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Manufacturing

Sea Bags continues streak of retail openings

Sea Bags LLC, the Portland-based designer and manufacturer of handmade items made from recycled sails, including its namesake tote and handbags, has opened a new retail location in Mashpee, Mass.
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Manufacturing

Mobile shower company, gluten-free pie maker among SCORE awardees

Entrepreneur mentoring group SCORE honored 10 local companies with a Success Award in Portland Thursday at its annual luncheon.
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Manufacturing

ORPC Ireland hydrokinetic project moves forward

ORPC Ireland Ltd., a subsidiary of Portland-based Ocean Renewable Power Co., has been selected to enter the grant agreement stage of a project that will increase the performance and reliability of...
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Forest products

Cascades' Auburn pulp mill closing, laying off 45

Cascades Inc., the Quebec-based paper manufacturer of packaging and tissue products made primarily from recycled paper, will be closing a de-inked pulp mill in Auburn on July 15, laying off 45...
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Real Estate & Construction

Portland's Midtown development moves forward with land sale

A major hurdle has been cleared for the ambitious Midtown development project in Portland's West Bayside neighborhood, as the Federated Cos., a Florida real estate investment firm, has closed on the...