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14 12, 2017

Manufacturers warn $15 wage would devastate industry

2017-12-14T15:07:18+00:00

One thing has been made clear by manufacturers to members of the New Jersey Manufacturing Legislative Caucus: If the minimum wage is raised to $15 an hour, much-needed apprenticeship training — and full-time jobs — will cease to exist in the state. “This is an industry that builds people,” John ...

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Manufacturers warn $15 wage would devastate industry 2017-12-14T15:07:18+00:00
14 12, 2017

Unions face uphill battle over immigrant labor

2017-12-14T14:31:32+00:00

With what's coming down from the administration and policymakers on the hill, unions that have been in a years-long fight for immigrant labor rights in New Jersey are finding themselves in an uphill battle these days. But Kevin Brown, the New Jersey state director of one of the biggest unions ...

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Unions face uphill battle over immigrant labor 2017-12-14T14:31:32+00:00
12 12, 2017

E. Rutherford avionics services firm gets $1M in orders

2017-12-12T13:14:31+00:00

Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp. announced more than $1 million in orders last week. The East Rutherford-based avionics test and measurement designer and manufacturer received orders from four customers, including more than a half-million dollars’ worth of international Mode 5 orders and $442,000 in orders from its commercial distributor, primarily for a ...

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E. Rutherford avionics services firm gets $1M in orders 2017-12-12T13:14:31+00:00
7 12, 2017

Dancker helps companies build office of the future — and of today

2017-12-11T10:24:48+00:00

Attached to the wall at the end of the mock conference room is the latest Microsoft business creation: an 84-inch Surface Hub. Think of it as a laptop on the wall, complete with features you would expect (internet access, easy connectivity to a laptop or tablet), features you would hope ...

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Dancker helps companies build office of the future — and of today 2017-12-11T10:24:48+00:00
5 12, 2017

500 Mars Wrigley employees headed to Newark site

2017-12-07T08:55:07+00:00

Mars Wrigley Confectionary U.S. will bring 500 jobs to Newark after it opens an office in Mulberry Commons, the company announced Tuesday. The jobs will include 300 from the company’s current location in Hackettstown, 100 from an office in Chicago and 100 new jobs, the company told ROI-NJ. “Newark has ...

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500 Mars Wrigley employees headed to Newark site 2017-12-07T08:55:07+00:00
5 12, 2017

NFI names senior vice president of global logistics

2017-12-07T09:12:54+00:00

Cherry Hill supply chain company NFI announced Mike Greco as its new senior vice president of global logistics. Under Greco’s leadership, NFI aims to enhance its air and ocean freight forwarding offerings while further integrating the service with the third-party logistics suite of supply chain solutions. With more than 20 ...

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NFI names senior vice president of global logistics 2017-12-07T09:12:54+00:00
5 12, 2017

Lund’s Fisheries, in Cape May, announces hires and promotions

2017-12-06T12:03:42+00:00

Lund’s Fisheries announced a series of promotions and new hires as part of its expansion into new product lines and markets. The Cape May company will focus on adding products such as seafood mixes, sauces and gourmet meals to its overall product mix, while further developing longstanding product lines such ...

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Lund’s Fisheries, in Cape May, announces hires and promotions 2017-12-06T12:03:42+00:00
4 12, 2017

CPTC, with EDA’s help, buys building it had been leasing

2017-12-07T09:24:01+00:00

Craig Weiss said he could not think of a better location than Fairfield for his $16 million family-owned and independently operated testing laboratory. “There are a tremendous number of pharmaceutical and cosmetics companies here in New Jersey and nearby in New York City,” he said. “Location is certainly our No. ...

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CPTC, with EDA’s help, buys building it had been leasing 2017-12-07T09:24:01+00:00
4 12, 2017

PLM names experienced exec its new SVP of operations

2017-12-06T12:04:21+00:00

PLM, a Newark-based fleet management firm, has named a new senior vice president of operations, it announced recently. The company, which offers nationwide locations dedicated to the fleet management of refrigerated trailers in the cold supply chain, said in a news release that Joseph Zambrano has joined its leadership team, ...

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PLM names experienced exec its new SVP of operations 2017-12-06T12:04:21+00:00
1 12, 2017

Verisk acquiring Boston energy solutions company

2017-12-06T12:04:50+00:00

Jersey City data analytics provider Verisk has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PowerAdvocate. The Boston-based company provides market, cost intelligence and supply chain solutions for the energy sector. Through its proprietary data set encompassing $2.7 trillion of spending data, and machine-learned methods, PowerAdvocate brings transparency to otherwise opaque markets ...

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Verisk acquiring Boston energy solutions company 2017-12-06T12:04:50+00:00
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