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Senator Cory Booker Visits Weiss-Aug

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On April 16, PMA member company Weiss-Aug had some high profile visitors.

Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and several members of his staff along with East Hanover Mayor Joe Pannullo, East Hanover Police Chief Stan Hansen, and West Caldwell Mayor Joe Tempesta stopped by Weiss-Aug to discuss the Leveraging and Energizing America’s Apprenticeship Program (LEAP) Act, which was recently introduced in Congress.

The LEAP Act provides a tax credit to employers to help increase the number of registered apprenticeships in the United States, put more people to work and help fill the 4 million job vacancies across the United States.

The U.S. Department of Labor recommended Weiss-Aug for Senator Booker’s visit and his legislative kickoff.

The visit included a tour of Weiss-Aug’s modernized manufacturing plant.  Moving through the facility, the tour showcased metal stamping, insert/injection molding and assembly processes.

During the tour, Senator Booker met with Weiss-Aug’s Apprentice Manager, Paul Ret…