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Eyeglass manufacturer could lay off nearly 300, according to WARN notice

USV Optical Inc., which makes eyeglasses under the name U.S. Vision, is planning to lay off nearly 300 workers at a Blackwood facility, according to a federal WARN notice filed with the state Department...

Subaru to offer Camden County College scholarship, internships in effort to develop future workforce

Subaru of America announced Friday that it will provide six annual scholarships at Camden College College — as well as provide an internship program that could lead to full-time work — for students interested...

It’s the RoboBurger: A vending machine burger — cooked fresh to order — by...

The latest in contactless dining is now available in Jersey City. The artificially intelligent, self-operating RoboBurger — a patented kitchen designed to include all the processes of a restaurant at a fraction of the size...

Congoleum shuttering Trenton tile plant; up to 40 could lose jobs

Congoleum Flooring, the Trenton-based maker of flooring products, announced it has closed its tile plant in the capital city, leaving as many as 40 people unemployed. The company said in a news release that the...

ROI-NJ presents its ROI Influencers: Manufacturing list for 2021

The manufacturing sector played a huge role in helping New Jersey survive during the COVID-19 pandemic. It just didn’t get a lot of recognition.  That stops today. Instead of naming individuals, we are using our first-ever...

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...

Furniture manufacturer signs lease for 308K sq. ft. at Bridge Point Somerset

A furniture manufacturer has signed a long-term lease for 308,000 square feet at Bridge Point Somerset, according to real estate brokerage NAI DiLeo-Bram & Co. The undisclosed tenant is relocating much of its operations from...

Unsung Heroes: NJMEP’s Kennedy hopes virtual Manufacturing Day will build real pipeline for industry

John Kennedy is thrilled that more than 1,000 people have registered for Manufacturing Day, which will take place — virtually — this Friday. He’s thrilled that the manufacturing sector, which he advocates for as head...

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....

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...

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