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11th annual ‘MADE in NJ’ Manufacturing Day takes place on Friday

The 11th Annual "MADE in New Jersey" Manufacturing Day is coming this Friday to iPlay America in Freehold. Come join the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program at the largest manufacturing event on the East Coast,...

Kennedy to join EDA as senior adviser on manufacturing

John Kennedy, the longtime head of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program and well-known expert and connector on all things related to the sector, will be joining the New Jersey Economic Development Authority as...

Jarchem Innovative Ingredients acquired by Indianapolis specialty materials manufacturer

Newark-based Jarchem Innovative Ingredients said Thursday that it was acquired by Vertellus, an Indianapolis manufacturer of specialty materials for various consumer goods, food, agriculture and health care markets. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Jarchem...

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,...

Sherrill’s Leading Global Innovation Resolution is call to action against China’s economic aggression

U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill, in an appearance in Trenton on Monday that could signal greater political aspirations, announced the American Jobs and Competition Plan — a legislative package aiming to strengthen America’s economic and...

Peejamas and Suuchi to expand partnership through multiyear collaboration

Carlstadt-based Suuchi Inc. on Wednesday said it solidified a multiyear partnership with Peejamas, the Salt Lake City-based childrenswear potty training pants company. The venture will expand upon the existing relationship between the two and...

BASF executive Kristen Pforr inducted into Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame

Kristen Pforr, BASF vice president of operations, Care Chemicals, has been inducted into the Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame. Pforr is one of 10 female manufacturing leaders selected for the global award, which recognizes...

Menendez leads push to create a national database on American manufacturing supply chains 

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez has been an advocate for manufacturers for a long time. He has especially been vocal about having a national database with information about the interconnectivity of all manufacturers in the...

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...

Marlton-based packaging company, T.H.E.M., enhances safety with new technology

Marlton-based T.H.E.M. said Thursday that, since August, the company has reduced its carbon footprint, improved floor safety procedures and increased its efficiency levels by 23% by integrating Redzone, a connected workforce solution for manufacturers,...

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Newark’s Black-owned businesses awarded $2.3M in funding

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