Gain exposure through NJMEP’s connections with New Jersey’s 11,000+ manufacturing and STEM support firms! Benefits of becoming an affiliate include:

Access—Obtain exclusive invitations and unparalleled access to elite manufacturing executives.

Thought Leadership—Convey your expertise, innovation and best practices in a variety of content delivery platforms.

Branding—Introduce new services or reinforce your company image with New Jersey manufacturers and NJMEP Account Managers.

Packages include advertising opportunities, increased visibility at manufacturing events, and more.

  • NJMEP Website
  • Workshops
  • Monthly Made in New Jersey Newsletter
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • Quarterly Resource Meetings
  • Quarterly Product Training Days
  • National Manufacturing Day
  • Social Media Bundle

NJMEP offers affiliate memberships to non-manufacturers. Here is a list of our current affiliates:

Wealth Enhancement Group

For over 35 years, Wealth Enhancement Group has been helping businesses optimize their employee benefit packages. Wealth Enhancement Group is your one-stop solution for all of your 401k and pension plan, health insurance and other employee benefits needs. Wealth Enhancement Group takes a comprehensive and holistic approach to employee benefit packages. We understand your industry, have a specialty in manufacturing, and know what it takes to attract and retain top employees. Our clients enjoy a fiduciary relationship, not a sales relationship. As fiduciaries, under the law, we are held to the highest standards of legal responsibility and must always act in the client’s best interests.

Wealth Enhancement Group maintains a very deep and broad bench, which includes the highest level of expertise in all areas of employee benefits. Our bench includes CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional (CFP®), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), Juris Doctor (JD), Accredited Wealth Management Advisor (AWMA®), Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU), Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS), Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS), Certified Retirement Counselor (CRC), Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA), and many more.

Wealth Enhancement Group is considered a nationally recognized leader in the areas of pension plans, 401(k) plans and employee benefit packages. We are known as an “ advisor to the advisors “ – providing best practices seminars for the industry, including but not limited to – national conferences for Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (CEBS), International Foundation of Employee Benefit Specialists, Certified Financial Planners, Schwab Institutional, Plan Advisor Magazine, Plan Sponsor, and more. For information regarding our Qualified Governance Assessment, follow this link.

Campbell Petrie, Inc.

Campbell Petrie works with business owners and executives to help them secure and manage their employee benefits programs. Our clients range from small employers with a handful of employees up to large companies with thousands. Our sole mission is to help our clients attain the best possible employee benefit products that balance features and budget so employers can stay competitive in their industry by attracting top talent, and so employees receive the package they deserve.

When you want someone you can rely on to find you the best products for your unique business needs, let Campbell Petrie be your benefits advisor and help you navigate the options, complexities and compliance issues so you can stay focused on your business.

CohnReznick

CohnReznick has an extensive track record providing tax, audit and business consulting services tailored to a range of manufacturing and distribution sectors, including chemical and process manufacturers, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, food and beverage distributors, transport and logistics companies and general manufacturing companies. Our services include budgeting and cash flow projections, cost segregation studies, inventory control, supply chain management, and research and development credits. Drawing on our industry knowledge, we can create accurate budgets and cash flow models, and then help develop the corresponding financial strategies. We can identify opportunities to shorten the cost-recovery period through accelerated depreciation. We help our clients evaluate current inventory control methods, locate points of possible shrinkage and recommend appropriate solutions. We can analyze transportation and logistics costs, supplier contracts and other factors, and then help optimize the supply chain to lower costs while increasing reliability.

Christopher Gaeta, CPA

Cornerstone Staffing Solutions Inc.

Adapting to meet our clients’ employment needs – from a single candidate search to a complete onsite management solution. Matching each job seeker to just the right opportunity – administrative, industrial, technical or sales. Cornerstone truly is where talent and jobs meet.

For short or long term temporary needs, a large volume of employees for a project, or a critical professional hire, our dedicated staffing industry experts will conduct targeted searches to identify top talent for your administrative, clerical, light industrial and transportation positions.

Our Staffing Consultants combine deep-seated knowledge of staffing industry best practices with an entrepreneurial management style to meet your workforce needs. We uphold the American Staffing Association’s Code of Ethics while striving to further the success of the clients we serve.

Our Mission: To deliver high-quality workforce management solutions that enable companies and talent to thrive.

