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WEX signs deal with Shell

Peter Van Allen |

WEX Inc. said Tuesday it signed a deal with Shell to process some of its prepaid fuel card transactions.It calls for WEX to process...

Uber ride service testing Portland market

Portland taxi industry, take notice. Uber, a venture-backed startup that provides smartphone app-based ride services in 140 cities, is testing the Portland market for a possible...

WEX to buy health care payment company for $532.5M

James McCarthy |

WEX Inc., an international fleet card and corporate payment services company based in South Portland, has entered into an agreement to purchase Evolution1, a cloud-based technology...

DeLorme expected to appeal $6.2M fine

DeLorme Publishing, the Yarmouth-based company that makes the Maine Atlas and Gazetteer, is expected to appeal a $6.2 million fine related to a patent infringement case.

Two Maine startups selected as semifinalists in regional cleantech competition

Dylan Martin |

Two Maine companies are among 38 semifinalists chosen to compete in a regional clean technology business incubator program that will help give the startups an extra leg...

Lewiston firm bought out from bank ownership

FISC Solutions, a Lewiston-based payment processing and business support firm, has been acquired by its senior management team from two regional banks.

Winxnet making three more acquisitions

Portland-based IT firm Winxnet has increased its revenue by 189% from 2009 to 2013, and with three acquisitions in the works, it could potentially reach $40 million by...

High-tech toy maker picks Lewiston for supply deal after global search

Dylan Martin |

A New Hampshire-based maker of toys that connect with smartphone apps has landed supply deals with three companies in Lewiston after conducting a global search to create a supply...

Garbage to Garden's founder on how the Portland-based service has grown


Tyler Frank's Portland-based composting service, Garbage to Garden, germinated from a simple proposition when a roommate wondered, "Wouldn't it be great if we could...

Maine firms take world stage with little-known, everyday products that rack up millions in sales

Lori Valigra |

When Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 went missing on March 8, it didn't take long for aviation experts to suspect that lithium ion batteries in the cargo hold may have caught fire. While...