Jul 15, 2015

Solar technology company leaving Red Bank for New York state

Solar technology company Natcore Technology Inc. announced Tuesday that it is moving from Red Bank to Rochester, New York.

Jul 14, 2015

Haier America opens research, development center in Indiana

Haier America, the U.S. subsidiary of global appliance brand Haier Group, announced Tuesday that it has opened a 30,000-square-foot research and development center in Evansville, Indiana.

Jul 14, 2015

Canadian firm buying Fairfield bill payment solutions company in 31M deal

A Canadian payment processor has agreed to acquire Fairfield-based bill payment solutions firm Softgate Systems Inc., the two companies announced Tuesday.

Jul 13, 2015

Hoboken investment management solutions firm reorganizing some operations, reducing staff

Hoboken-based investment management solutions company Liquid Holdings Group Inc. recently announced it is reorganizing its operations and support teams, including “employee and headcount reductions in the U.S., which have been implemented immediately.”

Jul 13, 2015

The music man LaManna breaks into market with Vydia

For Roy LaManna, the “barrier to entry” isn't just an abstract concept, but something he has concrete experience with: When digital camera technology reached professional levels, LaManna took advantage of the lowered barrier to entry and started making music videos for independent artists.

Jul 13, 2015

Food for thought How biotech Chromocell impacts the flavor of your meals

When Christian Kopfli helped start Chromocell Corp. in 2002, it was similar to many other biotech startups in the state: It was a small lab focusing on research. In this case, on the use of receptor cells in the human body for therapeutics and pain relief.

Jul 13, 2015

All about that space TelTech Systems feels company culture starts with a modern office

The four executives of TelTech Systems traversed the open-floor-plan office, passing workers dressed in both business casual and simply casual attire, as they made their way to a small loft area in the corner of the space.

Jul 13, 2015

Spotlight on diversity IT staffing firm Diversant helped Waddy make his mark in business

After nearly 10 years with his former employer, Gene Waddy fell victim to a dreaded round of layoffs. It might have been for the best. Instead of dusting off the resume, Waddy took what he learned about IT staffing solutions from his previous company and started his own business. His Red Bank enterprise, Diversant LLC, is now a $100 million-plus...

Jul 13, 2015

Spotlight on diversity Opportunity was all NCS’s Orrico ever wanted

Computer programming languages — C , Cobol, Fortran and more — are second nature to Tony Orrico, a New Jersey tech entrepreneur and a self-professed geek. That's more impressive considering that when Orrico came to the U.S. from Brazil in the '70s, already a young adult at the time, his exposure to technology hadn't just been minimal...

Jul 13, 2015

Spotlight on diversity Best way to describe Poddar #8212 A success

Artech Information Systems CEO Ranjini Poddar put it bluntly: “There's a certain perception the (tech) business community still has of women, and being a woman of color is a double whammy.” Though Poddar hasn't been impeded on her firm's climb to the Top 10 in IT staffing companies anywhere in the country, she's a leader in an industry...

Jul 10, 2015

NJ 2-1-1 gets 124K in donations from IBM

NJ 2-1-1 Partnership has received a grant of new DF15 H03 servers from the IBM Corporation. These servers will allow the partnership to consolidate applications from old servers onto virtual servers and help NJ 2-1-1 continue to provide valuable services for people in search of health and human service needs in New Jersey.

AeroFarms executives and state and city officials broke ground for the company's new headquarters and vertical farm in Newark.
Jul 10, 2015

AeroFarms breaks ground for Newark headquarters, vertical farm

AeroFarms might have its roots in central New York, but the venture is no stranger to the Garden State.