NJBIZ - NJBIZ Daily News http://www.njbiz.com/section/daily NJBIZ Daily News News en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Sun, 03 May 2015 14:40:00 EST Sun, 03 May 2015 14:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509977&source=RSS AACCNJ honors Wells Fargo, PSEG with top contributor of the year award The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey announced Thursday that Wells Fargo and PSEG have been awarded its 2014 top contributor of the year award for supporting the chamber. Fri, 01 May 2015 13:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509977&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509978&source=RSS Bayer sales rise nearly 11 percent in Q1 2015 The pharmaceuticals and chemicals company Bayer, based in Germany with offices in Whippany, reported that North American sales, in the U. S. and Canada, were 3. 9 billion in the first quarter of 2015, an increase of nearly 11 percent on a currency-adjusted basis. Fri, 01 May 2015 13:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509978&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509979&source=RSS Siemens opens expansion at Flanders facility Executives of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics and Siemens Real Estate were joined by Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno for the ribbon-cutting on an expansion of their Flanders facility on Friday. Fri, 01 May 2015 13:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509985&source=RSS NJBIZ ranks Best Places to Work in N.J. for 2015 New Jersey has many terrific places to work, but only the very finest can be named The Best Places to Work in New Jersey. And on Thursday night, before a capacity crowd of more than 800 people at the Hilton East Brunswick, NJBIZ revealed the 2015 ranking! Fri, 01 May 2015 12:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509980&source=RSS Updated Wildstein pleads guilty in Bridgegate case Former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey appointee David Wildstein pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy connected the Bridgegate scandal Friday in federal court in Newark. Fri, 01 May 2015 11:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509981&source=RSS Mercedes laying off more than 250 workers in Montvale as part of move to Georgia When Mercedes-Benz USA moves its headquarters from Montvale to the Atlanta area this summer, not everyone is going along for the ride. Fri, 01 May 2015 11:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509984&source=RSS BASF names new chairman, CEO BASF, the global chemical company that has its North American headquarters in Florham Park, has named a new chairman and CEO, effective Friday. Fri, 01 May 2015 10:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509984&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509986&source=RSS DSM to work with U.N. to help those in Nepal When NJBIZ spoke with Hugh Welsh in February, the North American president of DSM said that his company was in the business of &#8220making peoples&#8217 lives better. &#8221 Fri, 01 May 2015 09:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150501/NJBIZ01/150509986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439978&source=RSS Barnabas CEO Ostrowsky Health care can be an economic driver for Newark Barnabas Health CEO Barry Ostrowsky feels the growing trend toward population health management &#8212 one that emphasizes wellness and prevention &#8212 will be a transformative moment in health care. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439978&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439979&source=RSS Barnabas Health CEO Ostrowsky speaks out on St. Michael's recommendation in Navigant report Barnabas Health CEO Barry Ostrowsky told an audience of Newark business leaders and residents that the closing of Saint Michael's Medical Center as an in-patient facility &#8212 as recommended in the recently released Navigant report &#8212 is not necessarily a &#8220done deal. &#8221 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439981&source=RSS Class of 2015 should find 'welcoming' job market, outplacement firm says The more than 1. 8 million students graduating from college in the U. S. this year will find &#8220welcoming conditions&#8221 in the entry-level job market upon their commencement, according to a forecast from outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray Christmas. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439983&source=RSS First Choice Bank names new president Hamilton-based First Choice Bank said Thursday that it has named a former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation executive as the bank's president. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439983&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439984&source=RSS LG Electronics names consumer electronics leader A veteran LG Electronics USA executive has been named the company's senior vice president of home entertainment sales, it announced Thursday. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439984&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439985&source=RSS Christie takes jab at tax-credit critics at Goya opening Gov. Chris Christie took aim at those criticizing the multimillion-dollar tax credit Goya Foods received from the state while he spoke at the official ribbon-cutting ceremony of the company's new headquarters in Jersey City on Wednesday. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439986&source=RSS Goya proving to be perfect corporate citizen for Jersey City Goya Foods President Bob Unanue has longed talked about his company's commitment to the state of New Jersey. To hear him and others talk Wednesday at the company&#8217s official ribbon-cutting for its new headquarters in Jersey City, it&#8217s clear his commitment goes deeper than that. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439987&source=RSS Goya celebrates new Jersey City HQ #8212 and staying in New Jersey By Wednesday night, you could find workers loading up the trucks at Goya Foods&#8217 vast distribution center in Jersey City, preparing deliveries for many of its 13,000 customers in the region. In other words, it was business as usual. But it was only hours earlier that the sprawling facility was the site of an all-out celebration, complete with. . . Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439987&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439988&source=RSS Cranford retail buildings sell for 7.5M A Cranford retail property sold for 7. 5 million, real estate services firm Marcus Millichap said Thursday. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439990&source=RSS TD Bank names stress testing leader TD Bank has named a senior executive to handle stress testing analytics, it said Wednesday. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 08:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150430/NJBIZ01/150439990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150429/NJBIZ01/150429748&source=RSS Updated Politics blocking Transportation Trust Fund deal, Sarlo says State Sen. Paul Sarlo D-Wood-Ridge said Tuesday that, at least on the Senate side, there's been a deal in place for quite some time that would fund the state's depleted Transportation Trust Fund through a dedicated gas tax increase coupled with a phasing out of the estate tax. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150429/NJBIZ01/150429748&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150429/NJBIZ01/150429754&source=RSS Updated New Jersey ranks fifth nationwide in hospital safety, Leapfrog says New Jersey ranks fifth in the nation on the spring 2015 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, which assigns grades from A to F to more than 2,500 hospitals nationwide on how well they protect patients from preventable harm such as accidents, injuries and infections. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150429/NJBIZ01/150429754&source=RSS