Experts offer insights at annual Manufacturing Day event

Over 400 industry professionals attended to expand and improve upon the public’s knowledge and perception of the manufacturing industry in New Jersey and its value to the U.S. economy. Taking advantage of an extremely collaborative and conversational atmosphere, attendees and panelists discussed persistent issues pertaining to manufacturing in New Jersey, including: recruiting, challenging and retaining ...

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American Galvanizing Co. acquired by Neb.-based Valmont Industries

The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said in a news release that this acquisition expands Valmont’s network to 33 facilities located in six countries around the world. AGC is a hip-dip galvanizing company that provides corrosion protection services to structural steel fabricators and manufacturers in the Northeast. “I am excited for Valmont Coatings to better serve galvanizing ...

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Pru Center, N.J. Devils partner with Goya

Terms of the partnership between Goya and the Newark-based NHL team ownership were not disclosed. But they said in a news release that it will allow the Jersey City-based Hispanic food giant to create a “multiplatform presence and new culinary experience at the 8-year-old arena. As part of the partnership, Goya will be the presenting ...

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Manufacturing Success was the only option

A year after the trauma of the sudden death of her husband in 2011 — and after seemingly learning a 60-year-old business she never intended to inherit from the ground up — Christine Brenner was left with one indisputable fact:
Brenner Metal Products Corp. was failing.

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ThorLabs Founder and President Alex Cable: “We’re easy to interact with.”

Manufacturing The vision is clear

Alex Cable wants to make himself available: The website for his company, Newton-based ThorLabs, offers a submission page that solicits comments from its visitors that Cable, who is both founder and president, will personally review.

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Manufacturing A healthy clean

Karen Halo has everything going for her small business: a line of all natural, ecologically conscious cleaning agents, a feature on “Today,” a group of dedicated employees and even a regional distribution deal with Whole Foods Northeast.

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