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Gorham manufacturer adding jobs to keep pace with record sales

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MEGA Industries, a Gorham manufacturer of high-power microwave components, reported record revenues of $12 million, a 32% gain from a year earlier. The workforce increased by 20% last year, to 60...

Poland Spring plans new bottling plant in western Maine

Nestle-owned Poland Spring is seeking a new site in western Maine, close to sources of spring water, in order to build a $50 million water bottling plant.

Auburn Manufacturing wins anti-dumping claim against China

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The U.S. International Trade Commission voted unanimously in favor of Auburn Manufacturing, ruling that Chinese manufacturers have sold an unfairly subsidized heat resistant fabric in the United...

Maine delegation asks U.S. to look into alleged subsidies for Canadian cement plant

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Maine's congressional delegation sent a letter to acting U.S. Trade Representative Maria Pagan about alleged unfair subsidies that may have been provided to a cement plant in Quebec that is expected...

Maine's aerospace exports post a record year in 2016

Aerospace exports became the state's second-most-valuable export industry after seafood in 2016, reaching a record $312 million.

Engineering News-Record names Dagher a 'Top 25 Newsmaker'

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Habib Dagher, executive director of the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center, has been named one of 2016’s Top 25 Newsmakers by Engineering News-Record.

Here's what Gov. LePage and others are saying about Sappi's $165M investment

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There haven't been too many good news headlines for Maine's pulp and paper industry in recent years, given the closures of six mills since 2014. So it's not surprising that Sappi Ltd.'s announcement...

Demolition begins at GNP mill in East Millinocket

Demolition work at the former Great Northern Paper Co. mill in East Millinocket began this week.

Sappi Ltd. announces $165M investment at Skowhegan mill

James McCarthy |

Sappi Ltd., the South African company that owns two paper mills in Maine, announced in Johannesburg today it will invest $165 million in Paper Machine No. 1 at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan.

Coast of Maine Organic Products merges, will expand in Mid-Atlantic

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Coast of Maine Organic Products of Portland and Frey Brothers Inc., a farm-product supplier based in Quarryville, Pa., said they have merged.

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