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.

Mar 25, 2019

WWP announces senior-level hires and promotions

With its most recent new hires the company says it is better positioned to serve its increasing roster of clients in the cosmetics industry.

Mar 18, 2019

Newell Brands to sell Process Solutions to private equity firm

Consumer goods company Newell Brands has signed a definitive agreement to sell its materials manufacturing business Process Solutions to private equity firm One Rock Capital Partners LLC.

Mar 13, 2019

Architectural Beauty acquired by Dallas’ FusionPKG

Paramus-based private label cosmetics manufacturer Architectural Beauty has been acquired by FusionPKG of Dallas, Texas.

Mar 11, 2019

Paths not always taken

The idea of pursuing an apprenticeship may sound archaic — but in the modern business world an apprenticeship is an employer-driven program that combines on-the-job learning with job-related instruction to build skills and establish pathways to higher levels of employment and wages.

Feb 27, 2019

Imperial Dade acquires Joshen Paper in Edison

On Wednesday, Imperial Dade announced it entered a Management Services and Inventory Purchase agreement for the Middlesex County Joshen location, effective immediately.

Feb 18, 2019

Nice work if you get to know it

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program works with educators to teach them about the importance of preparing high school students for careers in manufacturing. And they are educating society on the importance of manufacturing.

Feb 18, 2019

How Multi Jet Fusion technology could spark a 3D printing revolution

SICAM Vice President Doug Campbell says the company's Multi Jet Fusion machine will make 3D printing technology a more viable option than previous technologies, predicting the machine will revolutionize 3D printing — or additive manufacturing — for production.

Feb 7, 2019

Go Fund Me page launched for Marcal employees

Soundview Paper Co. and St. Joseph’s Health have created a GoFundMe page, launched in partnership with Marcal’s owner Atlas Holdings, dedicated to aiding employees displaced by a Jan. 30 fire.