Our foundation is based on delivering the highest standard of service excellence and seamless workforce solutions. We solve your everyday staffing and hiring problems so you can focus on achieving your business objectives.

Kaila Strube, CSP
Certified Staffing Consultant
Office:
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Pat Zonsa, CSP
Service Manager
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CSG

For more than 45 years, CSG has been respected for its in-depth insight, creative client solutions and keen ability to advance legal and business success. Regarded as a powerhouse business and public policy law firm, CSG attracts enterprises seeking to benefit from practical, value-added counsel – the type of representation that leads to innovative and enduring solutions. Our attorneys represent clients ranging from Fortune 10 corporations to family-run businesses, across a myriad of industries and practices, including highly-experienced practice groups in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, product liability, real estate, intellectual property, environmental, labor and employment, and immigration.

CSG has a proven track record as a legal and business partner to the state’s manufacturing community. Drawing upon our considerable cross-functional and industry-specific experience, we have advised pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers; chemical manufacturers; consumer goods producers; food and beverage manufacturers, processors, importers and distributors; additive and nutritional supplement producers; logistics companies; and manufacturers and distributors of alcoholic beverages.

We invite you to learn more about how CSG can help transform your vision into reality by visiting csglaw.com.

Franklin W. Boenning, Esq.

Franklin W. Boenning, Esq. has a background in chemical engineering and environmental consulting followed by nearly twenty years’ experience as an environmental attorney working on a broad range of environmental legal issues in a large New Jersey law firm, global manufacturing operation, and for the last ten years as a solo practitioner. Mr. Boenning has handled a wide variety of matters, including corporate transactions, litigation, regulatory compliance, permitting, administrative appeals, and regularly oversees complex environmental remediation projects.

Mr. Boenning regularly advises manufacturers and service providers regarding compliance with federal, state and local licensing, permitting and regulatory issues. Mr. Boenning applies his engineering problem-solving skills, seeking to resolve issues in an efficient and cost-effective manner. When necessary, Mr. Boenning assists with administrative appeals of regulatory violations and litigation regarding the responsibility for environmental remediation costs. In addition, Mr. Boenning manages and provides technical advice to responsible parties on environmental remediation projects. Mr. Boenning’s previous experience as a chemical engineer, environmental consultant, and environmental, health, safety and regulatory affairs manager in the chemical industry provides a deep understanding of the scientific and practical issues involved in environmental law. Mr. Boenning regularly assists clients managing real estate with environmental issues, including buying and selling contaminated properties and managing the risks associated with those properties. Mr. Boenning also assists policy holders recover environmental remediation costs from insurance companies issuing comprehensive general liability and newer pollution legal liability policies. Mr. Boenning’s clients range from individuals, to small and family-owned businesses, to members of the Fortune 500 list of companies.

Mr. Boenning is a member of the State Bars of Texas and New Jersey, as well as the federal district courts in New Jersey and the Southern District of New York. Mr. Boenning received his Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas in 1998. He received his Bachelor of Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1988.

Investors Bank

Investors Bank was founded in 1926 and today is one of the largest banks headquartered in New Jersey. With more than $26 billion in assets and a network of over 145 retail branches throughout New Jersey, New York City and Long Island, Investors delivers a broad range of financial services and products tailored to the needs of its retail and business customers.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. The firm serves millions of customers in the U.S. and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands, providing access to a complete range of services and products including, treasury services, foreign exchange, international banking and investment banking. JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking’s Middle Market Banking business has dedicated teams in the top 50 metropolitan statistical areas in the U.S., including 17 specialized industry teams, such as Technology, Life Sciences, and Media and Entertainment.

New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) serves as the State’s principal agency for driving economic growth. The EDA is committed to making New Jersey a national model for inclusive and sustainable economic development by focusing on key strategies to help build strong and dynamic communities, create good jobs for New Jersey residents, and provide pathways to a stronger and fairer economy. Through partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders, the EDA creates and implements initiatives to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life in the State and strengthen New Jersey’s long-term economic competitiveness.

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C.

At Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C., a dynamic approach to problem solving and client service creates the energy and passion that form the foundation of the firm. Porzio meets clients’ rapidly changing needs by realigning our considerable resources to address demanding matters. Porzio is a business-oriented multidisciplinary law practice where attorneys collaborate with each other and with clients to find solutions to challenges and problems.

