Streamlining Streaming Media and More
A2Zlogix
A2Zlogix is an incubator of innovation in digital content creation, monetization, and delivery for the entertainment, communications, and media industries. The groundbreaking software they devised to convert complicated sections of 2-D footage into flawless 3-D quickly...
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Safe and Sound … and Then Some
ASG Security
“Our business is split 50-50 between commercial and residential, and every system is tailored to the specific customer,” explained Paul. ASG’s business clients range from mom-and-pop operations to national chain stores to sprawling warehouses and office buildings.
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Who To Call When There’s No Tomorrow
Advertising Shippers
“We don’t miss deliveries,” Lou says matter-of-factly. “That is our claim to fame. Our goal is 100% on-time deliveries. All things considered, how do you do that, we wondered. “Anticipate. Always anticipate,” he replied, “and always have one or two back-up plans in place.”
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Making the World a Better Place, Anonymously
ECOLAB
Ecolab was awarded seventh place on the Forbes Honor Roll of America's Best Big Companies. It has been named one of the 50 best companies to sell for, one of the top 500 entry-level employers, and one of the world's most ethical companies. For all that, chances are you might never have heard of Ecolab.
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A Post-Sandy Success Story
Fox Paper
Fox Paper has been adding an extra measure of flair and festivity to other peoples’ parties, events, and holiday gatherings for almost thirty years. Now, this purveyor of upscale disposable party supplies and paper goods has something of its own to celebrate … and we are all invited!
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Working Hard to Play It Safe
Dynamic Security
expansive thinking coupled with a steel-trap grasp of every forward leap in technology is the unique advantage customers receive when they contract with Dynamic Security to develop, install, improve or augment all or part of a security system for their commercial, institutional, industrial or municipal buildings....
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Raritan Center Business Fair 2014
Raritan Center
"I feel like this year the companies really left with something," said Carol. "There was more business being done, more connections were being made. People were saying, 'They're down the street; we're going to be working with them now.' In particular, Carol points out that several of Federal Business...
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Our Work is Your Play
American Pool
We strive to give our customers maximum value for what they're paying us, but in order to deliver on our safety promise certain corners simply cannot be cut. Clients who are forward-thinking, who want to maintain their properties at a luxury level are great partners for us, and those are the clients I feel get the...
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Building Partnerships & Covering New Ground in Flooring
FLOORFOLIO
"The future of our company lies down the path of designing and creating our own products, using our own patterns and our own equipment in our own factories. But the products are just the result of our main goal—to always do one better in giving our customers a real solution to their problem. That's what we do...
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The Next Evolution in Distribution
WAVE Electronics
WAVE Electronics offers thousands of products from more than 120 manufacturers including Apple, Sony, Bose, Lutron, Polk Audio, 2GIG, and MSTR Brands. There are video walls and projectors, ultra high definition television displays so extreme in their clarity and color accuracy...
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The Evolution of Sportswear
EVO9X / H & A Global Enterprises Inc.
The team uniforms on display and under construction at the headquarters of H & A Global Enterprises Inc. in Raritan Center are unlike any you have seen before. That is because each design is utterly original, thanks to a relatively new printing process that offers unlimited possibilities in colors, graphic elements ...
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A Raritan Center Family Tradition
BILL WESTERVELT ASPHALT PAVING | SNOWFIGHTERS
For more than thirty years, Bill Westervelt Asphalt Paving (BWAP) has been a vital part of the Raritan Center family. The company has done the site and utility work for most of the buildings in the Center; it paves, improves, and maintains its roads and parking lots, and put in its miles of concrete curbs and sidewalks.
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Surround Yourself in SFERRA
SFERRA
Sleeping between a set of SFERRA sheets under a SFERRA duvet cover is as close to heaven as we are likely to experience in this life. Just paging through a catalog of each season’s new offerings is enough to spike the heart rate of luxury linen fanatics. (Spring for your first SFERRA and you will become one ...
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What You and the NFL Have in Common
Raritan Physical Therapy
"We want to create a sense of efficiency with the patient so they feel that they're getting somewhere, they're achieving goals," Ivan continues. "I can take an injured athlete who is already depressed and wondering if he or she can get back to where they were, and make them better than they ever were ...
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Power Play
PoolTables.com
PoolTables.com is a manufacturer and direct-to-the-customer seller of high quality pool tables, accessories, and game room furniture. After flooding from Sandy destroyed inventory in a third-party warehouse near the company's previous retail location in Paramus, "we decided that we should be ...
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Join Us!
The Edison Arts Society
"The arts make everyone's life a little easier," says Gloria. "With all the problems in the world and the stress in our daily lives, you need a place to rest your head, if you will. That's what we're here to provide. I would really like people, when they think of Edison, to think of the Edison Arts Society."...
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Delivering More Than Expected
Hillside Warehouse & Trucking
Key to the Hillside difference is having owners on site who are invested in building strong customer relationships and are involved in every transaction. So are the hours the company keeps, from 10 o'clock Sunday night to midnight, or beyond the next Friday, Hillside Warehouse & Trucking is open for business...
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The Complete Renovation Company
DeFazio Construction
"I treat all their customers like they were my own," says Mike, who is as meticulous about his worksites as Federal is about its property. "There are a lot of people out there that do good carpentry work. What sets us apart from most is the cleanliness of our jobs...
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Federal's First Business Fair is a Smash
B2B Goes 3D
The mission and the spirit of the Raritan Center B2B came bursting to life on Thursday, May 16, 2013 when Federal Business Centers hosted its first Business Fair at the Hilton Garden Inn. All of Federal's commercial customers at Raritan Center were invited to take part in the event, where they ...
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Earning Their Stripes Every Day
Zebra Pen Corp.
"At the end of the day a pen is a pen," says Linda "but the grip makes a difference, the weight makes a difference, the ergonomics matter, and the way the ink flows. We try to accommodate what the consumer values." Toward that end Zebra is always making improvements, such as ...
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A Hidden Gem of the Design World
Ruby's Exclusive Delivery Service
Ruby's Exclusive Delivery Service is to furniture moving what grand opera is to karaoke. Careful staging, months of planning and years of master craftsmanship go into many of the jobs Ruby and her crew are called upon to do, whether for a single piece of furniture, a whole room, an entire home ...
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The Coolest Heads in the HVAC Industry
HOMANS Associates
"We're a one-stop shop. We don't have a voice mail system; we have people that pick up the telephone. We run our own trucks and our delivery is unparalleled. Every contractor wants their delivery at 7:00 am, so we'll be there at 5:30 am or 6:00 am; we'll stretch the day and juggle everything...
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Everything and the Kitchen Sink
. TD Marketing
"If they've got to have something in a pinch, any Wednesday they know they can have one stockpot if that's what they need and that's all they need." And if a restaurant's oven or vent hood or anything else repped by the company goes down in the middle of a crazy Friday night dinner service?
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The Real Deal in Adobe Creative Suite Training
. Imaging R & R
Steve and his fellow instructors at Imaging R & R are all Adobe Certified Experts in the specific applications they teach and Adobe Certified Technical Trainers who have proven their ability to manage a classroom and teach adults. “If you count the number of certified instructors around the country...
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Keeping You in Touch with Your Customers
. Source4 A/K/A Emerald Solutions in Print
It has been 35 years since Nora Shellhase founded Emerald Solutions in Print at Raritan Center, and six years since that remarkable woman passed away too soon.  But Nora’s foresight and can-do spirit live on in what is now part of the integrated business and marketing solutions provider, Source4.
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Beyond the Call of Duty
. Remedy Intelligent Staffing
Sometimes a single shot in the dark can light the road ahead for so many. Just two years ago, Silvia and John Caravella never would have imagined that they would be running an employment agency, much less two of them. However, through a convergence of personal circumstances, tough decisions...
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Leader of the Pack
. Leisure Luggage
Early in his career, Cliff had been a luggage Buyer for a major New York Department Store, then Sales Manager for a prominent luggage wholesaler. At a certain point, he says, “I figured, ‘I can do this myself.’” With $2,500 in his pocket, good relationship...
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Going the Extra Mile
. Pinnacle Freight, LLC
“If you want us to move a truckload of phones or a truckload of Rubik’s Cubes we can do that, but are niche is really the refrigerated space. We are more experienced than most in transporting those highly sensitive and high-risk goods” Michael said. ...
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Revenge of the A/V Geeks
. McCann Systems, LLC
From humble beginnings over a decade ago, McCann Systems has grown into one of the most respected audiovisual firms in the industry. They have been creating turnkey audiovisual solutions for companies large and small including members of the Fortune and Global 500. McCann Systems’ talented staff...
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Stacking the Deck in Your Favor
. Starborn Industries, Inc.
“A deck used to be just a place to do a barbecue but now it’s become an extension of people’s living space. It’s gotten very elaborate, very expensive. They want it perfect. We were one of the earliest ones to recognize that,” says Paul. “Then in 2003 we had this breakout product, which is called Headcote.”
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The Sound of Tomorrow, Today
. GCI Technologies Corp.
GCI, incorporating the Gemini brand, has always stayed ahead of the trends because the members of its founding family have always kept their minds open and their ears to the ground for new developments arising from youth culture, the technological frontier, and the wish lists of audiophiles.
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Sticking With What Works
. Duraco Express
Who knew there were so many different types of double-sided tape in the world holding together so many of the things we encounter every day? Certainly not Bernadette Cirincione less than a year ago.
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The Good Old Days, Only Better
. Boxer & Stone American Clothing Company
You could call it “newstalgia;’ or maybe “vintage 2.0.” However you might describe the essence of the Boxer & Stone clothing brand, its effect is absolutely irresistible. You know that threadbare, coffee-stained rugby shirt you...
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New Technologies, Timeless Values
. Argent Associates, Inc.
Argent Associates, Inc., has since become a multi-faceted, multiple award-winning company offering comprehensive, innovative supply-chain ...
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Turning Lives Around in 24 Hours

. Acorn Stairlifts
Acorn Stairlifts is the world leader in the manufacture and supply of indoor and outdoor stair lifts for the home, with offices in the UK, Canada, Germany, Australia, Italy, France, and a US headquarters in Orlando, Florida.
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Quick Change Artists

. IXSPA
IXSPA owns and manufactures the popular IXSPA brand of golf performance outerwear and active wear sold worldwide by pro shops and specialty chains such as Golfsmith and Edwin Watts. The company also produces golf clothing, sportswear, and casual wear for a number of famous makers...
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All Systems Go, Go, Go!

. FieldView Solutions
The opening that led to the founding and runaway success of FieldView Solutions was the absence of a comprehensive, integrated, user-friendly monitoring system for the massive data centers operated by the giants of banking and finance, insurance, healthcare, publishing, research...
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Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics of Edison

. Moving Forward
Orthotics refers to the bracing of the spine or any anatomical joint with devices and technologies that add support, or aid and enhance movement for people with specific musculoskeletal conditions caused by disease, injury, or congenital anomalies. (And you thought it was all about those shoe...
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Sunny Side Up and Comer

. Centrosolar America
Centrosolar has distinguished itself, particularly in the residential market, by perfecting the process of packaging complete plug-and-play solar systems. Joe explains: “We take the frame, the racking, and we package it with the inverters, the electrical components, the engineered drawings that we do...
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A Delicious Debut
. . Deserio’s Trattoria
Wow! If you have already visited the brand new Deserio’s Trattoria on Campus Drive, that was the first word out of your mouth, wasn’t it? If you haven’t, it will be. Even if you try not to say it, you will. Just wait. You’ll see.
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Hair Today … and Tomorrow
. . Athena Beauty, Inc.
Through good times and bad, Keith continues to keep his company and the spirits of his clients afloat by holding true to the values, practices, and perceptions he brought with him as an immigrant from Hong Kong. “Consistency is very important,” says Keith. “We do business in a very...
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Design for Living and Working
. . Ronald Kacmarsky Architectural Group
Built a solid reputation on the east coast through the company’s dedication to enhancing quality of life through exceptional design, craftsmanship, and individualized client care. The firm has handled more than 1,000 residential projects since its founding.
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Black and White and Ready When You Are
. . The Star-Ledger
“Seven days a week, 365 days a year.” Even during the relentless snow and storms of this past winter, everyone at The Star-Ledger—from the editorial staff in Newark, to its press workers in Montville, to the truck drivers, depot workers, and home delivery carriers—showed up and pulled together to get ...
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Lighten Up!
. . LEUCOS USA Warehouse Sale
Most lighting fixtures are simply there to help us see what else is in the room. On the other side of the spectrum are the remarkable creations of Leucos, whose fusion of traditional Murano glass-making techniques, progressive design, technological innovation, and the mystery of illumination results in...
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They’ve Got You Covered
. . Futai USA
Steve Fetherston, Vice President of Futai USA, is in his office talking about the variety of features found in his company’s products, and opening one umbrella after another to illustrate his points. “This model is built to turn inside out and back again without bending or breaking.”
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The Lure of the Logo
. . Forever Collectibles/ Team Beans
In the 1980s and early '90s, Michael Lewis was the wunderkind largely responsible for the design and marketing innovations that turned the Puma, then Adidas brands of athletic wear into the ubiquitous international sensations they became. Following the untimely death of his mentor, Adidas chairman...
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Royal Weddings and Commoners’ Delights
. . Pickering & Simmons, LLC
“The main thing we intended to do,” said Craig, “was just have a catalog of English Country items.” Then they got a call from Buckingham Palace, asking if they would be so kind as to come in and discuss US...
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Every Picture Frame Tells a Story
. . Roma Moulding
Roma’s mouldings take on an astonishing range of classic, contemporary, rustic, and indefinable styles. Some are distressed to look like something that grew in an ancient, enchanted forest; others glow with real gold or silver leaf; still others convey the magic...
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All Garlic is NOT Created Equal
. . Christopher Ranch
The Christopher family has been farming in California’s Santa Clara Valley since the 1880s. In 1956, Don Christopher founded today’s Christopher Ranch, which grows, packs, and ships a largely hand-harvested crop of more than 60 million pounds of fresh California garlic every year ..
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The Full-Service Bank Where The Feeling is Mutual
Columbia Bank
Some of the finest minds and most experienced hands from the country’s larger financial institutions have migrated into management positions at Columbia Bank, attracted by that winning combination of success, independence, and the personal touch. Among them is he core team ...

