Alliance Technologies LLC, 9 Deer Park Drive, Princeton Corporate Plaza, Suite B, Monmouth Junction 08852; 732-355-1234; fax, 732-438-8265. Jonathan K.M. Chun PhD, principal, director of technology. www.alliancetechgroup.com.
Alliance Technologies moved from 1 Deer Park Drive to 9 Deer Park Drive in the same office park. The company provides chemical testing, contract analytical research, process analytical technology, and laboratory services.
Industries served include building and materials; chemicals; consumer products; cosmetics and beauty; electronics; food and beverage; health and safety; litigation; manufacturing; medical devices; packaging; pharmaceuticals; and plastics and polymers.
BluePrint Research Group, 5 Vaughn Drive, Princeton 08540; 609-356-0629; Glen Bergstein, founder. www.blueprintrg.com.
Blueprint Research Group has moved to Vaughn Drive from Allerton Way in East Windsor.
A marketing research company focused on the healthcare industry, Blueprint has experience dealing with companies such as Bristol-Myers Squibb and Schering Plough.
Liquid Light, 11 Deer Park Drive, Princeton Corporate Plaza, Suite 121, Monmouth Junction 08852; 732-274-2215; Kyle Teamey, CEO. www.liquidlightinc.com.
Liquid Light, based in Monmouth Junction, moved from 7 Deer Park Drive to 11 Deer Park Drive.
The company is developing a technology that converts carbon dioxide into butanol — a clean, alternative fuel. The process is based on discoveries from the laboratory of Princeton University professor Andrew Bocarsly.
Last year the company received a $149,691 award from the Small Business Innovation Research program, which provides targeted federal grants to small businesses that are engaged in advanced research and development.
Northeast Displays & Graphics, 1800 East State Street, Suite 140, Hamilton 08609; 609-584-5690; fax, 609-584-5691. Tom Mensel, owner. www.nedisplays.com.
Northeast Display & Graphics moved from Jules Lane in New Brunswick to 1800 East State Street in Hamilton. The company specializes in trade show displays, accessories, and large format graphics.
Services include: trade show solutions, promotional displays, graphic design, digital printing, vehicle graphics, and indoor and outdoor signs and banners.
Omnivest Group, 47 Hulfish Street, Suite 405, Princeton 08542; 609-986-1001; fax, 609-924-3110. Tom Sowanick and Frits Besselaar, co-presidents. www.omnivestgrp.com.
Omnivest Group has moved from 47 Hulfish Street to a new office at 344 Nassau Street. The company is a wealth management firm for high-net worth clients. It was once part of Clearbrook Financial, but became an independent firm in 2009, changing its name to Omnivest.
Frits Besselaar and Tom Sowanick are co-presidents of the firm. Besselaar holds a bachelor’s in international relations from the University of Richmond and a master’s in real estate development and finance from Columbia.
In 1991 he founded Princeton Investment Advisors as a way to invest the assets of his family — the G.H. Besselaar Company was one of the first contract research organizations in the Princeton area. In 1989 the company was acquired by Corning Labs to create Corning Besselaar (now known as Covance).
He also served as a general partner of River Capital Partners Ltd., a multi-manager fund geared towards high-net worth offshore investors.
Sowanick, who also is the firm’s CIO, once served as CIO of the Private Client Group at Merrill Lynch, where he also was in charge of global macro research. He earned his bachelor’s in economics and literature from American University, and pursued graduate studies in economics at the same school.
Faithful+Gould (ATK.L), 2 Penn Center Plaza, 1500 JFK Boulevard, Suite 1810, Philadelphia 19102; 609-403-7900; fax, 609-403-7901. Paul Wood, president. www.fgould.com.
Construction Management firm Faithful+Gould has moved its office in Princeton South Corporate Center to Philadelphia. The move was made to be closer to the company’s growing customer base in the Philadelphia area.
“It has been a strong year for us and the move enables us to accommodate our ever-growing portfolio,” said Paul Wood, Faithful+Gould president and managing director. He added that the new office is “strategically well positioned and allows for easy access from both the city center, and the Philadelphia International Airport.”
Autism Services Group has moved into the company’s former office in Princeton South Corporate Center.
Spark Holland Inc., 816 North Delsea Drive, Doubletree Office Center, Glassboro 08028; 609-799-7250; fax, 609-799-8250. Rob Castine, sales manager. www.sparkholland.com.
Spark Holland moved from the Plainsboro Office Center at 666 Plainsboro Road to the Doubletree Center in Glassboro.
Based in Emmen, the Netherlands, Spark makes autosamplers, column ovens, and sample preparation solutions for pharmaceutical, chemical, and environmental laboratories. Established in 1982, the company is ISO 9001 certified.
AcceleDev, 380 Scotch Road, Ewing 08628; www.acceledev.com.
Acceledev has closed its Scotch Road office in Ewing. The Fairfield-based company still maintains a satellite office in Monmouth Junction at 11 Deer Park Drive, according to a company employee.
Equinox Distributors LLC, 47 Hulfish Street, Suite 510, Princeton 08542; 609-430-0404; fax, 609-430-0476. John Plimpton, principal. www.equinoxllc.com.
Solon Capital, based at 47 Hulfish Street, has changed its name to Equinox Distributors LLC.
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Aarkay Consulting Inc., 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 1175, Plainsboro 08536; 609-750-9388; Sumeer Ahuja, account manager. www.aarkayconsultinginc.com.
Aarkay Consulting opened in January in the Princeton Meadows Office Center. The company is a talent-driven consulting company providing individual consultants, project teams, and strategic outsourcing services to clients in a wide range of industries, according to the company’s web site. “We leverage our recruiting expertise to deliver high-end consulting services for a variety of engagements.”
Aarkay provides training in business analysis; QA analysis; C#; .NET; data warehousing: Informatica; Cognos & Business Objects; web server administration; Peoplesoft HRMS; Java/J2EE; SAS; and Documentum.
Appraisal Boost LLC, 8008 Tamarron Drive, Plainsboro 08536; 609-297-7571; Sean Damm, CEO.
Appraisal Boost LLC has opened an office on Tamarron Drive in Plainsboro. Owner Sean Damm says his company specializes in getting their clients’ homes sold faster.
“Whether our client needs to work on curb appeal or just needs a coat of paint, we make sure they are investing their money in the right areas,” says Damm.
Omthera Pharmaceuticals Inc., 707 State Road, Suite 200, Princeton 08540; 908-741-4399; Jerry Wisler, president & CEO. www.omthera.com.
Omthera Pharmaceuticals has moved to 707 State Road from Bedminster. Founded in 2008, the company focuses on the clinical development of new therapies for people who suffer from elevated triglyceride levels and increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Its lead product candidate is Epanova, an Omega 3 fatty acid compound in Phase III clinical development to work in conjunction with diet to lower triglycerides for those with triglycerides higher than 500 mg/dL.
David L. Waltz, 68, a computer scientist whose research in information retrieval provided the foundation for today’s Internet search engines, died on March 22. A Princeton resident, he was a former president of NEC Research Institute.