If you’re in need of a manufacturer, below we’ve featured 15 top manufacturing companies in Maine.
1. L.L. Bean
Founded in 1912, Leon Leonwood Bean began running the company by himself. He started creating outdoor gear, and ever since, the company has been creating expertly crafted styles while remaining a private, family-owned company. The company has its headquarters in Freeport, but it has two manufacturing plants in Brunswick and Lewiston. L.L. Bean commits to retaining customer satisfaction. That’s why the company has a guarantee policy that allows customers to return its products for a refund, up to a year after purchasing.
L.L. Bean creates all sorts of outdoor gear. However, the products span further as they range from outdoor footwear to home goods. It creates products for cycling, paddling, winter sports, fitness, hunting, fishing, camping, and more. L.L. Bean creates home décor, furniture, bedding, dog supplies, and other home equipment.
Reach out to L.L. Bean here with any questions.
JSI Store Fixtures has been creating food displays for over 25 years. The company has its headquarters in Milo, with other locations around Maine, as well. It has an appreciation for all foods—thus, the company strives to create displays to help show off the food. With the proper store fixtures, stores can attract more customers with an attractive presentation. JSI Store Fixtures has been working with supermarkets all around the country. Some of its clients include Whole Foods, Safeway, Price Chopper, Hannaford, Sprouts, and many more.
As JSI Store Fixtures primarily deals with showcase materials, the company’s focus remains narrow. However, that narrow focus allows it to craft beautiful products. The main products include fixtures for bakery items, prepared foods, floral presentations, fresh produce, refrigerated products, and wine.
Get in touch with JSI Store Fixtures here with any inquiries.
In 1904, Tex Tech Industries, located in Portland, began manufacturing engineered textiles. Since then, it has grown to be a manufacturing leader in needle and woven felts. The company invests heavily in research and development, so it can continually innovate, create, and stay at the forefront of technology. The company looks to ensure customer satisfaction is as high as possible, so the company creates relationships with its clients.
Tex Tech Industries offers high-quality products and services to various fields including tennis, filtration services, protective markets, 3D weaving, high-performance materials, automotive industries, ballistics industries, and the aerospace industry. The company creates woven fabrics, non-woven fabrics, custom-made fabrics, and 3D products.
Reach out to Tex Tech Industries here with any questions.
In 1852, Horace Smith and Daniel Baird Wesson became manufacturing partners to create firearms with self-contained cartridges. Shortly after founding, the company made a name for itself thanks to its innovation, excellent quality, and reliability. To this day, Smith & Wesson still strives for high-quality, innovation, and durability. Smith & Wesson firearms are often used by law enforcement today.
Smith & Wesson creates all kinds of goods, not just firearms, today. The company manufactures knives, flashlights, magazines, axes, batons, multi-tools, sunglasses, and other miscellaneous gear. Smith & Wesson creates various types of firearms including pistols, rifles, competition gear, and various firearm accessories. The company also creates holsters, shooting mats, ear muffs, gun-cleaning kits, magazine pouches, and further shooting supplies.
Get in touch with Smith & Wesson here with any inquiries.
Peavey Manufacturing Co. started in 1857 when Joseph Peavey created his first tool. More than 160 years later, Peavey Manufacturing has continued crafting excellent tools. In 1996, the company moved to its new headquarters in Eddington, where it remains today. The company has a 35,000 square-foot indoor manufacturing facility with 10 acres of surrounding land. Peavey Manufacturing commits to true workmanship and quality materials when it comes to its tool manufacturing.
Peavey Manufacturing Co. creates various wooden and metal tools. The portfolio of tools includes pickers, drawshaves, pole construction tools, pulp hooks, timber jacks, various lodging tools, pick poles, axes, shovels, and more. Various miscellaneous tools range from ice scrapers to broom, boom, and shovel handles.
Contact Peavey Manufacturing Co here with any questions.
Since 1919, Puritan Medical Products has been creating high-quality health care products used all over New England. The company has its headquarter in Guilford, and it has pride in its New England heritage. It believes, as New Englanders, its products should do the talking to represent the company. Puritan strives to make a difference in the lives of patients who use its products.
Puritan Medical Products creates products for different industries. These include diagnostics & specimen collection, controlled environments, environmental, forensics & genetics, microbiology media, and medical. Puritan’s products revolve around the single-use products that have high standards. Some products include cotton swabs, liquid transport medium tubes, ESK sampling kits, cytology collection swabs, wood tongue depressors, wooden scrapers, and more.
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MPIR Corporation is a Newcastle-based manufacturing company specializing in rubber and composite-based engineering. The company has over 33 years of experience in the field. It offers professional services to give its clients further freedom and assurance. With expert engineers, MIPR Corporation can quickly create high-quality designs fit to client’s application. The company will develop prints and sketches and tailor them to specific needs.
MIPR Corporation creates conveyor belts, custom conveyors, gaskets, expansion joints, bellows, and more. MIPR also creates high-temperature fabrics for various purposes including insulation, coating, expansion joints, and special surfaces. Conveyor belts created by MIPR can be used in many industries such as food processing, mining, shipping, transportation, and fishing needs.
Reach out to MIPR Corporation here with any questions.
Saunders is a manufacturer based in Readfield with over 65 years of experience in the industry. Saunders primarily creates aluminum form holders and clipboards. The company has a commitment not only to excellence but also to its consumers and the environment. All products are made with at least 30% recycled materials. Some of the plastic clipboards it makes are made of 50% or more recycled materials. The company’s hardboard clipboards are made completely from recycled or recovered materials.
