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New Jersey Manufacturing Awards

New Jersey Manufacturing Awards

When Friday, October 3, 2014
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Where The Palace at Somerset Park
333 Davidson Avenue
Somerset, New Jersey 08873

Description Online registration is now closed. Please feel free to download the registration form and bring it to the event with you. You will also be able to register at the door. Thank you!

Join us on Friday, October 3rd, 2014 for New Jersey's event in celebration of National Manufacturing Day! Established in 2012, the celebration is designed to expand knowledge about and improve the general public’s perception of manufacturing careers and the industry’s value to the U.S. economy.

When: Friday, October 3rd
Where: The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ
Time: 7:30am – 2:30pm

Price Per Ticket:
- NJMEP Made in New Jersey Program Participants – 2 complimentary tickets (Status will be confirmed through NJMEP)
- Manufacturers – $75.00/ticket (must supply NAICS code)
- General Public – $95.00/ticket

Our Manufacturing Day Event will include networking opportunities, keynote speaker, panel discussions, exhibit area and end with the New Jersey Manufacturing Awards luncheon.

Building A 21st Century Manufacturing Economy

7:30-8:30 Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:30-8:45 Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:45-9:15 Welcome Address
Harold J. Wirths, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Labor

9:15-9:45 Keynote Address
U.S. Senator Cory A. Booker

9:45-10:30 Workforce Development: Finding, Training and developing employees for the 21st Century
Moderator: Ray Vaccari, Director, ManufactureNJ Talent Network
Robert J. Staudinger President, National Manufacturing Company Inc.
Michael Stern, Chief Executive Officer, Kreisler Manufacturing Corporation
Frank Wyckoff, President, The Wyckoff Group and Chairman of NJMEP Board of Directors

10:30-11:00 Networking Break

11:00-11:45 Logistics/Supply Chain
Moderator: Kevin Lyons, Associate Professor, Department of Supply Chain Management and Marketing Sciences, Rutgers Business School
Clifford F. Lindholm, III, President & CEO, Falstrom Company
Casey Muench, President, GEMCO
Robert Russo, Associate Director of Logistics, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation

11:45-12:30 Innovations and Growth
-Positioning your company for growth: Getting your financial house in order
-R&D credits available to manufactures
-Tapping alternative investments
Moderator: Dr. Donald H. Sebastian, President & CEO, New Jersey Innovation Institute
Michiel E. Ultee, Chief Scientific Officer, Gallus Biopharmaceuticals, LLC
John Tucci, Assurance Partner, BDO
Marcia Frieze, CEO, Case Medical

12:45-2:30 2014 Manufacturing Awards Luncheon

2:30 Event concludes

Congratulations to the 2014 Manufacturing Awards Finalists!

Manufacturer of the Year: SMALL
City Theatrical, Inc.
Desiron LLC
General Machine Company of NJ
Groezinger Provisions, Inc.
Monmouth Rubber Corp
SPEX CertiPrep
Wm. H. Brewster Jr., Inc

Manufacturer of the Year: MEDIUM
Acrilex Inc.
Art Guild, Inc.
Damascus Bakeries
Strato, Inc.
UNEX Manufacturing

Manufacturer of the Year: LARGE
Accurate Box Company
Middle Atlantic Products
Sandvik Coromant USA

Workforce Development
Eastern Millwork, Inc.
Zodiac Aero Evacuation Systems

Sustainability Award
COX Printers
KWG Industries, LLC

Supply Chain Leadership Award
Herbalist & Alchemist
Odyssey Specialty Vehicles
Westlock Controls

Next-Generation Leadership Award
Caonabo Delgado
Exothermic Molding Inc.
Joshua Hopp
HK Metalcraft
Christopher Huddy
Techflex Inc
Stefan Joens
Elnik Systems
Rick Laduca
Evan Stender
10-31, Inc.

Bold New Strategy
Century Service/MyCaseBuilder
Davion Inc.
Excelsior Medical
Zytron Control Products, Inc.

Growth, Innovation & Leadership Award
Jackie Daly Johnson
Beacon Converters Inc

For table sponsorships, contact Lynore DeSantis at 973-998-9801 or click here.

Event sponsorship opportunities available! Contact Mark Cialdella at markc@njbiz.com or (732) 246-5729.

Contact Information Wendy Berg
220 Davidson Avenue
Suite 302
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: (732) 579-8653

Presenting Sponsor BDO
Supporting Sponsor Capital One Bank
In Partnership With NJMEP

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