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Maryland State

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Maryland is a Mid-Atlantic state that's defined by its abundant waterways and coastlines on the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Its largest city, Baltimore, has a long history as a major seaport. Fort McHenry, the birthplace of the U.S. national anthem, sits at the mouth of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, home to the National Aquarium and Maryland Science Center.

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Maryland State.
Population: 6,016,447.
State Capital: Annapolis.
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Maryland is one of the original 13 states and lies at the center of the Eastern Seaboard in the middle of the great population and commercial belt that stretches from Virginia to Maine. Although relatively small in size, Maryland state is home to diverse landscapes. Maryland's largest city is Baltimore.

Maryland was named honour of Hengrietta Maria, wife of King Charles I and Annapolis is the state capital of Maryland which lies on Chesapeake Bay.

Due to Maryland's geographical location, Maryland has played a pivotal role in US history between the north and the south. The famous Mason and Dixon Line divides Pennsylvania and Maryland in the north. This line was drawn in 1760s to settle territorial disputes between the Calvert and Penn families and has been regarded as the boundary between the North and the South.

The Potomac River divides Maryland from Virginia as a boundary during the American Civil War.

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The Main Cities in Maryland
Below are the top 10 largest cities in the state of Maryland and the number of people inhabiting them according to the 2010 national census:

1. Baltimore - 620,961
2.Frederick - 65,239
3. Rockville - 61,209
4. Gaithersburg - 59,933
5. Bowie - 54,727
6. Hagerstown - 39,662
7. Annapolis - 38,394
8. College Park - 30,413
9. Salisbury - 30,343
10.Laurel - 25,115


Famous Landmarks in Maryland

Below are some of Maryland’s most visited landmarks:

-Baltimore's star-shaped Fort McHenry served as the inspiration for Francis Scott Key to write the "Star Spangled Banner." The fort successfully protected Baltimore Harbor during the attack of the British Navy in 1814 in Chesapeake Bay.

Tallest Buildings in Maryland

Below are the tallest buildings in Maryland:

-The Transamerica Tower in Baltimore was finished in 1973. It rises 40 stories and 529 feet into the sky, making it the tallest building in Maryland.

1. Transamerica Tower (40 stories; 529 feet)
2. Bank of America Building (10 Light Street) (37 stories; 509 feet)
3. William Donald Schaefer Building (37 stories; 493 feet)
4. Commerce Place (31 stories; 454 feet)
5. 100 East Pratt Street (28 stories; 418 feet)
6. Baltimore World Trade Centre (32 stories; 415 feet)
7. Tremont Plaza Hotel (37 stories; 395 feet)
8. Charles Towers South Apartments (30 stories; 385 feet)
9. Legg Mason Tower (24 stories; 360.5 feet)
10. Four Seasons Hotel and Residences (30 stories; 360.5 feet)

The majesty of natural stone is perhaps best expressed by the magnificence of the stone castles of England. Inspired by the rustic appeal of natural stone, we wondered if the material could be used to make functional and beautiful grates.

With our eye for detail, exquisite craftsmanship and the infinite possibilities we offer in texture and colour, our engaging designs in gratings complement the vision of international architects and designers.

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Why Choose Jonite Stone (reinforced) Channel Grates (Trench Grates)?

Stone Aesthetics

Stone Aesthetics

Our channel driveway drain grates are created from 95% natural aggregates and advanced hybrid polymers, Jonite architectural grates provide a finish which is both luxurious and natural to the touch.

Durability

Durability

The unique material properties of Jonite driveway drain grating products which prevents rust and corrosion mean they are equally suited to last a lifetime for both indoor and outdoor applications.

Slip Resistant

Slip Resistant

Rough and natural matte surface enables tremendous slip resistance which are tested by international classifications. This provides a much-needed and unparalleled safety feature for schools and hospitals.

Customisation

Customization

As designers and innovators, the last thing we want to do is stifle creativity. We believe that if you can envision it, we can create it, and with Jonite’s custom-made designs adding new dimensions to your vision, the possibilities are endless.

High Mechanical Properties

High Mechanical Properties

Jonite stone products have high mechanical properties such as high flexural strength, compressive strength, impact strength, low water absorption & low heat absorption. These impressive stats add to the overall quality and longevity of its products.

Unlimited Colours

Unlimited Colors

Jonite is available in a wide range of standard colors. More specialised colors are possible with unlimited color customization which allows Jonite to be calibrated to almost any hue or shade desired.

