NJBIZ - Manufacturing http://www.njbiz.com/section/manufacturing Manufacturing Manufacturing en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:11:11 EST Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:11:11 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141126/NJBIZ01/141129814&source=RSS Another Thanksgiving tradition Linde providing helium for Macy's parade balloons For the 20th consecutive year, New Providence-based Linde North America &#8212 a world-leading gasses and engineering company &#8212 will provide the helium used to fill the iconic balloons for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141126/NJBIZ01/141129814&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141125/NJBIZ01/141129857&source=RSS BD increases quarterly dividend The Franklin Lakes-based board of medical equipment maker Becton, Dickinson and Co. announced Tuesday it has increased its quarterly dividend by 10 percent from the previous quarter. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141125/NJBIZ01/141129857&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141125/NJBIZ01/141129868&source=RSS Hill awarded 4M management contract for Miami Beach Convention Center Hill International, a Marlton-based management construction risk company, announced Tuesday that it been awarded a contract from the City of Miami Beach to provide its services in the 500 million renovation and expansion of the Miami Beach Convention Center. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141125/NJBIZ01/141129868&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141125/NJBIZ01/141129871&source=RSS Campbell reports higher Q1 sales, earnings Campbell Soup Company on Tuesday said fiscal first-quarter earnings jumped from the year before, thanks in part to stronger sales. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141125/NJBIZ01/141129871&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141125/NJBIZ01/141129881&source=RSS Festo Didactic opens high-tech training lab for manufacturing industry in N.J. An international firm completed a workforce education center in Eatontown &#8211 with the help of a Grow NJ grant &#8211 that's intended to mend massive shortfalls in training for high-tech manufacturing jobs. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141125/NJBIZ01/141129881&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141121/NJBIZ01/141129946&source=RSS Tyco names chief technology officer as its ramps up its capabilities Tyco, the fire protection and security company, said Friday it has appointed a new chief technology officer as part of a strategy to enhance its technological capabilities. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141121/NJBIZ01/141129946&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141120/NJBIZ01/141129976&source=RSS Philly Fed More firms expecting to hire over the next year Improvements in business activity have become more widespread among manufacturers in the Philadelphia region, which includes Southern New Jersey, according to November&#8217s monthly survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141120/NJBIZ01/141129976&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141120/NJBIZ01/141129986&source=RSS Campbell Soup declares quarterly dividend Campbell Soup Company on Thursday declared a regular quarterly dividend for the fourth quarter of 2014. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141120/NJBIZ01/141129986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141119/NJBIZ01/141119727&source=RSS Fair Lawn manufacturer gets 13.8M Navy contract Fair Lawn-based manufacturer United States Technologies Inc. announced recently that it has been awarded a 13. 8 million contract to procure circuit card assemblies for the Navy. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141119/NJBIZ01/141119727&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141119/NJBIZ01/141119734&source=RSS Cherry Hill food company buys Pennsauken building A food manufacturer with its U. S. headquarters in Cherry Hill has purchased an industrial building in Pennsauken, expanding its distribution system, according to NAI Mertz. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141119/NJBIZ01/141119734&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119781&source=RSS Florham Park company pays 255M for Abbott's animal health unit Florham Park-based animal health company Zoetis announced Monday that it has a deal in place to purchase the animal health assets of Illinois-based Abbott Animal Health for 255 million. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119781&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119800&source=RSS OSHA cites Paterson box maker after worker is hurt when crushed by machine The U. S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Accurate Box Co. Inc. in Paterson after a worker was crushed in a die cutting machine. OSHA is proposing more than 40,000 in penalties for violations related to the May 2014 investigation of the incident. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/141119800&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/311149995&source=RSS Building a new model for the future of manufacturing Robert Hassold sees a new age of manufacturing on the horizon. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/311149995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/311149996&source=RSS Windows of opportunity Mixing art, manufacturing is winning play for Ascalon Studios Manufacturing is often perceived to be dull and monotonous. But Ascalon Studios in West Berlin has been adding color to the industry for more than 30 years. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141117/NJBIZ01/311149996&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141114/NJBIZ01/141119845&source=RSS Rockwood Holdings shareholders approve sale to Albemarle Louisiana-based Albemarle Corporation and Princeton-based Rockwood Holdings Inc. announced Friday that their respective shareholders had approved Albemarle's acquisition of Rockwood for approximately 6. 2 billion. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141114/NJBIZ01/141119845&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141114/NJBIZ01/141119847&source=RSS Amec finalizes Foster Wheeler deal, formally creating Amec Foster Wheeler United Kingdom-based Amec plc has finalized its acquisition of the oil and gas engineering firm Foster Wheeler AG, which has multiple facilities in New Jersey. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141114/NJBIZ01/141119847&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141114/NJBIZ01/141119848&source=RSS Pinnacle Foods acquires maker of Gardein vegan food line for 154M Pinnacle Foods Inc. announced Friday that it will acquire a Canadian maker of plant-based, vegan and vegetarian foods for 154 million. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141114/NJBIZ01/141119848&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141113/NJBIZ01/141119873&source=RSS Freshpet closes IPO, nets 164.1M Secaucus-based pet food company Freshpet Inc. announced Thursday that it has closed on its initial public offering of stock. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141113/NJBIZ01/141119873&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141113/NJBIZ01/141119879&source=RSS Former Alcatel-Lucent chairman takes over as CEO of Mass. company A Massachusetts company has named a new CEO and president the former chairman of Alcatel-Lucent, the company formed in 2006 by the merger of Alcatel and Murray Hill-based Lucent Technologies. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141113/NJBIZ01/141119879&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141111/NJBIZ01/141119930&source=RSS Parsippany-based bicycle company purchases Canadian firm Kent International Inc. announced Tuesday that it has acquired a fellow supplier of bicycles and accessories, helping it cater to new markets and demographics in the cycling world. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141111/NJBIZ01/141119930&source=RSS