Ocean Power Technologies (OPTT), 1590 Reed Road, Building A, Suite 1, Pennington 08534; 609-730-0400; fax, 609-730-0404. George Taylor, chief executive officer. www.oceanpowertechnologies.com.
Ocean Power Technologies, a Pennington-based developer of wave-powered generators, recently received a $1.5 million grant from the federal Department of Energy to develop its next-generation PowerBuoy system.
The grant will help fund the scale-up of the power output per PowerBuoy from 150 kilowatts to 500 kilowatts, as well as the efficiency of the devices.
New In Town
China Cat Capital, 14 Tulane Street, Princeton 08542; 609-474-0004; fax, 609-498-7770. Bernard H. Tenenbaum, owner.
Investment advisor Bernard Tenenbaum has opened China Cat Capital, a consulting firm aimed at family-owned consumer products companies, in downtown Princeton.
Tenenbaum did not return calls seeking information, but according to Forbes magazine, he has served as president of the Children’s Leisure Products Group, a holding company with investments in children’s leisure product businesses, as an advisor to investment banking firm Bel Air Partners, and as vice president of corporate development for Russ Berrie, a gifts and juvenile products company. He also was the founding director of the George Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Lloyd Group, 14 Tulane Street, Princeton 08542; 212-221-3320; fax, 212-221-0459. Adam Lloyd Eiseman, president & CEO. www.lloydgroup.com.
Lloyd Group, a Manhattan-based IT, computer networking, and outsourcing advisory firm, has opened an office on Tulane Street.
Eisner & Lubin LLP, 2 King Arthur Court, North Brunswick 08902; 732-321-2000. Seymour Taub, CPA. www.eisnerlubin.com.
New York-based accounting firm Eisner & Lubin, which serves middle-market businesses and high-net worth clients, has opened an office on King Arthur Court in North Brunswick.
Seymour Taub, one of the company’s two New Jersey-based CPAs, joined Eisner & Lubin in 1971 and became a partner in 1979, specializing in high-net-worth individuals and businesses in the real estate and service industries. He received his bachelor’s in accounting from Brooklyn College and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.
Kaplan EduNeering, 202 Carnegie Center, Suite 301, Princeton 08540; 609-627-5300; fax, 609-627-5330. Lisa Clune, president. www.kaplaneduneering.com.
Kaplan Eduneering, a provider of technology-based learning for the pharmaceutical, healthcare, energy, and manufacturing industries, has named Andy Schemick its new CFO.
Schemick comes from Kaplan’s K-12 Learning Services division, where he was the vice president of finance and operations. Prior to Kaplan, Schemick held various financial roles at Supresta LLC, Asbury Automotive Group Inc, Global Crossing, and Arthur Andersen. He holds a bachelor’s in economics and an MBA in accounting from Rutgers
SoVoz Inc., 14 Washington Road, Suite 611, Princeton Junction 08550; 609-799-8544; fax, 609-228-1277. Stephen Lane, president. www.sovoz.com.
SoVoz, which develops virtual reality embodied user-interfaces and three-dimensional simulations for education, training, and gaming, has moved from Station Drive to Washington Road.
Commerce Sign Solutions, 19 Lexington Avenue, East Brunswick; 732-238-7000. Linda Harrington, owner. www.commercesignsolutions.com.
The graphic sign company moved from 2223 Route 1 South in North Brunswick.
Arbinet-thexchange Inc. (ARBX), 120 Albany Street, New Brunswick Home page: www.arbinet.com.
Arbinet, a telecommunications exchange operating electronic market for international trading, has left its New Brunswick offices.
The company, headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, still employs most of the 125 people it had working for it locally, but those workers are now working virtually, according to the firm. Arbinet can be reached at 703-456-4100.
Site Search of New Jersey, 301 Nassau Street, Princeton 08540; 609-683-0413.
Commercial real estate broker Mark Olinski appears to have closed the Nassau Street office of Site Search of New Jersey. The phone and fax numbers do not answer and 411 no longer has a listing for the business.
Shaker Advertising, 190 Route 18, East Brunswick. www.shaker.com.
Shaker, an advertising firm specializing in recruitment ads, has closed its operations in New Jersey. All services are performed from the company’s Chicago-area headquarters, which can be reached at 800-323-5170.
Marrazzo & Son Landscaping, 4036 Quakerbridge Road, Mercerville. Tony Marrazzo, owner.
Landscaper Tony Marrazzo appears to have left his facility on Quakerbridge Road. The site is empty and phone numbers have been disconnected.
ZRG Inc., 100 Overlook Center, Princeton. Steve Tosches, managing director. www.zrgroup.com.
After three years in the Regus suite at Princeton Overlook, Steve Tosches moved his office of ZRG Partners to 347 Mount Pleasant Avenue, West Orange 07052; 609-577-0226; fax 928-223-6600. The move took place in January.
If the name sounds familiar, Tosches once served as the head football coach at Princeton University. His wife, Carole, is a real estate agent with Prudential Fox & Roach on Nassau Street.
ZRG, an international firm headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, specializes in consulting and advisory services for executive clients.
Trauma Nurses Inc., 1435 South Broad Street, Trenton.
After nearly 30 years in operation, Trauma Nurses Inc, a subsidiary of Nursing Options, appears to have left its office in Trenton. Phone and fax numbers for both companies have been disconnected, and directory assistance has no further information on either.
Synovate Healthcare, 3150 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville. Home page: www.synovate.com.
The pharma market research firm has closed its Lawrenceville office as part of a companywide consolidation and moved operations to its Philadelphia-area site.
The firm was one of the larger market research companies in the area and the move takes approximately 30 jobs from Princeton.
S.P. Rosenblum CPA, 1670 Whitehorse-Hamilton Square Road, Hamilton. Suzanne Rosenblum, owner.
After 25 years in tax preparation planning for small businesses and individuals, accountant Suzanne Rosenblum has retired.
Jeff Faue, 64, on April 15. He was president of New Brunswick-based Fauecast, which provided outsourced human resource management. He was also a collaborator with Design for Giving, a consulting practice that helps corporations decide charitable spending.
Claude Crater, 72, on April 15. He was the former owner and manager of the Kimble Funeral Home in Princeton for 43 years.
Dante Antonucci, 88, on April 15. He was the proprietor of Antonucci and Buck, an optometry practice in Trenton, for more than 50 years.
Bob Gordon, 85, on April 13. He was a popular singer and entertainer in restaurants and bars in the Princeton and Lambertville areas for more than 60 years.
Lore Lindenfeld, 88, on April 8. A former textile designer and teacher at Rutgers, she taught weaving at the Princeton Adult School for several years. Her own work has been featured in the Smithsonian Museum.
Rick Gross, 60, on April 2. He and his wife once owned Hilary’s Ice Cream Shop in Hightstown.