New Jersey Business and Industry Association
The New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) is an employer association providing information, services, and advocacy for its member companies in order to build a more prosperous New Jersey. It is the state's largest business association with 23,000 member companies, as of 2006. Members receive benefits including discounts on shipping as well as commercial auto & workers' compensation insurance through the Association's affiliate, the New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company.
Origins and history 
NJBIA (originally the Manufacturers Association of the State of New Jersey) was founded in 1910 by a group of business owners who wanted to share ideas about workplace safety and who wanted to have a say in government policies affecting their businesses.
- NJBIA: Who We Are, 2009, retrieved 2009-04-13
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- NJM History, 2009, retrieved 2009-04-13