The most important aspect:
The most important aspect of the LIA is the mutual cooperation between the member businesses and the City of Linden. The membership understands that in order for them to obtain the respect of the governing officials, they must be good corporate citizens. They, of course, seek an open and responsible exchange with the City.
Benefits of Membership:
Monthly breakfast meetings are held at the Hampton Inn, Aviation Plaza, Linden. Networking with other Linden Businesses. Topical Seminars for Members; Annual Dinner with important and influential business and political leaders.
Who to contact:
James K. Estabrook, Secretary - (908) 233-6800 ext 2358 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Lois I. Bass
2nd Vice President
Total Specialties, Inc
JAMES K. ESTABROOK, Secretary
EILEEN M. WILLIAMS, Treasurer
PO Box 2369, Westfield, NJ 07091
ph (908) 233-6800 fax (908) 518-2760
June A. Lazaro
1st Vice President
Linden Industrial Association
The Purpose of the Association:
The purpose of the Linden Industrial Association (LIA) is to promote the mutual interests of industries located or having interests in the City of Linden or contiguous municipalities and for such other beneficial purposes as may from time to time be recommended by the Board of Trustees and are permitted under the Internal Revenue Code. The LIA takes a stand on issues in support of its membership and those issues have often aligned with the views of the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce and the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.
History of the Association:
The Linden Industrial Association was incorporated on April 25, 1935. Some of its founding members such as Apex Plating & Polishing, DuPont, Merck & Co., Inc. Public Service Electric & Gas Company and Solar Compounds Corporation remain members today. Others such as A&M Industrial Supply Co., Billick & Sons, Inc., Cogen Technologies Linden Venture L.P., Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery, Epicor, Inc., Flexline/U.S. Brass & Copper Corp., General Magnaplate, Hatch Mott Macdonald (Formally Killam Associates), Infineum USA L.P., Linden Bulk Transportation Co. Inc., Mercer Coating & Lining Company, Inc., Paramount Metal Fin., Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., and Total Lubricants USA, Inc. remain part of the proud history of the Linden Industrial Community. The law firm of Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C. has been a constant of the LIA. One of the founders of the LIA was the founder of the law firm, Joseph S. Lindabury, Esq., a lifelong Linden resident. The association celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2015.