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Cognizant bolstering smart manufacturing offerings with acquisition

Cognizant, the Teaneck-based professional services company, has agreed to acquire an Ireland-based industrial data and intelligence company, it announced Tuesday. The deal for TQS Integration will help Cognizant grow its smart manufacturing offerings for clients,...

Meet (101-year-old) Hoboken manufacturer that now is accepting cryptocurrency

At first glance, it may seem surprising: Why would a 101-year-old, privately-owned business that specializes in producing a wide range of customized centrifugal pumps and impellers accept cryptocurrency as payment? Or even want to? John Kozel,...

Murphy, after White House meeting, infrastructure bill is game-changer for N.J.

Gov. Phil Murphy, in his first trip to Washington, D.C, since the inauguration, said the proposed $579 billion infrastructure bill would be a ‘game-changer’ for New Jersey. Murphy, after meeting with President Joe Biden and...

Garwood-based pen company makes pair of acquisitions

Pen Co. of America, a Garwood-based maker of writing instruments, has acquired a pair of companies, it announced Wednesday. The family-owned pen business said in a news release it has acquired Rhode Island-based Garland Writing...

Manufacturing ‘Pathways’ bill passes Senate committee

The Manufacturing in Higher Education Act (S3216), a bill that would establish a manufacturing career pathway which would be offered through county colleges and vocational schools and aid the manufacturing industry, passed the state...

Newark corrugated box firm closing, with new company opening in Del. — 75+ could...

A Newark-based corrugated box company is closing, according to a federal WARN notice, potentially costing nearly 100 workers their jobs. Kampack Inc. said in the WARN notice that up to 97 employees face termination by...

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,”...

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....

Manufacturing facility moving to N.C.; 150 jobs could be leaving, WARN notice says

A machined components company is moving its Somerset operations to North Carolina, with as many as 150 jobs leaving the state, according to a federal WARN notice. Pacon Manufacturing Corp., which provides packaging solutions, said...

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CVS Health to increase minimum wage to $15 in July 2022

In a move that could have great impact in New Jersey, CVS Health announced Wednesday that all of its employees nationwide will make at least...

Geoponica Greens, indoor vertical farm, to open facility in Hamilton Twp.

Geoponica Greens, an indoor hydroponics vertical farm business based in Chesilhurst, is expanding its existing operations to the historic Mill One warehouse in Hamilton...

Pediatrician signs lease for medical office space in Parsippany

A pediatric provider has signed a lease for 1,377 square feet of medical office space at Parsippany Commons, according to real estate firm Larken...

Zoetis acquiring Australian maker of veterinary medicines

Zoetis, the Parsippany-based animal health company, has agreed to acquire a leading maker of livestock and companion animal medicines, it announced Wednesday. The deal would...

Employment grows by 330K jobs, showing ‘uneven progress,’ ADP says

The nation’s private-sector employment increased by 330,000 jobs in July, according to the latest report from Roseland-based ADP. The human resources and payroll company said...