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Advanced Manufacturing Office Activities in New Jersey


Mapped AMO State Activities

The following map provides a visual representation of AMO activities in New Jersey. Click the checkboxes to filter certain activities. You may click the pushpin icon to show activity details. All locations are approximate. Following the map, there are lists that provide AMO activities (Energy Savings Assessments, Industrial Assessment Centers, Events and Trainings, and AMO Partner Projects) in New Jersey.

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AMO Project Award

AMO provided seed funding to 23 awardees for the development and delivery of industrial energy efficiency programs at the state and regional levels. These projects are aimed at delivering assessments, trainings, and technical resources to manufacturers to achieve significant reductions in industrial energy intensity.

R&D Projects and Successes

R and D Pushpin - Denotes Projects on map above

In order to meet the challenges of improving energy efficiency, the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) helps to mitigate its industry partners' energy use. Both share the cost of research and development (R&D) projects while reaching the common goals of improving not only energy efficiency, but economic viability, energy security, environmental quality, and resource conservation. The following list provides New Jersey's active and complete partner projects:

Project Successes Project Successes
Microchannel Reactor System for Catalytic Hydrogenation, Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ
Industry: Chemicals
Status: Active
Details PDF

Ultrasonic Tank Cleaning, TELSONIC Ultrasonics
Bridgeport, NJ
Industry: Chemicals
Status: Complete
Details PDF

High Octane Fuel via Catalytic Distillation, Exelus, Inc.
Livingston, NJ
Industry: Chemicals
Status: Complete
Details PDF

Intelligent Extruder Software for Polymer Compounding, GE Global Research
Niskayuna, NJ
Industry: Sensors and Automation
Status: Complete
Details PDF

R&D Projects
Autothermal Styrene Manufacturing Process with Net Export of Energy
Bloomfield, NJ
Industry: Chemicals
Status: Active
Details PDF

Waste Heat Recovery and Recycling in Thermal Separation Processes
Princeton, NJ
Industry: Energy Intensive Processes
Status: Active
Details PDF
Advanced Nanostructured Molecular Sieves for Energy-Effi cient Industrial Separations
Monmouth Junction, NJ
Industry: Energy Intensive Processes
Status: Active
Details PDF

Hydrate-Free Concrete: A Low Energy, CO2-Negative Solution
New Brunswick, NJ
Industry: Energy Intensive Processes
Status: Active
Details PDF

Low-Cost Production of InGaN for Next- Generation Photovoltaic Devices
Piscataway, NJ
Industry: Industrial Materials for the Future
Status: Active
Details PDF

Advanced Refrigerant-based Cooling Technologies for Information and Communications infrastructure (ARCTIC)
Murray Hill, NJ
Industry: Information Communication Technologies
Status: Active
Details PDF

Launching A New Route To Styrene Monomer - SBIR Phase III Xlerator Program
Livingston, NJ
Industry: Reactions and Separations
Status: Active
Details PDF

Mixed Solvent Corrosion, OLI Systems, Inc.
Morris Plains, NJ
Industry: Chemicals
Status: Complete
Details PDF
Innovative Energy-Efficient High-Temperature Gas-Fired Furnace, Procedyne Corporation
New Brunswick, NJ
Industry: Aluminum
Status: Complete
Details PDF

Solution Crystallization Modeling Tools, OLI Systems, Inc.
Morris Plains, NJ
Industry: Chemicals
Status: Complete
Details PDF

Predicting Corrosion of Advanced Materials and Fabricated Components, OLI Systems, Inc.
Morris Plains, NJ
Industry: Industrial Materials for the Future
Status: Complete
Details PDF

Large Plant Assessments (ESAs)

With emphasis on reducing natural gas consumption, DOE provides American businesses, factories, and manufacturing facilities with on-site Energy Savings Assessments (ESAs). The purpose of these assessments is to identify immediate opportunities to save energy and money that will lead to significant long-term savings. Gold and silver stars represent facilities that have been recognized for their achievements in industrial energy savings. The following is a list of businesses that have all benefited from AMO assessments in New Jersey:

ESA Pushpin - Denotes Large Plant Assessments (ESAs) on map above

DuPont - Chambers Works
Deepwater, NJ

Kraft Foods - Nabisco - Fairlawn
Fairlawn, NJ

Owens Corning - Kearny R&A
Kearney, NJ

Owens Corning - Kearny R&A
Kearney, NJ

Gerresheimer Glass - Millville Plant
Millville, NJ

Lucent Technologies - Corporate Headquarters
Murray Hill, NJ
Roche Pharmaceuticals (Roch Group)
Nutley, NJ

Valero Energy Corporation - Paulsboro Refinery
Paulsboro, NJ

Gerdau Ameristeel - Perth Amboy
Perth Amboy, NJ

Atlantic States Cast Iron Pipe - Phillipsburg (ASCIP)
Phillipsburg, NJ

Mannington Mills - Salem
Salem, NJ

Gerdau Ameristeel - Sayreville
Sayreville, NJ
Schweitzer-Mauduit International - Spotswood Mill
Spotswood, NJ

ACuPowder - Union
Union, NJ

ACuPowder - Union
Union, NJ

Medium / Small Plant Assessments (IACs)

Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs) provide eligible small- and medium-sized manufacturers with no-cost, on-site energy assessments to identify potential savings opportunities. The following is a list of IAC training participants in New Jersey for the past two years. A complete collection of all the publicly available assessment and recommendation data is available at the AMO IAC database.

