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Newark corrugated box firm closing, with new company opening in Del. — 75+ could...

A Newark-based corrugated box company is closing, according to a federal WARN notice, potentially costing nearly 100 workers their jobs. Kampack Inc. said in the WARN notice that up to 97 employees face termination by...

Survey surprise: Lots of (high-paying) jobs, but little interest in filling them

John Kennedy, the head of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, is quick to admit it: He’s no pollster. He’s just a guy with a pretty extensive, sector-specific email list. “There’s nothing scientific about this,”...

Emerging from pandemic: Panel will probe how manufacturers can use new incentive programs

The leaders of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program discovered an interesting angle when they dug deep into some of the rules and regulations regarding Emerge, the tax incentive program that is replacing the...

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....

Manufacturing facility moving to N.C.; 150 jobs could be leaving, WARN notice says

A machined components company is moving its Somerset operations to North Carolina, with as many as 150 jobs leaving the state, according to a federal WARN notice. Pacon Manufacturing Corp., which provides packaging solutions, said...

Lockheed Martin bringing production project, nearly 400 new jobs to Moorestown

Later this year, Lockheed Martin is set to relocate its Vertical Launching Systems production from Baltimore to Moorestown as part of an expansion that will add nearly 400 jobs to the state in the...

Mercer CCC advanced manufacturing program is 1st in N.J. to gain national accreditation

Mercer County Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Program is designed to prepare students for the modern manufacturing environment. Certificates of proficiency in the industry are highly attractive to employers who implement team-oriented design, production quality...

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.,...

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...

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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