#b#New in Town#/b#
Entree Health, 210 Carnegie Center, Suite 200, Princeton 08540; www.entreehealth.com.
Entree Health, a company that provides marketing, access, and reimbursement services to drug companies, has opened an office in Carnegie Center. The New York-based firm employs about 100 people in four offices nationwide.
Sandoz Inc. (Eon Labs) (ADR), 506 Carnegie Center, Suite 400, Princeton 08540; 609-627-8500; fax, 609-627-8682. Don DeGolyer, president. www.us.sandoz.com.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has given generic drug maker Sandoz an incentive package of $9.1 million to keep the company in the state.
The company says that because of the incentives, it will move from its Carnegie Center headquarters to Plainsboro instead of Pennsylvania.
Sandoz spokesman Chris Lewis said the company has its eye on the Novo Nordisk building at 100 College Road West but could not comment further because a lease had not been signed.
Lewis said Pennsylvania offered the company an incentive package to move there. “Both locations offered competitive relocation costs and attractive incentive packages. All else being equal, our preference is to stay in the Princeton area,” Lewis said.
Sandoz employs 292 people and expects to hire 70 more in the near future. The grant is conditional on the company keeping the employees on board.
The grant to Sandoz is part of an $81.9 million package of Grow NJ and Economic Redevelopment and Growth programs aimed at six companies. The Grow NJ program, a job incentive program, was revised in September, 2013, as part of Governor Christie’s effort to overhaul the state’s economic development programs.
Maptext Inc., 902 Carnegie Center, Suite 160, Princeton 08540; 732-940-7100; fax, 732-940-7101. Jaruslaw Malecki, president. www.maptext.com.
Maptext Inc, a company that makes mapping software, has moved from Cornwall Road to a larger office in Carnegie Center to make room for new employees.
The firm, which makes dynamic mapping software for Lufthansa Airlines, recently launched two new products: Notify EM, a mobile map-based emergency notification system, and FieldMap, a map-based application used by power companies and other companies that need to manage wide-ranging work forces.
Maptext was founded in 1998 and currently employs 11 people. It is bringing on five new engineers for its new products.
#b#CEO Accused of Spying on Dick’s#/b#
Mitch Modell, the CEO of the Modell’s Sporting Goods chain, has been accused of infiltrating the Nassau Park Boulevard location of Dick’s Sporting Goods by pretending to be an executive.
According to press reports, Modell allegedly went to the store last month and told workers he was a senior vice president at Dick’s, and asked to see the back of the store. He also got managers to answer questions about store operations.
New York-based and family-owned Modell’s has 154 stores, and is locked in competition with Dick’s, which has 500 locations around the country. Dick’s is suing Modell for his alleged intelligence gathering mission.
If true, the Dick’s caper would not be the first time Modell went to a sporting goods store in disguise. In 2012, he was featured on an episode of “Undercover Boss,” working at one of his own stores while sporting a fake mustache and affecting a New York accent.
The Bank of Princeton, 183 Bayard Lane, Princeton 08542; 609-921-1700; fax, 609-921-8350. Andrew Chon, Chairman. www.thebankofprinceton.com.
The FDIC has ordered the Bank of Princeton to strengthen its anti-money laundering procedures. In a “consent order” issued in late February, the bank admitted no wrongdoing, and agreed to a wide variety of measures, including a review of its past transactions for possible money laundering activities. The Bank of Princeton did not immediately return a phone message asking for comment.
Symbioun Technologies, 2000 Cornwall Road, Suite 300, Monmouth Junction 08852; 732-347-6003; fax, 866-579-2744. Greg Sanchez, business development manager. www.symbiountech.com.
Software company International Technology Solutions has changed its name to Symbioun, after its Atlanta-based parent company. Symbioun also has offices in Chennai, India.
ONLC Training Centers (Online Consulting), 3836 Quakerbridge Road, Van Nest Office Park, Suite 101, Hamilton 08619; 609-228-3060; fax, 609-228-3059, www.onlc.com.
ONLC, an online training company, has closed its office at Horizon Center in Hamilton. The Delaware-based company still has an office in East Brunswick and a shared office space at 116 Village Boulevard in Princeton.
Chiral Quest Inc., 7 Deer Park Drive, Princeton Corporate Plaza, Suite C1, Monmouth Junction 08852; 732-274-0399; fax, 732-274-0402. Joseph Marasco, general manager. www.chiralquest.com.
The marketing office of Chiral Quest, a China-based life sciences company, has moved from 1 Deer Park Drive to 7 Deer Park Drive, Suite C1. All other contact information is the same.
Eisner & Lubin LLP, 2 King Arthur Court, North Brunswick.
The King Arthur Court office of accounting firm Eisner & Lubin LLC was closed late last year when the company merged with WithumSmith Brown. The firm has an office at 5 Vaughn Drive in Princeton.
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services USA, 133 Franklin Corner Road, Lawrenceville. www.fmcs.gov.
Federal Mediation and Conciliation services, a government office that mediates labor disputes, has closed its field office on Franklin Corner Road in Lawrenceville. The independent agency has many other offices, including one in Trenton.
Silk Box/Lotusa Inc., 51 Everett Drive, Suite A-90, West Windsor. www.lotusa.com.
Silk Box, an importer and wholesaler of clothing, has closed its office on Everett Drive. The company’s phone number and website were inoperative when U.S. 1 tried to contact it.
Robert Annis, 64, dean and director of Rider University’s Westminster Choir College, effective at the end of the year.
Dr. James B. Johnson Jr., 66, on February 18. A graduate of Princeton University and Case Western School of Medicine, he practiced family medicine in Hopewell and Flemington for 35 years.
L. Stanley Reed, 84, on February 19. Raised on a farm in West Windsor, he co-founded Reed Brothers Construction with his brother, Clifford Reed.
Richard A. Harbourt, 82, on February 26. He was the owner of Harbourt Express trucking company and served on the West Windsor-Plainsboro Board of Education for 13 years. The recipient of two heart transplants, he become an advocate and volunteer of Second Chance, a heart transplant support association. A memorial service will be Saturday, March 8, at 3 p.m. at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square. Donations may be made to Second Chance, 23 Independence Court, Piscataway 08854.