Honored to have our own Andrew Campbell, CEO recognized as a finalist in the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 New Jersey program. We can-not wait to cheer him on during the awards celebration on June 12 when winners will be announced!

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year - 2023 Finalist


``Hudson County Community College (HCCC) and Eastern Millwork, Inc., partners in the Holz Technik Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program, co-hosted a “Celebration of Collaboration” on Friday, November 19, and welcomed Thomas Edison State University (TESU) as the four-year college destination for students in the program.``

Hudson County Community College, Eastern Millwork and Thomas Edison State University Host ‘Celebration of Collaboration’

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``The US interior designer and timber processor Eastern Millwork (EMI) is headquartered just outside Manhattan. The location offers the company a great advantage, since New York and New Jersey are home to a vibrant design and architecture scene. But at the same time, investments in machinery must also be considered against the backdrop of scarce land space. When EMI was looking for a new spray-coating system, compactness and flexibility were therefore the most important factors. Both requirements were met by the Bürkle ROBUSpro.``

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``...what an outpatient treatment environment can and should be...Situated along the East River, many of the center’s rooms afford serene water views. LEED Gold certified, the structure contains 231 exam, 110 infusion, and 37 procedure rooms, and 16 private inpatient rooms for short stays, as well as expansive public areas...The lower five floors include nearly all the imaging facilities. Above that is an amenity floor, including a full-service café for patients and staff, serving the entire center. The middle, largest segment of the building holds the core treatment spaces, while the top section is given to offices...``

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``Apprenticeships are a win-win for apprentices and the businesses who hire them,” said Labor Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo. “Building a pipeline of skilled workers creates a viable career path for students and allows businesses to thrive. Every industry sector can benefit from this forward-thinking approach.”``

Governor Murphy Announces $3 Million in GAINS Grants for Businesses, Agencies to Train New Apprentices - Insider NJ


``Modeled after Germany’s system of apprenticeships, the five-year program will have students work on-site at Eastern Millwork three days a week, where they will train to become engineers.``

These Students Are Guaranteed $70,000 Jobs Upon College Graduation - The Wall Street Journal



Labor Commissioner Harold J. Wirths Awards Job Training Grant to Jersey City Manufacturer - NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development


``Designed by architect John Nastasi, the 12-foot high, four-foot deep Roman numerals will dominate the horizon in Hoboken, NJ for the Feb. 2 Super Bowl. Cut on Eastern Millwork's Weeke Optimat BHC 550 CNC router, the project was funded by local businesses...``

Super Bowl XLVIII: Eastern Millwork Fabricates Huge Plywood Sign - Woodworking Network

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``Through his company, Campbell has hired several of JCETP’s reentry clients with great success.``

JCETP Board Members Appointed - New Jersey Reentry Corporation


``An after-hours tour of Eastern Millwork Inc.’s factory proved to be as popular with Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo attendees as its “sold-out” status would indicate.``

Eastern Millwork Tour Showcases High-Tech in Tight Spaces - Woodworking Network


``A forward thinker, Andrew Campbell has led New Jersey-based Eastern Millwork Inc. to its high level of success by leveraging design innovation, automation, technology and lean manufacturing, plus an aggressive information management system, to fulfill projects that require large volumes of material on tight and shifting schedules.``

Wood Industry Market Leader: Andrew Campbell, Eastern Millwork Inc. - Woodworking Network


``State officials said the grant funds support a diverse range of programs. They are designed to promote economic growth by building experience in high-demand industry sectors such as advanced manufacturing, information technology, software development, clean energy and utilities, health care, and more. The funds support good-paying, skilled jobs for which there is expected to be a demand in New Jersey for years to come.``

Murphy announces $2.8M in apprenticeship grants — with goal of hiring nearly 500 apprentices in next year - ROI NJ


``Ours is a very specialized industry; one that has been struggling to find qualified, skilled talent,” said Eastern Millwork owner and President Andrew Campbell. “This partnership with Hudson County Community College embraces both talent and technology. It will help us to fill the void that has existed, it will open the doors for the young people of our community to have well-paying careers with many options, and it will enable EMI and our industry to provide value that importers cannot provide.”``

