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Report: Major layoffs coming to Wayne-based Toys 'R' Us

Report: Major layoffs coming to Wayne-based Toys 'R' Us

NJMEP announces new CEO

NJMEP announces new CEO

President of South Jersey solar company indicted for alleged insurance fraud

President of South Jersey solar company indicted for alleged insurance fraud

Manufacturing News

Flash Globe Logistics names new CEO

Mountain Lakes-based Flash Global Logistics, a global aftermarket 3PL service provider for mission critical service parts, announced Thursday it has named Sam Mikles as its new chief executive officer. Read More »»

Natural Systems Utilities LLC appoints new CEO

Hillsborough-based Natural Systems Utilities LLC announced Wednesday that Charles R. Gordon has joined the distributed water infrastructure company as its chief executive officer. Read More »»

Shedding new light on growing business

RLE in position to be out in front of LED trend

There are a few tried-and-true ways to grow your business: Keep up with latest trends; Embrace technology; Discover new markets. RLE Industries of Fairfield discovered one more: Be willing to sell the company. Read More »»

Getting canned: Why beer tastes better, sells better in cans

When Daniel DeAlmeida opened the Left Bank Burger Bar, a neighborhood beer, bourbon and gourmet burger joint in Jersey City last October, he had a simple vision for success: great food and domestic beer. Served in cans. That's right, cans. Read More »»

Survey: Winter weather is to blame for decline in N.J. manufacturing activity

The extreme winter weather is to blame for a reduction in manufacturing activity in February, according to a regional economic survey that includes southern New Jersey. Read More »»

All Colors survived after giving it the old college try

Highland Park agency switched focus after downturn of tourism

What happens when you build a business around souvenir-hungry tourists, and then 9/11 sends the U.S. tourism industry into a nosedive? If you’re Gayle Brill Mittler, you adapt — and, in the process, guide your 17-year-old business toward double-digit growth, year over year, for the past five years straight. Read More »»

Honeywell declares quarterly dividend

Morris Township-based Honeywell declared a quarterly dividend of 45 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on March 10 to shareholders of record at the close on Feb. 27. Read More »»

NJMEP announces new CEO

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program announced Wednesday that John W. Kennedy will serve as its next CEO. Read More »»

Finding their way

N.J. manufacturing class is teaching companies such as Davion the tricks of the (overseas) trade

Davion Inc. has built its North Brunswick-based business around making bargain-priced lotions, shampoos, mouthwash. And by bargain, company Vice President Jimmy Placa means really, really cheap. Read More »»

Micronet Enertec gets $2M missile defense contract

Emerson-based mobile aerospace computing company Micronet Enertec announced Thursday its wholly owned subsidiary, Enertec Systems 2001 Ltd, was awarded a $2 million project for the development and supply of a generic computer-based test, diagnosis and simulation system designated to support a vast range of advanced missile defense systems. Read More »»

Atlantic Engineering merging with Maryland firm

Kinnelon-based Atlantic Engineering announced Tuesday it will merge with Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Inc., an employee-owned Maryland engineering and architectural services firm. Read More »»

Brand & Oppenheimer acquires Performance Textiles

Redbank-based textile converter Brand & Oppenheimer announced Wednesday it has acquired the assets of high-performance fabric supplier Performance Textiles. The acquisition was sponsored by Praesidian Capital, an investor in B&O. Financial terms were not disclosed. Read More »»

Huge demand for gluten-free baked goods brings booming sales for Stirling entrepreneur

Getting on the shelves at a major grocery chain is a coup for any food entrepreneur. Kathie Schwarz has scored one even better than that. Read More »»

It’s gourmet coffee, shipped directly to your home

Frenchtown-based Coffee Bean Direct has found a niche

Coffee Bean Direct may sell one of the world's oldest commodities, but it's been using the newest of channels to make its name in the business. Read More »»

Hamilton company finds ingredients to make the Perfect Snaque

A lifelong passion for natural foods and more than a decade in consumer product marketing propelled Cricket Allen to launch The Perfect Snaque, whose blends of crunchy lentils, nuts and dried fruits are moving off the shelves of natural food stores and traditional supermarkets. Read More »»

At NeoStrata, the secret to success is to reinvest

Skin care company’s main goal is to get product to the public

Early on in their 45-year partnership, Dr. Eugene Van Scott and Dr. Ruey Yu crafted scientific formulas that held huge potential for people suffering from problem dry skin, psoriasis, eczema and even wrinkles. Read More »»

Taking a shot

Exclusiv finding its place in crowded vodka market

The first time Serge Chistov walked into the West Caldwell offices of R&R Marketing, a wine and spirit distributor, he spent 40 minutes pacing the reception area, just waiting to be seen. Read More »»

Moonachie plant to close, lay off employees

ThyssenKrupp AG is closing its plant in Moonachie and is expected to lay off dozens of employees. Read More »»

A twist of fate helps Lauren Polito rejoin business world as head of Fivestripes

Lauren Polito might not have a job right now if it weren't for one delayed flight. Read More »»

President of South Jersey solar company indicted for alleged insurance fraud

The president of Roof Diagnostics Solar has been indicted for allegedly stealing more than $265,000 by providing misleading information to the company's workers' compensation insurance carrier, according to the state attorney general's office. Read More »»

Poll Question of the Week:

The federal government released a massive amount of data regarding Medicaid reimbursement. Was this a good idea?

Breaking Glass

A farewell, as I go break a little glass of my own

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Industry Insights

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SFW: Suitable for Work

With million-dollar paydays, Rutgers is making sure its medical school has a sporting chance

Longtime critics of Rutgers' move to big-time athletics always have had one...

State Street

Chamber president, Lt. Gov. candidate debate minimum wage hike in radio interview

He's pushing hard to defeat a ballot measure that would raise the state's...

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