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About Us


Friendship Trap Company was founded in 1977 as one of the first manufacturers of wire mesh lobster traps. Through commitment to service, quality and innovation, it has grown over the years to become a leading provider of lobster traps to the entire Atlantic seaboard. There are now approximately 60 dedicated employees in 2 locations, the original location and main office in Friendship, Maine, and a second location downeast in Columbia Falls.


In 2011, After 34 years, founder Pike Bartlett of the company sold the business to Chris Anderson in October of 2011.Chris was dedicated to continuing the commitment to customers, innovation, service and quality until his passing on 9-2-2020.  


 At The Request Of Chris' Widow KC, Mike Wadsworth Has Stepped Back Into His Role At The Helm Of Friendship Trap - And Has This Message For All Of Our Customers..


"The Best Tribute We Can Pay To Chris Is To Continue To Do Business The Way The Best Tribute We Can Pay To Chris Is To Continue To Do Business The Way We Always Have: Our Experienced Crew And Sales Staff Remain Dedicated To You, Our Customers. We Know That's What Chris Would've Wanted. Thank You All!"



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