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Determined to Meet Your Mail Deadlines
RELIABLE Mail Service, Inc.
Among the services and personnel RELIABLE offers are: presorting, guaranteed to pass USPS verification and achieve optimal postage savings; fulfillment and hand assembly accomplished with uniform quality and compliance with your specifications; machine operators for inserting ..
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How The Stars Save Face-And You Can Too!
Mario Badescu Skin Care, Inc.
“We grew the business and kept Mario Badescu’s philosophy,” Jack continues. “It’s not corporate; it’s very family oriented, and we want the people working for us to have a one-to-one relationship with every customer.” They also kept many of the same chemists, batch makers..
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What's up (at the loading) dock?
Arbon Equipment Corporation
Arbon provides comprehensive sales, installation, maintenance, repair, and consultation services for all loading dock, industrial door, and in-plant safety and energy-saving solutions manufactured by its parent company, RiteHite. “When we work with customers it’s not just selling a product.
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The Full-Service Bank Where The Feeling is Mutual
Columbia Bank
Some of the finest minds and most experienced hands from the country’s larger financial institutions have migrated into management positions at Columbia Bank, attracted by that winning combination of success, independence, and the personal touch.

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The Art and Science of Healthy Buildings
Gerrus Maintenance. Inc.
"I like a challenge," says Gerald R. Cohen, CEO and chief Chemical Engineer of Gerrus Maintenance, Inc. and, one soon realizes, a master of understatement. For nearly forty years Gerrus has distinguished itself as a leading provider of professional building maintenance services...

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A Great Start for Your Children, Peace of Mind for You

Peppermint Tree Child Care Center
Right in Raritan Center unlike a home daycare, where a caregiver’s sick days or vacation time can play havoc with your routine and your children’s, Peppermint Tree is fully staffed at all times by certified, professional educators and care givers.
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Ring in the Holiday Season with a WAREHOUSE SALE!

Baccarat Crystal
Baccarat warehouse sale, December 2 – 4, 2010, at the legendary company’s North American headquarters in Raritan Center.
“When you hold a Baccarat creation in your hands you know you are holding an object of timeless beauty, a piece that was created by skilled....
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Raise the perfect glass of holiday cheer!

Riedel Crystal
“Our glasses are not designed on drawing boards, but through tasting workshops with wine makers from the region where a specific variety of grape is grown,” he continues....
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Where Customer Service Isn’t Just a Department!
Laymen Global
“It’s important that people understand it’s not just a tag line for us. We live it. It’s the way we operate,” says Mark. Phone calls to Laymen Global are picked up by an interested, live person. Inquiries and orders will always be advised and fulfilled by a personalized professional knowledge-base...
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Where the Fun Comes From!
Somerset Syrup & Concessions, Inc
What would a circus or a carnival, an amusement park or a ballgame be without guilty pleasures like cotton candy, funnel cakes, caramel apples, and hot dogs? Hurting for attendance, most likely. Because for most of us, at least half the appeal...
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Barber Joe Felipe Makes Raritan Center Seem Like a Small Town!
Prime Time Haircutters
In all his years of cutting hair Joe has seen every trend come and go and circle back around again, and he can do anything with a head of hair a customer can dream up. But with all that expertise, you wouldn’t want to call Joe a hair stylist.
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Raising Productivity with a Cup of Coffee and a Snack!
Burgoyne Sales, Inc. ARAMARK Refreshment Services
“We strive to know our clients well. We call every client every week. We take the time to get to know them and take care of their needs as they change and evolve.” Keeping employees happy, motivated and productive is a universal need that ARAMARK helps companies achieve in an individualized way.
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Giving the Green Light to 21st Century Businesses
Burgoyne Sales, Inc. Burgoyne Sales, Inc.
When the new World Trade Center towers finally take their place in the New York City skyline, a small company in Raritan Center will have played a large role in bringing those buildings to life, by specifying and brokering the sale of the main transformers that will handle the towers’ power load.
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The Family Stone
Caputo International, Inc.
There are businesses in Raritan Center that do amazing things with the latest technologies. Yet the company that might knock more “wows” out of the park than any other is one devoted to an industry that goes back centuries.
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Turning Problems Into Profits
Colony Trading Co.
Where would you even begin to try to locate someone who could benefit from the very thing you’d like to be rid of? Who are you going to call? Colony Trading, that’s who!
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Keeping Businesses in Business
Sferra Metcom
He didn’t know it at the time, but Ken Leeds was marking out his future at Raritan Center years before he and his family moved Metcom…
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The Total Solution for the Customer!
TEST D AMDC
There are people who understand how computers and digital information systems work and there are the rest of us. Then there is Alan Bigdelle! He is the owner and chief systems engineer of Advanced Micro Distribution Channels.
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Unlocking Doors to Edison and New Jersey!
Edison Chamber of Commerce
Like most organizations of its kind, the Edison Chamber promotes its member businesses locally; it keeps up regular communication among them through newsletters, e-blasts, directories, and a robust Web presence...
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Sir Speedy...Here to Support your Success!
  Sir Speedy
Even if an order or inquiry begins online, Rob will always follow up with a customer on the phone or in person. “You accomplish so much more talking to someone than you do ‘communicating’ with them,”
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Treat Mom like a queen on Mother’s Day!
Sferra Sferra
How many times have you heard the words “Treat Mom like a queen on Mother’s Day,” followed by any number of gift suggestions that would never really pass royal muster …
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Streamlining Streaming Media and More
A2Zlogix
A2Zlogix is an incubator of innovation in digital content creation, monetization, and delivery for the entertainment, communications, and media industries. The groundbreaking software they devised to convert complicated sections of 2-D footage into flawless 3-D quickly...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