We strive to incorporate diversity and inclusion in our daily practices. By sharing the unique perspectives and capabilities of our people, we enrich our workplace and expand our potential, to the ultimate benefit of our clients.

  • Porzio has more than 90 lawyers in our New Jersey, New York City, Washington, DC, and Massachusetts offices. Our attorneys, and the remarkable professionals who work beside them, serve our clients and each other with a passionate commitment to excellence.
  • Our clients benefit from the counsel of recognized leaders including a retired Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, James H. Coleman, Jr., former New Jersey Superior Court Assignment Judge (Essex County) Alvin Weiss and former New Jersey Superior Court Assignment Judge (Hudson Vicinage) Maurice J. Gallipoli.
  • Porzio attorneys receive guided, hands-on experience early in their careers. We develop the “whole attorney,” which means highly skilled legal talent for our clients and greater job satisfaction for our people.
  • We have three subsidiaries that specialize in providing unique non-legal services that complement our practice, Porzio Governmental Affairs, Porzio Compliance Services and Porzio Life Sciences.
  • We have strategic alliances with Love and Long, L.L.P., a boutique, minority and woman-owned law firm with offices in Newark, NJ and Philadelphia, PA, and with Aubyn (formerly Triplet & Associés), a French law firm with offices in Lille, Paris, and London.

Eric Probst
Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C.

SAX

Sax is a forward-thinking accounting, tax and advisory firm focused on specialized knowledge within the industries we serve for over 60 years. Specific to Manufacturing and Distribution, we provide innovative solutions and guidance on improving margins, controlling cost, managing inventory, and/or increasing operating efficiencies. With offices in Clifton, N.J., Fair Lawn, N.J., Pennington, N.J. and New York City, we have a keen sense of what it takes to succeed in this competitive and ever-changing marketplace. Turn to a firm with the industry expertise tailored precisely to meet your unique and evolving needs.

Sobel & Co.

Sobel & Co. is a regional certified public accounting and consulting firm that is passionately committed to serving middle market families in business and nonprofit organizations, listening to them and assessing their specific situation while applying our skills and capabilities to provide the technical services and relevant resources that lead to smart solutions.

Comdata

Comdata is a leading provider of B2B Automated Payment Solutions and the largest issuer of Mastercard in North America. We offer one of the most comprehensive suites of payment solutions on the Market.

Comdata helps clients build world-class payment programs without disrupting your current treasury and ERP relationships.

A 51-year-old publically traded firm, we develop technology, issue credit cards, process transactions, and own a propriety payment network that allows your AP department to become more efficient while receiving generous monthly cash rebates on your volume of spend.

EisnerAmper

Large enterprises, privately owned companies and high net worth individuals face near- and far-term accounting issues. They turn to EisnerAmper for comprehensive audit, accounting, advisory, consulting, and tax services – as well as smart, analytical insight delivered in an approachable style. EisnerAmper is one of the largest accounting firms in the U.S., with 1,900 employees and over 200 partners across the country. We combine responsiveness with a long-range perspective; to help clients meet the pressing issues they face today, and position them for success tomorrow.

Our clients are enterprises as diverse as sophisticated financial institutions and start-ups, global public firms and middle-market companies; as well as high net worth individuals, family offices, not-for-profit organizations, and entrepreneurial ventures across a variety of industries. We are also engaged by the attorneys, financial professionals, bankers and investors who serve these clients. All EisnerAmper professionals take several signature approaches:

  • Responsive – We listen to client concerns, and craft responsive solutions, tailored to their needs.
  • Accountable – We look for actionable solutions that produce tangible measurable results for our clients. We focus on the practical.
  • Principled – We uphold the highest ethical, regulatory and legal standards of our profession.
  • Relationship-Oriented – We seek to build long-term relationships with our clients, in order to help them grow, addressing their concerns at every step of their journey.

Most EisnerAmper clients are based in the U.S., or comprised of U.S. business interests of foreign entities. To serve domestically-based clients with interests in financial services opportunities overseas, we offer the resources of EisnerAmper Global, with offices in the Cayman Islands and Dublin, Ireland; as well as the services of Allinial Global.

EisnerAmper fosters relationships: with our clients, of course, and the peer professionals who work together with us on their behalf.

