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Millinocket Industry 

New industry may be coming to Millinocket.A company named Re-Gen is is looking to build a factory in town that would produce biomass gasification furnaces.The furnaces use green wood chips.They would mainly be installed in schools and housing projects.Re-Gen plans to put one in Sterns Assisted Living, a housing project in Millinocket, that would act as a prototype for the company.Using Sterns as an example was part of the appeal of building in Millinocket.The project will cost Re-Gen 12-to-13 million dollars.The company says it will create 80 to 100 jobs in the factory, as well as an additional 30 positions outside.The project is not a definite yet, but if all goes according to plan, Re-Gen would like to start construction this winter and open the factory before next summer.