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.

Mitch Cahn, founder and president of Unionwear, says it took 12 years to implement lean manufacturing at his company.
Dec 31, 2018

Working smarter: Unionwear gets lean to maximize efficiency

Mitch Cahn, founder of Newark-based manufacturer Unionwear, believes in lean manufacturing because it saves money while still providing a superior product.

Dec 31, 2018

NJII research helping companies prep for future

The president of Alloy Stainless Products Co. in Totowa credits the New Jersey Innovation Institute for providing her company with a comprehensive framework to save money through improved hiring and retention practices while also breaking into new markets.

Dec 17, 2018

Bill would boost manufacturing training programs

Under Senate Bill 2839, the state will appropriate $250,000 to the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program Inc., which the federal government will match with $250,000 of its own money. NJMEP […]

Dec 11, 2018

GoPuff coming to NJ with plans for 600 new jobs

On-demand delivery service firm GoPuff confirmed Monday it will open a facility in New Jersey, a month after the state’s Economic Development Authority put $39.1 million of tax credits on the table to attract the company.

Dec 11, 2018

EPA proposes provisional plan for East Rutherford Superfund site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday announced an interim proposal to address contamination at the Universal Oil Products Superfund Site in East Rutherford at an estimated cost of $18.2 million.

Dec 5, 2018

LW Supply renews, expands in South Hackensack

L&W Supply Construction, which has occupied the property at 14 Central Blvd. since 2004, is expanding its presence in South Hackensack.