Santomassimo Davis LLP

Santomassimo Davis LLP specializes in being the Outside General Counsel™ for mid-sized companies, to provide its clients with strategic and cost-effective legal services. SDLLP’s Outside General Counsel™ Solution allows the firm to manage all aspects of its clients’ legal and regulatory needs, and offers fixed-fee and project-based fees that can make the firm a virtual law department.

LB Goodman & Co

LB Goodman & Co are CPAs who do more than just “keep the books.” They are trusted advisors and capable custodians who empower you to make better, more informed financial decisions. LB Goodman are proven experts who give you clear, actionable information so you can reap success and generate greater prosperity. Some of the industries they serve in addition to manufacturing and distribution include dental practices and not for profit organizations. From seasonal tax services and audits, to 401Ks and more–LB Goodman & Co gives you the well-timed advice you need to produce significant, sustainable results. And, you and your business will prosper.

Costello Creative Group (CCG)

Costello Creative Group (CCG) is a multi-disciplinary boutique creative marketing and design studio delivering strategy, execution, and implementation of visual communications for growth-seeking manufacturers.

We provide branding, website, design, and digital marketing solutions that help B2B businesses crystalize their message and modernize their identity while presenting a consistent brand experience. This elevated perception helps retain key customers and attract ideal prospects while making their organizations more desirable to skilled talent.

Our StoryBrand® Certified CEO had the honor of being named ‘Jersey’s Best Marketing & Communications Professionals Under 40’ and has over 17 years of expertise delivering revenue-generating marketing solutions for manufacturers.

Whether you’re a marketer or business owner, you recognize that your organization is leaving money on the table due to poor optics — an unfortunate result of dated, clumsy, and diluted branding. You may also realize your business is losing opportunities due to superficial acts of marketing and inconsistent communications.

Fortunately, you share the aspiration to lead the charge and make your brand the best version of itself. Nice work!

By following our 4-step creative process, we’ll help you craft the tools that create powerful awareness, cultivate brand trust, demonstrate authority, and build lasting relationships.

Our most successful engagements are with companies that want to grow and have ongoing multi-channel marketing needs. Most importantly, our clients recognize that their time is better spent elsewhere instead of DIY’ing marketing tactics and implementation.

Driven by our core values while harnessing a business owner’s mentality to problem-solving — we pride ourselves on exemplary customer service and guaranteed same-day response. We provide direct access to our design team for concise communication using an all-hands-on-deck approach to creative ideation and collaboration.

Since we hung our shingle in 2012, we’ve proudly maintained an 80% retention rate, an A+ Accreditation by the BBB, and a 5-Star Google Rating. We’ve received over 40 happy testimonies and garnered the respect of our business community, winning over 30 awards for creative excellence from 6 separate organizations.

If you’re ready to stop leaving money on the table and build the next-level brand experience required to grow your manufacturing business, download our free actionable guide: ‘10 Critical Considerations for Manufacturers When Overhauling Their Website’.

George Costello
Founder/CEO

David Taylor Design

At David Taylor Design, we know that your ideal customer is looking for your products and services online. We’re here to make it easy for them to find you.

Since 2007, we’ve worked closely with hundreds of New Jersey companies to increase their brand awareness and inbound lead generation. Leveraging our powerful digital marketing services like Search Engine Optimization, Google Ads, Social Media Advertising, and our award-winning Web Designs, we’re able to provide what it takes to make sure your brand is seen in just the right light to foster growth. Send us a message to learn more about how a personalized Marketing Strategy can benefit your company.

We’re offering a FREE Website Health Assessment to all NJMEP clients.

Learn more about our services: www.davidtaylordesign.com

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Citrin Cooperman

Citrin Cooperman is among the largest, full-service assurance, tax, and business advisory firms in the United States, having steadily built its business serving a diverse and loyal clientele since 1979. Our daily mission is to help our clients “focus on what counts.” Home to one of the leading manufacturing and distribution practices in the country, we provide a comprehensive, integrated business approach to traditional services, which includes proactive insights throughout the lifecycle of our clients, wherever they do business, across the globe.

Citrin Cooperman’s Annual M&D Pulse Survey Report.

Laura Crowley
Partner at Citrin Cooperman

Scott Derco
Partner at Citrin Cooperman

Ashton Benefits

Ashton Benefits is an employee benefits consulting group representing small and mid-sized manufacturing clients throughout New Jersey.  As a division of the 9th largest insurance agency in the world, Ashton leverages its global network of affiliates to install unique benefits programs aimed at cost reduction including alternative funding strategies such as group captives, level funded programs, and association plans.

