The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP) announces the addition of five new employees to its staff. The growing non-profit based out of Cedar Knolls enlisted five client-project focused professionals to serve the New Jersey manufacturing community. NJMEP is a not-for-profit that helps New Jersey’s manufacturers become more profitable.
NJMEP’s services are geared towards helping state manufacturers increase sales, reduce costs, improve efficiencies and spur job creation. The organization is chartered by The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), a network of more than 58 MEP centers across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
James Beneroff has more than 20 years of successful experience in sales, marketing, manufacturing operations, enterprise technology and executive leadership. He has a strong record of accomplishment in growing sales and profits and building competitive product portfolios.
Anthony Costanza brings more than 20 years of expertise with fortune 500 companies such as Bank of America and Citigroup. He also has vast experience as a business owner having operated multiple successful operations for more than 10 years.
Mark J. McGovern has more than 20 years of successful growth driven experience in marketing research, category management, sales, and trade marketing to NJMEP. He has a proven track record of translating manufacturer client needs to delivering actionable insights and business plans for driving success.
Richard Rawson has more than 13 years of business development and executive experience and has worked with organizations to drive sales growth and profit. Prior to joining NJMEP, Richard has served as an independent print broker for Vanguard Printing Company, LLC.
David Grossi’s experiences have enabled him develop a deep knowledge in the manufacturing, workforce development, and operations management arenas. Prior to joining NJMEP, David assisted in the creation of a start-up school where he cultivated productive relationships with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL), regional One-Stops, and various STEM related and commercial entities.
Since 2000, NJMEP has helped manufacturers realize more than $3.1 billion on New Jersey’s manufacturers and over 26,500 jobs created or retained. The $3.1 billion in value was realized through the following: $2.3 billion in increased and retained sales, $343.1 million in cost savings, and $520.9 million in investments.
For more information about NJMEP, visit www.njmep.org or call (973) 998-9801.