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 well-known for a reliable, productive workforce, excellent products, and quality of life.


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 region (includes Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington) is home to 18% of the U.S. population and generates $3.75 trillion in annual economic output


GDP 2017  $61.7 billion
Median household income 2016 $53,000
Annual real GDP Growth 1.9%
State budget, proposed 2018-2019 $8.8 billion
Exports Maine 2018 $2.8 billion
Imports via Maine 2018 $2.6 billion


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

Home to the North American headquarters of Eimskip, a temperature-controlled container logistics hub

90-minute drive to Boston’s Logan Airport, hub for direct flights to Europe and Asia

Key Sectors

Advanced Materials & Composites
Environmental Technology
Food, Beverage & Agricultural Products
Forest Products
Hospitality & Tourism
Life Sciences
Marine Construction & Technology
Renewable Energy

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?

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