Lowes Covered Bridge in Guilford Maine

Located in Guilford, Maine, Lowe’s Bridge is one of nine wooden covered bridges in the state, picturesque symbols of the Yankee ingenuity and skill of the early bridge builders of Maine.

Location is a Company Benefit

Maine is the fourth-highest state overall for well-being.


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Maine Facts


Population 1.3 million
State capital Augusta
Largest city Portland
Land area 33,215 sq miles / 86,027 sq km
Length of coastline 3,500 miles / 5,633 km
Lakes and ponds 6,000
Forest 17 million acres / 6.9 million hec (90% forest)
Location Northeast USA, bordering Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec


GDP 2013 54.8 billion
Per capita income GDP 2013 $26,824
Annual real GDP Growth 0.90%
State budget, proposed 2016-2017 $6.6 billion
Exports Maine $2.8 billion
Imports via Maine 2014 $3.9 billion


Interstate highways 2
Deep water ports 3
International airports – scheduled service 2
Airports with customs service 10
Rail 1,400 miles / 2,253 km
International rail facility 1
Foreign trade zones 5

Key Sectors

Renewable Energy
Aerospace & Advanced Materials
Food, Beverage & Agricultural Products
Marine Construction & Technology
Hospitality & Tourism
Life Sciences
Information Technology
Pulp, Paper & Wood Products
Environmental Technology

Competitive Logistics and Rates

  • World-famous universities and medical centers of the Greater Boston area are just two hours away
  • Home to the North American headquarters of Eimskip, a shipping container logistics hub
  • 90-minute drive to Boston’s Logan Airport, hub for flights to Europe
  • Industrial space is available at competitive rental rates: $5.15/sq. ft. compared to $6.22/sq. ft. in Massachusetts and $5.32/sq. ft. in New Jersey

Quality of Life

Maine ties with the lowest rate of residents wanting to leave in all 50 U.S. states

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GALLUP ASKED…Regardless of whether you will move, if you had the opportunity, would you like to move to another state or remain in your current state?

Maine Has Much to Offer

  • An environment that fosters innovation with significant R&D capacity

  • Top-ranked infrastructure for transportation and logistics operations

  • Technology tax credits

  • A healthy, safe, and culturally rich place to live and raise families

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