NJBIZ - Central Jersey http://www.njbiz.com/section/centralNJ Central Jersey News en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:20:41 EST Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:20:41 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160629/NJBIZ01/160629749&source=RSS Universal Display acquires 96.6M worth of BASF assets Ewing-based lighting and display company Universal Display Corp. has acquired the OLED intellectual property assets of BASF SE. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160629/NJBIZ01/160629749&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160628/NJBIZ01/160629773&source=RSS Solar company hires chief operating officer Summit-based solar development and management company Nautilus Solar Energy LLC has named a new chief operating officer, it announced Tuesday. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160628/NJBIZ01/160629773&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629798&source=RSS NJHA event highlights Catholic inclusion in LGBTQ health care The day after Pope Francis&#8217 comments about the need to apologize to the gay community, the New Jersey Hospital Association hosted an event to discuss health care and the LGBTQ community &#8212 with an emphasis on Catholic hospitals. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629798&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629807&source=RSS F.W. Webb continues New Jersey expansion efforts F. W. Webb Co. has opened its fourth location in New Jersey, the Bedford, Massachusetts-based distributor announced Monday. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629807&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629843&source=RSS NJBIZ presents the 50 Wealthiest New Jerseyans Welcome to the second edition of NJBIZ&#8217s 50 Wealthiest New Jerseyans, an inside look at the richest of the state&#8217s many power players. A careful reader will find that the list cuts across industries from technology to the financial sector and beyond. Compiling this special section was not simple, nor was it a task to be taken lightly. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629843&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629808&source=RSS Mass. bank paying 111.7M in stock to buy Lawrenceville bank, E. Brunswick mortgage unit A Lawrenceville-based bank is being purchased by one from Massachusetts for approximately 111. 7 million, the two banks announced Monday. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629808&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629809&source=RSS Universal Display makes 36M acquisition Ewing-based lighting and display company Universal Display Corporation has acquired a Delaware company that serves as a technology vendor for the pharmaceutical, chemicals, biomaterials and catalyst industries, it announced recently. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629809&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629810&source=RSS Alabama company buys South Plainfield property for 7.5M A distributor of piping for water sprinklers has purchased a South Plainfield industrial property, according to real estate services firm Bussel Realty Corp. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629810&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/306279995&source=RSS A GUIDING HAND McManus Estate planning is increasingly complex John McManus has spent more than 25 years as a guiding hand for high net worth families and individuals, but it was an experience with his own family that helped shape his career. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/306279995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629845&source=RSS Barnes Noble Education acquires custom merchandise company Barnes Noble Education, the Basking Ridge-based operator of higher education bookstores, has acquired the assets of a custom merchandise supplier and e-commerce storefront solution serving the college market, it announced Thursday. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629845&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629849&source=RSS Withum names chief talent officer WithumSmithBrown PC has named a chief talent officer who will be responsible for the vision and leadership of the Princeton-based accounting and consulting firm's talent management initiatives. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629849&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629855&source=RSS Monmouth hospital names operations chief Monmouth Medical Center recently announced Eric Carney as its new chief operating officer. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629855&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629858&source=RSS 15 minimum wage bill heads to Christie's desk The Senate voted Thursday to approve a bill that calls for a gradual increase of New Jersey&#8217s minimum wage to 15 per hour over the next five years. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629858&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160623/NJBIZ01/160629878&source=RSS Rutgers BOT elects new officers The Rutgers board of trustees announced Wednesday it has elected its officers for the 2016-2017 year. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160623/NJBIZ01/160629878&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629900&source=RSS N.J. law firm becomes part of larger N.Y. one The New Jersey law firm Sokol Behot LLP is merging into a larger New York-based firm, it announced Wednesday. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629900&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629902&source=RSS Rutgers OKs endowed chairs in cancer genomics, Alzheimer's, philosophy of religion The Rutgers University Board of Governors approved the establishment of three new endowed chairs in cancer genomics, Alzheimer's disease and neurodegeneration research, and the philosophy of religion, according to a statement from the university. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629902&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629911&source=RSS Munich Re promotes two to SVP of reinsurance division Insurance and reinsurance company Munich Re, US, has named two senior vice presidents for its reinsurance division, it announced Tuesday. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629911&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629914&source=RSS CenterWatch joins WIRB-Copernicus Group Princeton-based WIRB-Copernicus Group announced Wednesday that it has acquired CenterWatch, a provider of clinical trial industry news and information. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629914&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629917&source=RSS Ad agency promotes chief creative officer to president The Sawtooth Group has promoted its chief creative officer, Kristi Bridges, to president &#8212 making her one of the few women in a top leadership role at an advertising agency, it said. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629917&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629933&source=RSS Christie proposes new school funding formula Speaking in Hillsborough Tuesday, Gov. Chris Christie proposed a massive overhaul of the state&#8217s school funding system, favoring a &#8220fairness&#8221 plan that calls for an equal distribution of aid per pupil statewide, regardless of a school district&#8217s location or performance record. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629933&source=RSS