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Lewiston expansion boosts L.L.Bean's hiring plans

Renee Cordes |

L.L.Bean is kicking its Bean boot production into a higher gear after opening a second plant in Lewiston.

Hussey Seating hits record $100M in revenue

Hussey Seating Co. reported record revenue of $100 million for its most recent fiscal year.

Former union official indicted over embezzled funds

A former official from a labor union supplying workers to Bath Iron Works was indicted for allegedly embezzling $281,000 in union funds.

Brunswick Landing, BIW get good news on federal funding


U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, announced that the U.S. Navy awarded $11.39 million to Bath Iron Works and the Federal Aviation Administration more than $2 million for...

Maine large-scale manufacturers eligible for energy rebates

Energy-intensive manufacturers in Maine, as defined by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, will receive a total of $2.5 million in rebates this year through the Regional Greenhouse Gas...

Maine Food Insider: New England's lone liquor barrel maker adds flavor to whiskey and beer

Lori Valigra |

The unique taste in bourbon, Scotch, rum and other hard liquors is in the barrel, the tannins and sugars that caramelize as the white oak staves are aged, heated and charred and then formed into the...

Brooklin Boat Yard launches high-tech sloop for international sailing

Brooklin Boat Yard recently launched a high-tech, 74-foot lifting keel sloop for Spanish naval architecture firm Botin Partners, who founding partner, Marcelino Botin, has been a designer for two...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard's enviable challenge: It's flooded with applications

Renee Cordes |

Like the nuclear-powered submarines it services for Uncle Sam, Maine's Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is a force to be reckoned with.

On the record: Mousam Valley Millwork trims too-fast growth

Lori Valigra |

Lisa Girard, owner of architectural woodworking company Mousam Valley Millwork of Springvale, found herself in a jam most companies would envy: too many orders, which had her staff working overtime...

Maine Food Insider: B&M beanery celebrates 150th anniversary

Lori Valigra |

The Burnham & Morrill Co., which is celebrating its 150th anniversary, produces 15.5 million cans of baked beans annually in a 225,000-square-foot, five-floor factory it's been in since 1913, just...