NJBIZ - NJBIZ Daily News http://www.njbiz.com/section/daily NJBIZ Daily News News en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:00:46 EST Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:00:46 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019879&source=RSS German wind energy giant announces plans for NJ office German-based wind energy company EnBW Energie-Baden-Wrttemberg AG plans to open an office in Jersey City with its national subsidiary EnBW North America Inc. by the end of the year, Gov. Phil Murphy&#8217s office announced Wednesday. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019879&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019880&source=RSS Report NJ's top earners pay lower tax share than middle-income families New Jersey&#8217s top earners enjoy vastly more wealth than the majority of New Jersey residents but pay a much lower percentage of taxes than middle-income families in the state. That&#8217s according to a nationwide analysis released Wednesday by New Jersey Policy Perspective and the Institution of Taxation and Economic Policy. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019880&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019881&source=RSS GOP-led bill would do away with tax on medicinal weed As the state ramps up its medicinal marijuana program, a Republican lawmaker wants to eliminate taxes on the product entirely. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019881&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019882&source=RSS Poll Menendez holds 7-point lead over Hugin A new Quinnipiac University poll released today shows Democrat Bob Menendez holding a narrow 7-point lead over GOP challenger Bob Hugin as he fights to keep his U. S. Senate seat. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019882&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019883&source=RSS HFF sells Cedar Knolls office building Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP has announced the sale of a 120,000-square-foot Cedar Knolls office building. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019883&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019884&source=RSS Panel Appreciating what's here antidote to outmigration Success stories abound of how New Jersey&#8217s institutions of higher education are developing coursework to sync up with the needs of its business sectors, yet the word isn&#8217t getting out to prospective students who are opting to instead go to out-of-state schools, according to a panel of experts. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019884&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019886&source=RSS Merck names new CIO Jim Scholefield will assume the role of chief information and digital officer for Merck effective Oct. 29 and serve as a member of the Kenilworth-based biopharma&#8217s executive committee, the company said. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181017/NJBIZ01/181019886&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181016/NJBIZ01/181019895&source=RSS Jerome Improved food processing key to better diets &#8220We&#8217re at a convergence of incredible health care costs, food and science burgeoning because of technology and health science,&#8221 said Mars Inc. 's Ralph Jerome, who was the keynote speaker Tuesday at the New Jersey Food Beverage Summit at the Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181016/NJBIZ01/181019895&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181016/NJBIZ01/181019896&source=RSS Monsanto's Partridge tapped as Bayer's US general counsel Scott Partridge, former vice president of global strategy at Monsanto, has been named U. S. general counsel for Bayer. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181016/NJBIZ01/181019896&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181016/NJBIZ01/181019897&source=RSS Nautilus Offshore Wind selects supplier MHI Vestas OffShore Wind has been selected to supply Nautilus Offshore Wind, New Jersey&#8217s first offshore wind project off the coast of Atlantic City. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181016/NJBIZ01/181019897&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181016/NJBIZ01/181019898&source=RSS Marquee Security broadens service with EAS acquisition International security provider Marquee Security has acquired the assets of EAS Systems. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181016/NJBIZ01/181019898&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181016/NJBIZ01/181019904&source=RSS Titan Aviation opens US headquarters in Morristown Titan Aviation, an international provider of aircraft management, sales and charter, has opened its U. S. headquarters at Morristown Municipal Airport. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181016/NJBIZ01/181019904&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181016/NJBIZ01/181019905&source=RSS Murphy names Michels to head Choose New Jersey's European base Gov. Phil Murphy named Nicola Michels, a longtime veteran of the German-American business community, to lead Choose New Jersey&#8217s Europe office. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181016/NJBIZ01/181019905&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019913&source=RSS Stop Shop recalls store brand salsa Stop Shop voluntarily recalled three types of its store brand salsa over potential quality concerns. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019913&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019914&source=RSS 651 residences announced for Bayonne's MOTBY A total of 651 rental residences are set for the former Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne, following Monday&#8217s announcement of the closing on 14 acres at the site by a joint venture partnership. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019914&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019915&source=RSS Investors Bank expands Equipment Finance leadership team Christopher McManus and Brandon Smith have joined the Investors Bank Equipment Finance leadership team, Group Leader Kenneth Walters announced Monday. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019915&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019916&source=RSS Sasco, Otterstedt insurance agencies merge Sasco Insurance Services and Otterstedt Insurance Agency Inc. have announced they are merging operations. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019916&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019917&source=RSS NJ lawmakers seek to limit disposal of fracking by-products New Jersey lawmakers are looking add controls to the controversial natural gas drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or &#8220fracking. &#8221 Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019917&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019918&source=RSS Direct Energy Business to acquire Source Power Gas Retail electricity provider Direct Energy Business on Monday said it has agreed to purchase Source Power Gas LLC. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019918&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019919&source=RSS NJ trade mission still a go as Murphy orders sexual assault probe of former campaign staffer Gov. Phil Murphy plans to go ahead with a nine-day trade mission to Germany and Israel against the backdrop of an investigation he launched today into why his administration hired someone who had been accused of sexually assaulting a campaign volunteer. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019919&source=RSS