Edited by Scott Morgan

#b#Name Changes#/b#

VolunteerConnect, Box 615, Princeton 08542; 609-921-8893; fax, 866-211-9475. Adrienne Rubin, executive director. Home page: www.volunteerconnectnj.org.

Hands On Helpers, a Trenton-based nonprofit firm that promotes volunteerism, has changed its name to Volunteer Connect.

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 has renamed its Fuld campus to Capital Health Regional Medical Center. President and CEO Al Magazehe said that the renaming of the Fuld campus is part of the hosptital’s rebranding initiative, in conjunction with Capital Health’s planned move from Trenton to West Trenton.

Sigma Analyst Inc., 3490 Route 1 North, Suite 15 D, Princeton 08540; 609-897-1314; fax, 877-866-8040. Mohan Cherukuri, director. Home page: http://analystusa.com.

ComData Consulting, a Chicago-based software consulting company, has been renamed Sigma Analysts.

The company provides onsite consulting services on a temporary and contract basis, via local, difficult-to-find contractors, consultants and employee candidates. Technical personnel specialize in hardware and software, Internet and web development, E-business, project management and outsourcing services.


ABB SUSA Inc., 1460 Livingston Avenue, Building B, North Brunswick.

ABB, an international construction contractor that does projects for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Agency for International Development, has ceased its operations at 1460 Livingston Avenue in North Brunswick.

According to the firm, relocation and reorganization have caused the firm to consolidate. It still operates a few smaller offices in North Brunswick, but operations for the company are now handled at 3 Independence Way. The firm can be reached at 609-452-2164.

Adventures in Advertising/The Printing Company, 14 Park Avenue, Hillsborough 08844; 908-575-9700; fax, 908-575-1700. Al DeLuca, president. www.myaia.com/printco.

Al DeLuca moved his printing and promotionals business from North Brunswick to Hillsborough, where he is hosted in the office of East Coast Media. Phone and fax are new.

#b#Crosstown Moves#/b#

Delphi Technology, 2 Tower Center Boulevard, 10th Floor, East Brunswick 08816 ; 732-418-0008; fax, 732-418-0858. Home page: www.delphi-tech.com.

In early March Delphi Technologies moved from 303 George Street to the Tower Center in East Brunswick. The 50-person branch of the Boston-based firm does enterprise and web-based software systems for the insurance industry.

Songbird Hearing Inc., 210 North Center Drive, Suite 307, North Brunswick 08902; 732-828-8300; fax, 732-422-7238. Christopher DiCostanzo, president and CEO. Home page: www.songbirdhearing.com.

Songbird, maker of disposable hearing aids, has moved from George Street in New Brunswick to North Center Drive in North Brunswick. It has 12 people in two facilities, an office and a manufacturing space, totaling 7,000 square feet.

Founded in 1997 as a spin-out from the Sarnoff Corporation, the company aims its product at those with mild to moderate hearing loss. Its least expensive product is a totally disposable device that costs $79, but that is being phased out by a version with a replaceable battery for $179. A more advanced model sells for $279.

Princeton Center for Leadership Training, 911 Commons Way, Princeton 08540; 609-252-9300; fax, 609-252-9393. Daniel F. Oscar, president and CEO. www.princetonleadership.org.

The Princeton Center for Leadership Training, a nonprofit that provides training programs to school students and staff members, has moved from Vandeventer Avenue to Commons Way.

IntelliSphere (ArcMesa Educators), 666 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro 08536; 609-630-6100; fax, 609-630-6110. Tighe Blazier, general manager. Home page: www.arcmesa.com.

ArcMesa, an online training and testing software company, has moved from Route 33 in Monroe to Plainsboro Road. The firm is part of Intellishphere, a medical publishing company that produces several titles in the field.

Zirius Inc., 10-F Brookline Court, Princeton 08540; 877-270-5557; fax, 609-228-7464. David Henry, president. Home page: www.zirius.us.

Zirius, an IT and Internet security firm headed by David Henry, has moved from Research Park to Brookline Court.

Last year Zirius took a more active approach to Internet security in an effort to help businesses combat an increasingly aggressive and sophisticated web of cyber criminals. Worldwide, Henry says, crooks are investing millions of dollars in technology designed to con web users with slickly produced dummy pages that collect passwords and other personal data.

Large-scale security companies sweep the web looking for trouble, which they find by noticing the same issue repeating itself on large numbers of computers. But, Henry says, current virus incarnations are aiming smaller, infecting, say, only 5,000 computers, turning them into drones that emit viruses, spam, and other malware to maybe only another 5,000 computers.

Defending against it is tough, Henry admits. It takes a lot of reading, a lot of patience, and a lot of observation to keep up with more sophisticated botnets (software that .

The one advantage is that viruses tend to build from themselves, rather than start anew. So you can look for patterns in programming that signal trouble.

Henry says Zirius is taking this new direction, which he calls the “holistic approach.” According to the company’s website, “Our typical customer has 5 to 50 workstations, is a professional organization, and relies heavily on E-mail, the Internet, and their computer network for running their business.” And for them, he says, Zirius provides managed IT services that help keep them safe.

Ripen Interactive, 114 Stanhope Street, Princeton 08540; 609-520-8820; fax, 609-520-8810. Michael Tudor, owner. Home page: www.ripeninteractive.com.

Michael Tudor has moved his E-commerce and online marketing company from Lawrenceville to Stanhope Street.

Future Textiles Inc., 182 Ridge Road, Dayton 08810; 609-409-1600; fax, 609-409-6066. Bob Seaton, vice president.

Down import company Future Textiles has moved its operations from Cranbury to Ridge Road in Dayton. The move comes one year after the company moved from Jamesburg to Cranbury-South River Road.

K.A. Traul Pharmaceutical Consulting, 16 Marvin Court, Lawrenceville 08648-; 609-219-0726. Karl A. Traul Ph.D.

Karl Traul moved his office from 65 South Main Street in Pennington to Lawrenceville. He consults on regulatory toxicology for pharmaceuticals.

CSC Engineering Group, 3100 Princeton Pike, Building 4, Suite L-2, Lawrenceville 08648-; 609-279-1311; fax, 609-279-1387. Kevin Sweeney, engineer. Home page: .

CSC Engineering, a structural engineering firm, has moved from Route 27 in Kingston to Princeton Pike in Lawrenceville.

The firm is headed by Kevin Sweeney, a graduate of Rutgers College of Engineering, who has been with the firm since 1993.

Recruiting Minds, 1100 Cornwall Road, Suite 112, Monmouth Junction 08852; 609-632-0386. Srinivasavarma Bhupathiraju, recruiting manager. www.rminds.com.

Minds, a professional recruiting firm specializing in IT placement, has moved its office from College Road to Cornwall Drive.

The firm, based in India, emphasizes technical consulting to the pharmaceutical, telecommunications, healthcare, financial, and hospitality industries.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers the State University of New Jersey , 178 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick 08901; 732-932-7233; fax, 732-932-4745. Marvin Schlaffer, director. olliru.rutgers.edu.

Marvin Schlaffer is moving the five-person administrative office of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of Rutgers University at the end of the month, part of a Rutgers reorganization of space.

Bernard Osher, a philanthropist, funded this and similar programs across the country.

This institute offers daytime college-level classes, taught by members and current or retired Rutgers faculty, with no tests or grades.

Terra Nova Environmental Services LLC, 308 West State Street, Trenton 08618; 609-655-8893; fax, 609-655-3939. Edwin Liu, president. Home page: www.terranovaes.com.

Edwin Liu has moved his environmental consulting firm from Evans Drive in Cranbury to West State Street in Trenton.

#b#Leaving Town#/b#

Princeton Technology Group, 240 Elmwood Avenue, Feasterville, PA 19053. Ilya Kovnatsky, principal. www.ptgroupinc.com.

Ilya Kovnatsky moved Princeton Technology Group from 1901 North Olden Street in Ewing to be closer to his Pennsylvania home in January, when his partner, Ted Altman, retired.

PTG designs small computers for embedding in such diverse places as power systems and human skin. The phone is the same, but the fax is new. Founded in 1997, the company has eight employees and 2,000 square feet in Feasterville.

Uptown Personnel, 2733 Nottingham Way, Hamilton. www.uptownpersonnel.com.

Uptown Personnel, a 17-year-old employment placement company, appears to have left its offices on Nottingham Way. The company’s phone number is out of service and attempts to reach the firm have failed.

The company works with hiring managers in companies in New Jersey and Bucks County to place permanent and temporary employees.

Nucryst Pharmaceuticals Corp. 101 College Road East, Princeton. Home page: www.nucryst.com.

Barely four months after it was acquired by Smith & Nephew, the world’s largest wound care company, Nucryst Pharmaceuticals has closed its offices at College Road East.

The company had been a developer and manufacturer of medical products that fight infection and inflammation. It was acquired for $21 million in November by Smith & Nephew, a company for which it long had developed wound dressings.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation , 282 Alexander Street, Princeton. Home page: www.mellon.org.

The office of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation closed last year, and operations are being at the Manhattan headquarters at 140 East 62nd Street.

Prolong Pharmaceuticals , 7 Deer Park Drive, Monmouth Junction 08852. www.prolongpharmaceuticals.com.

Prolong, which develops anti-cancer drug therapies, has left Deer Park Drive and now operates in South Plainfield. The firm can be reached at 908-444.4660.

Vincogen Corporation, 675 Route 1 South, North Brunswick, CEO. Home page: www.vincogen.com.

The maker of radio frequency ID chips for biotech quality control has left the Technology Center of New Jersey for the Neshaminy Interplex in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.

The company, headed by CEO Derhsing Lai, focuses on RFID as a life-saving diagnostic tool and was touted at its founding in 1999 as one of the brightest new companies in a growing field — detecting and profiling diseases at any stage in their development.

Vincogen’s ICBioChip uses an integrated circuit that can be used as a diagnostic tool and drug-screening device.

Lai holds a bachelor’s in botany from National Taiwan University and a Ph.D. in microbiology and molecular genetics Rutgers and UMDNJ. The firm can be reached at 215-245-2284.

Oce’ North America (Imagistics/Pitney Bowes Office Systems) (OCENY), 820 Bear Tavern Road, Ewing. www.imagistics.com.

Ose` has closed the Ewing sales and administration office for its copier and office equipment firm and consolidated into the company’s Mt. Laurel location. The move takes 20 employees from Bear Tavern Road.

#b#Out of Business#/b#

Law Offices of Patricia McGlone , 340 Scotch Road, West Trenton.

Patricia Hart McGlone and partner Frank Brennan have closed their practice in Ewing to pursue separate ventures.

The firm represented condominium and home owner associations as well as doctors in business law, litigation, and collection matters.

McGlone now works for McGovern Legal Services in New Brunswick, which practices in these same areas. Brennan now serves as an attorney at CURE Auto Insurance in Carnegie Center.

Topdeq Corporation, 3 Security Drive, Cranbury. www. topdeq.com.

Topdeq, an office furniture and interiors outlet, has ended all U.S.-based activities.

A notice posted on the company’s website states that all sales ceased as of November 11. Questions can be directed to Topdeq, 770 South 70th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53214.


Harold W. McGraw Jr., 92, on March 24. He was chairman emeritus and former CEO of the McGraw-Hill Companies, who helped develop the company into a worldwide presence.

Arthur Forman, 69, on March 24. He was a professor of archaeology and anthropology at Mercer County Community College for 37 years.

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