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Maine State

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Maine, the northeasternmost U.S. state, is known for its rocky coastline, maritime history and nature areas like the granite and spruce islands of Acadia National Park. Moose are plentiful in Baxter State Park, home to Mt. Katahdin, endpoint of the Appalachian Trail. Lighthouses such as the candy-striped beacon at West Quoddy Head, dot the coast, as do lobster shacks and sandy beaches like Ogunquit and Old Orchard.

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Maine State.
Population: 1,331,479.
State Capital: Augusta.
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Maine state was the 23rd state to join the union on 15th March 1820. Maine is the largest of the 6 New England states in the region and lies at the northeastern corner of the United States. Maine is bordered by the Canadian province of Quebec to the northwest and the Canadian province of New Brunswick to the northeast. To the west of Maine lies New Hampshire and the famous rocky coastline of Maine stretches from the Southwest to Northeast along the Atlantic Ocean.

The capital of Maine is Augusta. The Algonquian people that stayed in the region called Maine "Land of the Frozen Ground." Another belief on how Maine got its name was that Maine was named after the former French province of Maine for being "mainland"

The most sparsely populated state in the east of the Mississippi River, more than 80% of Maine's land area is covered by forest. Compared to the rest of the states in the US, Maine is not economically developed but the rugged beauty of Maine's climate and landscape has given this state a certain charismatic character beyond political and economic power.

Much of Maine's natural appearance has been preserved and Maine's economy is slowly growing with its service industry while the traditional industries such as the manufacturing of paper and paper products have declined. Forestry, mining, fishing, and agriculture are also important sectors of Maine's economy.

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The Main Cities in Maine
Below are the top 10 largest cities in the state of Maine and the number of people inhabiting them according to the 2010 national census:

1. Portland - 66,194
2. Lewiston - 36,592
3. Bangor - 33,039
4. South Portland - 25,002
5. Auburn - 23,055


Famous Landmarks in Maine

Below are some of Maine’s most visited landmarks:

-Sitting along the shores of Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth, the Portland Head Light was first lit in January of 1791. A keeper's quarter was also built next to the lighthouse; today the keeper's quarter houses a museum and the lighthouse is owned by Cape Elizabeth.

Tallest Buildings in Maine

Below are the tallest buildings in Maine:

-Portland’s Franklin Towers is the tallest building in Maine. Built in 1969 and standing at 16 stories and 175 feet tall, it ranks 47th on the list of tallest buildings in each state.

1. Agora Grand Event Centre (3 stories; 220 feet)
2. Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (204 feet)
3. Lewiston City Hall (3 stories; 185 feet)
4. Franklin Towers (16 stories; 175 feet)
5. Time and Temperature Building (14 stories; 170 feet)
6. Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (479 feet)
7. Coles Tower (16 stories; 150 feet)
8. One City Centre (13 stories; 139 feet)
9. 84 Marginal Way (9 stories; 135 feet)
10. People's United Bank Building (10 stories; 135 feet)

The majesty of natural stone is perhaps best expressed by the magnificence of the stone castles of England. Inspired by the rustic appeal of natural stone, we wondered if the material could be used to make functional and beautiful grates.

With our eye for detail, exquisite craftsmanship and the infinite possibilities we offer in texture and color, our engaging designs in gratings complement the vision of international architects and designers.

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Why Choose Jonite Stone (reinforced) Channel Grates (Trench Grates)?

Stone Aesthetics

Stone Aesthetics

Our channel driveway drain grates are created from 95% natural aggregates and advanced hybrid polymers, Jonite architectural grates provide a finish which is both luxurious and natural to the touch.

Durability

Durability

The unique material properties of Jonite driveway drain grating products which prevent rust and corrosion mean they are equally suited to last a lifetime for both indoor and outdoor applications.

Slip Resistant

Slip Resistant

Rough and natural matte surface enables tremendous slip resistance which is tested by international classifications. This provides a much-needed and unparalleled safety feature for schools and hospitals.

Customisation

Customization

As designers and innovators, the last thing we want to do is stifle creativity. We believe that if you can envision it, we can create it, and with Jonite’s custom-made designs adding new dimensions to your vision, the possibilities are endless.

High Mechanical Properties

High Mechanical Properties

Jonite stone products have high mechanical properties such as high flexural strength, compressive strength, impact strength, low water absorption & low heat absorption. These impressive stats add to the overall quality and longevity of its products.

Unlimited Colours

Unlimited Colors

Jonite is available in a wide range of standard colors. More specialized colors are possible with unlimited color customization which allows Jonite to be calibrated to almost any hue or shade desired.

