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Manufacturing Day celebrates industry employing more than 360,000 NJ residents

New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program CEO John Kennedy welcomed hundreds of people to Manufacturing Day, Friday at the Marigold in Somerset,...

Manufacturers: apprenticeship programs, soft skills keys to retaining employers

New Jersey manufacturers grow their companies by offering paid apprenticeship programs and hiring people who have a desire to learn.

Manufacturing Day awards honors to companies and individuals

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program gave awards to numerous companies Friday at the Marigold in Somerset as part of Manufacturing Day.

Manufacturing Day: Breakout session explores tax reform implications

New Jersey manufacturers heard about how to make tax reform work in their favor during the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program's Manufacturing...

Campbell counters Third Point in SEC proxy ahead of annual meeting

Campbell Soup Co. filed definitive proxy materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission ahead of its 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders,...

Third Point files definitive proxy to replace Campbell's board

New York investment firm Third Point LLC announced Oct. 8 that it filed a definitive proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to...

OSHA fines Medford lumber company $106K

DuBell Lumber Co. is looking at $106,432 in proposed penalties after being cited 18 times by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety...

Amazon to pay employees at least $15 an hour

Amazon will pay all its employees at least $15 per hour beginning in November, the company announced Tuesday.

NJBIZ reveals 2018 Fast 50 list

Twenty-two never-before-ranked companies appear on this year's list of NJBIZ Fast 50 honorees.

Murphy praises Amazon solar installation, says company and NJ good fit

New Jersey “has everything a global company like Amazon” needs for success, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday at the unveiling of more than...

Trane's on track for energy revolution

Nestled just outside of Trenton in an industrial zone near the Hamilton border stands one of the state's largest solar arrays at a manufacturing...

NJBIZ Lists: Manufacturing Cos.

Ranked by: Number of New Jersey Employees

View the 2018 Top New Jersey Manufacturing Cos. list in the Sept. 24 issue of NJBIZ.

Struggles persist for NJ manufacturers

Taxes, regulations have some mulling relocation elsewhere

The nonprofit New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program Inc. on Oct. 5 will host a series of seminars and other events to celebrate National...

Staying current: New state, federal laws mean businesses must keep up

President Trump’s trade war and the reality of higher tariffs may be grabbing headlines, but manufacturers in New Jersey have a host of other...

The robots are coming: But that doesn't mean workers should panic — not yet

In an increasingly high-tech world, manufacturers are staying relevant by finding new ways to produce goods. Robotics and artificial intelligence is...

NJMEP expands training, certification programs

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program Inc. is expanding its workforce development and certificate programs, with a turn toward...

West Essex Graphics expands in Fairfield

West Essex Graphics has expanded its Fairfield facility, the company said Monday.

EDA, governor's office award $900K to grow local innovation economies

The governor’s office and Economic Development Authority are awarding nine grants of $100,000 each to local communities, aimed at fostering the...

Mondelez gets creative: wasabi, hot chicken wing and left-handed Oreos

If watermelon and pumpkin spice weren’t weird enough Oreo flavors for you, you might want to head over to China where Mondelez International...

FreezPak expands to Clifton

FreezPak Logistics has opened its fourth New Jersey location, in Clifton, the company announced.

Bendheim leader honored for lifetime achievement

Robert Jayson, president of Wayne-based architectural glass company Bendheim, has been announced as the 2018 recipient of the American Glass Guild Nicholas Parrendo Lifetime Achievement Award.

Amazon to employ 2,000 at fulfillment center

Online retail giant Amazon is putting the final touches on a fulfillment center in West Deptford that when completed will employ upward of 2,000 people when it opens next month.

NJ to be part of manufacturing policy academy

New Jersey will be one of three states and the unincorporated U.S. territory of Puerto Rico to take part in the nationwide National Policy Academy, aimed at developing best practices for their respective local manufacturing industries, according to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.

Kirker plants roots in Paterson

Nail polish and treatment manufacturer Kirker Enterprises Inc. has purchased its previously rented land, office and manufacturing space in Paterson, which sits on 9.4 acres.

ADP: 219K jobs added in July

American employers added 219,000 jobs in July, Roseland-based payroll processing company ADP said in a report issued Wednesday.

Innovation Institute urges manufacturing curriculum for cutting-edge processes

A higher education and workforce development team from the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute recommends colleges modify curricula to reflect the knowledge and skills necessary for jobs encompassing new light-weighting technologies, materials and processes.

Kooi appointed VP-GM integrated interiors at dancker

Somerville-based interior solutions firm dancker has named Nathan Kooi vice president and general manager of integrated interior solutions, following the company’s expansion into the Baltimore-Washington market with the acquisition of U.S. Business Interiors.

Louis Berger adds three to board as chairman retires

Morristown-based global professional services corporation Louis Berger named as board members Thomas Lewis, president of the company’s U.S. division; James Bach, president of its international division; and Nick Ivanoff, executive vice president of the company’s U.S. transportation segment.

NEC, Franklin Group extend partnership

The Northeast Conference, the NCAA Division I athletic organization based in Somerset, has renewed its partnership deal with Franklin Group in which the latter will continue to provide printing and promotional services.

Honeywell sales surge 8 percent in Q2

Honeywell had a honey of a second quarter, outpacing Wall Street projections for earnings and reporting top line gains fueled mostly by operational growth.

Increases in NJ prime logistics rents accelerate

New Jersey saw prime logistics rents – the highest achievable lease rates for top-quality warehouse and distribution center space – increase by 9.5 percent, according to a new report from CBRE.

Dumpster falls on, kills worker at Campbell Soup plant in NC

Authorities were investigating a weekend incident in North Carolina in which one person was killed and another injured when a dumpster fell off a forklift at a Campbell Soup Co. factory in North Carolina.

Honeywell appoints transportation systems chairman

Honeywell has appointed veteran industrial sector exec Carlos Cardoso as board chairman at its Transportation Systems unit, which it plans to spin off this quarter as publicly traded Garrett Motion Inc.