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January 05, 2018

Forbes Highlights CEI Client American Roots and Maine's Burgeoning Textile Industry

Forbes recently shared a story about the resurgence of the textile industry in the state of Maine. CEI client American Roots is on the front lines of the local industry, working collaboratively with organizations including CEI to offer training courses at a local community college and provide good jobs for a diverse cohort of skilled stitchers.

A stitcher at American Roots. Photo: Carol Liscovitz

Read the original story: A Made-In-Maine Startup Trains Locals In The Art Of Stitching

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