Close up portrait view of professional mask protected welder man in uniform working on the metal sculpture at the table in the industrial fabric workshop in front of few other workers.
Jul 19, 2021

OPINION: Help needed

According to Universal Technical Institute Bloomfield Campus President Shawn Alexander, skilled trades can positively shape a post-pandemic workforce.

Colleen Shea, Greg Shea and Matt Shea from Pen Company of America in front of newly acquired Garland Writing Instruments. An announcement about the deal was made on June 28, 2021.
Jul 1, 2021

Pen Company of America acquires 2 manufacturers

The Garwood writing instrument maker inked the purchase of Rhode Island-based Garland and Connecticut-based Ben-Art, both of which will relocate to the New Jersey manufacturing facility.

PIM Brands opened its new HQ in Park Ridge on June 21, 2021.
Jun 22, 2021

Promotion in Motion rebrands, moves global HQ to Park Ridge

The move by the company, best known for its Welch's Fruit Snacks, expands its footprint in the Garden State to nearly 1 million square feet.

Greenland Technologies Holding Corp.'s lithium battery forklift.
Jun 21, 2021

Machinery company enters strategic partnership with Chinese manufacturer

Together, they will launch a lithium battery forklift, utilizing Greenland Technologies's new integrated drivetrain system that will be available for sale in the U.S. starting in July.

Woodmont Way, Princeton
Jun 15, 2021

Pool equipment manufacturer Hayward adds new distro center in North Carolina

The expansion, which makes for the company's largest facility, is part of Hayward Holdings' ongoing investments to meet demand for outdoor living products.

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Jun 10, 2021

PDI appoints VP of quality

Firas Abulaban will lead day-to-day quality operations for the Woodcliff Lake-based germicidal wipe manufacturer, including improving quality systems and designing, manufacturing and marketing safe and effective products that meet customer and regulatory requirements.

Soldiers from the U.S. Army’s Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force 332-1, 332nd Medical Brigade, Nashville, Tenn., get their masks fitted during orientation at University Hospital on April 14, 2020.
Jun 7, 2021

New program will pay for NJ PPE production

The PPE Manufacturing Tax Credit will run over three years and allocates $10 million for 2020, 2021 and 2022. It’s part of the broader $14.5 billion New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020, meant to help fuel the state’s rebound from the COVID-19 recession.

BASF Corp. in Washington, NJ.
Jun 1, 2021

BASF names new chairman and CEO

Michael Heinz will lead all activities of the North American affiliate, one of the leading chemical companies worldwide.

Imperial Dade in Jersey City.
Jun 1, 2021

Imperial Dade acquires East Continental Supplies

With the addition of the Miami-based janitorial supply company, the Jersey City firm will operate 81 facilities across the country.

Desk, a coworking company with three planned locations, will open its first location in New Brunswick on June 14, 2021.
May 26, 2021

Poll: Two-thirds of employers considering remote work post-COVID

A joint report by the Bridgewater-based office goods firm Brother International and Focus NJ found that 65% of businesses will allow some form of out of office work following the pandemic, or are currently considering such a move.

May 25, 2021

Lockheed Martin to expand in South Jersey with 400 new job positions (updated)

The defense contractor is moving several productions from Baltimore to its existing facilities in Moorestown.

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May 25, 2021

Edison Partners leads $15M investment in MacroFab

The company will use the funds to accelerate sales and marketing of its cloud manufacturing platform for mid-market industrial, energy IoT, robotics and computing enterprises.