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NJMEP gets $25K donation for efforts to expose youth to manufacturing opportunities

The Team Eagle Foundation, a nonprofit established to help recognize the need for continued support of youth by providing them with training, announced this week it is donating $25,000 to the New Jersey Manufacturing...

Little Falls label company acquired by New York firm

A Little Falls company that converts labels and other products for the pharmaceutical and other industries has been acquired by a firm from Rye, New York. Dunes Point Capital LP, through its portfolio company Premium...

A push for Murphy to sign GEARR bill, which would be big boost to...

A bill currently sits on Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk that would create a commission to help make state government more efficient and responsive to business, while bringing transparency to all New Jersey taxpayers. It has...

NJMEP to partner with African American Chamber on training initiatives

The manufacturing sector in New Jersey has long been in need of more applicants for advanced manufacturing and other positions. Help may be on the way. On Tuesday, the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program announced...

Manufacturing Cares Food Drive tops $700K — here’s how you can donate

Most know John Kennedy as the fierce advocate for manufacturing in the state as the CEO of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program. Others know him for his philanthropic efforts. This week, Kennedy and his wife,...

Q&A: Manufacturers ask N.J. officials about workforce training programs, reopening state, incentives for making...

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program worked hard to get 32 state officials to participate in its virtual state-of-the-state of manufacturing event Thursday — and it got them to take questions, too. That was appreciated,...

Sweeney: ‘I’m looking for more manufacturing in N.J., not less’

State Senate President Steve Sweeney wasn’t afraid to admit it: When John Kennedy, the CEO of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, first approached Sweeney about creating a manufacturing caucus, Sweeney didn’t understand why...

NJMEP is 1 of 9 recognized nationally by DOL for development of top-level apprenticeship...

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program was one of nine organizations nationally that were recognized earlier this month by the U.S. Department of Labor as Standards Recognition Entities overseeing the development of high-quality Industry-Recognized...

Essentra closing Moorestown facility; up to 118 face layoffs

Essentra, a European maker of component parts including packaging and tapes, is shuttering its facility in Moorestown, according to a federal WARN notice filed with the state, potentially costing 118 workers their jobs. Essentra is...

NJMEP’s economic effect tops $1.1B for first 3/4 of 2020, survey finds

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program’s economic effect on the state’s manufacturing community topped the $1.1 billion mark for the first three quarters of the year, according to the NJMEP’s latest impact survey. The Cedar...

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