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:

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.

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 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.


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.

PKF O'Connor Davies

PKF O’Connor Davies is a new breed of accounting and advisory firm that holds itself to a higher standard – going beyond passive value calculation to active value creation.

With unmatched client focus we unlock real value hidden at key connection points of every engagement – from the industry and resource levels, to the organization and regulatory levels on the regional, national and international levels.

Through these connections, our team of more than 1,400 top-notch professionals continually drives efficiencies, uncovers opportunities and manages risk – delivering value where others can’t.

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

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

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 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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Capital Analytics Associates

Capital Analytics is an integrated media platform that produces in-depth business intelligence through its annual print and digital economic reviews, high-impact conferences and events and top-level interviews via its video platform, Invest: Insights.

Albert Lindenberg

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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Robert Rocco
Vice President Market Manager

Alliant Insurance Services

Alliant Insurance Services provides insurance and consulting services engineered to mitigate risk, improve performance, and promote long-term growth. With offices across the U.S., Alliant’s diverse service profile encompasses property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, underwriting, surety, and financial products and services driven by industry experts who understand the unique market dynamics our clients face, additionally allowing us to tailor custom programs to meet manufacturing risk needs.

Alliant’s promise of service and stability spans a wide range of industries and disciplines. Even with our broad reach, we maintain a targeted focus on our clients’ business, with our consultants executing a depth of expertise in the industries they serve.

We are one of the top 10 largest insurance brokerage firms in the U.S. and a trusted advisor to clients across a broad range of industry verticals. Our mission is to show our employees and clients that more is possible, because high expectations give us inspiring new opportunities to exceed them.

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Kurt S. Rataski
Senior Vice President

NJ Advance Media

NJ Advance Media is committed to local business success and growth. As a digital marketing agency, we offer customized expert marketing services and client storytelling through video, display, content marketing, targeted email, social media, SEO & SEM, web development & print. Let’s work together.

Stacy Koss
Sr. Sales Manager, Digital Marketing

DBD Partners

DBD Partners is a boutique investment bank that provides Bulge Bracket level investment banking services to middle market companies. DBD Partners works with lower-middle market companies ranging from multi-hundred-million-dollar corporations to startups and breakeven businesses.

Among other investment banking services, DBD Partners is the leader in the lower middle market for:
• Capital formation – we help our clients raise the right amount and structure of debt/equity or a combination thereof for any growth equity needs (new facilities, investment in equipment, working capital expansion, or to fund acquisitions, to name a few).
• Balance sheet restructuring – no matter how complex the situation is, we have seen it before and have a solution. We can help you negotiate with current debt holders and recalibrate your capital structure to facilitate your ability to reach your goals.

We have an extensive network of capital and debt providers.

DBD Partners is a full-service firm. We take care of every step of the process stage, from building the initial documents to handling the due diligence process and last-minute closing issues. All deals are led from start to finish by senior Bankers. Our team of Analysts and Associates provides extraordinary support, but a Banker with decades of experience will always serve you.

Doug Gregory
Executive Director


Paylocity (NASDAQ: PCTY) is a leading provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions headquartered in Schaumburg, IL. Founded in 1997 and publicly traded since 2014, Paylocity offers an intuitive, easy-to-use product suite that helps businesses tackle today’s challenges while moving them toward the promise of tomorrow. Known for its unique culture and consistently recognized as one of the best places to work, Paylocity accompanies its clients on the journey to create great workplaces and help people achieve their best through automation, data-driven insights, and engagement.

Robert Marinello
HCM Account Executive

Touchdown Production

Touchdown Productions provides cutting edge Audio & Visual services for all types of Corporate Events, conferences, and summits.

Our team of professionals collaborate with organizers to design and pre-plan all production requirements for flawless execution on game day so you can focus on the event.

Our services include but not limited to:

Staging Design
LED Walls
Live Streaming

We offer turn-key solutions ensuring the highest standard at every step, from ideation to delivery.

Rahul Walia

J.G. Petrucci Company, Inc.

J.G. Petrucci Company, Inc. is a privately held, full-service, design/build specialist, owner, and developer of commercial, industrial, and residential properties throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
For over 30 years, we have delivered over 700 design/build projects and we currently own and manage over 4.5 million square feet of commercial and industrial properties.
As your single point of accountability from project inception through move-in, we guide you through each step of the development and design/build process. Our dedicated team of professionals will collaborate with you to deliver a customized solution that achieves your current and future real estate goals.

Matthew Campbell
Project Executive



Dedicated, hands-on service, deep industry expertise, and the power of an award-winning advisory, assurance, and tax firm—that’s what clients get when they choose the CohnReznick team. We have over a century’s worth of experience, nearly 4,000 global team members, and 25 locations including global subsidiaries. Our Nexia International affiliation expands our reach to more than 128 countries.

CohnReznick’s Manufacturing & Distribution Industry practice serves over 850 industrial sector clients in all subsegments of the industry. Our clients are supported through all stages of the business lifecycle, from concept development to growth and through a liquidity event.

Katie Levy
Senior Specialist, Marketing

Henrietta Fuchs
CPA, Partner, M&D Industry Co-Leader

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