Built On Barrels – Maine Mag Feature

From a recent feature in Maine Mag:

“On the edge of the woods off Route 202 in Buxton, Matt Albrecht is coordinating container shipments to Australia and importing truckloads of used whiskey barrels from Tennessee. The Connecticut transplant came to Maine when he was 15 with a dream of becoming a firefighter and paramedic like his father and grandfather before him. While working as a Scarborough firefighter, however, Albrecht stumbled upon a hobby that would quickly grow into a global business. Eleven years later, Albrecht is the founding owner of River Drive Cooperage and Millwork, a company of ten employees that specializes in the reconditioning, repairing, and recycling of oak barrels.”

Read the article online or download the article here (pdf).

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