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Kenway Corp. acquired by Pennsylvania firm

Augusta-based Kenway Corp., which manufactures custom composite products for a wide range of industries, announced Monday that it has been acquired by Creative Pultrusions Inc., located in...

GlobEcoMaine aims to replace the kitchen sponge

Lori Valigra |

Phil Pastore, founder and managing director of GlobEcoMaine LLC, knew he had a good idea when he realized wood pulp could be made into strong cloth that was biodegradable.

Oxford reviews plans for new modular home construction plant

The Oxford Planning Board is reviewing site plans for a new modular home construction plant that could provide as many as 80 new jobs to the area.

Gifford's expands regionally, to offer six new flavors at 'Opening Day'

Lori Valigra |

Saying it is expanding in the Mid-Atlantic and South, Gifford's Famous Ice Cream said today its 2016 gallon sales were up 16% over the prior year and that it will open its stands for the season this...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard plans to add jobs

With a backlog of five submarines in the yard and its three dry docks in use, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard plans to hire 350 additional employees this year, which would bring its workforce to more...

Wilton furniture-maker expands orders, employees

Under new ownership, Maine Made Furniture in Wilton has secured new contracts and is planning to expand its workforce.

Winterstick Snowboards opens R&D site near Sugarloaf


Winterstick Snowboards, a Carrabassett Valley company, opened its West Mountain R&D Lab at Sugarloaf to do R&D and design hand-crafted retail and custom boards “tailored to meet respective...

L.L.Bean issues recall of snowshoes


L.L.Bean has voluntarily recalled approximately 3,000 snowshoes made in Taiwan that were sold between November 2016 and February 2017.

Hammond Lumber passes leadership torch to third generation


Belgrade-based Hammond Lumber Co. announced today a transition in leadership with the appointment of Mike Hammond as president and CEO.

Maine is where the line between 'manufacturers' and 'makers' disappears

There's a line somewhere between manufacturers and makers. I'm not sure where it is but it seems to reside somewhere in Maine.