Forget student debt: HCCC-EMI program will pay apprentices to earn manufacturing degree - ROI NJ


``Many New Jersey manufacturers bemoan the apparent lack of interest in the industry among young people. A few employers are actually doing something about it — including Campbell...``

2019 Manufacturing power 50 - NJ BIZ


``...the program is the result of his company's inability to find skilled workers - especially workers capable of using automation and robots to build high-level custom millwork...``

New apprenticeship program guarantees $70,000 salaries upon graduation - Woodworking Network

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``Eastern Millwork perfects the plans before it cuts, rather than adjusting fit on site, where labor costs are prohibitive in the New York market.``

Eastern Millwork Expanding Factory - Woodworking Network



HCCC Partnership to Create Apprenticeship Program in Advanced Manufacturing - NJB Magazine


“Investing in workforce development is critical to developing a stronger and fairer New Jersey,” said Governor Murphy. “These grants will help ensure our residents have the training and resources they need to succeed in the 21st century economy and help move our state forward.”

Governor Murphy Announces $3 Million in GAINS Grants for Businesses, Agencies to Train New Apprentices - Office of the Governor


Eastern Millwork will use the dual-education model developed in Europe. In this model, apprentices will devote three days a week to practical experiences and one to industry-specific studies and training. Their fifth day of each week will be spent at Hudson County Community College where they will be engaged in coursework for their degree.

HCCC, Eastern Millwork create advanced manufacturing degree, apprenticeship program - NJBIZ

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``Eastern Millwork Inc. doesn’t make cabinets, or countertops, or staircases. It creates spaces.``

High-Tech for High-End Millwork - Woodworking Network


`` “We are pleased to partner with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development and Eastern Millwork...``

Labor Commissioner Awards Job Training Grant to Eastern Millwork - Woodworking Network

``By automating the design drawing programs, all contractors and subcontractors... can see all the dimensions of their project - not just their own area.``

Architectural Woodworkers Doing More, and Faster - Woodworking Network

``...Complicated jobs are nothing new...``

Eastern Millwork Advances Its Approach to Architectural Woodwork - Woodworking Network

``EMI's constant drive to improve its ability to satisfy customers runs the gamut from information management through production and installation.``

Eastern Millwork Tour Added to Cabinets & Closets Expo Lineup - Woodworking Network

``Workforce development efforts in New Jersey combine high-tech apprenticeship training facilities and academic partnerships to address employer needs.``

Workforce Training: Keeping Pace with the Changing Nature of Labor - NJB Magazine

``The new manufacturing jobs require high-level technical skills, such as CAD/CAM, pneumatics, hydraulics, engineering, production technology, robotics and mechatronics, and programming computer numerical control (CNC) equipment. And, success in today’s manufacturing requires the ability to interpret technical manuals and engineering schematics, as well as essential cross-career skills, such as problem solving, critical thinking and teamwork.``

Career and Technical Education on the Cutting Edge - New Jersey School Boards Association

``“If our goal is to continue rebuild our manufacturing economy, then we need county-vocational technical schools as partners in this effort,” said John W. Kennedy, the CEO of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program. “Manufacturers across the state need highly skilled employees and the county vocational technical schools have done a phenomenal job of helping to meet this need.”``

From School Leader: Career and Technical Education on the Cutting Edge - Career Tech NJ

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Preparing the next generation As manufacturing workforces dwindle, colleges and state officials are looking to nurture the employee base of the future - NJ BIZ


Hudson County Community College, EMI Establish Joint Apprenticeship Program - CC News Now


Apprenticeships and Higher Education Provide a Competitive Edge Trades team up with colleges & universities to better prepare state’s skilled workers. - NJB Magazine


Newton High School STEM Academy Students Develop and Deliver Virtual Learning Desks- TAPinto


Millworking company's relocation from Jersey City to Bayonne may also bring 60 job opportunities - NJ.com


VIDEO: Take a look at Hoboken's giant Super Bowl sculpture - NJ.com


Stiles opens Northeast Regional Headquarters and Training Center with a bang - Woodworking Network


Lt. Governor Guadagno to Speak at ManufactureNJ Week Kick-off - Cision PRweb


Eastern Millwork Teams up With Educators - DWM Magazine