Oct 22, 2013

Honeywell increases dividend

According to the announcement, the increased regular quarterly dividend rate will be effective starting with the fourth quarter dividend, which was declared today and is payable Dec. 10 to shareowners […]

Oct 18, 2013

Preferred Freezer announces joint venture in China

According to the announcement, the joint venture with Chinese logistics service provider Sinotrans Limited; affiliates of Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp., a Taiwanese global cargo services provider; and the Yida […]

Oct 14, 2013

Hankook Tire to build its first U.S. plant in Tennessee

According to the announcement, Hankook will invest over $800 million for the new plant, its first in the United States. The new plant will provide additional capacity for Hankook’s growing […]

Oct 11, 2013

Following price increase, Sealed Air declares dividend

The company announced on Tuesday a North American price increase between 4 and 9 percent for most of its food and product care items, according to an earlier release. The […]

Oct 10, 2013

Sterling Consolidated secures 2.45M senior bank debt

According to the announcement, the terms of the transaction include a stepped up line of credit to $1.25 million with a variable rate of 3.75 percent initially, as well as […]

Oct 9, 2013

Coates gets Chinese approval for 1.5B plant investment

According to the announcement, the company plans to manufacture many products such as large industrial engines for marine application, industrial electric power generators, home generators, heavy truck, and bus engines. […]

Oct 9, 2013

ecVision opens Japan office

According to the announcement, ecVision will also work with Japan-based information security consulting company Nomura Research Institute. NRI has extensive contacts in the apparel industry and the partnership is intended […]

Oct 7, 2013

For small manufacturers, future success requires investments in strategy

“Small and medium-sized manufacturers must continue to transform in order to remain competitive,” said Robert Loderstedt, chief executive of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, a nonprofit that provides consulting […]

Sep 24, 2013

Linde opens Texas gas processing plant

The U.S. arm of The Linde Group, in the Murray Hill section of New Providence, announced today it will open an industrial gas plant in La Porte, Texas. The plant will produce liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon at the recently announced air separation unit Linde is building at the site.

Sep 20, 2013

Construction begins on new Atlantic Carrier Line container ships

Westfield-based Atlantic Container Line announced today the official steel-cutting ceremony took place this week in Shanghai for its five container ships, marking the start of actual construction.

Sep 17, 2013

Latest sale for Rockwood Chemical company raises 1.1B in unloading specialty businesses

Rockwood Holdings, the largest producer of lithium products in the world, has struck a deal to sell its performance additives and titanium dioxide businesses for $1.1 billion.

Sep 16, 2013

Manufacturers plan events to create interest in industry

Manufacturing advocates will host two events on Oct. 4 to coincide with National Manufacturing Day — one at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, in Newark, and another at Rutgers University, in New Brunswick.