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Amazon plans to hire 80,000 seasonal workers

Amazon plans to hire 80,000 seasonal workers

$107M Lockheed application off EDA agenda

$107M Lockheed application off EDA agenda

Lockheed seeking $107M incentive award: EDA agenda draft

Lockheed seeking $107M incentive award: EDA agenda draft

Manufacturing News

Freshpet announces it is going public, files for IPO

Secaucus-based pet food company Freshpet Inc. announced Monday that it will be conducting an initial public offering of stock. Read More »»

Now hear this: Voice messaging is talk of industry

Kirusa's rapid growth worldwide is spurred by audio technology

Sometimes even the most devoted of smartphone users worries technology has made connecting with others so impersonal. But Kirusa's got apps for that. Read More »»

At Oticon, company culture is key to success

The 110-year old business always is looking to future

Oticon is affiliated with an approximately $7 billion holding group. It even has a brand-new, 162,000-square-foot Somerset headquarters. Read More »»

BASF overcomes challenges to post sales and earnings gains

Chemical company BASF Group said Friday that it overcame a “challenging” economy to post slightly higher sales and earnings in the third quarter of 2014. Read More »»

Judge upholds OSHA citations at company's West Caldwell location

A judge's ruling supports the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's citing and fining a Massachusetts company over hazards at its West Caldwell facility that included bloodborne pathogens and lead, OSHA said Thursday. Read More »»

Louis Berger wins $95M contract to assist Army Corps of Engineers with emergency support

Engineering and consulting firm Louis Berger Group, Inc., won a $95 million contract with the Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday. Read More »»

Goodbye, Hess tanks: Deal will allow for larger apartment complex in Bogota

A Red Bank developer is buying the Hess Corp. tank farm in Bogota, according to a published report, and will have the tanks torn down to make room for a part of the multifamily development planned next door. Read More »»

Work underway on Linde's $250M Texas project

Linde North America, which has its headquarters in Murray Hill, announced Wednesday that it is building a rail siding at a Texas facility as part of a $250 million project. Read More »»

Food company D'Artagnan buys Union facility in $6.6M deal

Edison-based industrial real estate services firm Bussel Realty Corp. announced Wednesday that it has brokered the sale of a food distribution and headquarters facility in Union. Read More »»

N.J. maker of chemical foaming agents expands in Illinois

Chemical foaming agent company Bergen International LLC announced Tuesday that it has expanded its manufacturing facilities with the addition of a building in Illinois. Read More »»

New-age profit sharing: Why some feel 'Shared Economy' concept is a viable business model in N.J.

It's a quaint idea: running next door to borrow baking flour or asking to use a neighbor's lawn mower. Now imagine the Internet has simply expanded the size of that neighborhood infinitely. What you get are the seeds for the sharing economy of the 21st century. Read More »»

New N.J. location will enable GAF to raise the roof on expectations

Some would say relocating a $2.7 billion company from a 99-acre campus to a single 330,000-square-foot building isn't the right move in a perception-driven business environment. Read More »»

Rockwood completes $1.275B sale of five business units

Princeton-based specialty chemicals company Rockwood Holdings, Inc., announced recently that it has completed the previously announced sale of several business units to Huntsman Corporation for $1.275 billion. Read More »»

Manufacturing in S. Jersey region still growing, Fed says

Manufacturing activity continued to grow in October, according to the monthly Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, which includes southern New Jersey Read More »»

Amazon plans to hire 80,000 seasonal workers

Amazon will be hiring 80,000 seasonal workers this year, representing a 14 percent increase from last year's seasonal hire of 70,000 people. Read More »»

Honeywell sees sales, earnings rise in Q3

Honeywell on Friday announced that its sales and earnings rose in the third quarter of 2014 from the year-earlier period. Read More »»

B&G Foods names replacement for retiring CEO

B&G Foods Inc., a Parsippany-based manufacturer of branded foods, announced Thursday that it has appointed Robert C. Cantwell its next chief executive officer and president, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Read More »»

W&H Systems opens new division, rearranges leadership

W&H Systems Inc., a full-service integrator of material handling systems, announced Wednesday that it has created a new division, the Professional Services Group, which will be directed by Jim McLafferty. Read More »»

Mahwah-based medical products company earns $59M government contract modification

Mindray North America, a medical products company with its headquarters in Mahwah, has received a $59.33 million contract modification from the Department of Defense, representing the fifth option period on a previously awarded pact. Read More »»

$107M Lockheed application off EDA agenda

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin's application for a 10-year, $107 million state tax credit for a Camden-based project has been pulled from Tuesday's Economic Development Authority agenda. Read More »»

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Breaking Glass

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Industry Insights

Comcast honors veterans by partnering with U.S. Chamber's Hiring Our Heroes campaign

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Millennial Minded

Which generation of business owners is more confident, millennials or boomers?

A recent Bank of America survey shows small business owners are more confident...

SFW: Suitable for Work

12 N.J. companies earn LGBT 'Best Places to Work' distinction

A study published Wednesday by the Human Rights Campaign scores companies...

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