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Deals, deals, deals: Maine companies are hot property

Peter Van Allen |

The recent acquisition of Waterboro-based Howe & Howe Technologies, maker of sophisticated off-road and robotic vehicles for the Army, is just the latest in what is shaping up as a...

Front Street Shipyard's Building 6 now 'open for business'

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A 22,500-square-foot facility that enhances Front Street Shipyard's ability to work on large vessels at its Belfast yard is now open for business.

Wreaths Across America will bring Maine balsam to Normandy, France

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Continuing a Maine businessman's tradition that began 26 years ago, Columbia Falls-based nonprofit Wreaths Across America will soon place 9,400 locally made balsam wreaths at the graves of military...

Bursting at seams, Lewiston sign-maker finds the 'perfect tall building' to meet his needs

Laurie Schreiber |

After unsuccessfully searching for larger space for his growing custom sign-making operation, Neokraft Signs owner and President Phil Bolduc had resigned himself to adding on to his existing space in...

FAME to honor Front Street Shipyard, three others at Showcase Maine Awards

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The Finance Authority of Maine next week will honor a Belfast shipyard and marina, a nonprofit educational group and two Maine-based banks at the state agency's 35th annual meeting and celebration of...

Woods, mill tour will focus on sustainable Maine forest use

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Designers and builders who work with wood will get a chance to learn from those who grow, harvest and mill it Thursday on the Maine Wood + Sustainability Tour, sponsored by Local Wood WORKS, a...

New Balance, one of Maine's largest employers, announces CEO change


New Balance Athletics Inc., which has 900 employees at its three Maine sites, announced Tuesday that President and CEO Rob DeMartini will step down effective Dec. 31. He'll be replaced by a New...

Tariff ruling protects 130 jobs and future growth of Sanford rug manufacturer

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Maine's congressional delegation announced Tuesday that Flemish Master Weavers, with 130 employees working at its 210,000-square-foot plant in Sanford, prevailed in its application for an exemption...

Textron Systems to buy Waterboro robotics firm

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Howe & Howe Technologies Inc., a maker of off-road and robotic vehicles used by the Army and by firefighters, has been acquired by a Providence, R.I.-based defense contractor.

Builders of big boats hampered by lack of big engines

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Builders of big lobster boats ranging up to 60 feet long are having trouble finding the engines the boats need.