IAC Assessments Pushpin - Denotes Medium / Small Plant Assessments (IACs) on map above

ADM Corporation
Middlesex, NJ

Aleris Light Gauge Products
Clayton, NJ

Arde Inc.
Carlstadt, NJ

Bumble Bee
Cape May, NJ

Mount Laurel, NJ

ExxonMobil Lubricants
Paulsboro, NJ
Food Sciences Corporation
Mount Laurel, NJ

G&W Laboratories Inc.
South Plainfield, NJ

Whiting, NJ

Morgan Technical Ceramics / Certech
Wood Ridge, NJ

Piscataway, NJ

Piscataway, NJ
Simmons Pet Food
Pennsauken, NJ

Moorestown, NJ

Victory Refrigeration
Cherry Hill, NJ

Events and Trainings

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) offers system-wide and component-specific training sessions and materials to help reduce energy use, save money, and minimize waste through system optimization. The following is a list of New Jersey's past training events:

Events Pushpin - Denotes Events on map above

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Technical Resources

AMO provides information on upcoming energy efficiency events and trainings, case studies on replicable industrial energy efficiency projects, and contact information for Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC), Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers, and Regional Clean Energy Application Centers.

Case Studies in New Jersey

Each year AMO develops new case studies on research, development and demonstration projects; energy assessments; the use of AMO tools and training; and leveraging of AMO partner resources for energy efficiency project implementation. The case studies are developed jointly with AMO's industrial partners. The following is a list of the case studies in New Jersey:

Back to Basics: Corporate Energy Management at Unilever
Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Energy Productivity is the Best Medicine: Corporate Energy Management at Merck & Co., Inc.
Rahway, NJ

Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs) for Region

There are 26 Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs), sponsored by AMO, located at universities across the U.S. IACs provide no-cost energy assessments to small- and medium-sized manufacturers within a 150-mile radius. Additionally, they provide industrial assessment and energy management systems training for the next generation of energy engineers.

Rutgers University
Director: Mike Muller
Phone: (732) 445-5540
Email: muller@caes.rutgers.edu
Web Site: http://www.iac.rutgers.edu/

Lehigh University
Director: Dr. Alparslan Oztekin
Phone: 610-758-4343
Fax: 610-758-6224
Email: alo2@lehigh.edu
Web Site: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inluiac/

University of Delaware
Director: Dr. Keith Goossen
Phone: (302) 831-0590
Fax: (302) 831-4316
Email: goossen@ece.udel.edu
Web Site: http://www.ece.udel.edu/iac/

Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEPs) in New Jersey

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is a not-for-profit network of businesses and manufacturing specialists, with almost 60 MEP centers across the nation. Funded by state, local, and private organizations, and in partnership with the IACs, they provide a variety of services to U.S. industry, including process improvements, innovation strategies, and green manufacturing techniques.

New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program
President and CEO: Robert L. Loderstedt, III
Phone: (973) 998-9801
Fax: (973) 556-1345
Email: bloderstedt@njmep.org
Web Site: http://www.njmep.org

Clean Energy Regional Application Centers

Formerly the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Regional Application Centers (RACs), the eight Clean Energy Application Centers across the U.S. promote CHP, waste heat recovery and other clean energy technologies and practices. They provide regional assistance for specific projects, including market assessments, targeted education and outreach, and technical assistance.

Mid-Atlantic Clean Energy Application Center
Director: James Freihaut
Phone: (814) 863-0083
Email: jfreihaut@engr.psu.edu
Web Site: http://maceac.psu.edu/

State Incentives and Resource Database

This database is a comprehensive collection of incentives and resources for implementing energy-efficiency measures in a commercial or industrial facility. These incentives are often financial and are in place to reward business and residential customers for making strides in energy efficiency. The resources are in the form of analysis tools, education and training programs, and energy audits. The following link will take you to a site that will show you the energy incentives and resources in New Jersey.

State Incentive Handbooks
AMO has created handbooks of available resources and incentives for industrial energy efficiency implementation organized by system for each of the 50 states.

Resource Fact Sheets
AMO developed 50 resource fact sheets that identify local, regional, state, and utility organizations in each state that can serve as partners working together with manufacturers to advance industrial energy efficiency.


