Kennedy said that this new report focusing on the years of 2016 to 2018 shows the national average has risen to 14.4 to 1 and NJMEP
's has risen to 15.3 to 1.
Jim Lewis, eMachineShop founder and CEO, is excited to be selected as a finalist, saying "We are delighted to be recognized as a contender for the NJMEP
Federal investments like this help NJMEP
provide our local manufacturers the support they need to create jobs, foster innovation and continue to grow.
He said NJMEP
was prepared to offer direct assistance in as many as six key business areas, using both on-staff experts and pre approved outside consultants.
The program will also make ERD documents easier to access, and both organizations will work together to distribute the updated guide.During the pilot period, the NJEDA and NJMEP
will solicit stakeholder feedback through a roundtable discussion and survey of users who have downloaded the guide.
seeks to improve the profitability and competitiveness of New Jersey manufacturers.
Hundreds of people attended the NJMEP
event on Friday and a separate NJMEP
event in Trenton on Monday.
Manufacturing apprenticeships and workforce development take center stage at NJMEP
assesses, consults, and provides training to companies.
will give a test to vocational technical school graduates.
According to NJMEP
, New Jersey manufacturing jobs pay an average salary of $90,540; life sciences jobs average $137,000; Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics jobs $118,000; and transportation, logistics and distribution jobs $72,569.
Since Unex does not sell retail and most of its customers are out-of-state, the primary beneficiaries of the NJMEP
designation and, potentially, Gopal's program, are company employees.