Saunders creates well-known clipboards for law enforcement professionals, appraisers, engineers, medical professionals, emergency professionals, students, teachers, and many other groups of individuals. The company’s products are ideal for those who have to take some work home with them. Saunders’ clipboards come in a variety of shapes and sizes.
Get in touch with Readfield here with any questions.
Located in Mechanic Falls, Auburn Manufacturing Inc. is a manufacturing company that creates advanced textiles used in extreme-heat environments. In 1979, the company began its work in the industry by making substitutes for asbestos textiles. From there, the company began innovating, creating, and raising the bar. Auburn Manufacturing has collaborated with the National Fire Protection Association and Advanced Functional Fabric of America to create the highest level of products.
Auburn Manufacturing specializes in extreme temperature products. The company has made over 20 fabrics tested and FM approved. It creates welding protection fabrics, gaskets & sealing components, heat resistant textiles, safety clothing & fabrics, removable insulation pad components, and more. The company’s products are used to meet fire codes, used by the military, and used in various industries where extreme temperatures are commonplace.
Get in touch with Auburn Manufacturing here with any questions.
10. Windham Weaponry
Windham Weaponry is a firearm manufacturer located in Windham. The company got its start in 2011 when Richard Dyke, the previous owner of Bushmaster, decided he would create a new company in the same location where his old company had sat. Shortly after opening, Windham had quickly risen to recognition in the firearm industry. Now, they sit as a well-established firearm manufacturer in the nation.
Windham Weaponry manufactures a large number of firearms and accessories. Some of which are made for law enforcement directly. Windham creates various cleaning supplies, tools, handguards, grips, multi-caliber systems, gunsmithing tools, and other accessories. The company creates various styles of firearms in different calibers. Windham also creates and manufactures custom firearms.
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The year 1880 saw the foundation of The Byer Manufacturing Company. It was founded in Bangor, by a Russian immigrant whose family made various textile products. Now, the company’s headquarters resides in Orono. The company went through a series of transitions in its products. After changing headquarters, the company focused on metal stampings and wood frame cots. Now, the company offers outdoor gear.
The main products The Byer Manufacturing Company offers are Amazonas hammocks, cots, various styles of camp furniture, bird feeders & supplies, chairs, outdoor tables, stools, and more. The company also creates various goods for emergencies and disaster relief needs. This range of products includes emergency wool blankets, IV poles, cots, military cots, and special needs backrests.
Contact The Byer Manufacturing Company here with any questions.
Pelletier Manufacturing is a trailer manufacturing and repairing company based in Millinocket. The company has offered its services for more than 9 years to clients in New England and Canada. With deep knowledge in the industry, Pelletier Manufacturing can leverage its experience to create high-quality, long-lasting trailers to meet the needs of any client. Service is guaranteed to be great as Pelletier Manufacturing has a reputation for friendliness and reliability.
Pelletier manufacturing offers custom trailer builds in addition to its 4 main services of truck bed repair, trailer repair, trailer restoration, and metal fabrication. Clients who have old beat-up trailers will benefit from the ability to get their trailer refurbished. Clients who have specific metal fabrication needs can obtain custom builds for anything from firepits to storage racks.
Get in touch with Pelletier Manufacturing here with any inquiries.
Located in Topsham, Down Easter Manufacturing was founded in 1979 and began offering custom metal fabrication services. Since, then, the company has expanded to salt & sand spreaders and various other truck parts. The company has a 30,000 square-foot facility. With plenty of experience and knowledge, Down Easter has a high output of its products to meet all its clients’ needs.
Down Easter Manufacturing creates various dump truck products. It started with sand & salt spreaders and expanded to DDS Drop Spreaders as well. Down Easter also creates truck additives like scissor hoist dump bodies, dump truck inserts, platforms, flat bodies, dump trailers, and more. All products come acid-etched, phosphate washed, and finished with epoxy primer and baked for a strong finishing.
Contact Down Easter Manufacturing here with any questions.
Located in Round Pond, Masters Machine Company is a manufacturer dedicated to providing consistent, high-quality products at competitive prices. The company manufactures products for the automotive, aerospace, commercial, and electronic industries. Masters is a company that provides products where precision and accuracy are vital.
Masters Machine Company offers full-service CNC turning and milling services. The company uses CAD/CAM software to assist in designing, and its software is compatible with most 3D modeling software systems. Furthermore, Masters offers equipment design, packaging design, toolmaking, and exceptional customer service. Masters has over 86,000 square feet of space and over 100 machine tools. It uses various types of CNC lathes, CNC mills, swiss screw machines, multi-spindle screw machines, and quality assurance programs.
Contact Masters Machine Company here with any questions.
Located in Lewiston, Allen Manufacturing has been creating, cutting, assembling, and sticking goods of all types since its founding. The company has a unique history with ties to two other family-owned manufacturing companies. Allen Manufacturing has benefited from two lifetimes of manufacturing experience which now lets the company excel in its services. Allen Manufacturing works with clients like Harley Davidson, Toyota, QVC, and other companies. It has experience in both the public and private sectors.
Allen Manufacturing offers many services such as all types of stitching, cutting, packaging, assembly, consulting, pattern making & sampling, designing, re-labeling, private labeling, material sourcing, and more. The company works with all sorts of materials like leather, canvas, nylon, cloth, felt, fleece, and more. Allen Manufacturing has many capabilities that allow it to work with many companies and uphold its reputation of expertise.
Contact Allen Manufacturing here with any questions.
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