U.S. Army Staff Sgt. (Ret.) Travis Mills to Speak – News from November, 2019
The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) will celebrate successful business and educational partnerships at its annual meeting and awards event, Showcase Maine, to be held this year on Thursday, November 21, 2019, from 4:30 – 8 p.m. at Portland’s Holiday Inn By The Bay.
Showcase Maine is FAME’s annual celebration of its successful partnerships with Maine’s business, lending, governmental, and higher education communities. The evening will feature a reception, including a showcase of exhibits by Maine businesses and educational organizations that partner with FAME; a dinner and awards presentation; and a keynote speech by Maine’s own U.S. Army Staff Sgt. (Retired) Travis Mills entitled “Never Give Up. Never Quit.”
This year’s award recipients include:
- Business at Work for Maine Award: Amplify Additive: Amplify, Inc., d/b/a Amplify Additive, is being recognized as a leader in the “4th Industrial Revolution” for its innovative manufacturing and as a service provider leveraging its experience to help other companies choose the right technology for the right application. Amplify Additive’s technology leverages GE Additive’s Arcam Metal 3D Printing technology to engineer, design, and manufacture solid Titanium products such as implants for the human body and aerospace components. Based in Scarborough, the growing company benefitted from a unique partnership involving not only a FAME Direct Loan but also financing from other partners such as the Maine Venture Fund, Maine Technology Institute, and Coastal Enterprises, Inc.