#b#Expansions#/b#

Chemworld International Ltd. Inc., 666 Plainsboro Road, Building 500, Suite 210, Plainsboro 08536; 609-750-0093; fax, 609-750-1999. Manoj Modi.

Chemworld International, a manufacturer, importer, and exporter of chemicals, dyes, and pigments, has moved into an office of its own after sharing space for almost 20 years. The company was founded in 1995 and employs five people. It recently moved from Suite 433 to Suite 10 at building 500 of 666 Plainsboro Road.

Devin Food Equipment, 55 Route 31 South, Suite B-2, Pennington 08534; 609-333-8805. www.tdfoodequipment.com.

Todd Devin Food Equipment, a Yardley-based distributor of kitchen equipment, has opened a warehouse on Route 31 South in Pennington. The company also has a location on Skyfield Road in Hopewell.

FRP Accessories, 335 New Road, Suite 9, Monmouth Junction 08852; 732-355-0253; Vipul Fadia, president. www.indiacrafters.com.

FRP Accessories, a distributor of fiber reinforced plastic wall panels, has expanded its office on New Road in Monmouth Junction by adding a 2,000-square-foot storage area. The two-person location has been in business since 2010. The company also sells statues with Indian-influenced designs, including depictions of the Hindu gods Ganesh and Kirshna.

Fiber-reinforced plastic wall panels are used in kitchens and healthcare settings as an alternative to tile.

Kinetix Trading Solutions, 500 College Road East, Suite 101B, Princeton 08540; 609-951-9800; fax, 609-228-1286. Amit Karande, owner. www.kinetixtt.com.

Kinetix Trading, a company that creates custom trading software, has moved from 1 Independence Way to new suites at 500 College Road East. Company CEO Amit Karande said Kinetix went from 2,700 square feet to two suites with 9,000 square feet of office space.

#b#Stock News#/b#

Advaxis Inc. (ADXS), 305 College Road East, Princeton 08540; 609-452-9813; Daniel J. O’Connor, CEO. www.advaxis.com.

Advaxis, a biotech company developing “immunotherapy” cancer drugs, has made a public stock offering at $3 a share, expecting to raise about $12 million. The company said in a press release that it plans to use the funds to continue its research and expand its product line.

The company is currently testing drugs that are meant to treat cervical cancer. (See U.S. 1, September 11, 2013.)

NRG Energy Inc. (NRG), 211 Carnegie Center, Princeton 08540-6213; 609-524-4500; fax, 609-524-4501. David Crane, president and CEO. www.nrgenergy.com.

NRG Energy Inc. has bought one residential solar panel company, Roof Diagnostics Solar (RDS).

“With the price of residential solar increasingly competitive with the retail price of power in multiple states, the time is now for NRG to ramp up its efforts to bring the benefit of self generation to NRG’s millions of present and future retail electricity customers,” said David Crane, president and CEO of NRG Energy.

Wall-based RDS, a 475-employee company, is one of the largest solar sales and installation companies in the country. It will change its name to NRG Residential Solar Solutions.

A press release said terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

#b#Crosstown Moves#/b#

Horizon NJ Health, 370 Scotch Road, Building 100, Ewing.

Horizon NJ Health, a subsidiary of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, has leased a 23,145-square-foot office building in Airport Corporate Park. The company is currently located at 210 Silva Street in West Trenton.

Mercer Oak Realty, which arranged the deal, said the 168,500-square-foot office complex at 370 Scotch Road is now 70 percent occupied.

Sills Cummis & Gross PC, 600 College Road East, Third Floor, Princeton 08540; 609-227-4600; fax, 609-227-4646. Joseph Sandomeno, office manager. www.sillscummis.com.

Sills Cummins & Gross, a law firm, has moved from 650 College Road East to 600 College Road East.

#b#Name Changes#/b#

Jomsom Staffing Services, 4390 Route 1 North, Suite 203, Princeton 08540; 484-995-8904; fax, 801-926-4209. Saurabh Agarwal, managing partner. www.impractices.com.

Business consulting firm IM Practices, on Route 1 North, has spun off its staffing franchise division into its own company, Jomsom Staffing Services. The two companies, which together employ five people, share an office.

Jomsom sells franchises to people who want to start their own staffing services. It has opened two franchise locations in New York.

SpectraMedix Inc., 50 Millstone Road, Building 400, Suite 110, West Windsor 08550; 609-336-7733; fax, 609-336-7734. Raj Lakhanpal, founder. www.spectramd.com.

Spectra MD, an electronic health records company, has changed its name to SpectraMedix. “The SpectraMedix name better reflects our focus on healthcare quality improvement through clinical data analytics,” said company spokesman Nathan Brown.

#b#Leaving Town#/b#

ConvaTec, 200 Headquarters Park Drive, Skillman.

ConvaTec, a medical device maker, has closed its office at 200 HQ Park Drive and laid off 118 employees in the process. The company’s two-building Skillman campus is now closed. About 100 employees remain and will operate from a smaller office in Bridgewater, or else will work from home. A Convatec spokesman said the move was made in order to consolidate operations.

ConvaTec, which is headquartered in Luxembourg, has 8,000 employees in 90 countries. It is owned by private equity firms Nordic Capital and Avista Capital Partners. Before 2008, it was a subsidiary of Bristol-Myers Squibb.

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