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Wining and dining: How top officials showed site selectors the Hub — and N.J. — is the place to be

Tom Bergeron (New Brunswick) | ROI-NJ

The six leading members of the Site Selectors Guild — the group that represents the most influential site selectors in the world — already were impressed with New Jersey by the time they entered the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center on Monday night. A day of meetings at the Heldrich Hotel had shown them a lot of what the state has to …

Lozano on building cultural and business relationships between N.J., Puerto Rico

Tom Bergeron | ROI-NJ

Choose New Jersey CEO selected to co-chair NJPR Commission with Anastos. The connection between Puerto Rico and New Jersey was never so evident as it was during the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in September 2017 — a devastating national disaster that is estimated to have brought more than 30,000 Puerto Ricans to the state. They joined a community of approximately …

New Jersey sets record for trade with Israel (despite pandemic), it announces

Eric Strauss | ROI-NJ

The state of New Jersey said Monday that its level of trade with Israel rose to a record level from 2019 to 2020, reaching the $1.33 billion mark. Data from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and New Jersey Business Action Center’s Office of Export Promotion showed that trade rose 5%, from $1.27 billion in 2019, to $1.33 billion, despite a reduction in …

Why N.J.’s dreams of second Super Bowl start with World Cup

Tom Bergeron | ROI-NJ

Jim Kirkos remembers all too well the disaster that was the first and only Super Bowl played in New Jersey. It was Super Bowl XLVIII, in February 2014. Nearly all of the fan experience festivities — not to mention the economic impact — went to New York City. New Jersey only got the huge bills for security and logistics and …

NASSCOM Announces the Virtual Launch of NASSCOM Launchpad in New Jersey, in collaboration with VentureLink@NJIT and Choose New Jersey, to Enhance Business Opportunities in the US

PR Newswire India

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote cross border trade through innovation, investments and technology partnerships, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) today announced the Virtual Launch of NASSCOM Launchpad in New Jersey, with VentureLink@NJIT and Choose New Jersey. This partnership aims to facilitate partnerships between New Jersey and India and will promote technology-based Foreign Direct Investment …

N.J. hopes to capitalize on international firms’ sudden need for U.S. production facilities

Tom Bergeron | ROI-NJ.COM

U.S. companies — and consumers — were not the only ones who suffered when the supply chain of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and supplies, and personal protection equipment got wrecked by the COVID-19 pandemic. International companies did, too. When nations across the world — including many in Europe and Asia — limited essential exports of products to ensure they would have …

Why global interest in N.J. has picked up during pandemic

Tom Bergeron | ROI-NJ.COM

Manufacturers, biotech and pharmaceutical companies, food processing and distribution plants and various technology firms: What do they all have in common? They have all signed deals to either come to New Jersey or expand their operations here since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in the state. And they all are based internationally. While the pandemic has severely slowed the economy …

3 from N.J. land on Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Companies list

Emily Bader | ROI NJ

Three New Jersey-based logistics firms were ranked in Transport Topics 2020 list of the Top 50 Logistics Companies. The logistics and trucking news publication produced the annual list by evaluating each company’s finances and operations. Here are the top companies from New Jersey and their rankings: 9. NFI, Camden; 10. Kuehne + Nagel Americas, Jersey City; 23. DSV Panalpina, Clark. “NFI has been recognized as …

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