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Lawmakers back tax breaks to boost apprentice employment

Lawmakers back tax breaks to boost apprentice employment

Lawmakers unveiled a pair of tax credits aimed at boosting employment for skilled laborers by enticing employer participation in federal-level...

NJMEP keynote: NJ companies lacking alternative supply chains

Many New Jersey companies lack alternative supply chains, inhibiting their ability to be more flexible, author Lora Cecere told attendees at the New...

Acquisition of auto-parts wholesaler first for KSI

Auto parts distributor KSI Trading Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Richmond Tidewater Bumper, of Mechanicsville, Va., upping its...

Newell Brands selling off two businesses for $2.5B

Consumer goods manufacturer Newell Brands signed definitive agreements to sell two businesses, Pure Fishing and Jostens, it announced Wednesday.

NJIT creates School of Applied Engineering and Technology

NJIT creates School of Applied Engineering and Technology

The New Jersey Institute of Technology is creating the School of Applied Engineering and Technology within the university’s Newark College of...

Lawmakers look to boost state's manufacturing training programs

State legislators want to provide a financial boost to the manufacturing training programs in New Jersey, a move proponents argue will help employers...

premium content Preparing for change: Unions forced to adapt as artificial intelligence, robotics become mainstream

A company in upstate New York sells an iPad-controlled bricklaying robot — which the firm says can speed up bricklaying by a factor of five,...

premium content Women, minorities now account for more than half of union membership in US

It's not just 'white men on a factory floor'

Recent figures from the U.S. Department of Labor indicate unemployment for African-American and Hispanic workers are at record lows — 6.5...

Honeywell completes Resideo spinoff

Honeywell completes Resideo spinoff

Morris Plains-based technology manufacturer Honeywell International Inc. has completed its spin-off of home technology firm Resideo Technologies,...

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