007 183.6 636.5
2006 184.5 635.0
2005 378.3 637.0
2004 380.8 656.0
2003 435.1 638.6
2002 375.0 640.6
2001 259.4 642.2
2000 263.8 678.9
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Source: http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/states/sep_use/ind/use_ind_md.html

Top Industries in Maryland

NAICS CodeIndustry Name Number of Employees Production Workers' Hours (1,000) Annual Payroll ($1,000) Production Workers' Wages ($1,000) Total Cost of Materials ($1,000) Total Capital Expenditures ($1,000) Value Added ($1,000) Total Value of Shipments ($1,000)
334 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing 19,465 11,286 $1,657,157 $309,911 $2,159,658 $817,732 $5,295,347 $7,359,473
311 Food Manufacturing 14,256 21,364 $532,225 $325,330 $3,426,642 $133,427 $3,070,660 $6,490,329
325 Chemical Manufacturing 9,186 11,311 $552,082 $297,679 $2,390,866 $313,080 $3,801,571 $6,149,867
332 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 9,829 12,366 $452,985 $249,119 $988,104 $91,228 $1,249,235 $2,271,778
323 Printing and Related Support Activities 14,057 17,527 $627,843 $415,808 $751,627 $47,480 $1,298,322 $2,067,039
333 Machinery Manufacturing 6,880 7,624 $412,133 $171,381 $1,016,914 $34,411 $915,986 $1,978,201
331 Primary Metal Manufacturing 2,865 5,866 $167,024 $158,790 $1,773,731 $32,000 $33,274 $1,633,289
312 Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing 1,553 2,256 $78,201 $44,538 $532,170 $27,073 $981,264 $1,510,391
326 Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing Data Not Available 7,430 $227,222 $145,808 $534,517 $36,848 $767,255 $1,309,233
327 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 4,521 6,614 $204,756 $139,063 $580,483 $43,663 $602,007 $1,186,039
Source: http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/IBQTable?_bm=y&-ds_name=AM0931AS101

Note: The data included in this table is from the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of Manufactures, except for years that end in "2" or "7", when data from its more comprehensive Economic Census is reported.

Additional Resources

List of Fortune 500 Companies in MD:

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's Policy Database for Maryland: