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Marotta Controls announces strategic reorganization

Montville-based Marotta Controls on Tuesday announced a reorganization designed to strengthen product development and manufacturing processes, in turn improving its customer experience. The new structure remodels the company’s business units — Marine & Aerospace,...

Edison Partners leads $15M investment in MacroFab

Princeton-based investment firm Edison Partners has led a $15 million growth capital investment in an electronics manufacturing-as-a-service company, it announced Tuesday. The investment in MacroFab, based in Houston, includes a strategic investment from Altium Ltd.,...

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...

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...

Marotta Controls opens second facility in Parsippany, reacting to growth

Marotta Controls on Tuesday announced it opened a second facility in Parsippany. The company plans to retain its Montville buildings, using the freed-up space to expand its production capacity, development labs and testing facilities,...

N.J. already planning push to bring Eli Lilly to state

A day after Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly said it will be “forced” to grow elsewhere after the state of Indiana passed a law that severely limits abortions, Choose New Jersey CEO Wes Mathews...

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...

It’s time to roll back tariffs on steel, aluminum

It has been well reported that New Jersey’s consumers and businesses continue to struggle with supply chain disruptions and historic inflation, causing job loss in many of our key manufacturing sectors. A major culprit is...

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,...

A list of reasons to honor manufacturers: Overdue recognition of sector of N.J. companies...

Glebar Cos. in Ramsey increased production of syringes. Kuehne Co. in North Hackensack upped its output of bleach. Zago Manufacturing in Newark made more of the fasteners that were needed to help ventilators run. And Super Stud...

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