Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Fast Lane

News from the business community

Solvay Opens Vanilla Q&A Center

Solvay, a specialty chemical company with a large food flavoring business, has opened a center in its Princeton headquarters to cater to its customers’ product development needs regarding Solvay’s vanilla flavors, or “vanillin-based systems” in the company’s own terminology.

Suchitra Kamath Honored at 2018 Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

Suchitra Kamath has been honored with the Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards’ Rising Star Award for making a successful transition from corporate officer to business owner.

Survey Says: Women Leave Work After First Child

Princeton University researchers have a new study that challenges the conventional wisdom that women are more likely to leave their jobs after having a second child.

Cherry Valley Road Closes for 90 Days

A portion of Cherry Valley Road in Princeton will be closed to through traffic for roughly 90 days as crews work to replace a bridge.

Core Software Technologies Lands Spot on INC 5000’s Ranking

Core, an IT consulting company has been named at number 63 on the INC 5000, Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of the top performing companies in the U.S.

DoughMain Financial Literacy Foundation Partners Finnovate

DoughMain Financial Literacy Foundation, a nonprofit that supports financial literacy for students, has partnered with Finnovate, a literacy learning technology company.

Parcel Added to Mount Rose Preserve

An 11-acre parcel has been added to the 350-acre public park that comprises the former Western Electric/AT&T property on Carter Road in Hopewell.

Rider University Dedicates Building to Two Alumni

Rider University hosted a building dedication ceremony on October 17 to rename a 21,000-square-foot academic building.


Wen C. Fong, 88, on October 3. A Princeton professor, he was a renowned scholar who helped the Metropolitan Museum of Art build one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of Asian art.

Management Moves, Leaving Town, and Crosstown Moves

Billtrust, a business-to-business billing company, has hired Marcel Korst as senior vice president of marketing.

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