Ashton uses benchmarking specific to our local area to peel back the curtain on costs and plan designs specific to the New Jersey Manufacturing and/or food service sectors, helping inform benefits strategy to ensure groups are not over-insuring or underinsuring their members.  Ashton also has preferred underwriting offers and an affiliated trust open exclusively to companies with foreign ownership.

Ashton also employs data analytics to identify cost drivers of the health plan and put programs in place to control spend including the ability to carve out specific benefits such as pharmacy.

All Ashton clients receive a full suite of value-added services at no additional cost to ensure the program runs effortlessly.

  • Compliance
    • ERISA Wrap Document – Group is currently lacking an ERISA document with all of the required compliance disclosure notices, Ashton will provide at no cost.
    • 5500 Filings – Ashton will provide annual 5500 filing at no cost, a requirement once the company is over 100 enrolled members.
    • As the company breaches 50 employees, employer ACA reporting is mandatory. Ashton completes all required filings. .
    • Ashton has a compliance solutions group of ERISA and labor lawyers available anytime.
  • Administration
    • Ashton provides employees with a bilingual concierge at no cost. This is a best-in-class employee advocacy concierge that tends to employee’s and their dependents, easing the burden on HR.
    • Ashton also deploys licensed benefits counselors on site or via remote video call to educate and enroll members in their health and welfare programs during open enrollment.
    • Full COBRA administration
  • Employee Communications and Wellness
    • Ashton provides employee facing onboarding and open enrollment documents to help promote the benefits program and educate employees.
    • Ashton has health improvement strategists and has negotiated wellness funds from the carriers to help implement wellness programs such as biometric screenings, health fairs, yoga, and spin classes etc.

Bradley Greenberg
Acrisure LLC DBA

Alex Smith
President

Citrine Power, LLC

Citrine Power is a developer of and investor in renewable power plants with a focus on larger scale commercial & industrial distributed generation and small scale utility systems. Our mission is to enable nationwide energy transition by investing in sustainable power infrastructure via proven renewable resource technologies in target markets. Our focus markets are NJ, NY, CT and MA. Citrine Power is one of the first developers to have one of its projects participate successfully in NJ’s new community solar program.

Grassi

Grassi provides more than traditional accounting, auditing and tax services. They thrive on solving problems, reducing tax liabilities, easing the financial audit process, managing and planning for growth, and preparing for the future. Grassi has been recognized nationally as one of the Best Places to Work by Best Companies Group and have been named among the Top 25 “Best of the Best Firms” by INSIDE Public Accounting for twelve years.

Grassi is an independent member firm of Moore North America, which is itself a regional member of Moore Global Network Limited (MGNL). All the firms in MGNL are independent entities, owned and managed in each location. Their membership in, or association with, Moore Global Network Limited should not be construed as constituting or implying any partnership between them.

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Supply Chain Wizard

Supply Chain Wizard, an INC 5000 company, is a management consulting, digital innovation and solutions firm, and a global leader specializing in serialization and traceability, supply chain strategy and operational transformation programs with presence in North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Supply Chain Wizard partners with organizations in designing, developing and implementing digital solutions using state-of-the-art technologies such as Internet-of-Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Blockchain through its Cloud Platform to enable end-to-end Digital Supply Chain Transformations in Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical industry. Serving some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturers, contract manufacturers and packagers, Supply Chain Wizard is dedicated to adding sustainable value through data-driven decision making from Shop Floor to Executive Boardrooms.

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Provident Bank

For more than 180 years, Provident Bank has served individuals, families, and businesses in our local communities with personal and business banking services. We’re proud of that. And we’re proud of this: we’re still your bank—right here, right now. What your parents wanted? We had it. What you need? We’ve got it. What your kids will face? We’ll solve it. You are our commitment. That’s why we strive to deliver a mix of innovative services, social impact, and real connection to simplify your life and power your dreams—always with commitment you can count on.

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Standard Affiliates

BD Engineering

Mazars USA LLP

Primary Contacts:
Alexa Penziner, Marketing Director and Beth More, Marketing Director

Paylocity

Techminds Group LLC

Primary Contacts:
Raymond E Shupak, Dir of Business Development

Tri-State Insurance Agency

Comairco Compressed Air Specialists

SB One Insurance Agency

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