Safe and Sound … and Then Some
ASG Security
“Our business is split 50-50 between commercial and residential, and every system is tailored to the specific customer,” explained Paul. ASG’s business clients range from mom-and-pop operations to national chain stores to sprawling warehouses and office buildings.
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

Who To Call When There’s No Tomorrow
Advertising Shippers
“We don’t miss deliveries,” Lou says matter-of-factly. “That is our claim to fame. Our goal is 100% on-time deliveries. All things considered, how do you do that, we wondered. “Anticipate. Always anticipate,” he replied, “and always have one or two back-up plans in place.”
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

Making the World a Better Place, Anonymously
ECOLAB
Ecolab was awarded seventh place on the Forbes Honor Roll of America's Best Big Companies. It has been named one of the 50 best companies to sell for, one of the top 500 entry-level employers, and one of the world's most ethical companies. For all that, chances are you might never have heard of Ecolab.
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A Post-Sandy Success Story
Fox Paper
Fox Paper has been adding an extra measure of flair and festivity to other peoples’ parties, events, and holiday gatherings for almost thirty years. Now, this purveyor of upscale disposable party supplies and paper goods has something of its own to celebrate … and we are all invited!
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Working Hard to Play It Safe
Dynamic Security
expansive thinking coupled with a steel-trap grasp of every forward leap in technology is the unique advantage customers receive when they contract with Dynamic Security to develop, install, improve or augment all or part of a security system for their commercial, institutional, industrial or municipal buildings....
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

Raritan Center Business Fair 2014
Raritan Center
"I feel like this year the companies really left with something," said Carol. "There was more business being done, more connections were being made. People were saying, 'They're down the street; we're going to be working with them now.' In particular, Carol points out that several of Federal Business...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

Our Work is Your Play
American Pool
We strive to give our customers maximum value for what they're paying us, but in order to deliver on our safety promise certain corners simply cannot be cut. Clients who are forward-thinking, who want to maintain their properties at a luxury level are great partners for us, and those are the clients I feel get the...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

Building Partnerships & Covering New Ground in Flooring
FLOORFOLIO
"The future of our company lies down the path of designing and creating our own products, using our own patterns and our own equipment in our own factories. But the products are just the result of our main goal—to always do one better in giving our customers a real solution to their problem. That's what we do...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

The Next Evolution in Distribution
WAVE Electronics
WAVE Electronics offers thousands of products from more than 120 manufacturers including Apple, Sony, Bose, Lutron, Polk Audio, 2GIG, and MSTR Brands. There are video walls and projectors, ultra high definition television displays so extreme in their clarity and color accuracy...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

The Evolution of Sportswear
EVO9X / H & A Global Enterprises Inc.
The team uniforms on display and under construction at the headquarters of H & A Global Enterprises Inc. in Raritan Center are unlike any you have seen before. That is because each design is utterly original, thanks to a relatively new printing process that offers unlimited possibilities in colors, graphic elements ...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

A Raritan Center Family Tradition
BILL WESTERVELT ASPHALT PAVING | SNOWFIGHTERS
For more than thirty years, Bill Westervelt Asphalt Paving (BWAP) has been a vital part of the Raritan Center family. The company has done the site and utility work for most of the buildings in the Center; it paves, improves, and maintains its roads and parking lots, and put in its miles of concrete curbs and sidewalks.
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

Surround Yourself in SFERRA
SFERRA
Sleeping between a set of SFERRA sheets under a SFERRA duvet cover is as close to heaven as we are likely to experience in this life. Just paging through a catalog of each season’s new offerings is enough to spike the heart rate of luxury linen fanatics. (Spring for your first SFERRA and you will become one ...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

What You and the NFL Have in Common
Raritan Physical Therapy
"We want to create a sense of efficiency with the patient so they feel that they're getting somewhere, they're achieving goals," Ivan continues. "I can take an injured athlete who is already depressed and wondering if he or she can get back to where they were, and make them better than they ever were ...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

Power Play
PoolTables.com
PoolTables.com is a manufacturer and direct-to-the-customer seller of high quality pool tables, accessories, and game room furniture. After flooding from Sandy destroyed inventory in a third-party warehouse near the company's previous retail location in Paramus, "we decided that we should be ...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

Join Us!
The Edison Arts Society
"The arts make everyone's life a little easier," says Gloria. "With all the problems in the world and the stress in our daily lives, you need a place to rest your head, if you will. That's what we're here to provide. I would really like people, when they think of Edison, to think of the Edison Arts Society."...
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Delivering More Than Expected
Hillside Warehouse & Trucking
Key to the Hillside difference is having owners on site who are invested in building strong customer relationships and are involved in every transaction. So are the hours the company keeps, from 10 o'clock Sunday night to midnight, or beyond the next Friday, Hillside Warehouse & Trucking is open for business...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

