Advanced Manufacturing

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In Somerset County, 15,587 workers manufacture gaming PC’s, fruit snacks, industrial gases, makeup, electrical switchgears, semiconductor process equipment, household consumer goods, precision machine components used in military aircraft, and more! We continue to retain and attract new investments from companies manufacturing in Somerset County, including:

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  • Talent hotspot for computer hardware engineers, data scientists, inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers, packaging and filling machine operators and tenders, and transportation, storage, and distribution managers.
  • Our workforce ranks high for racial and gender diversity for many of these roles.  


  • 30 miles from Manhattan
  • 40 miles from Philadelphia
  • Major truck routes: Interstates 278 and 78, and Routes 22, 202, and 206
  • Freight rail lines: Conrail & Norfolk Southern Lehigh Line, and CSX West Trenton Line


  • 40 million SF of industrial property with an overall vacancy rate of 3.0%.
  • 1 million SF of industrial property under construction to accommodate expansion and new investment.


  • Somerset County and its municipalities continue to invest in Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC), the #1 community college for career training in New Jersey. Because of this investment, RVCC is expanding its 47,000 SF Workforce Training Center. Currently, the college’s Advanced Manufacturing shop features the latest equipment, where students learn the skills required to pursue careers as Manual Mill Operators, Engine Lathe Operators, Manual Machinists, CNC Production Technicians, and more.
  • The State offers attractive incentive packages and other resources to support manufacturers, including the recently launched Manufacturing Voucher Program that subsidizes the purchase of equipment used in manufacturing processes, and provides bonuses for buying Made in NJ products.