Lobster packing in Maine Coast York facility

Maine Coast teamed up with a local doctor to keep workers healthy

Like many employers in Maine, Tom Adams is committed to providing his employees with meaningful health insurance as part of their benefits package. The founder in 2011 of Maine Coast, a lobster and seafood wholesale business, employs just under 50 workers at two sites, one in the town of York and another at a small satellite shipping office in Boston.


Maine Coast becomes pioneer in employee health benefits

Maine Coast, a world-wide distributor of North American lobster, and Independent Health Advantage, a Direct Primary Care (DPC) medical practice, both companies headquartered in York, Maine, have created the first partnership in the State to integrate Direct Primary Care into an employer – sponsored benefits package.

Lobster packing in Maine Coast York facility


Maine Coast, a live lobster wholesale company headquartered in York, Maine is proud to announce it has been awarded a place on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies in the United States. The ranking, released by Inc. August 16, 2017, lists Maine Coast at 2,749.

Fastest growing company Maine

Fastest growing company in Maine!

With a nearly 72% growth rate, Maine Coast has been named fastest growing medium-sized business of the year.

Tom Adams, Maine Coast live lobster facility in York, Maine

Tom Adams added to Mainebiz NEXT List

Since founding his York-based lobster startup company Maine Coast in 2011, Tom Adams has achieved an enviable record of yearly double-digit growth. So far, 2016 has included an operations expansion to Boston, additional staff hires, increased lobster volume and more customers in new markets.

Maine Coast team at SEA 2016

Success in exporting live lobster

Lobster exports from Maine are up 113% YTD. What does this mean for Maine Coast and the lobster industry?