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BIW bidding on major multi-ship contracts for FY 2018 and beyond

Bath Iron Works is bidding on two major multi-ship U.S. Navy contracts that will be decided in 2018.

Stitching program trains new Mainers for textile industry

A program formed by Old Port Wool & Textile Co., Portland Adult Education, Southern Maine Community College and Coastal Enterprises Inc. is training students how to stitch and placing them in jobs in...

New MCCS training program to help BIW fill critical jobs


The Maine Community College System will train up to 90 skilled workers for Bath Iron Works, helping the shipbuilder fill critical jobs.

New Balance: Tax reform bill would help domestic manufacturing


New Balance, which employs 900 people at its Maine manufacturing facilities in Skowhegan, Norridgewock and Norway, issued a statement Wednesday commending U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, for her...

Downeast wreath-maker sues FedEx

The parent company of Worcester Wreath Co. filed a complaint against FedEx for allegedly overbilling by more than $357,000.

Marine Patrol seeking bids for high-speed pursuit vessel

The Maine Marine Patrol is seeking bids from boat manufacturers for a new high-speed patrol boat.

Casco Systems poised for growth as construction begins on $3M headquarters


Casco Systems broke ground Monday on a new 20,300-square-foot headquarters building at 197 Gray Road in Cumberland seen as a key element in the company’s plans for continued growth.

Whitefield manufacturer ProKnee expands

The Whitefield manufacturer ProKnee Corp. opened a new, 16,400-square-foot manufacturing facility and warehouse last week.

BIW: Renewal of tax credit program essential to 'our future'

Bath Iron Works is asking Maine lawmakers to renew a tax break due to expire at the end of 2018, stating that the yearly tax credit of up to $3.5 million it's been receiving since the late 1990s is...

BIW bidding on $19B Navy contract involving new class of frigates

Bath Iron Works is one of six companies to bid on a multi-billion-dollar contract to build Navy frigates.