Posts Categorized: Press Releases

County Realizes Success as 2020 Strategic Plan Advances

Officials of the Cumberland County Improvement Authority announced that the organization’s 2020 Economic Development Strategic Plan will soon be updated to ensure the continued creation of jobs and business growth in Cumberland County. “In the seven years since the distribution of our 2020 Strategic Plan, there have been substantial economic development changes in the County,… Read more »

Workforce Programs Meet Industry Demands

Partnerships with the County’s Workforce Development Center and Cumberland County College continues to result in the implementation of several workforce development programs. These adult training programs are being offered by the College now and throughout the year. The programs are being developed with a focus on local industry demands through the efforts of the Department… Read more »

Northeast Precast Expands Operations, Adds 50 Jobs

A $8.2 million endowment has been awarded to Northeast Precast, LLC, as part of the GROW NJ initiative, marking the eighth entry for a business in Cumberland County to the statewide program. The concrete manufacturer recently completed its plans to expand operations at the Lascarides Industrial Park in Millville, where they added five acres of… Read more »

Cumberland County says, “YES” to $110 million of private investment!

  (January 11, 2017), Millville, NJ – According to Cumberland County Improvement Authority officials, Cumberland County has realized over $110 million in private investment this year.  “This investment also led to the creation of nearly 900 jobs in our area,” Gerard Velazquez, Executive Director of the Improvement Authority told a group of local business and… Read more »

Regional Energy Hub Gets Powered Up

The Cumberland County Improvement Authority selected Constellation Energy, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation for its public-private partnership known as Regional Energy Hub. This estimated $500 million project leverages technologies to generate alternative and surplus energy while reducing energy costs including Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling, food waste to energy, solar photovoltaics and an expansion of… Read more »

Eastpoint Lighthouse Gets A Makeover

  Millville, NJ–The Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA), the Cumberland County Freeholder Board, and the Maurice River Historical Society are pleased to announce that a restoration project being undertaken on the historic East Point Lighthouse in Maurice River Township, Cumberland County is underway. In August 2015, the County, the CCIA, and the Maurice River Historical… Read more »

Lopez Added to Cumberland County Improvement Authority Board

Millville, NJ – Andre Lopez, of Vineland, has joined the Cumberland County Improvement Authority Board.  Board President Robert P. Nedohon announced the addition of Lopez to the five-member Board which oversees the administration and operations of the Authority. Lopez served as Captain and Bureau chief for the New Jersey State Police for nearly 27 years. … Read more »

Allied Specialty Foods Remains and Expands in Cumberland County

Millville, New Jersey–Allied Specialty Foods announced recently that it would invest more than $14 million in a 75,000 square foot facility located at 1575 West Forrest Grove Road in Vineland’s Industrial Park.  This expansion is expected to add another 70 jobs to the company’s 130 current employees. Paul Litten, President and Chief Operating Officer for… Read more »

County Hosts Visitors From South America

Millville, NJ – Cumberland County was host to food industry executives from Brazil last week and again hosted more from other parts of South America this week, who came to learn more about the area’s food commerce. Rutgers Food Innovation Center (RFIC) in Bridgeton coordinated the event in partnership with the Cumberland County Improvement Authority…. Read more »