The German-American Chamber of Commerce is setting up shop at Montclair State University, it was announced at the school on Aug. 22, where Gov. Phil Murphy also revealed inaugural PACE grant recipients, opportunities for the second round of GAINS grants, and the first-ever ExPAND grant.
The 15,000-square-foot facility is housed inside the recently purchased, 50,000-square-foot building at 130 Belmont Drive that will also serve as the company's new headquarters.
For the past four years, the LEDR Program has been challenging young adults to construct and navigate canoes made entirely of corrugated cardboard.
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.
"We are excited to expand our work nationally with other MEP Centers and appreciate that NIST MEP has seen the great importance of engagements with food manufacturers on a national scale," NJMEP CEO John Kennedy said in a statement. "Our services address manufacturing priorities through the creation and use of tools and resources that provide food manufacturing leaders with a clear roadmap and ac[...]
Grants will be competitively awarded to employers to provide cost reimbursement assistance for employees to meet current and future occupational skill requirements of high wage, middle- and high-skill jobs.
Kevin Holleran was named president and chief executive officer as Clark Hale leaves the company after seven years in the role.
The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program and the County College of Morris have introduced online training courses to teach employees of food production companies to protect the integrity of food during its preparation.
New Jersey needs more people who can fix cars, and Jim Appleton, president of the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers is helping to train thousands of individuals to do the work. His organization received a $907,000 grant to the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development to support its Automotive Technician Apprenticeship Program.
Some government procurement programs favor women-owned business, and a number of programs “in New Jersey in general, and Newark in particular, encourage women entrepreneurs in general,” said Zago Manufacturing Chief Executive Officer Gail Friedberg Rottenstrich. “But not so many in manufacturing. There could be more.”
The funding is part of the U.S. Department of Labor's awarding of $183.8 million in grants to 23 academic institutions and consortia nationwide.
Through an online B2B catalog, established and emerging brands can choose from women’s, men’s and children’s wear; shoes and accessories; and home textiles to label with their own brand and offer to customers, in weeks, and for some styles, in just days.