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Mega lands $100K contract with New Mexico lab

Gorham manufacturer Mega Industries has received a $98,452 contract to finish work on a high-power radio frequency system at Los Alamos Neutron Science Center in New Mexico.

To add jobs, you have to build companies — often from the ground up

Peter Van Allen |

Peter DelGreco of Maine & Co. gave me a call early this year about a pair of fashion designers who were intent on starting a shoe brand in Maine.

Kepware opens first international office in Tokyo

Kepware Technologies, a company that develops software for automation communications, said Tuesday that it has opened its first overseas office, in Tokyo, Japan.

British firm doubles Caribou mfg. space

British manufacturer Porvair Filtration Group has doubled its space in Caribou, where it plans to make additional investments and has created new jobs since buying the facility two years ago.

Lyman-Morse buys Camden boatbuilder

Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding has acquired a Camden boatbuilder that will give the Thomaston company access to what it calls one of the top harbors on the East Coast.

Building bridges: Harbor Technologies challenges the supremacy of steel and concrete bridge beams

James McCarthy |

Martin Grimnes, founder and CEO of Harbor Technologies Inc. in Brunswick, stands beneath the Union Street Bridge that crosses over Interstate 95 in Bangor. An average of 18,000 drivers...

OSHA investigating death at Old Town mill

Federal safety regulators are investigating the death of a contractor at the Old Town pulp mill, where officials say the 54-year-old man fell into a hopper.

Auburn manufacturer CEO steps down

The president and CEO of KICTeam Inc. has stepped down, effective immediately, the Auburn manufacturer's board of directors announced in a Tuesday email.

These UMaine students would make Deming proud

James McCarthy |

Two boats rest on the lawn outside the University of Maine's Advanced Manufacturing Center. It's a sunny May afternoon, a few days before commencement. Clusters of graduating seniors soak...

Sputtering ahead: Soleras Advanced Coatings focuses on high-tech glass makers

Lori Valigra |

The word "sputtering" may evoke images of a car engine choking before it fails, but in the high-tech world of advanced coatings, it's a high-speed, high-volume process where...