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New MCCS training program to help BIW fill critical jobs

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The Maine Community College System will train up to 90 skilled workers for Bath Iron Works, helping the shipbuilder fill critical jobs.

New Balance: Tax reform bill would help domestic manufacturing

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New Balance, which employs 900 people at its Maine manufacturing facilities in Skowhegan, Norridgewock and Norway, issued a statement Wednesday commending U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, for her...

Downeast wreath-maker sues FedEx

The parent company of Worcester Wreath Co. filed a complaint against FedEx for allegedly overbilling by more than $357,000.

Marine Patrol seeking bids for high-speed pursuit vessel

The Maine Marine Patrol is seeking bids from boat manufacturers for a new high-speed patrol boat.

Casco Systems poised for growth as construction begins on $3M headquarters

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Casco Systems broke ground Monday on a new 20,300-square-foot headquarters building at 197 Gray Road in Cumberland seen as a key element in the company’s plans for continued growth.

Whitefield manufacturer ProKnee expands

The Whitefield manufacturer ProKnee Corp. opened a new, 16,400-square-foot manufacturing facility and warehouse last week.

BIW: Renewal of tax credit program essential to 'our future'

Bath Iron Works is asking Maine lawmakers to renew a tax break due to expire at the end of 2018, stating that the yearly tax credit of up to $3.5 million it's been receiving since the late 1990s is...

BIW bidding on $19B Navy contract involving new class of frigates

Bath Iron Works is one of six companies to bid on a multi-billion-dollar contract to build Navy frigates.

Eastport boatbuilder required to auction boat molds

A settlement agreement between the boatbuilding firm Millennium Marine USA and the Washington County government includes auctioning off four boat molds used by the company.

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard looking to fill 800 new jobs in 2018

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The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard hopes a job fair on Tuesday will help fill 160 positions created by an increasing workload that is expected to add as many as 800 jobs in fiscal year 2018, which would...

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