Struggles persist for NJ manufacturers
The nonprofit New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program Inc. on Oct. 5 will host a series of seminars and other events to celebrate National Manufacturing Day. But a growing number of Garden State manufacturers aren’t celebrating; instead, they are grappling with taxes, what they see as heavy-handed regulations and dealing with other...
NJBIZ Lists Manufacturing Cos.
View the 2018 Top New Jersey Manufacturing Cos. list in the Sept. 24 issue of NJBIZ.
NJMEP expands training, certification programs
The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program Inc. is expanding its workforce development and certificate programs, with a turn toward interdisciplinary training.
West Essex Graphics expands in Fairfield
West Essex Graphics has expanded its Fairfield facility, the company said Monday.
EDA, governor’s office award 900K to grow local innovation economies
The governor’s office and Economic Development Authority are awarding nine grants of $100,000 each to local communities, aimed at fostering the local innovation economics across New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy’s office announced Thursday.
Mondelez gets creative wasabi, hot chicken wing and left-handed Oreos
If watermelon and pumpkin spice weren’t weird enough Oreo flavors for you, you might want to head over to China where Mondelez International just released two new flavors to the market: wasabi and hot chicken wing.
Bendheim leader honored for lifetime achievement
Robert Jayson, president of Wayne-based architectural glass company Bendheim, has been announced as the 2018 recipient of the American Glass Guild Nicholas Parrendo Lifetime Achievement Award.
FreezPak expands to Clifton
FreezPak Logistics has opened its fourth New Jersey location, in Clifton, the company announced.
Amazon to employ 2,000 at fulfillment center
Online retail giant Amazon is putting the final touches on a fulfillment center in West Deptford that when completed will employ upward of 2,000 people when it opens next month.
New Jersey’s business ‘icons’ celebrated
The ballroom at The Palace at Somerset Park was packed with over 260 people Thursday morning for NJBIZ's Icon Honors event, celebrating the careers of men and women 60 and over who have made it their business to pioneer change and innovation in their workplaces and communities.
NJ to be part of manufacturing policy academy
New Jersey will be one of three states and the unincorporated U.S. territory of Puerto Rico to take part in the nationwide National Policy Academy, aimed at developing best practices for their respective local manufacturing industries, according to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.
Kirker plants roots in Paterson
Nail polish and treatment manufacturer Kirker Enterprises Inc. has purchased its previously rented land, office and manufacturing space in Paterson, which sits on 9.4 acres.