Jan 20, 2021

North Brunswick mattress manufacturer opens Cali location

BIA WEST, will employ 120 individuals when fully operational and serve retailers in California, Nevada, and part of Arizona.

Jan 19, 2021

New Brunswick pallet manufacturer opens Maryland manufacturing facility

Greenway Products & Services opened its third manufacturing plant this week, this one in Baltimore, within a night's drive of one-third of the country's population.

Dec 21, 2020

Imperial Dade to acquire Paper Chemical Supply

This is the 30th acquisition for the Jersey City-based packaging and janitorial supplies purveyor under the leadership of brothers Robert and Jason Tillis.

Dec 16, 2020

NJMEP generates economic impact of more than $1.1B in first 3 quarters

The organization's 3rd Party Client Survey showed that the state's manufacturers have reported more than $463 million in new and retained sales; nearly $300 million in process savings; and more than $366 million in capital improvements and investments.

Dec 15, 2020

Murphy nixes $1.5M manufacturing workforce grant for NJMEP

The governor said he believed the bill would drain away money from much similar, direly needed programs across the state.

Dec 14, 2020

Making a list

When shortages of personal protective equipment were plaguing the state in March, the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program mobilized to create a Critical Supply Chain List, a database of manufacturers who pivoted to making such items. Hundreds of companies signed themselves up on the list.

Dec 2, 2020

Imperial Dade acquires Great Southwest Paper Company

This is the Jersey City-based distributor's 29th acquisition under CEO Robert Tillis and President Jason Tillis.

A McLean Packaging facility.
Nov 17, 2020

Lawmakers hope to subsidize masks, gloves, PPE made in NJ

Proposed Senate Bill 3015 would set up a tax credit program, capped at $10 million a year, for businesses to offset the costs of manufacturing gloves, face shields, masks and gowns.

A McLean Packaging facility.
Oct 30, 2020

NJ Legislature approves bill to pump $1.5M into manufacturing group

New Jersey legislators are hoping to set aside $1.5 million a year for the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, a not-for-profit that trains and connects the workforce within the state’s manufacturing sector.

The Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center at County College of Morris will open Nov.18, 2020.
Oct 27, 2020

CCM set to debut Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center

The 31,500-square-foot facility will offer education and training in a number of degree and certificate programs at the County College of Morris, and provide the industry with opportunities to update the skills of current employees.

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Oct 7, 2020

Northrup named leader of LIXIL Americas

Trey Northrup joins from 20 years at Whirlpool Corp., most recently overseeing its JennAir and Commercial Laundry Group, where he led commercial execution, new business, sales, marketing and merchandising, among other responsibilities.

Oct 2, 2020

NJMEP panel discusses safety, creativity amid food manufacturers

Safety and transparency have been top priorities for food manufacturers during the pandemic, according to a panel of experts at Manufacturing Day hosted on Oct. 2 by New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program.