Solving challenges is the very foundation of who we are. After all, in the beginning, our founder, sea captain Robert Fergusson, didn’t particularly care about paint. He just wanted to keep his ship intact. That’s why, when he noticed that an accidental splash of fish oil had stopped the relentless spread of corrosion on his rusty metal deck, he immediately recognized it for what it was: A valuable solution.
New Jersey may be known as the Garden State, but our manufacturers are suppliers of products to the world. The Made in New Jersey program showcases our vast array of products and the companies that are manufacturing them.
Director of Workforce Development
Joe Carotenuto serves as NJMEP’s Director of Workforce Development and has 30+ years of management experience in industrial sales and marketing. His strong entrepreneurial orientation has enabled him to successfully establish distribution networks and the strategic programs and budgets to support them.