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FedEx cuts ribbon on 307,000-sq.-ft. hub in Trenton; to create 280 jobs

Federal Express has cut the ribbon on a new 307,000-square-foot distribution center in Hamilton Township near Trenton.

Philly Fed finds positive growth in nonmanufacturing business activity

Nonmanufacturing business activity in the region that includes South Jersey continued to grow in September, according to Federal Reserve Bank of...

Suit solution: Two moms develop easier-to-use swimwear for children

All mothers know how problem-solving products make their lives easier – but not many know how to create one themselves.

Nabisco kicks off Team USA sponsorship with Olympic Winter Games

East Hanover-based Nabisco, the maker of Oreo, Ritz Crackers and Chips Ahoy!, announced it is the Official Cooking and Cracker Sponsor for Team USA...

Camden approves Amazon HQ2 proposal

Amazon’s second headquarters is seemingly the prize everyone wants to win, but Camden said it believes it has a genuine shot at attracting the...

Steel cutting company starts with loan from state EDA

Flame Cut Steel, a producer of precision cut steel components, has opened up shop in Irvington with direct loans from the state’s Economic...

Route4Me blooms from house-hunting to multinational logistics

Dan Khasis had a problem. He was on an extensive house-hunting mission in 2009 and got tired of his GPS navigating him through congested roads...

N.J. submits RFP to bring Amazon HQ2 to New Jersey

The New Jersey Partnership for Action announced plans last week to submit a response to Amazon’s Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking a location...

NAI Hanson completes industrial sale in Flanders

Commercial brokerage NAI James E. Hanson recently announced it brokered the sale of a 157,822-square-foot industrial building at 700 Bartley Chester...

LG breaks ground for $250M Tennessee manufacturing facility

LG Electronics, based in Englewood Cliffs, has broken ground on a 1 million-square-foot home appliance manufacturing facility in Tennessee, it...

Modern Meadow agrees to move HQ to former Roche campus

Biofabrication firm Modern Meadow recently announced that, after receiving a Grow NJ tax incentive from the New Jersey Economic Development...

BASF completes expansion at Alabama site

Florham Park-based BASF Corp. announced this week that it has completed an expansion of production at a manufacturing site in Alabama.

Berje completes solar panel installation at Carteret facility

Aromatic chemical distributor Berje recently announced it completed the installation of a 200,000-square-foot solar panel array at its center in...

MamaMancini's buying its product manufacturer

East Rutherford-based company MamaMancini’s Holdings Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire the business that manufactures its specialty...

Philly Fed finds improvements in manufacturing activity

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia reported Thursday that there has been improvements in manufacturing activity in August in the region that...

Beavex inks lease in East Rutherford

Commercial real estate firm NAI James E. Hanson announced it has brokered the leasing of 24,488 square feet at 343 Murray Hill Parkway in East...

Latest Trump remarks prompt Campbell's Morrison, J&J's Gorsky to reverse course, quit CEO panel

Just two days after saying she would remain a part of President Donald Trump’s manufacturing council, Campbell Soup Co. CEO and President...

Chubb names EVP, Customarq package product manager

Chubb announced Tuesday it has named Barbara Sandelands executive vice...

Legislature creates group to train manufacturing employees

The new Legislative Manufacturing Caucus aims to issue bonds to fund expansion of technical and vocational schools

Vocational and technical workers in the state are set to get a large boost from the government.

Hartz Mountain, Cummins complete industrial facility at former Harrison Avenue Landfill

Commercial real estate firm Hartz Mountain Industries and engine and power product manufacturer Cummins Inc. recently announced the completion of a 57,000-square-foot training, sales and repair facility at the former Harrison Avenue Landfill in Kearny.

N.J.-based The Children’s Place appoints chief digital officer

The Children’s Place Inc., a Secaucus-based children’s specialty apparel company, announced Wednesday it has appointed Steven G. Rado to chief digital officer, effective Aug. 14.

$80M plant renovation to create 120 new jobs in Piscataway

Canadian recycled product company Cascades Inc., announced an $80 million investment for a new containerboard packaging plant in Piscataway on Thursday.

Monmouth Real Estate acquires industrial building for $40.6M

Freehold-based real estate investment trust Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. announced Thursday it has acquired an industrial building in Concord, North Carolina, for $40.6 million.

Innophos paying $125M for fellow N.J. ingredients company

Cranbury-based Innophos Holdings Inc. is acquiring a New Jersey ingredient solutions company for $125 million in cash, it announced Tuesday.

IFF taking 60K sq.ft. at Bell Works, moving creative center from Hazlet

International Flavors & Fragrances has agreed to a 15-year lease for 60,000 square feet of office space at Somerset Development’s flagship project Bell Works in Holmdel, the developer announced recently.

Haz International inks lease in Edison

Commercial real estate firm Bussel Realty Corp. recently announced it has negotiated a 10,608-square-foot lease on behalf of Haz International at 60 Campus Drive, Edison.

Update: Aluminum manufacturer faces $1.9M-plus in fines over OSHA citations

A Camden County aluminum manufacturer has been cited for alleged safety and health violations, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which described the action as the latest in a long string of issues with the company.