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Roofing maker GAF acquires Canadian manufacturer

Roofing and waterproofing manufacturer GAF, based in Parsippany, has signed an agreement to acquire FT Synthetics, a British Columbia-based manufacturer of underlayment products. "FT Synthetics and GAF share a deep commitment to the roofing industry,"...

NJMEP announces finalists for 2021 ‘Made in N.J.’ Manufacturing Day awards

The role of manufacturing in the state perhaps has never been so acknowledged and appreciated as it has been during the pandemic. With that in mind, the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program on Monday announced...

HINJ honors NJMEP education effort with ‘Excellence’ award

The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey has honored the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program’s Pro-Action Education Network with its Excellence in STEM Education Award, the organizations announced this week. The award honors the NJMEP workforce...

EDA approves rules for PPE manufacturing tax credit program (up to $500K per year)

New Jersey companies producing personal protective equipment can now earn up to $500,000 in tax credits, according to the recently approved rules of a new program by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the...

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...

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CHA breaks ground on third project in Bloomfield, the Royal

Developer CHA Partners has broken ground on a 372,000-square-foot, mixed-use redevelopment project in Bloomfield, it announced Tuesday. The Royal at Bloomfield Station will include 210...

‘Meadowlands Dream’: A dozen reasons proposed 460,000 sq. ft. flex-use facility makes sense

Let’s start with the money question. Because that’s always the first query when it comes to mega economic development projects. Building the proposed 460,000-square-foot...

Zoetis names new head of R&D, as current leader announces retirement

Animal health company Zoetis announced it is promoting an executive to president of research & development, as its current R&D head retires. Robert J. Polzer,...

Vonage acquires ‘conversational commerce’ company

Vonage, the Holmdel-based cloud communications business, has acquired a Singapore-based conversational commerce solutions firm, it announced Tuesday. The deal for Jumper.ai will add the company...

Towing service to create dispatch center in Fair Lawn with new lease

A towing service has signed a lease for 1,505 square feet of office space in Fair Lawn, according to real estate firm NAI James...