Manufacturing

Evonik Venture Capital invests in Nutley-based animal free ‘leather’ start up

The $190 billion animal and artificial leather market has gotten the attention of Parsippany-based venture firm Evonik, which has invested in leather alternative company Modern Meadow. Modern Meadow, based in Nutley, produces a leather alternative made of sustainable biofabricated materials. Its technology produces animal-free collagen, something naturally found in animal hides, through a fermentation process using ...

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Going national (access required)

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program will use a $992,050 grant to assist the MEP National Network in creating a platform for centers to advise food manufacturing companies across the county on quality, safety and efficiency questions.

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