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Survey surprise: Lots of (high-paying) jobs, but little interest in filling them

John Kennedy, the head of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, is quick to admit it: He’s no pollster. He’s just a guy with a pretty extensive, sector-specific email list. “There’s nothing scientific about this,”...

Colgate-Palmolive, LG, Stevens earn prestigious Green Building leadership award

Three New Jersey locations were among a few dozen sites worldwide to be honored by the U.S. Green Building Council with a 2021 Leadership Award, the group announced during a virtual event Thursday. Colgate-Palmolive in...

Cooper’s Ferry gets grant for water project from American Water Charitable Foundation

Cooper’s Ferry Partnership in Camden was one of nine organizations to receive a 2021 Keep Communities Flowing grant from the American Water Charitable Foundation, the nonprofit created by American Water announced this week. Cooper’s Ferry...

Ascend Newark: National initiative aims to connect minority business owners to anchor institutions

The Ascend network, a national program aimed at helping local businesses owned by people of color increase contract relationships with anchor institutions, is coming to Newark. The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at...

Executive Moves: Infopro, St. Joseph’s, RCBC and more

Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based on news releases, edited for content, clarity and style. Sriraj Mallick,...

N.J. Small Business Development Centers earns environmental leadership award

There’s a general perception that sustainability programs can only be implemented by large companies. Ed Kurocka, the sustainability manager for the New Jersey Small Business Development Centers, is working to change the narrative. “Small and medium-sized...

Emerging from pandemic: Panel will probe how manufacturers can use new incentive programs

The leaders of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program discovered an interesting angle when they dug deep into some of the rules and regulations regarding Emerge, the tax incentive program that is replacing the...

Thorlabs names 2nd-generation president, promotes exec to CTO

Thorlabs, the Newton-based photonics equipment manufacturer, has named a new president and a new chief technology officer, it announced recently. Jennifer Cable, representing the second generation of family leadership, was named president earlier this month....

Newark to London in less than 4 hours? United’s new deal promises to do...

Fly from Newark to London in 3.5 hours? Or to Frankfurt, Germany in four? And do it in a more sustainable way? United Airlines may soon be able to do all that. Last week, the airline...

Martinotti, Menendez, Richardson sworn in as new members of Port Authority board

Dana Martinotti, Rob Menendez and Michelle Richardson were sworn in as new New Jersey commissioners to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey board on Friday. Kevin McCabe, who has served as...

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Jersey City to cut ribbon on Smorgasburg food festival Saturday

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop and officials from Mack-Cali Realty Corp. will have a ribbon-cutting for Smorgasburg at noon Saturday at the Harborside Campus...

Executive Moves: CBRE, Kearny Bank and more

Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based...

Women’s Association raises $150K to support behavioral health initiatives at Morristown Medical Center

The Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center has raised $150,000 to support the mental health initiatives for Atlantic Behavioral Health at Morristown Medical Center,...

Industrial land with trailer parking sells for $2M+ in Irvington

A parcel of industrial land in Irvington was sold for just over $2 million, according to real estate firm Lee & Associates New Jersey. Logistics...

Executive Moves: Clara Maass, Provident Bank and more

Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based...