Nov 30, 2018

Honeywell to keep 1,000 jobs in NJ amid HQ move to Charlotte

Honeywell International Inc., to whom New Jersey previously awarded $40 million in tax credits, says it will keep roughly 1,000 jobs in the state following reports Thursday that it would move its global headquarters and up to 800 jobs out of Morris Plains to Charlotte, N.C.

Nov 28, 2018

Newell Brands taps new CFO

Hoboken-based Newell Brands named Chris Peterson executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Dec. 3.

Nov 28, 2018

ElectroCore ups manufacturing in Rockaway

Basking Ridge-based bioelectronics medicine company ElectroCore Inc. has announced its expansion to Rockaway in support of increasing patient demand for its gammaCore product.

Nov 26, 2018

Campbell, Third Point reach agreement

An agreement between Campbell Soup Co. and investor Third Point LLC has finally been reached after a monthslong battle over the fate of Campbell’s board of directors.

Nov 26, 2018

GS1 US arrives in Ewing

Ewing Mayor Bert Steinmann and more than 100 employees gathered Monday in Ewing to celebrate GS1 US’s move to the Princeton South Corporate Center.

Nov 12, 2018

Lawmakers back tax breaks to boost apprentice employment

Lawmakers unveiled a pair of tax credits aimed at boosting employment for skilled laborers by enticing employer participation in federal-level apprenticeship programs.

John Kennedy, president and CEO of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, speaks at the opening of NJMEP's Transportation Summit at Middlesex Community College on Nov. 8, 2018.
Nov 8, 2018

NJMEP keynote NJ companies lacking alternative supply chains

Many New Jersey companies lack alternative supply chains, inhibiting their ability to be more flexible, author Lora Cecere told attendees at the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program’s Transportation, Logistics and Distribution Summit Thursday at Middlesex County College.

Nov 8, 2018

Acquisition of auto-parts wholesaler first for KSI

Auto parts distributor KSI Trading Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Richmond Tidewater Bumper, of Mechanicsville, Va., upping its employee total at the company to about 700.

Nov 7, 2018

Newell Brands selling off two businesses for 2.5B

Consumer goods manufacturer Newell Brands signed definitive agreements to sell two businesses, Pure Fishing and Jostens, it announced Wednesday.

Nov 6, 2018

Lawmakers look to boost state’s manufacturing training programs

State legislators want to provide a financial boost to the manufacturing training programs in New Jersey, a move proponents argue will help employers fill thousands of skilled labor positions.

Nov 6, 2018

NJIT creates School of Applied Engineering and Technology

The New Jersey Institute of Technology is creating the School of Applied Engineering and Technology within the university’s Newark College of Engineering, it announced Tuesday.

Nov 5, 2018

Women, minorities now account for more than half of union membership in US

Recent figures from the U.S. Department of Labor indicate unemployment for African-American and Hispanic workers are at record lows — 6.5 percent for blacks, and 4.5 percent for Hispanics/Latinos — as of the third quarter.