NJBIZ - Manufacturing http://www.njbiz.com/section/manufacturing Manufacturing Manufacturing en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:05:11 EST Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:05:11 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119981&source=RSS Lawmakers back tax breaks to boost apprentice employment Lawmakers unveiled a pair of tax credits aimed at boosting employment for skilled laborers by enticing employer participation in federal-level apprenticeship programs. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109873&source=RSS NJMEP keynote NJ companies lacking alternative supply chains Many New Jersey companies lack alternative supply chains, inhibiting their ability to be more flexible, author Lora Cecere told attendees at the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program&#8217s Transportation, Logistics and Distribution Summit Thursday at Middlesex County College. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109873&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109877&source=RSS Acquisition of auto-parts wholesaler first for KSI Auto parts distributor KSI Trading Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Richmond Tidewater Bumper, of Mechanicsville, Va. , upping its employee total at the company to about 700. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109877&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181107/NJBIZ01/181109891&source=RSS Newell Brands selling off two businesses for 2.5B Consumer goods manufacturer Newell Brands signed definitive agreements to sell two businesses, Pure Fishing and Jostens, it announced Wednesday. Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181107/NJBIZ01/181109891&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181106/NJBIZ01/181109903&source=RSS Lawmakers look to boost state's manufacturing training programs State legislators want to provide a financial boost to the manufacturing training programs in New Jersey, a move proponents argue will help employers fill thousands of skilled labor positions. Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181106/NJBIZ01/181109903&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181106/NJBIZ01/181109905&source=RSS NJIT creates School of Applied Engineering and Technology The New Jersey Institute of Technology is creating the School of Applied Engineering and Technology within the university&#8217s Newark College of Engineering, it announced Tuesday. Tue, 06 Nov 2018 14:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181106/NJBIZ01/181109905&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181105/NJBIZ01/181109931&source=RSS Women, minorities now account for more than half of union membership in US Recent figures from the U. S. Department of Labor indicate unemployment for African-American and Hispanic workers are at record lows &#8212 6. 5 percent for blacks, and 4. 5 percent for HispanicsLatinos &#8212 as of the third quarter. Mon, 05 Nov 2018 11:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181105/NJBIZ01/181109931&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181105/NJBIZ01/181109932&source=RSS Preparing for change Unions forced to adapt as artificial intelligence, robotics become mainstream A company in upstate New York sells an iPad-controlled bricklaying robot &#8212 which the firm says can speed up bricklaying by a factor of five, and has already been used to build apartments in Chicago and a university building in Alabama &#8212 but a New Jersey bricklayer union official said he&#8217s not worried about the high-tech device. Mon, 05 Nov 2018 10:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181105/NJBIZ01/181109932&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181030/NJBIZ01/181039986&source=RSS Honeywell completes Resideo spinoff Morris Plains-based technology manufacturer Honeywell International Inc. has completed its spin-off of home technology firm Resideo Technologies, Honeywell said Tuesday. Tue, 30 Oct 2018 13:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181030/NJBIZ01/181039986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181019/NJBIZ01/181019858&source=RSS Article doubles NJ space with Jersey City move Article is relocating its distribution center to Jersey City from Elizabeth in a move that finds the furniture and decor brand more than doubling its footprint in the state. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181019/NJBIZ01/181019858&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181018/NJBIZ01/181019868&source=RSS BG Foods completes sale of Pirate Brands Parsippany-based food manufacturer BG Foods completed its sale of Pirate Brands today to the tune of approximately 420 million. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181018/NJBIZ01/181019868&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019921&source=RSS Amazon hiring event coming to Gloucester County As part of its recently announced efforts to add 9,000 employees in New Jersey, Amazon will hold a hiring event at its Logan Township fulfillment center next Wednesday, the company announced Monday. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019921&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181010/NJBIZ01/181019997&source=RSS Amazon primed for holiday season with NJ hiring event Amazon will hold a hiring event Wednesday in Elizabeth as it works towards a goal of hiring for more than 9,000 part-time and seasonal positions in New Jersey. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181010/NJBIZ01/181019997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181010/NJBIZ01/181019999&source=RSS A Cubed inks deal for Fair Lawn industrial A Cubed LLC is leaving Wood Ridge for Fair Lawn following its purchase of an industrial building there, NAI James E. Hanson has announced. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181010/NJBIZ01/181019999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009890&source=RSS Manufacturing Day awards honors to companies and individuals The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program gave awards to numerous companies Friday at the Marigold in Somerset as part of Manufacturing Day. Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009890&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009895&source=RSS Manufacturing Day Breakout session explores tax reform implications New Jersey manufacturers heard about how to make tax reform work in their favor during the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program's Manufacturing Day, Friday at the Marigold in Somerset. Fri, 05 Oct 2018 16:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009895&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009904&source=RSS Manufacturers apprenticeship programs, soft skills keys to retaining employers New Jersey manufacturers grow their companies by offering paid apprenticeship programs and hiring people who have a desire to learn. Fri, 05 Oct 2018 13:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009904&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009906&source=RSS Manufacturing Day celebrates industry employing more than 360,000 NJ residents New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program CEO John Kennedy welcomed hundreds of people to Manufacturing Day, Friday at the Marigold in Somerset, touting the industry as robust. Fri, 05 Oct 2018 11:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009906&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181004/NJBIZ01/181009921&source=RSS Campbell counters Third Point in SEC proxy ahead of annual meeting Campbell Soup Co. filed definitive proxy materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission ahead of its 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, scheduled for Nov. 29. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181004/NJBIZ01/181009921&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181004/NJBIZ01/181009923&source=RSS Third Point files definitive proxy to replace Campbell's board New York investment firm Third Point LLC announced Oct. 8 that it filed a definitive proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to replace Campbell Soup Co. &#8217s entire board of directors with its own nominees at Campbell&#8217s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 11:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181004/NJBIZ01/181009923&source=RSS