merger, acquisition
Apr 12, 2019

Tillis leadership team marks 19th acquisition at Imperial Dade

Jersey City's Imperial Dade acquired N.Y.-based Edmar Cleaning Corp., a tri-sate distributor of paper, plastic, chemicals and janitorial supplies.

Apr 11, 2019

Unilever accelerates recycling action plan

By the end of the year, 50 percent of the plastic used in Unilever North American packaging will come from post-consumer recycled content.

Apr 1, 2019

Real experience

The disconnect between employers who need experienced workers and recent graduates who need work experience ranks among the most difficult economic conundrums. The state Department of Labor now offers two ways to bridge the gap.

Apr 1, 2019

Camden rising

The numbers are in, and Camden — the county and its namesake seat — are rising.

Mar 29, 2019

Sherrill: NJMEP produces return on investment of 14.5 to 1

Speaking at the NJMEP state of the state of manufacturing event, U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill vowed her support for the nonprofit, saying it coincides with her approach to representing her constituents.

NJEDA CEO Tim Sullivan speaks on March 20, 2019 at the Commercialization Center for Innovative Technology in North Brunswick.
Mar 29, 2019

EDA chief: New Jersey innovation economy includes investment in manufacturing

“The plan starts with investing in people and investing in workforce development," Tim Sullivan said during a keynote address Friday at the NJMEP state of the state of manufacturing event at the County College of Morris.

Mar 29, 2019

Manufacturing apprenticeships and workforce development take center stage at NJMEP event

“There is no one-size-fits-all program to success,” New Jersey Department of Labor Commissioner Rob Angelo-Asaro said at the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program's state of the state of manufacturing event Friday at the County College of Morris. “For some it is college; for others it is apprenticeships."

Mar 28, 2019

Church & Dwight to acquire Flawless brand for $475 million plus earn out

The Arm & Hammer maker announced Thursday a deal to buy the Flawless and Finishing Touch brands from Ideavillage Products Corp. in a deal valued at up to $900 million.

Mar 26, 2019

Manufacturing challenges examined: Minimum wage, attracting skilled employees

Manufacturing industry leaders gave presentations about the challenges of being manufacturers in New Jersey on Monday during a New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program-sponsored State of the State of manufacturing event in Trenton.

Mar 26, 2019

Sweeney delivers keynote at 2019 NJMEP State of the State

At the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program sponsored State of the State of manufacturing in Trenton on Monday, 50 percent of attendees said they had been approached to move their manufacturing businesses from New Jersey to another state.

Mar 26, 2019

Manufacturing connections: Reduce over-regulations, lower the cost of doing business

“There is a place in New Jersey for more manufacturing jobs,” Sen. Linda Greenstein, chairwoman of the manufacturing caucus said Monday in Trenton at the NJMEP State of the State summit. “Over the last three years, we have introduced 40 pieces of legislation that focus on manufacturing.”

Mar 26, 2019

NJMEP state of the state: Skilled workforce key, but high taxes hurt

During the State of the State of manufacturing summit in Trenton on Monday, NJMEP President and CEO John Kennedy called manufacturing a huge influence on the economy of New Jersey.