Key Industry Sectors in Maine
Aerospace & Advanced Materials – a premier supplier of advanced materials for multiple industries, including aerospace
Environmental Technology – abundant natural resources and commitment to sustainable use
Food, Beverage & Agricultural Products – major exporter of food, beverage and agricultural products
Hospitality & Tourism – 8 million visitors per year, over 3,000 lakes and ponds, and 3,478 miles of coastline
Information Technology – a well-educated IT workforce
Life Sciences – home to world class research facilities
Marine Construction & Technology – boat building heritage spans four centuries
Pulp, Paper & Wood Products – one of the world’s largest pulp-paper producers & wood research centers
Renewable Energy – #1 in New England for renewable energy generation
Why Invest in Maine?
- Maine offers up to a 30% savings in labor costs compared to other states.
- 31 million visitors spend billions annually on food, lodging and recreational activities.
- 55 million consumers are located within 8 hours’ drive.