Title

"City" piece on a proposal by Gov. Angus King, who wants to give Idexx Corp. of

Authors

Connie Pacillo

Source

Casco Bay Weekly

Date

6-15-2000

Pages

8-9

Abstract

"City" piece on a proposal by Gov. Angus King, who wants to give Idexx Corp. of Westbrook $2.5 million in state aid to keep the biotech company in Maine, which is in addition to an undisclosed amount Portland officials are offering to lure the company to the Bayside neighborhood. On May 31, city and state officials met with George Campbell, a consultant for Idexx and a former Portland city councilor, and David Shaw, the firm's president, to discuss strategies for keeping the company in Maine. Idexx, which is expected to generate $400 million this year and employs 2,000 people, of which 650 are in Maine, has outgrown its Westbrook location.

Subjects

Biotechnology industries, Idexx Laboratories Inc -- Westbrook

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