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DOE Contacts

DOE Headquarters Contact
Sandy Glatt
1617 Cole Boulevard
Golden, Colorado 80401
Phone: (720) 356-1544
Email: sandy.glatt@go.doe.gov

DOE Project Contact
Jamey Evans
1617 Cole Boulevard
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: (720) 356-1536
Email: jamey.evans@go.doe.gov

State Contact(s)

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, Energy Division
Mahogany Hendricks
Two Gateway Center
8th Floor
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Phone: (609) 292-0090
Email: mahogany.hendricks@bpu.state.nj.us
Web Site: http://www.bpu.state.nj.us/bpu/divisions/energy/


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About New Jersey Industry

New Jersey has a total of 8.8 million residents and ranks 7th in the nation in terms of GDP, which is $438.7 billion. In 2009, New Jersey ranked 30th in the nation’s industrial energy consumption at 291.6 trillion Btu and 34th in the nation’s industrial natural gas consumption at 49.9 trillion Btu.

New Jersey’s leading industries (by total value of shipments) include Chemical Manufacturing, Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing, and Food Manufacturing. Information on the state’s top industries is displayed in the table below, which can be sorted based on number of employees, production workers’ hours, and payroll, among other categories.

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is providing funding for the development and delivery of industrial energy efficiency programs implemented on a local, state or regional level. These projects are delivering Save Energy Now resources to reduce industrial energy intensity in the states. AMO has 23 total active state and regional projects that are impacting 36 states across the U.S. Learn More

New Jersey At a Glance

State Information (1)
2010 Population (Million) 8.8
2010 GDP (Billion) $438.7
GDP Rank 7
Energy Statistics (2) Source PDF for Energy Statistics
Total Energy Consumption 2009 (Trillion Btu) 2,393.6
Total Industrial Energy Consumption 2009 (Trillion Btu) 291.6
Total Industrial Energy Consumption Rank 30
Total Industrial GDP 2009 (Thousand) $52,505,000.0
Industrial Energy Intensity (Btu/GDP) 5,553.0
Industrial Energy Intensity Rank 44
Total Industrial Electricity Use 2009 (Trillion Btu)* 87.3
Total Industrial Electricity Use Rank 37
Total Industrial Natural Gas Use 2009 (Trillion Btu) 49.9
Total Industrial Natural Gas Use Rank 34
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* Total industrial electricity use reflects industrial retail electricity sales and electrical system energy losses.

Total Industrial Energy Consumption Statistics in New Jersey

Year Energy Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
National Average
(Trillion Btu)
2009 291.6 560.4
2008 353.1 613.3
2007 451.9 636.5
2006 451.8 635.0
2005 479.2 637.0
2004 483.0 656.0
2003 482.3 638.6
2002 508.5 640.6
2001 525.6 642.2
2000 466.8 678.9
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Source: http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/states/sep_use/ind/use_ind_nj.html

Top Industries in New Jersey

NAICS CodeIndustry Name Number of Employees Production Workers' Hours (1,000) Annual Payroll ($1,000) Production Workers' Wages ($1,000) Total Cost of Materials ($1,000) Total Capital Expenditures ($1,000) Value Added ($1,000) Total Value of Shipments ($1,000)
325 Chemical Manufacturing 46,485 42,257 $3,922,121 $1,015,834 $9,791,611 $739,574 $15,430,064 $25,507,125
324 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 3,466 5,453 $323,721 $206,870 $14,534,958 $297,794 $1,451,570 $16,177,039
311 Food Manufacturing 28,867 41,523 $1,194,165 $711,510 $6,243,316 $292,910 $5,014,104 $11,324,840
339 Miscellaneous Manufacturing 23,799 25,061 $1,544,959 $514,565 $2,329,500 $110,743 $4,190,704 $6,572,607
334 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing 23,047 23,767 $1,771,317 $678,707 $2,274,687 $174,744 $3,931,238 $6,268,233
332 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 23,240 30,872 $1,110,146 $565,895 $2,128,657 $83,384 $2,540,758 $4,694,391
326 Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing 18,361 28,428 $776,121 $439,646 $2,260,676 $105,714 $2,009,826 $4,285,231
323 Printing and Related Support Activities 19,073 25,602 $881,424 $525,171 $1,298,317 $144,661 $1,970,664 $3,280,791
333 Machinery Manufacturing 13,211 14,757 $704,314 $298,227 $1,423,537 $57,447 $1,570,617 $3,040,075
327 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 10,673 16,685 $519,721 $326,653 $1,282,729 $108,822 $1,592,108 $2,914,318
Source: http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/IBQTable?_bm=y&-ds_name=AM0931AS101

Note: The data included in this table is from the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of Manufactures, except for years that end in "2" or "7", when data from its more comprehensive Economic Census is reported.

Additional Resources

List of Fortune 500 Companies in NJ:

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's Policy Database for New Jersey: