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Lincoln mill to lay off up to 25 workers

Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC plans to indefinitely lay off 20 to 25 workers and halt one of its three tissue-making machines, casting an even larger shadow on Maine’s paper industry.

Waterville manufacturer gets major schools contract

Huhtamaki’s Waterville manufacturing plant is making a compostable line of plates for six major public school systems across the country as part of a contract awarded earlier this year.

Maine tax incentive programs under review

The effectiveness of Maine’s 15 tax incentive programs, as well as a potential public inquiry into the $16 million in state tax credits intended to revive the Great Northern Paper mill in East...

Verso to lay off 300 at Jay mill

Verso Corp. said Thursday it plans to permanently eliminate about 300 jobs at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay and lay off an additional 310 at another mill in Kentucky.

BIW gets $13.1M contract modification

Bath Iron Works has landed a $13.1 million modification for its existing contract with the Department of Defense for planning yard services of a Littoral Combat Ship program.

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.