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Business leaders stress collaboration on first day of N.J. Business Summit

By Andrew George
September 17, 2015 06:06 PM


Question of the Day at the N.J. Business Summit

By Joshua Burd
Tom Bergeron
September 17, 2015 05:19 PM

Voices from the crowd at the opening day of the New Jersey Business Summit at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City... CONTINUE READING


Recapping Day 1 of the N.J. Business Summit

September 17, 2015 09:12 AM

The New Jersey Business Summit is taking place Thursday and Friday in Atlantic City at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. NJBIZ is there to cover this major event. Follow our updated "live blog" here for all the notes and quotes you need to know. CONTINUE READING

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How FotoBridge is transforming the photo business

By Daria Meoli
September 4, 2015 11:19 AM

If you’re over 40, you know the deal: Half of your photos are traditional hard copy prints while the other half are digital. How can you keep them all together? CONTINUE READING

At HighRoad, being a printer is just the start

By Daria Meoli
September 4, 2015 11:19 AM

“Print is not dead.” That’s according to Hallie Satz, founder and CEO of HighRoad Press. “Now, it’s called integrated marketing,” she said. “Digital and print work together as part of a total campaign.” CONTINUE READING


Future in focus: Paterson's Crown Roll Leaf printing was able to adjust to changing market

By Daria Meoli
September 4, 2015 11:19 AM

For a hologram manufacturer from Paterson, the decline of the printing industry is not just an illusion. CONTINUE READING

First Field: Jersey-sourced ketchup is catching on

By Andrew Sheldon
September 4, 2015 09:46 AM

It all started in 2009 as a way to unwind from their full-time obligations: Theresa Viggiano was studying medical sociology and Patrick Leger was working for Giverny Capital Advisors, when he suggested tinkering with his mother's ketchup recipe. CONTINUE READING

Comedian Jim Breuer's Facebook post boosts business for Chester restaurant

By Andrew Sheldon
September 4, 2015 11:38 AM

Comedian and Chester resident Jim Breuer uses his official Facebook page as a platform to engage with his fans, offering Q&As, quick updates and short videos he takes while on the road or around town. CONTINUE READING

Newton manufacturer Thorlabs plans to add 400 jobs in coming years

By Meg Fry
September 3, 2015 02:03 PM

Alex Cable — founder of Thorlabs, a leading photonics manufacturer in Newton — said his company is planning to add 400 jobs over the next few years, averaging 100 jobs per year, according to the New Jersey Herald. CONTINUE READING

Campbell earnings narrowly top estimates, though sales fall

By Eric Strauss
September 3, 2015 10:41 AM

Campbell Soup Company said Thursday its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings rose slightly from the last quarter of 2014, and the results edged past Wall Street estimates. CONTINUE READING

Machinery parts maker closing Bergen site

By Eric Strauss
September 3, 2015 10:28 AM

Coperion K-Tron, a maker of parts for industrial machinery, is closing its Ramsey location, potentially costing 34 workers their jobs by Halloween, according to a notice filed with the state. CONTINUE READING

B&G paying $765M for Green Giant frozen food brand and more

By Eric Strauss
September 3, 2015 09:34 AM

Parsippany-based food manufacturer B&G Foods Inc. is buying the well-known Green Giant frozen and canned food brand from General Mills Inc. for approximately $765 million in cash, the company announced Thursday. CONTINUE READING

Union finding new ways to grow, while bringing diversity to its membership

By Daria Meoli
August 31, 2015 01:52 PM

Kevin McCabe is president of the The Carpenter Contractor Trust of New York and New Jersey. He’s been with the union since 2005 is a former commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. CONTINUE READING

A new voice

By Daria Meoli
August 31, 2015 01:46 PM

Kevin Brown is a third-generation union guy. Three of his grandparents — a hat maker, a laundry truck driver and a postal worker — were all union members. His mother, a teacher, was a New Jersey Education Association member. CONTINUE READING

Bridor doubling down on Jersey

By Meg Fry
August 31, 2015 11:09 AM

Bridor U.S.A. — a Quebec-based producer of authentic croissants, pastries and breads — just completed a $32 million expansion of its Vineland facility and added 45 new jobs in June. CONTINUE READING

N.J.'s best place to start a business may not be where you expect

By Eric Strauss
August 25, 2015 09:39 AM

It may be wise for New Jersey's small businesses to “think big,” but when it comes to where to locate, it may instead be wise to think small — as in small towns. CONTINUE READING

TOP 100: NFI feels diversifying its services will help already successful family company dramatically increase results

By Andrew George
August 21, 2015 10:08 AM

In today's globalized economy, there's always something to be said for a family-run company. There's even more to be said when that company has been in business for more than 80 years, spanning three generations, and is still growing strong under the same family name. CONTINUE READING

TOP 100: SWAN feels being a leader in conservation has helped make it a success in the hose industry

By Meg Fry
August 21, 2015 10:08 AM

As CEO of one of the largest hose manufacturers in the country, Miguel Nistal wants to make his message clear. “Water is our most precious resource and is especially scarce in today's world,” Nistal said. “Whether you live in the Northeast or the Southwest, you're affected by water and the need to use less of it.” CONTINUE READING

TOP 100: Preferred Freezer Services' rapid expansion came from solid business instincts right from the start

By Meg Fry
August 21, 2015 10:08 AM

John Galiher was working as an engineer in the refrigeration industry in Boston when he learned about cold storage warehousing. “I liked the fact that the industry had a real estate piece and was so connected with the food industry,” Galiher said. “People were always going to need to eat — it was recession-proof.” CONTINUE READING

TOP 100: D'Artagnan insistence on strict standards helping to make it a leading distributor of top-quality meats

By Meg Fry
August 21, 2015 10:08 AM

Thirty years ago, Ariane Daguin's perfect career opportunity walked into her place of work. “I was studying political science at Barnard College and working for a pate company,” Daguin said. “One day, some farmers came in with some ducks they were raising for foie gras. CONTINUE READING

NAI Hanson brokers sale-leaseback for exhibit builder

By Eric Strauss
August 20, 2015 12:25 PM

The Mahwah building that houses exhibit builder Dimensional Communications Inc. has been sold as part of a sale-leaseback deal, according to real estate firm NAI James E. Hanson. CONTINUE READING

Haier expanding S.C. refrigerator manufacturing facility

By Eric Strauss
August 20, 2015 12:15 PM

Wayne-based Haier America is investing $72 million in South Carolina to expand its refrigerator manufacturing operations in that state, the South Carolina Department of Commerce announced Thursday. CONTINUE READING

Jewelry company names former uBid CEO as its senior VP of business development

By Eric Strauss
August 20, 2015 11:33 AM

Fairfield-based jeweler Bergio International Inc. has named a veteran financial executive as its senior vice president of business development, it announced Thursday. CONTINUE READING

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