#b#Acquisitions#/b#

Amec, 200 American Metro Boulevard, American Metro Center, Suite 113, Hamilton 08619; 609-689-2829; fax, 609-689-2838. Deborah A. Barsotti, principal scientist. www.mactec.com

Mactec, a Georgia-based environmental engineering firm with an office at American Metro Boulevard, has been acquired by British engineering and project management firm Amec for $280 million.

The deal puts approximately 2,600 Mactec employees under the Amec umbrella and gives Amec a greater presence in the American east coast market.Mactec’s management team is expected to remain with Amec.

Billtrust, 1095 Cranbury-South River Road, Forsgate Technical Center, Suite 3, Box 480, Jamesburg 08831; 609-235-1010; fax, 609-235-1011. Flint Lane, president. www.billtrust.com

Billtrust, which provides automated invoicing and statement systems for small and medium-sized businesses, has acquired Invoice Connection of Carlsbad, California, for an undisclosed sum.

The deal is part of Billtrust’s aggressive growth plan, which has landed the firm on the Inc. 500/5000 list for five consecutive years.

ConvaTec, 200 Headquarters Park Drive, Skillman 08558; 908-904-2500. Dave Johnson, CEO. www.convatec.com

Convatec, a manufacturer of ostomy, wound, and skin care products based in Skillman, has acquired Boston Medical Device Inc., its own distributor to Latin America, for an undisclosed sum.

Nino Pionati, president of ConvaTec Intercontinental, said that emerging markets, particularly Latin America, are “an increasingly important growth component for ConvaTec.”

#b#New in Town#/b#

AmeriHealth NJ, 259 Prospect Plains Road, Building M, Cranbury 08512; 609-662-2454; fax, 609-662-2360. Judith Roman, president and CEO. www.amerihealth.com

Healthcare plan provider AmeriHealth NJ has consolidated its two main offices into one location in Cranbury. CEO Judith Roman said the move is intended to make the company more efficient and be more centrally located to the entire state.

Inkspill, 1589 Reed Road, Unit 8, Pennington 08534; 609-730-0003. Sachdeep Arora. www.myinkspill.com

Inkspill, a design and print silkscreening company, has opened a location on Reed Road in Pennington.

#b#Funding#/b#

Capital Health Regional Medical Center, 750 Brunswick Avenue, Trenton 08638; 609-394-6000; fax, 609-695-8865. Al Maghazehe PhD, president and CEO. www.capitalhealth.org

Capital Health System recently raised $5.2 million toward the surgical center of its new hospital in Hopewell. Fifteen investors, all either Capital Health executives or Trenton-area doctors, contributed the money, according to an SEC filing.

Nathan Bosk, who is responsible for the development, implementation, and day-to-day management of off-site ambulatory facilities for Capital Health, as well as for its primary care network and specialists, will be in charge of the development and management of the Ambulatory Surgical Center in the new hospital.

Bosk was formerly COO and associate administrator at Lower Bucks Hospital and an associate administrator at Warminster General Hospital in Pennsylvania.

The new Capital Health Medical Center is scheduled to open on November 6 in Hopewell.

#b#Crosstown Moves#/b#

Kubhera Enterprises LLC, 742 Alexander Road, Suite 305, Princeton 08540; 609-799-5900; fax, 609-799-5909. Ethan Schneid, principal. www.kubhera.com

Kubhera Enterprises, which provides financial management services to high-net worth clients, has moved its office from 214 Carnegie Center to Alexander Road.

The firm is run by three principals, including Ethan Schneid, a financial advisor specializing in wealth management and strategic planning for families and businesses. Before joining Kubhera Schneid developed financial plans, risk mitigation strategies, and asset management at UBS. Schneid earned his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers and lives in Robbinsville with his family.

BlackRock Inc. (BLK), 1 University Square, Third Floor, Box 9074, Princeton 08540-9074; 212-810-5300. Bob Doll, vice chairman and global CIO for equities. www.blackrock.com

BlackRock has moved the last of its employees from 800 Scudders Mill Road to University Square, at the intersection of Alexander Road and Route 1.

The move comes 13 months after the financial investment giant announced that it would stay in the Princeton region by signing on for 141,000 square feet and two-and-a-half floors at University Square. It also comes just a few weeks after diabetes drugmaker Novo Nordisk announced that it had bought 800 Scudders Mill Road for $215 million, with plans to gut and renovate the site.

The move puts 1,000 BlackRock employees at University Square.

Genmab Inc. (GEN), 902 Carnegie Center, Suite 301, Princeton 08540; 609-430-2481; fax, 609-430-2482. Lisa Drakeman PhD, CEO. www.genmab.com

Genmab, a Denmark-based biotech that develops human antibodies for the treatment of life-threatening and debilitating diseases, has moved its Princeton office from 457 North Harrison Street to the Carnegie Center.

Chilworth Technology Inc., 111 Campus Drive, Suite 113, Princeton 08540; 609-799-4449; fax, 609-799-5559. Vahid Ebadat, CEO. www.chilworth.com

Chilworth, an industrial safety testing and consulting firm with emphasis on dust explosions, chemical reactivity, and electrostatic hazards, has moved from 250 Plainsboro Road to Campus Drive.

NVC National Valuation Consultants Inc., 196 Princeton-Hightstown Road, East Windsor 08520; 609-503-7159; fax, 609-528-2749. Barbara Bowne. www.nvcinc.com

NVC, a national appraisal firm, has moved from Quakerbridge Road to East Windsor.

#b#Down-Sizing#/b#

St. Francis Medical Center, 601 Hamilton Avenue, Trenton 08629-1986; 609-599-5000; fax, 609-599-6251. Jerry Jablonowski, CEO. www.stfrancismedical.com

St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton has laid off 37 employees. The hospital stated that the layoffs are due to a combination of low reimbursements, a drop in the number of patients admitted, and various changes from federal healthcare reform.

The layoffs affect fairly high-ranking administrative staff. According to president and CEO Jerry Jablonowski, 20 of those laid off are in leadership roles and 17 are staff members. The hospital also has consolidated some departments.

Rosetta, 100 American Metro Boulevard, Suite 201, Hamilton 08619; 609-689-6100; fax, 609-631-0184. Christopher B. Kuenne, president. www.rosettamarketing.com

Rosetta, the digital marketing firm bought by Publicis Groupe for $575 million in May, has cut its staff by about 20 in three of its nine offices, including the one on American Metro Boulevard.

Specifics for the Hamilton office have not been released, but according to published reports, the layoffs do not stem from the deal with Publicis, but are instead part of a corporate realignment.

#b#Leaving Town#/b#

Sussna Architects PA, 20 Nassau Street, Princeton. Robert Sussna AIA, president. www.sussnarchitects.com

Sussna Architects has left its office at 20 Nassau Street and is now operating at 57 Raven Rock Road in Stockton. The firm was founded by Robert Sussna, a graduate of Cornell University, Class of 1961. Sussna has taught at Columbia University and the College of New Jersey.

The firm can be reached at 609-397-6611.

Jet Transportation & Logistics Inc., 2400 Main Street Extension, Suite 2, Sayreville 08872; 800-225-5538. James Day, CEO. www.jettranslogistics.com

Jet Messenger Service, a subsidiary of Jet Transportation and Logistics and has moved from Cranbury-South River Road to Sayreville.

Gordon Software Associates, 186 Princeton-Hightstown Road, West Windsor. www.gordonsa.com

Gordon Software Associates, an IT professional placement and training firm, appears to have left its office at 186 Princeton-Hightstown Road.

The company’s telephone number now answers as a private line and there is no sign of the company in West Windsor.

Stratus Building Solutions, 4365 Route 1 South, South Brunswick. www.stratusclean.com

Stratus Building Solutions, a national commercial cleaning company based in Missouri, appears to have left its office in South Brunswick.

The company’s phone number is out of service and the Route 1 location is no longer listed among the firm’s offices. The national office can be reached at 877-731-2020.

S.L. Rose & Associates, 2681 Quakerbridge Road, Hamilton. Sharon L. Rose CPA, president. www.slrosecpa.com

Sharon Rose has moved her general accounting office out of Hamilton. There is no forwarding information.

Applied Industrial Technologies, 1085 Cranbury-South River Road, Jamesburg. Vic Sufalko, general manager.

Applied Industrial Technologies, a Cleveland-based distributor of such equipment as ball bearings, power transmission equipment, V-belts, and roller chains, has closed its facility in Jamesburg.

The firm can be reached in Cleveland at 216-426-4000.

#b#Deaths#/b#

Charles ‘Bergen’ Groendyke, 92, on September 16. The founder and operator of Groendyke & Company accounting firm in Lawrenceville, he provided professional services to corporations and municipalities in central New Jersey over a 50-year period.

Daniel Lerad, 92, on September 15. He was a technician at RCA David Sarnoff Research Center for 30 years and a former proctor at Princeton University.

Nikolai Tarkan, 64, on September 15. He worked for 30 years for Air Products and Chemicals in Hightstown.

Allister Glean, 62, on September 10. He was an IT operations manager at Merrill Lynch in Plainsboro for 25 years and a security officer at E.T.S. in Ewing.

Glenn Jacobs, 63, on August 13. He was a research chemist at Bristol-Myers Squibb. He held several patents in the cardiovascular, animal health, and anti-infective areas.

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