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Brunswick Landing composites manufacturing area 'largest in Northeast'

Maureen Milliken |

A composites layup area that will make it easier for manufacturers to produce the composites they need for aircraft and boat production, as well as other types of construction, has opened at...

NMCC instructional tech grants to foster employment opportunities

Staff |

The Northern Maine Community College Foundation has awarded a round of grants designed to support hands-on learning in technology at the college and improve the skill set of graduates to meet the...

Manufacturers Association of Maine launches strategy to grow workforce

Laurie Schreiber |

Manufacturers Association of Maine, in Portland, has launched two programs to help manufacturers fill jobs.

121-year-old Springvale yarn-manufacturing factory to close

Springvale-based Jagger Bros. Inc. told its 40 employees last week that it plans to close by the end of March its yarn-manufacturing division that has been in operation for 121 years.

BIW lands $126M Navy contract, with options for almost $600M more

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The U.S. Navy has awarded a $126.1 million sole-source contract to Bath Iron Works to continue integrated planning yard services for the DDG-51 Arleigh Burke-class of destroyers. The contract...

FocusMaine cites success in first year of 10-year plan to add 20,000 jobs

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FocusMaine, a nonprofit partnership focused on increasing the state's economic base, said its efforts have reaped success in agriculture and aquaculture businesses, a year after launching a 10-year...

C&L Aviation Group opens office in Singapore

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C&L Aerospace, part of Bangor-based C&L Aviation Group, announced today it is opening a satellite office in Singapore to serve commercial and regional airline customers in Asia.

Fast-growing STARC Systems to double manufacturing capacity

Laurie Schreiber |

STARC Systems, which manufactures reusable temporary wall containment for the construction industry, expects to add more jobs and double manufacturing capacity at its Brunswick Landing location by...

Loring Industries lays off six employees

Loring Industries laid off six employees last week due to a seasonal downtown, leaving the Limestone company with a workforce of about 12 employees.

Construction: With roof maintenance and repairs, no 'stopping anytime soon'

Laurie Schreiber |

Peter Horch founded Horch Roofing, in Warren, in 2003. In recent years, it has been among Maine's fastest-growing companies.