Company News

The latest news, updates, and press releases about Dead River Company. You’ll find articles about our community support, corporate responsibility initiatives, employee achievements, as well as company awards and milestones.

Dead River Company donates $20K to NEWS CENTER Maine's Project Heat Telethon

January 25, 2024
Dead River Company is proud to sponsor NEW CENTER Maine's Project Heat Telethon in partnership with the United Ways of Maine again this year to raise proceeds toward the Keep ME Warm Fund to help Mainers in need.

This 23-year-old Dead River Company delivery driver is helping Mainers keep warm

January 25, 2024
A day in the life of one of our delivery drivers, Brandon Sprague! Check out the video as NEWS CENTER Maine's Sam Rogers rides along with Brandon on a typical day delivering warmth to customers.

Dead River Company donates two heavy-duty trucks to Eastern Maine Community College

August 31, 2023
Dead River Company recently donated two heavy-duty trucks to Eastern Maine Community College’s (EMCC) commercial driving and mechanics programs. This latest donation makes for a total of 18 donated vehicles to the Maine Community College System since 2011.

Dead River Company donates $10,000 to New Hampshire Tackles Hunger

August 25, 2023
WMUR-TV, the New Hampshire Food Bank, Dead River Co, and NHIAA athletic departments team up for the annual New Hampshire Tackles Hunger project. Over the past decade, the project has collected more than 842,000 pounds of food for local pantries, translating to more than 700,000 meals.

Companies and higher ed increasingly join forces on employee education programs

June 26, 2023
Dan Carrigan, director of organization development and learning for Dead River Co. in South Portland, says workforce education partnerships with higher education organizations have been an important retention tool.