The Complete Renovation Company
DeFazio Construction
"I treat all their customers like they were my own," says Mike, who is as meticulous about his worksites as Federal is about its property. "There are a lot of people out there that do good carpentry work. What sets us apart from most is the cleanliness of our jobs...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

Federal's First Business Fair is a Smash
B2B Goes 3D
The mission and the spirit of the Raritan Center B2B came bursting to life on Thursday, May 16, 2013 when Federal Business Centers hosted its first Business Fair at the Hilton Garden Inn. All of Federal's commercial customers at Raritan Center were invited to take part in the event, where they ...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

Earning Their Stripes Every Day
Zebra Pen Corp.
"At the end of the day a pen is a pen," says Linda "but the grip makes a difference, the weight makes a difference, the ergonomics matter, and the way the ink flows. We try to accommodate what the consumer values." Toward that end Zebra is always making improvements, such as ...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

A Hidden Gem of the Design World
Ruby's Exclusive Delivery Service
Ruby's Exclusive Delivery Service is to furniture moving what grand opera is to karaoke. Careful staging, months of planning and years of master craftsmanship go into many of the jobs Ruby and her crew are called upon to do, whether for a single piece of furniture, a whole room, an entire home ...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

The Coolest Heads in the HVAC Industry
HOMANS Associates
"We're a one-stop shop. We don't have a voice mail system; we have people that pick up the telephone. We run our own trucks and our delivery is unparalleled. Every contractor wants their delivery at 7:00 am, so we'll be there at 5:30 am or 6:00 am; we'll stretch the day and juggle everything...
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

Everything and the Kitchen Sink
. TD Marketing
"If they've got to have something in a pinch, any Wednesday they know they can have one stockpot if that's what they need and that's all they need." And if a restaurant's oven or vent hood or anything else repped by the company goes down in the middle of a crazy Friday night dinner service?
>>>READ ENTIRE STORY

The Real Deal in Adobe Creative Suite Training
. Imaging R & R
Steve and his fellow instructors at Imaging R & R are all Adobe Certified Experts in the specific applications they teach and Adobe Certified Technical Trainers who have proven their ability to manage a classroom and teach adults. “If you count the number of certified instructors around the country...
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Keeping You in Touch with Your Customers
. Source4 A/K/A Emerald Solutions in Print
It has been 35 years since Nora Shellhase founded Emerald Solutions in Print at Raritan Center, and six years since that remarkable woman passed away too soon.  But Nora’s foresight and can-do spirit live on in what is now part of the integrated business and marketing solutions provider, Source4.
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Beyond the Call of Duty
. Remedy Intelligent Staffing
Sometimes a single shot in the dark can light the road ahead for so many. Just two years ago, Silvia and John Caravella never would have imagined that they would be running an employment agency, much less two of them. However, through a convergence of personal circumstances, tough decisions...
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Leader of the Pack
. Leisure Luggage
Early in his career, Cliff had been a luggage Buyer for a major New York Department Store, then Sales Manager for a prominent luggage wholesaler. At a certain point, he says, “I figured, ‘I can do this myself.’” With $2,500 in his pocket, good relationship...
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Going the Extra Mile
. Pinnacle Freight, LLC
“If you want us to move a truckload of phones or a truckload of Rubik’s Cubes we can do that, but are niche is really the refrigerated space. We are more experienced than most in transporting those highly sensitive and high-risk goods” Michael said. ...
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Revenge of the A/V Geeks
. McCann Systems, LLC
From humble beginnings over a decade ago, McCann Systems has grown into one of the most respected audiovisual firms in the industry. They have been creating turnkey audiovisual solutions for companies large and small including members of the Fortune and Global 500. McCann Systems’ talented staff...
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Stacking the Deck in Your Favor
. Starborn Industries, Inc.
“A deck used to be just a place to do a barbecue but now it’s become an extension of people’s living space. It’s gotten very elaborate, very expensive. They want it perfect. We were one of the earliest ones to recognize that,” says Paul. “Then in 2003 we had this breakout product, which is called Headcote.”
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The Sound of Tomorrow, Today
. GCI Technologies Corp.
GCI, incorporating the Gemini brand, has always stayed ahead of the trends because the members of its founding family have always kept their minds open and their ears to the ground for new developments arising from youth culture, the technological frontier, and the wish lists of audiophiles.
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Sticking With What Works
. Duraco Express
Who knew there were so many different types of double-sided tape in the world holding together so many of the things we encounter every day? Certainly not Bernadette Cirincione less than a year ago.
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The Good Old Days, Only Better
. Boxer & Stone American Clothing Company
You could call it “newstalgia;’ or maybe “vintage 2.0.” However you might describe the essence of the Boxer & Stone clothing brand, its effect is absolutely irresistible. You know that threadbare, coffee-stained rugby shirt you...
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New Technologies, Timeless Values
. Argent Associates, Inc.
Argent Associates, Inc., has since become a multi-faceted, multiple award-winning company offering comprehensive, innovative supply-chain ...
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Turning Lives Around in 24 Hours

. Acorn Stairlifts
Acorn Stairlifts is the world leader in the manufacture and supply of indoor and outdoor stair lifts for the home, with offices in the UK, Canada, Germany, Australia, Italy, France, and a US headquarters in Orlando, Florida.
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Quick Change Artists

. IXSPA
IXSPA owns and manufactures the popular IXSPA brand of golf performance outerwear and active wear sold worldwide by pro shops and specialty chains such as Golfsmith and Edwin Watts. The company also produces golf clothing, sportswear, and casual wear for a number of famous makers...
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All Systems Go, Go, Go!