Strength

Strength

Reinforced with specially treated steel frames, the strength of Jonite grates are world acclaimed. Having coined the word 'stone(reinforced)' for the last two decades, Jonite gratings are compliant to international load standards.

Theft Resistant

Theft Resistant

Conventional steel and cast iron grates and castings are highly susceptible to theft due to rising scrap value worldwide. Jonite hardscape products however, do not pose any value for scrap due to their stone material integrity.

Jonite Maryland Stone (reinforced) Channel Drain Grates (Trench Drain Grates) - Our channel drain gratings (trench drain grates) have redefined the role of gratings in the architectural industry. With Jonite, drainage gratings have moved beyond being merely functional into the realm of design elements.

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The unique material properties of Jonite channel driveway drain grate products which prevents rust and corrosion mean they are equally suited to last a lifetime for both indoor and outdoor applications. > More information on our channel grates here.
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Our Jonite Maryland Creative Grates (drain covers) inspire originality on a different level. A variety of more creative designs in creative gratings have also been created for enhanced sensibilities.

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Jonite creative grates come in four categories: Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. Our comprehensive range offers a multitude of themes and designs for architects to choose from. > More information on our creative grates here.
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Jonite created the world's first stone homogenous floor trap (floor drain grate, floor drain cover), achieving desired spontaneity with functional designs. Our aim is to continue designing floor traps that blend seamlessly into any flooring in Maryland.

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Jonite floor traps are engineered to fulfill crucial functions while remaining an integral component of the structural floor. > More information on our floor traps here.
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Swimming pools are no longer seen just as an amenity; today they are part of an enticing landscape. With its naturally good looks and suitability superior to natural granite, Jonite makes for the perfect swimming pool grates (swimming pool drain covers) in Maryland.

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The small elliptical holes of BabyPebbles and thin slit slots of ChiseledRain eliminate the danger of toddlers catching their toes in the grating. > More information on our swimming pool grates here.
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Jonite brings you the first collection of Banco Series Street Benches (Outdoor Street Furniture) for nature parks and open spaces in Maryland. An exciting new concept in street furniture by attempting to eliminate the perception of conventional bulky and heavy stone furniture.

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The utilization of ready-made standard or customized components in fully knock-down or pre-assembled system maintains its sturdy stone structure while justifying cost effectiveness of its class. > More information on our street furniture here.
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Jonite Sump Covers (storm drain covers) are designed to be used on point drainage systems, intermediaries of long open-channel drainage as well as kerb-side drainage in Maryland. With load applications similar to channel grates, Jonite Sump Covers offer style, security and functionality.

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Jonite Sump Covers come in a wide range of standard sizes that can be assembled with the addition of Jonite splines to form huge covers, giving you cost effectiveness and sustainability. > More information on our sump covers here.
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Jonite Toilet Grates (Shower Floor Drain Gratings) have redefined the way public toilets are seen in Maryland. With natural stone textures and contemporary designs, Jonite has truly transformed the entire landscape of a toilet with our unique toilet gratings.

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Jonite toilet grates are beautifully crafted and created to serve a specific need of dispersing excess and unwanted liquids in public toilets. > More information on our toilet grates here.
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Our tree gratings are available in a variety of designs, shapes, and sizes, Jonite Tree Grates effortlessly integrate into the cityscape, providing space for trees to grow and develop in Maryland.

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Approved by the Americans with Disabilities Act(ADA), Jonites Tree Grates are certified ADA compliant and wheelchair friendly. This makes our tree grates popular in hospitals, clinics, and residential areas. > More information on our tree grates here.
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Jonite USA Decorative Grates come in a variety of modern, ornate or nature-inspired designs which are mostly ADA compliant in Maryland.

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All Jonite USA Decorative Trench Grates have adjoining patterns designed to seamlessly connect to the adjacent grate. Most trench grates are also designed to comply with ADA (Americans with Disability Act) standards. > More information on our decorative grates here.
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Jonite Ventilation Grilles Maryland - Flexibility and strength of material provide designers freedom to design beautiful architectural ventilation grilles vertically or horizontally.

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Created from the same natural aggregates used to create their existing line of hardscape products, Jonite's latest product was born from the industry's unquenchable thirst for exciting new materials. > More information on our ventilation grilles here.
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Designs on Jonite products (custom drain covers & gratings) can be tailor-made to suit any application for any environment, empowering architects to make bold and imaginative statements in Maryland.

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Customisable panels easily integrated into hardscape design to create original benches or seatings. > More information on our custom grating products here.
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