Media Advisory: Governor LePage and Pride Manufacturing of Burnham Welcome Iconic Toy Brand Back to Manufacture in Maine

September 16, 2014

AUGUSTA – Governor LePage will join representatives of Pride Manufacturing in Burnham on Wednesday to welcome an iconic American toy brand to Maine.

“I am pleased to see a Maine company selected as the new manufacturer of this beloved toy,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “Yes, it will bring jobs to Maine. More importantly, it shows that not only can our businesses compete on the world stage for internationally recognized brands, but also that Maine should be considered as a top choice when looking to bring back manufacturing. I look forward to seeing children across Maine and all over the world playing with this toy, knowing it was made in our state.”

On Wednesday, September 17, Governor LePage will meet with representatives of the toy manufacturer and Pride to extend his welcome of this iconic brand to Maine.

WHEN: 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 17
WHERE: PrideSports, 10 North Main Street, Burnham