Take a look at the photos from the annual Made in New Jersey event in celebration of the 3rd annual National Manufacturing Day! The all-day event was held on Friday, October 3rd at The Palace in Somerset, New Jersey and had a Building a 21st Century Manufacturing Economy theme.
Attendees Registering, Networking, Visiting Sponsor Booths and Signing the National Manufacturing Day Banner:
Tom Curtin, Publisher of NJBIZ (below)
Presenting Sponsor, BDO (below)
John W. Kennedy, CEO of NJMEP (below)
Harold J. Wirths, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor (below)
Keynote Speaker: U.S. Senator Cory Booker
Senator Booker addresses the crowd about the importance of U.S. manufacturing.
Employment Horizons, a not-for-profit providing comprehensive employment, training and job placement services to people with disabilities and other disadvantages, leads the crowd with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Senator Booker takes pictures with attendees and signs the Manufacturing Day banner.
Panel #1: Workforce Development (below)
Moderator: Ray Vaccari, Director, ManufactureNJ Talent Network
Robert J. Staudinger President, National Manufacturing Company Inc.
Michael Stern, Chief Executive Officer, Kreisler Manufacturing Corporation
Frank Wyckoff, President, The Wyckoff Group
Panel #2: Logistics/Supply Chain (below)
Moderator: Kevin Lyons, Associate Professor, Department of Supply Chain Management and Marketing Sciences, Rutgers Business School
Clifford F. Lindholm, III, President & CEO, Falstrom Company
Casey Muench, President, GEMCO
Robert Russo, Associate Director of Logistics, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation
Panel #3: Innovations and Growth (below)
Moderator: Dr. Donald H. Sebastian, President & CFO, New Jersey Innovation Institute
Michiel E. Ultee, Chief Scientific Officer, Gallus Biopharmaceuticals, LLC
John Tucci, Assurance Partner, BDO
Marcia Frieze, CEO, Case Medical
NJBIZ / NJMEP Inaugural Manufacturing Awards Luncheon:
Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners!