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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...

NJMEP’s Kennedy disappointed manufacturing funding bill was vetoed — but remains optimistic about sector...

John Kennedy, the CEO of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, certainly was disappointed Monday when a bill that would ensure his organization would get an annual stipend of $1.5 million from the state...

Next step for CCM’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility: Getting the word out

County College of Morris officials said the virtual ribbon-cutting of their $10 million Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center on Tuesday was just the start of the promotion of the state-of-the-art facility. President Tony Iacono said...

CCM to hold virtual grand opening of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center today

County College of Morris President Tony Iacono is more than happy to talk about how the new Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center will help the school go from an 11,000-square-foot facility to one that...

Parsippany-based Ferrero is building 1st North American chocolate production plant

Confectionery company Ferrero North America is building its first chocolate production plant in North America, the Parsippany-based unit of global chocolatier Ferrero Group said this week. The manufacturing center will be built in Bloomington, Illinois,...

Comar breaks ground on 159K sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Vineland

Comar, a Voorhees-based supplier of packaging solutions and molded medical devices, has broken ground for a new manufacturing facility in Vineland, it announced this week. The company was joined by officials from the city, Cumberland...

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...

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...

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...

N.J. optical components company makes acquisition

Barrington-based Edmund Optics, a provider of optical and imaging components, has acquired another optical components firm, it announced this week. The deal for Quality Thin Films Inc., based in the Tampa, Florida, area, helps Edmund...

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