News & Press Releases

See what is new around Reiss Manufacturing
Reiss Manufacturing Awarded Forest Stewardship Certificate

Reiss Manufacturing Awarded Forest Stewardship Certificate

Reiss Manufacturing is pleased to have been awarded a Forest Stewardship Certificate recognizing its “commitment to a land stewardship ethic that focuses on sustainable forests providing wood products, fish, and wildlife habitat, water quality, soil productivity, aesthetics, and recreation — as a valuable legacy for future generations.” The Forest Stewardship Program is administered by the USDA Forest Service, in partnership with the New Jersey Forest Service.

Read more >

The Most Important Secret Of A Prosperous Economy

Jim Powell, Forbes contributor

Reiss analyzed their records of customer measurements and organized them in groups, from smallest to largest. This led to his idea of “sizes.” Each size involved component pieces of cloth cut to specific dimensions. Reiss organized assembly lines to manufacture suits. He persuaded merchants to stock his line in popular sizes. A customer could try on different sizes to determine the best fit. The only additional work to be done was the quick alteration of sleeve and pants length. The simple idea of sizing has helped lower clothing costs for the millions. As this example suggests, to a significant degree prosperity is the result of myriad improvements implemented from the bottom up.

Read more >

Black Bear Sited in Englishtown, N.J.

Black Bear Sited in Englishtown, N.J.

July 13, 2012 2:45 PM

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police in Englishtown, N.J. are warning residents to take precautions after a black bear was spotted Friday afternoon. Police received a report of a bear sighting on Iron Ore Road by Mt. Vernon Road, about half a mile outside Englishtown in Manalapan.

Read more >

Reiss Meets Seán Crean, Director, Small Business for Navy, at American Shipbuilding Suppliers Association Meeting

Reiss Meets Seán Crean, Director, Small Business for Navy, at American Shipbuilding Suppliers Association Meeting

November 4, 2011

Carl Reiss (center) discusses Reiss Manufacturing capabilities in silicone-based materials and products with Seán F. Crean, RADM, SC, USN, Director, Office of Small Business Programs, Department of the Navy, at the inaugural meeting of the American Shipbuilding Suppliers Association.

Read more >

Lt. Governor Bolling, Northrop Grumman, Hon. G. Foresman and Admiral Cohen Visit Blackstone Plant

Lt. Governor Bolling, Northrop Grumman, Hon. G. Foresman and Admiral Cohen Visit Blackstone Plant

March 16, 2011

Carl Reiss (center) discusses Reiss Manufacturing capabilities in silicone-based materials and products with Seán F. Crean, RADM, SC, USN, Director, Office of Small Business Programs, Department of the Navy, at the inaugural meeting of the American Shipbuilding Suppliers Association.

Read more >

Something miraculous happened Wednesday

Bill Bolling, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, March 18, 2011

That was how the South Hill Enterprise described our regional economic development meeting in Mecklenburg County last week. While I wouldn’t go as far as to say our meeting was a miracle, we appreciate the recognition of our efforts to revitalize the struggling economy of Southern Virginia.

Read more >

Lieutenant Governor in Blackstone: "Virginia leading the way" Bolling hails Reiss expansion

Courier-Record.com, March 24, 2011

Planned expansion at Reiss Manufacturing in Blackstone is a sign that perhaps the national recession is dissipating, Lt. Governor Bill Bolling told an upbeat crowd of workers and local officials last Wednesday morning here.

Read more >

Good News for Local Industry! Reiss Manufacturing to add 40 jobs

Courier-Record.com, March 17, 2011

Virginia Lt. Governor Bill Bolling (R) was scheduled to visit Reiss Manufacturing in Blackstone yesterday morning (Wednesday, March 16th) to announce what company officials are calling a “recent, significant creation of jobs” at the North West Avenue facility.

Read more >

Reiss Manufacturing expansion in Blackstone will create 40 new jobs

VirginiaBusiness.com, March 16, 2011

Reiss Manufacturing Inc. said Wednesday that it will add more than 40 jobs at its Blackstone plant as it expands production of an environmental-friendly radiation shielding material.

Read more >

Reiss Manufacturing Creating 40 Jobs in Blackstone, Virginia

AreaDevelopment.com, March 16, 2011

Reiss Manufacturing is creating 40 new jobs in Blackstone, Virginia. The company produces silicone rubber and specialty plastic molded products.

Read more >

Get the Lead Out: Jobs Announcement; Reiss Partners with Newport News Industrial Corporation, a part of Northrop Grumman

March 16, 2011

Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling travelled to Blackstone, VA (Nottoway County) today to announce the creation of more than 40 new jobs at Reiss Manufacturing, Inc. Lt. Governor Bolling also announced that additional hiring is expected in the coming months as Reiss expands its current production to support sales of an environmentally-friendly radiation shielding material to the healthcare, nuclear power and homeland security industries. Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Newport News Shipbuilding sector developed and secured a patent for the lead-free shielding material and foresees increased production and sales for Reiss, a long-term supplier.

Read more >