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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...

Verso challenges Jay’s tax abatement denial

Verso Corp. isn’t done fighting for a lower assessment of its paper mill in Jay. The company is now appealing the town’s decision to deny its requested tax...

Rockland seeks new retail, office development

The city of Rockland is seeking to redevelop the Tilson Avenue peninsula with new buildings that cater to retail, office and light industrial businesses.

Rumford mill lays off 50 workers

The Rumford paper mill sold by NewPage earlier this year has laid off about 50 workers after temporarily halting operations of its No. 12 paper machine.

Five months in, Brunswick's TechPlace business incubator reaches 15 tenants

Dylan Martin |

TechPlace at Brunswick Landing has signed up 15 tenants, just five months after the manufacturing-focused business incubator and co-working space opened its doors.