NJMEP State Of The State Event


On April 6th, Manufacturing Talk Radio was on location at the County College of Morris for NJMEP’s State-of-the-State event. On hand were Legislators, Manufacturers, and STEM Firm executives to voice their concerns and questions about New Jersey’s manufacturing industry. Topics of the day included: The Minimum Wage, Taxes, Competition, Education and a host of other concerns. Lew Weiss sat down for one-on-one interviews with a cross-section of manufacturing related individuals including NJMEP CEO John Kennedy, Assemblyman Kevin Rooney, County College of Morris President Dr. Anthony Iacono and more.

Host Lew Weiss gives his introduction to today’s NJMEP event at the County College of Morris.

Former Senator Bob Gordon talks about his future working on behalf of manufacturing in New Jersey.

Presentations from John Kennedy, NJMEP CEO, Anthony Iacono, President, CCM, Torsten Shimanski, NJMEP Director of Professional Education & Training, Anthony Russo, President, CIANJ and former Senator Robert Gordon.

Primex PR CEO Magdalia Rosado talks in detail about the devastating effect hurricane Maria had on Puerto Rico and the importance of disaster preparedness for manufacturers everywhere.

New Jersey State Assemblyman Kevin Rooney on the importance of legislators communication with manufacturers.

Dr. Anthony Iacono, President of the County College of Morris on their new engineering and manufacturing building.

Laurel Whitney, CFO of Push Beverages talks about the challenges and rewards of manufacturing here in New Jersey.

Blair Neville, Principal at Firestorm on the importance of preparing for the worst before it happens and what comes next.

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