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GNP's East Millinocket mill up for auction

Great Northern Paper Co.’s mill in East Millinocket has been scheduled for auction as a result of a court judgment granted for a creditor that is owed more than...

Norwegian company to boost Maine production

Peter Van Allen |

Jotul, a Norwegian maker of home-heating equipment, plans to shift some production of its wood stoves from Norway to its Gorham manufacturing plant and create some jobs as a...

Pepsi to close Portland, Augusta warehouses

PepsiCo is closing warehouses in Portland and Augusta, a move that will impact 100 employees and could possibly happen within the next month.

Maine company chosen to make Lincoln Logs toy

Dylan Martin |

Pride Manufacturing, a Burnham-based maker of various wood products, has been chosen to manufacture the historic Lincoln Logs toy.

Shuttered Old Town mill owes over $2M in taxes

The Old Town wood pulp mill that closed in August and laid off around 180 workers owes more than a total of $2 million in taxes that are past and currently due. If unpaid, the city...

Sappi's Skowhegan mill seeks larger tax break

Sappi Fine Paper North America executives are seeking a lower tax valuation for their paper mill in Skowhegan after town assessors reduced it by nearly $100 million this...

An industry, changed but still viable: One man's tale of Maine manufacturing

Dylan Martin |

If you need a storied perspective of Maine's manufacturing industry over the last few decades — with all the ups and downs included — just speak to someone like Alan...

Decades of tide changes: Investments help Bath Iron Works maintain its shipbuilding prowess

James McCarthy |

Shipbuilders at Bath Iron Works began the new year of 1994 with 12 reasons for optimism. That's the number of Arleigh Burke-class destroyers awarded to the shipyard but not yet delivered...

Business incubator breaks ground in Brunswick

A $1.5 million renovation project began on Thursday for TechPlace, a federally backed, 90,000-square-foot business incubator that will open in Brunswick this December.

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.

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