NJIT Newsroom tagged with "manufacturenj" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT to Announce Major, New Economic Development Venture http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-124.phpWed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Panasonic Corp. of North America Chairman and CEO Joe Taylor, and New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks will join New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom and New Jersey Innovation Institute President Don Sebastian in announcing a major, new economic development venture to an audience of invited guests from the business, government, and higher education sectors.

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Educators and Employers Align to Redesign Vocational Training for New Jersey's Advanced Manufacturing Sector http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-386.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-386.phpThu, 21 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 An NJIT-hosted forum on the future of advanced manufacturing in the state found wide consensus among New Jersey manufacturers, state workforce training officials, and representatives from the university's Division of Continuing Professional Education on the need to improve workers' skills with closer cooperation among employers, vocational training programs, and 2- and 4-year colleges.

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NJLWD Commissioner's Message Is Clear - The Manufacturing Industry Is Technology Driven and Growing in New Jersey http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-318.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-318.phpTue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Commissioner Wirths kicked off ManufactureNJ Week at NJIT stating that the 243,000 jobs created through manufacturing confirms the value of this industry to the Garden State.  He added that “we collectively” need to continue to raise the awareness of the numerous opportunities in this industry and change the public's perception of manufacturing.  Today's 17,000 New Jersey manufacturers are technology driven and meet the needs of niche markets ranging from hat makers to medical devices.

Tagged: donald sebastian, joel bloom, gale spak, advanced manufacturing talent network, harold wirths, new jersey manufacturing extension program, new jersey business and industry association, manufacturenj week, ray vaccari, njbia, njmep, department of labor and workforce development, chris christie


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Commissioner of NJ Labor & Workforce Development Kicks Off 2013 ManufactureNJ Week at NJIT on Oct. 4 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-312.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-312.phpThu, 03 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Honorable Harold J. Wirths, commissioner of the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development (NJLWD), will recognize the important contributions of advanced manufacturing to the Garden State economy as he kicks off ManufactureNJ Week beginning tomorrow, October 4 at NJIT's Campus Center in Newark from 9:30 a.m. to noon.  Governor Chris Christie issued a proclamation declaring October 7-11, 2013 as ManufactureNJ Week and stating that advanced manufacturing is one of the seven priority industry clusters in the state.

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NJIT's Meredith Aronson Named Business Person of the Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-086.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-086.phpFri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The Director of NJIT's Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network (ManufactureNJ), Meredith Aronson, was awarded “Business Person of the Year” by Essex County Vocational Technical Schools at the Essex County Vocational Technical Schools board meeting on Feb. 25. 

Tagged: gale spak, department of labor, manufacturenj, meredith aronson, continuing and professional education


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Inaugural ManufactureNJ Week Connects Manufacturers with Schools and Talent http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-344.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-344.phpMon, 15 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The first-ever New Jersey Manufacturing Week to be held Oct. 22-26, 2012, includes a variety of scheduled activities throughout the state for manufacturers, students, educators, policy makers and the media. 

Tagged: continuing professional education, employment, workforce development, meredith aronson, advanced manufacturing talent network, new jersey manufacturing extension program, manufacturenj, nj department of labor and workforce development, national institute of standards and technology


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