June 2012 | Volume 7, Issue 2
The House Passes Fiscal Year 2013 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill
An amendment was added to the original bill to increase MEP’s funding level to $128.443 million. Chairman Wolf and Ranking Member Fattah supported the bill and made positive comments about the program.
NJMEP Participates In A Number Of Programs That Benefit Manufacturers, Bob Loderstedt Is Guest Speaker at the Society of Plastics Engineers, NJ Today, a news program of NJTV, visited NJMEP for a two-part segment on Manufacturing, NJMEP attends Manufacturing Innovation 2012, the NIST MEP National Conference , and”Become A Supply Chain Destination,” by Bob Loderstedt appeared in the Asbury Park Press. Click here to see the full stories.
Intense Inc., Vantage Apparel And The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Host Educators
Meredith Aronson, Director of ManufactureNJ, working with Sr. Field Agent Karen Evanko, brought representatives from the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools (MCVTS) to visit NJMEP clients Intense Inc., Vantage Apparel and the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF). Read More.
Congressman Runyan Visits Three Manufacturers
Former Eagle’s player and now Congressman, Jon Runyan was welcomed at three manufacturers in his district: Greener Corp of Bayville, Townsend Machine of Chesterfield and Amcor Flexibles of Mt. Holly. Read More.
Manufacturers Awarded NJ DOL Grants
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Training has recently awarded twenty-three grants to New Jersey manufacturers. Click here to read the full story.
Rockline Industries Featured in Sustainable Plant
Rockline Industries was featured for its commitment to sustainability. Sustainability was driven by two motives: it’s important to stakeholders, and it’s the right thing to do. Read the article.
City Theatrical Hosts Congressman Pascrell
Congressmen Pascrell announced a new bill that he is introducing with Senator Stabenow from Michigan at City Theatrical. The new legislation would provide tax incentives to businesses that bring jobs back to the U.S. from overseas. The Congressmen also took a brief tour of City Theatrical’s facility.
NJ.Com Features Durand Glass for Promoting Job Growth and Cleaner Emissions
Durand Glass Manufacturer Co. is now the most environmentally clean plant of its type in the world after its parent company – an international leader in glass tableware production – made a $40 million investment in the plant to promote job growth and cleaner emissions.Read the article.
MADE IN NEW JERSEY NEWS:
New Made in New Jersey Companies
Crestron in the News
Crestron Founder and CEO, George Feldstein and Executive Vice President, Randy Klein recently spoke with CBS Evening News’ Senior Business & Economics Correspondent, Anthony Mason about the U.S. economy and job growth. View the segment.
Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. recently announced a collaboration with Crestron, integrating their Room Scheduling System and Crestron’s Touch Screen Devices. To learn more, read the press release.
Made In New Jersey Companies Participate in Make It In America Exhibit
The NIST MEP conference MI2012 held in Orlando included an exhibit of products manufactured in the US. New Jersey manufacturers Accuview, Belleville Wire Cloth, BRECOFlex CO, General A &E, Mel Gambert Custom Shirtmaker, Tektite Industries and W. W. Manufacturing were included in the exhibit. View photos of the exhibit.
NJBIZ Features Durex & Loderstedt
Durex Inc., a Union-based metal fabrication and stamping company was featured in NJBIZ for its ability to stay vibrant through a series of partnerships and acquisitions. Bob Loderstedt was interviewed in the piece, pointing out the importance of manufacturers like Durex for original equipment manufacturers. Read the article.
ARTICLES AND FEATURES:
Controlling Energy Can Improve A Company’s Bottom Line
While the cost of energy to manufacturing establishments in the State of NJ is presently being maintained at its current level, anybody who thinks that it will stay that way is living in a fool’s paradise. Read More.
New Jersey Manufacturers Provide a Variety of Products
Many geographical areas are known for specific products…the Silicon Valley
with its computer related businesses is one example. Although known for its pharmaceuticals and agriculture, New Jersey has a very broad manufacturing base. Read More.
Improve Productivity And Competitiveness With A Customized Training Grant
FY 2013 Notice of Grant Opportunity for New Jersey’s Customized Training Grants for Employers Investing in Their Worker’s Skills will be posted in July. Read More.
Townsend Machine, Triad Tool and Zytron all achieved their objectives with the help of NJMEP. Read how Townsend Machine and Triad Tool achieved AS 9100 registration and ISO Certification, and Zytron reduced its energy consumption.