. FieldView Solutions
The opening that led to the founding and runaway success of FieldView Solutions was the absence of a comprehensive, integrated, user-friendly monitoring system for the massive data centers operated by the giants of banking and finance, insurance, healthcare, publishing, research...
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Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics of Edison

. Moving Forward
Orthotics refers to the bracing of the spine or any anatomical joint with devices and technologies that add support, or aid and enhance movement for people with specific musculoskeletal conditions caused by disease, injury, or congenital anomalies. (And you thought it was all about those shoe...
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Sunny Side Up and Comer

. Centrosolar America
Centrosolar has distinguished itself, particularly in the residential market, by perfecting the process of packaging complete plug-and-play solar systems. Joe explains: “We take the frame, the racking, and we package it with the inverters, the electrical components, the engineered drawings that we do...
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A Delicious Debut
. . Deserio’s Trattoria
Wow! If you have already visited the brand new Deserio’s Trattoria on Campus Drive, that was the first word out of your mouth, wasn’t it? If you haven’t, it will be. Even if you try not to say it, you will. Just wait. You’ll see.
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Hair Today … and Tomorrow
. . Athena Beauty, Inc.
Through good times and bad, Keith continues to keep his company and the spirits of his clients afloat by holding true to the values, practices, and perceptions he brought with him as an immigrant from Hong Kong. “Consistency is very important,” says Keith. “We do business in a very...
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Design for Living and Working
. . Ronald Kacmarsky Architectural Group
Built a solid reputation on the east coast through the company’s dedication to enhancing quality of life through exceptional design, craftsmanship, and individualized client care. The firm has handled more than 1,000 residential projects since its founding.
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Black and White and Ready When You Are
. . The Star-Ledger
“Seven days a week, 365 days a year.” Even during the relentless snow and storms of this past winter, everyone at The Star-Ledger—from the editorial staff in Newark, to its press workers in Montville, to the truck drivers, depot workers, and home delivery carriers—showed up and pulled together to get ...
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Lighten Up!
. . LEUCOS USA Warehouse Sale
Most lighting fixtures are simply there to help us see what else is in the room. On the other side of the spectrum are the remarkable creations of Leucos, whose fusion of traditional Murano glass-making techniques, progressive design, technological innovation, and the mystery of illumination results in...
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They’ve Got You Covered
. . Futai USA
Steve Fetherston, Vice President of Futai USA, is in his office talking about the variety of features found in his company’s products, and opening one umbrella after another to illustrate his points. “This model is built to turn inside out and back again without bending or breaking.”
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The Lure of the Logo
. . Forever Collectibles/ Team Beans
In the 1980s and early '90s, Michael Lewis was the wunderkind largely responsible for the design and marketing innovations that turned the Puma, then Adidas brands of athletic wear into the ubiquitous international sensations they became. Following the untimely death of his mentor, Adidas chairman...
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Royal Weddings and Commoners’ Delights
. . Pickering & Simmons, LLC
“The main thing we intended to do,” said Craig, “was just have a catalog of English Country items.” Then they got a call from Buckingham Palace, asking if they would be so kind as to come in and discuss US...
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Every Picture Frame Tells a Story
. . Roma Moulding
Roma’s mouldings take on an astonishing range of classic, contemporary, rustic, and indefinable styles. Some are distressed to look like something that grew in an ancient, enchanted forest; others glow with real gold or silver leaf; still others convey the magic...
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All Garlic is NOT Created Equal
. . Christopher Ranch
The Christopher family has been farming in California’s Santa Clara Valley since the 1880s. In 1956, Don Christopher founded today’s Christopher Ranch, which grows, packs, and ships a largely hand-harvested crop of more than 60 million pounds of fresh California garlic every year ..
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The Full-Service Bank Where The Feeling is Mutual
Columbia Bank
Some of the finest minds and most experienced hands from the country’s larger financial institutions have migrated into management positions at Columbia Bank, attracted by that winning combination of success, independence, and the personal touch. Among them is he core team ...

