UCEDC’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) prides itself on going the extra mile to help small businesses win government contracts. For Solar Compounds Corp. of Linden, the path doesn’t matter so much as...
LLC Ocean Grove
In 2012, Maureen Shaffer jumped off a cliff. That’s how she describes going into business for herself after 25 years in the corporate world.
The Ocean Grove resident, who has a degree in biomedical engineering, had been employed in the medical...
When Dulce Tanelli embarked on a diet and wellness regime in 2007, her intention was simply to lose weight and feel healthier; at 4’ 11” and 150 pounds, the then 40-year-old Union resident was declared obese by her doctor, and...
Rainbow Ice Company
Maureen Fry spent her career in the United States Army where life is defined by standard operating procedures. “We like procedures,” she said of herself and her partners. So when her first effort at finding a post-military career fell short…
Sometimes, the most important asset a business can have is hope. Abdoul and Charlotte Diakite, the co-owners of A3 Contracting in Linden, NJ., had the skills, the drive, the work ethic and the...
King Rehab Services Inc.
Christina King wasn’t looking for royal treatment when seeking physical therapy 10 years ago. Just some relief for her aching back. “My first job was as a traveling physical therapist,” King recalled recently. “Then I had my own back problems…