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Investor group buys Lewiston manufacturer

Dylan Martin |

A group of investors led by a Windham-based private equity firm announced that it has purchased Lewiston manufacturer Elmet Technologies, just after 33 layoffs were...

Lewiston manufacturer lays off 33 people

Elmet Technologies, a Lewiston-based manufacturer, has laid off 33 hourly and salaried workers, but the company has so far declined to release any details.

The future is now: BIW shipyard looks to cut costs to win major Coast Guard contract

James McCarthy |

Since August, Bath Iron Works President Fred Harris has been hosting 90-minute meetings with small groups of shipyard workers to identify the challenges they face in an era of declining...

LePage calls Verso 'bottom feeders'

Gov. Paul LePage said the chance of reopening the shuttered Bucksport mill is "little to none," calling Verso Paper "bottom feeders" just after the company won a court...

Judge refuses to block Bucksport mill sale

A federal judge has given Verso Paper the green light to sell its shuttered mill in Bucksport to a scrap metal company, but he encouraged the two parties to meet with Gov. Paul...

India papermaker seeks to buy Bucksport mill

Newly disclosed documents in an antitrust hearing has revealed that a Mumbai, India-based papermaker wants to buy Verso Paper’s shuttered mill in Bucksport and continue...

Auburn Mfg. head to attend State of the Union

Auburn Manufacturing President Kathie Leonard will attend President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday after receiving an invitation from U.S. Sen. Angus...

Madison paper mill faces temporary layoffs

UPM-Madison’s paper mill is cutting down production and laying off hourly workers for two weeks, attributing the move to energy costs, international competition and market...

Brunswick speaker manufacturer expands facility, workforce to meet growing demand

Dylan Martin |

Terra Speakers, a Brunswick-based manufacturer, has expanded its facility and workforce to meet growing demand of its specialty commercial speakers.

Old Town mill to restart this week

The new owner of the shuttered Old Town pulp mill is set to restart operations by the end of the week after hiring back all 180 of its laid-off workers.