Waldoboro loses manufacturer, 25 jobs

The Science Source, a Waldoboro-based manufacturer, has moved operations south after being purchased by a Florida-based company in early August.


ALS donations could boost Jackson Lab work

A major surge in donations to the ALS Association prompted by the viral Ice Bucket Challenge campaign could lead to more research work for the Bar Harbor-based Jackson...


Gorham co. gets $1.2M for nuclear fusion project

MEGA Industries, a Gorham-based manufacturer, has received a $1.2 million contract to manufacture components for what could become the world’s largest nuclear fusion...

Marketing & Media

New Lewiston-Auburn magazine launches this fall

A new magazine covering the Lewiston-Auburn area is set to launch this fall, several months after Lewiston Auburn Magazine shut down when its publisher was arrested on...

Economic Development

LOOKBACK: Celebrating Mainebiz's 20th anniversary

Lori Valigra |

In this shortened work week leading up to Mainebiz’s 20th anniversary edition on Sept. 8, we will run an online feature in our Daily electronic edition to share what we...


Delegate, communicate and manage more effectively

Jim Milliken |

It's the unlovely little secret of many organizations. It's the universal challenge facing those responsible for the work of others. It's the sand in the gears of group productivity.

Get the most out of your trade shows and exhibits

Vicki Hennin |

Every year, Diversified Communications brings qualified buyers to meet with thousands of companies at our trade shows. Over and over again, we find that our exhibitors who have the most...

Climb the relationship pyramid with your customers

Doug Packard |

Protect your organization from whistleblower claims

Katy Rand |

Cut energy costs with new construction materials and ideas

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Utah vs. Maine wasn’t the point


I hear a lot about Maine businesses struggling with regulation, work force issues and an overall challenging business climate. Visiting Utahn Alan Hall certainly brought up some salient...


Maine's largest private employers

Ranked by average monthly employment range, 2013

RankCompany, locationEmployment range in Maine/Industry
1 Hannaford Bros. Co., Scarborough 7,501 to 8,000/Retail grocery
2 L.L.Bean Inc., Freeport 7,001 to 7,500/Retail
2 Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Bentonville, Ark. 7,001 to 7,500/Retail

SOURCE : Maine Department of Labor, Center for Workforce Research and Information/Compiled by Heide Martin.

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