New in Town
A Greener Home Design Center, 8 Gordon Avenue, Lawrenceville 08648; 609-450-7616; fax, 609-450-7613. Suzan Klein, owner. www.AGreenerHomeNJ.com.
A Greener Home Design Center, an interior design firm specializing in eco-friendly and sustainable furniture, interiors, cabinets, kitchens, baths, has opened at 8 Gordon Avenue in Lawrenceville.
American Shipping Group Inc., 125 Village Boulevard, Suite 230, Princeton 08540; 609-454-3651; fax, 609-454-3652. Frank Peake, VP, business development. www.amershipgrp.com.
American Shipping Group, a subsidiary of Washington State-based Saltchuck, has opened a regional office on Village Boulevard. ASG oversees two off-shore domestic liner companies and a ship management company for vessel owners.
The New Jersey office is run by Frank Peake, who became ASG’s vice president of strategic planning and business development in April. Prior to this he served as president of Sea Star Line and also held various roles with Sea-Land/ CSX/Horizon Lines from 1989 to 2003.
Peake earned his bachelor’s in accounting from Rutgers and an MBA from Queens College in Charlotte, North Carolina.
CMC Machinery , 743 Alexander Road, Suite 5, Princeton 08540; 609-720-9800; fax, 609-720-9810. Vinit J. Khambhatta, executive director. www.cadmachamerica.com.
CMC Machinery, an India-based company that develops machines and technology for the pharmaceutical industry, has opened a U.S. sales office on Alexander Road.
Edward Jones, 1006 Washington Boulevard, Robbinsville 08691; 609-448-0004. Ty Robinson, financial advisor. www.edwardjones.com.
Nationwide investment services firm Edward Jones has opened a location in Robbinsville’s Foxmoor complex. The office is headed by Ty Robinson, a graduate of Rider University, where he earned his bachelor’s in communications and business in 2000.
Long & Foster Platinum Group Services, 3705 Quakerbridge Road, Suite 116, Hamilton 08619; 609-584-6080. Stacy Hinkle, managing director. www.platinumgroupservices.com.
Platinum Group Services, a division of real estate agency Long & Foster that specializes in short sales, has opened an office on Quakerbridge Road. Short sales occur when a borrower cannot pay a mortgage and the lender sells the property for a small loss, rather than harrass the borrower.
Metlife Resources, 2279 Route 33, Suite 506, Hamilton 08690; 609-890-0470; fax, 609-890-0471. Jane Krier, financial services rep. www.metlife.com.
Metlife, a financial services and planning firm has opened an office on Route 33 in Hamilton.
New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust, 3131 Princeton Pike, Building 6, Suite 201, Box 440, Trenton 08625; 609-219-8600; fax, 609-219-8620. David E. Zimmer, executive director. www.njeit.org
New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust, an independent state authority that provides financing for drinking water, wastewater, and water quality improvement projects, has named Princeton financier David Zimmer as its executive director.
Zimmer, who operated his own financial firm, Princeton Structured Finance Analytics Group, will replace Maryclaire D’Andrea, who had been acting executive director since April.
Zimmer, a graduate of Notre Dame University, built his career in asset finance, risk management, investment banking, capital markets and fixed-income trading.
Before serving as managing partner of Princeton Structured Finance Analytics Group he was executive vice president of marketing for Exigen Mortgage Asset Management in Dallas; executive vice president for asset and risk management for People’s Choice Loan in Princeton; and held various other executive-level positions at firms in Philadelphia and New York.
Created in 1986, the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust offers interest-free loans toward projects that promote smart growth and incorporate green design.
Much of its work focuses on financing wastewater treatment collection and treatment system upgrades, water treatment and distribution improvements, and stormwater collection system improvements.
Dow Jones & Company (DJ), 4300 Route 1 North at Ridge Road, South Brunswick 08852; 609-520-4000; fax, 212-416-3014. Les Hinton, CEO. www.dowjones.com.
Dow Jones, publishers of the Wall Street Journal and Barron’s, will build one of the largest solar arrays on a single commercial site in the U.S. at its South Brunswick corporate offices.
The publisher wants to build solar car ports by installing 13,000 elevated solar panels on 230,000 square feet in the complex’s parking lot. The set-up is designed to provide 15 percent of the building’s power supplies and shade for parked cars.
The project is part of a larger, 555-kilowatt rooftop array that is expected to be in place in April and generate 4.1 megawatts of power.
Autism New Jersey, 500 Horizon Drive, Suite 530, Robbinsville 08691; 609-883-8100; fax, 609-883-5509. Linda S. Meyer, executive director. www.autismnj.org
Autism New Jersey, a nonprofit agency that provides information and advocacy services to the autism community, has moved from Parkside Drive in Ewing to Horizon Drive in Hamilton.
PamTen Inc., 11 Monica Way, Monmouth Junction 08852; Pardhiva Erramilli, manager, business development. www.pamten.com.
PamTen, which develops web applications, has moved from Plainsboro Road to Monica Way in Monmouth Junction. The firm features IT professionals who have extensive experience in the pharmaceutical, financial, telecom, insurance, and manufacturing industries.
The company assists businesses looking to incorporate Internet technologies and related solutions into their overall corporate strategy.
Out of Business
A Touch of Ivy, 743 Alexander Road, Princeton. Ivy Weitzman, owner.
A Touch of Ivy, a wholesale fabric company with a specialty in sachets, has left 743 Alexander Road.
The firm employed seven and became famous for its sachets, some in the shape of exquisitely detailed miniature chairs. Owner Ivy Weitzman and her sachets have been featured in national publications, including InStyle and Oprah’s “O” list.
William Hodge, 63, on November 29, 2010. A former chemistry professor, he was employed by Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Eleanor Lewis, 68, on November 26. She worked with Ralph Nader’s Public Interest Research Group before going on to practice law in her own firm in Princeton for several years.
Herbert Tuchman on November 25. The owner of PJ’s Pancake House and Princeton International Properties, a Kingston-based real estate investment firm, he also was involved with the Parkinson’s Alliance, which was founded by his brother, Martin.
Anton Borics, 58, on November 22. He was a comptroller at Licciardello Brothers Wholesale Fruit & Produce in Trenton.
Gerald Perpetua, 65, on November 21. He was an electrician at AC Scott Electric in Trenton.
Stephen Kinczel, 62, on November 21. He was a systems analyst for Bristol-Myers Squibb in Hopewell for 24 years.
Kathryn Ann Ireland, 56, on November 16. She was employed by Princeton University and Rick Bus Company.