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.

Stacks of recycled paper that will be used for Marcal's Small Steps products.
Feb 5, 2019

Marcal Paper launches job search website for employees

Soundview Paper Co., the parent company of Marcal Paper Mills destroyed by fire last week, says it is creating a website to help hundreds of affected workers find new jobs.

Jan 28, 2019

Pioneer Power of Fort Lee sells subsidiary

On-site power generation equipment manufacturer Pioneer Power Solutions Inc. has completed the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary Pioneer Critical Power Inc. to microgrid company CleanSpark Inc. Announced Monday, PCPI’s sale was effective Jan. 22, and valued at approximately $4.4 million. Under the terms of the all equity transaction Pioneer said it received 1.75 million […]

Jan 28, 2019

A label for the makers

Shoppers in farm markets or grocery stores regularly encounter a little red and green logo on many produce items guaranteeing that they’re Jersey Fresh, or grown in the Garden State. Soon, the same guarantee might be affixed to the state’s manufactured goods. If Senate Bill 2241 is enacted, the Department of State would be required […]

Jan 28, 2019

Big name in lights

Randall Zaibek has worked as a production electrician on Broadway musicals and tours for more than 25 years. He chooses the hardware, then plans and supervises its installation to turn the visions of lighting designers into working systems. And he often chooses gear from a company in Carlstadt named City Theatrical Inc. “I count heavily […]

Jan 15, 2019

NJ Department of Labor announces $3M pre-apprenticeship training grant

To better align secondary, post-secondary, and adult education and occupational training to the needs of Garden State employers, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced a notice of grant opportunity for $3 million to promote upward mobility and economic fairness through the Pre-Apprenticeship in Career Education Training Program. The PACE Training Program […]

Jan 8, 2019

Benjamin Moore appoints Calkins chairman and CEO

Montvale-based paint company Benjamin Moore & Co. has named president and chief operating officer Dan Calkins chairman and chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Jan 7, 2019

Degrees lead to jobs in additive manufacturing

Few New Jersey companies have full-time additive manufacturing operations, also known as 3-D printing, because the technology is evolving. Industry experts believe as the economics improve and local firms become more familiar with the process, that scenario is likely to change.

Jan 7, 2019

Trump’s tariffs hurt New Jersey companies through increased costs

John Kennedy, president of the nonprofit New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program Inc., said he expects the manufacturing sector will continue to be challenged in 2019 by President Donald Trump’s imposition of tariffs on the import of foreign steel and aluminum.

Jan 3, 2019

NJMEP launches Educational Resource Directory

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program has launched the Educational Resource Directory in an effort to support manufacturers with resources needed to train employees.

Jan 3, 2019

Shingle Gibb Automation acquires KOM Automation

Moorestown-based Shingle & Gibb Automation has acquired Amherst, N.Y.-based KOM Automation.

Jan 2, 2019

Neuwirth promoted to president at UNEX Manufacturing

Lakewood-based order picking solutions company UNEX Manufacturing has promoted Brian C. Neuwirth to president of the company effective Jan. 1, replacing his uncle Brian Neuwirth.