Strength

Strength

Reinforced with specially treated steel frames, the strength of Jonite grates are world acclaimed. Having coined the word 'stone(reinforced)' for the last two decades, Jonite gratings are compliant to international load standards.

Theft Resistant

Theft Resistant

Conventional steel and cast iron grates and castings are highly susceptible to theft due to rising scrap value worldwide. Jonite hardscape products, however, do not pose any value for scrap due to their stone material integrity.

Jonite Maine Stone (reinforced) Channel Drain Grates (Trench Drain Grates) - Our channel drain gratings (trench drain grates) have redefined the role of gratings in the architectural industry. With Jonite, drainage gratings have moved beyond being merely functional into the realm of design elements.

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The unique material properties of Jonite channel driveway drain grate products which prevents rust and corrosion mean they are equally suited to last a lifetime for both indoor and outdoor applications. > More information on our channel grates here.
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Our Jonite Maine Creative Grates (drain covers) inspire originality on a different level. A variety of more creative designs in creative gratings have also been created for enhanced sensibilities.

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Jonite creative grates come in four categories: Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. Our comprehensive range offers a multitude of themes and designs for architects to choose from. > More information on our creative grates here.
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Jonite created the world's first stone homogenous floor trap (floor drain grate, floor drain cover), achieving desired spontaneity with functional designs. Our aim is to continue designing floor traps that blend seamlessly into any flooring in Maine.

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Jonite floor traps are engineered to fulfill crucial functions while remaining an integral component of the structural floor. > More information on our floor traps here.
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Swimming pools are no longer seen just as an amenity; today they are part of an enticing landscape. With its naturally good looks and suitability superior to natural granite, Jonite makes for the perfect swimming pool grates (swimming pool drain covers) in Maine.

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The small elliptical holes of BabyPebbles and thin slit slots of ChiseledRain eliminate the danger of toddlers catching their toes in the grating. > More information on our swimming pool grates here.
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Jonite brings you the first collection of Banco Series Street Benches (Outdoor Street Furniture) for nature parks and open spaces in Maine. An exciting new concept in street furniture by attempting to eliminate the perception of conventional bulky and heavy stone furniture.

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The utilization of ready-made standard or customized components in fully knock-down or pre-assembled system maintains its sturdy stone structure while justifying cost effectiveness of its class. > More information on our street furniture here.
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Jonite Sump Covers (storm drain covers) are designed to be used on point drainage systems, intermediaries of long open-channel drainage as well as kerb-side drainage in Maine. With load applications similar to channel grates, Jonite Sump Covers offer style, security and functionality.

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Jonite Sump Covers come in a wide range of standard sizes that can be assembled with the addition of Jonite splines to form huge covers, giving you cost effectiveness and sustainability. > More information on our sump covers here.
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Jonite Toilet Grates (Shower Floor Drain Gratings) have redefined the way public toilets are seen in Maine. With natural stone textures and contemporary designs, Jonite has truly transformed the entire landscape of a toilet with our unique toilet gratings.

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Jonite toilet grates are beautifully crafted and created to serve a specific need of dispersing excess and unwanted liquids in public toilets. > More information on our toilet grates here.
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Our tree gratings are available in a variety of designs, shapes, and sizes, Jonite Tree Grates effortlessly integrate into the cityscape, providing space for trees to grow and develop in Maine.

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Approved by the Americans with Disabilities Act(ADA), Jonites Tree Grates are certified ADA compliant and wheelchair friendly. This makes our tree grates popular in hospitals, clinics, and residential areas. > More information on our tree grates here.
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Jonite USA Decorative Grates come in a variety of modern, ornate or nature-inspired designs which are mostly ADA compliant in Maine.

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All Jonite USA Decorative Trench Grates have adjoining patterns designed to seamlessly connect to the adjacent grate. Most trench grates are also designed to comply with ADA (Americans with Disability Act) standards. > More information on our decorative grates here.
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Jonite Ventilation Grilles Maine - Flexibility and strength of material provide designers freedom to design beautiful architectural ventilation grilles vertically or horizontally.

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Created from the same natural aggregates used to create their existing line of hardscape products, Jonite's latest product was born from the industry's unquenchable thirst for exciting new materials. > More information on our ventilation grilles here.
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Designs on Jonite products (custom drain covers & gratings) can be tailor-made to suit any application for any environment, empowering architects to make bold and imaginative statements in Maine.

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Customisable panels easily integrated into hardscape design to create original benches or seatings. > More information on our custom grating products here.
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