Media Advisory: Governor LePage to Cut Ribbon at Central Maine Cold Storage in Bucksport Grand Opening

October 8, 2014

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage will visit Central Maine Cold Storage’s new facility in Bucksport. This new facility brings custom food freezing and storage capacity closer to Maine lobster harvesting operations, initially creating approximately 15 jobs with a $2 million investment and the goal of rapid expansion to add jobs.

“I commend Central Maine Cold Storage for finding a cost-efficient way to meet the needs of Maine seafood harvesters who would have otherwise continued to send their fish to Canadian facilities,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “I am proud of your sense of entrepreneurship, finding a void in the market and filling it. Bucksport, Maine is certainly still a viable place to do business. Central Maine Cold Storage is proof of that.”

Central Maine Cold Storage is a new, state-of-the-art seafood custom freezing and storage facility located in Bucksport, Maine. They offer more than 80 years of combined experience in the frozen foods industry to meet all of customer's custom seafood Individually Quick Frozen, blast freezing, frozen storage, packaging and shipping needs.

WHEN: 2:30 p.m., Thursday, October 9, 2014

WHERE: Central Maine Cold Storage, 84 Heritage Park Rd., Bucksport