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Maine supports business

Companies with vision flourish in Maine.  CMP supports a strong, healthy economy in Maine by assisting existing customers with expansion, attracting new customers, and promoting economic growth.

Maine is business ready.  Take a look at some of the benefits enjoyed by Maine’s businesses. 

  • Highly productive labor force with a strong work ethic
  • Some of the lowest wage rates in the Northeast
  • Low absentee and turnover rates
  • Free, pre-employment training
  • Worker’s Compensation reforms which have resulted in a rate decrease of 35.1% since 1994
  • Financial incentives including income tax credits and tax breaks
  • One of the nation’s most advanced and reliable telecommunications networks
  • No state tax on interstate calls
  • Easy access to domestic and global markets
  • Industrial electric rates that are the lowest in New England
  • Reliable electricity capacity (Maine is a net exporter of electricity)
  • Off-the-shelf programs and incentives for business growth from CMP