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Determined to Meet Your Mail Deadlines
RELIABLE Mail Service, Inc.
Among the services and personnel RELIABLE offers are: presorting, guaranteed to pass USPS verification and achieve optimal postage savings; fulfillment and hand assembly accomplished with uniform quality and compliance with your specifications; machine operators for inserting ..
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How The Stars Save Face-And You Can Too!
Mario Badescu Skin Care, Inc.
“We grew the business and kept Mario Badescu’s philosophy,” Jack continues. “It’s not corporate; it’s very family oriented, and we want the people working for us to have a one-to-one relationship with every customer.” They also kept many of the same chemists, batch makers..
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What's up (at the loading) dock?
Arbon Equipment Corporation
Arbon provides comprehensive sales, installation, maintenance, repair, and consultation services for all loading dock, industrial door, and in-plant safety and energy-saving solutions manufactured by its parent company, RiteHite. “When we work with customers it’s not just selling a product.
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The Full-Service Bank Where The Feeling is Mutual
Columbia Bank
Some of the finest minds and most experienced hands from the country’s larger financial institutions have migrated into management positions at Columbia Bank, attracted by that winning combination of success, independence, and the personal touch.

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The Art and Science of Healthy Buildings
Gerrus Maintenance. Inc.
"I like a challenge," says Gerald R. Cohen, CEO and chief Chemical Engineer of Gerrus Maintenance, Inc. and, one soon realizes, a master of understatement. For nearly forty years Gerrus has distinguished itself as a leading provider of professional building maintenance services...

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A Great Start for Your Children, Peace of Mind for You

Peppermint Tree Child Care Center
Right in Raritan Center unlike a home daycare, where a caregiver’s sick days or vacation time can play havoc with your routine and your children’s, Peppermint Tree is fully staffed at all times by certified, professional educators and care givers.
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Ring in the Holiday Season with a WAREHOUSE SALE!

Baccarat Crystal
Baccarat warehouse sale, December 2 – 4, 2010, at the legendary company’s North American headquarters in Raritan Center.
“When you hold a Baccarat creation in your hands you know you are holding an object of timeless beauty, a piece that was created by skilled....
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Raise the perfect glass of holiday cheer!

Riedel Crystal
“Our glasses are not designed on drawing boards, but through tasting workshops with wine makers from the region where a specific variety of grape is grown,” he continues....
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Where Customer Service Isn’t Just a Department!
Laymen Global
“It’s important that people understand it’s not just a tag line for us. We live it. It’s the way we operate,” says Mark. Phone calls to Laymen Global are picked up by an interested, live person. Inquiries and orders will always be advised and fulfilled by a personalized professional knowledge-base...
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Where the Fun Comes From!
Somerset Syrup & Concessions, Inc
What would a circus or a carnival, an amusement park or a ballgame be without guilty pleasures like cotton candy, funnel cakes, caramel apples, and hot dogs? Hurting for attendance, most likely. Because for most of us, at least half the appeal...
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Barber Joe Felipe Makes Raritan Center Seem Like a Small Town!
Prime Time Haircutters
In all his years of cutting hair Joe has seen every trend come and go and circle back around again, and he can do anything with a head of hair a customer can dream up. But with all that expertise, you wouldn’t want to call Joe a hair stylist.
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Raising Productivity with a Cup of Coffee and a Snack!
Burgoyne Sales, Inc. ARAMARK Refreshment Services
“We strive to know our clients well. We call every client every week. We take the time to get to know them and take care of their needs as they change and evolve.” Keeping employees happy, motivated and productive is a universal need that ARAMARK helps companies achieve in an individualized way.
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Giving the Green Light to 21st Century Businesses
Burgoyne Sales, Inc. Burgoyne Sales, Inc.
When the new World Trade Center towers finally take their place in the New York City skyline, a small company in Raritan Center will have played a large role in bringing those buildings to life, by specifying and brokering the sale of the main transformers that will handle the towers’ power load.
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The Family Stone
Caputo International, Inc.
There are businesses in Raritan Center that do amazing things with the latest technologies. Yet the company that might knock more “wows” out of the park than any other is one devoted to an industry that goes back centuries.
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Turning Problems Into Profits
Colony Trading Co.
Where would you even begin to try to locate someone who could benefit from the very thing you’d like to be rid of? Who are you going to call? Colony Trading, that’s who!
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Keeping Businesses in Business
Sferra Metcom
He didn’t know it at the time, but Ken Leeds was marking out his future at Raritan Center years before he and his family moved Metcom…
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The Total Solution for the Customer!
TEST D AMDC
There are people who understand how computers and digital information systems work and there are the rest of us. Then there is Alan Bigdelle! He is the owner and chief systems engineer of Advanced Micro Distribution Channels.
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Unlocking Doors to Edison and New Jersey!
Edison Chamber of Commerce
Like most organizations of its kind, the Edison Chamber promotes its member businesses locally; it keeps up regular communication among them through newsletters, e-blasts, directories, and a robust Web presence...
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Sir Speedy...Here to Support your Success!
  Sir Speedy
Even if an order or inquiry begins online, Rob will always follow up with a customer on the phone or in person. “You accomplish so much more talking to someone than you do ‘communicating’ with them,”
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Treat Mom like a queen on Mother’s Day!
Sferra Sferra
How many times have you heard the words “Treat Mom like a queen on Mother’s Day,” followed by any number of gift suggestions that would never really pass royal muster …
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