Showing posts from April, 2014

Senator Cory Booker Visits Weiss-Aug

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. Senator Cory Booker visits with Weiss-Aug apprentices 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. A group ph