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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...

NJMEP is 1 step from funding for more apprenticeships, South Jersey office

Gov. Phil Murphy has until mid-December to decide if he wants to sign a bill into law that would allow for a permanent $1.5 million annual contribution to the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program. MEP...

‘It’s not enough to be successful, we must strive to be significant’

Kevin Cummings saluted manufacturers in New Jersey for their efforts during the pandemic. Their efforts, he said, are helping to prove what he always hoped was true: You can be successful in corporate America while...

Manufacturing Day: Saluting those who kept N.J. running, and promising to do more going...

John Kennedy is never shy about giving credit where credit is due. On Friday, at Manufacturing Day 2020, the annual salute to the state’s manufacturers by the organization Kennedy heads — the New Jersey Manufacturing...

NJMEP gets $1.5M in state funding to help grow jobs in manufacturing sector

The annual Made in New Jersey Manufacturing Day always serves as a reminder of the strength and importance of the manufacturing sector in the state. This year, that validation came a few days early. The New...

Cummings: On banking, leadership — and why he’s excited about future of manufacturing in...

Kevin Cummings is a highly regarded banker with a love of history and a great sense of humor. Expect all three to be on display when he gives a virtual keynote Friday morning at...

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...

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