Standard Motor Products
produces automobile parts and components. Current on-site manufacturing operations include metal fabrication and machining, plastic injection molding, and assembly. They have occupied their Northern Blvd. location since the mid 1900's.
The Jim Henson Co. has signed a seven-year office lease for 12,000 square feet at 37-18 Northern Blvd. Best known as the creator of the Muppets, the company is relocating from Manhattan's Noho district. The firm provides digital visual effects, animatronic creatures, animation and soft puppets to the international film, television, online and advertising industries.
Built in 1919, the 301,000-square-foot building is undergoing a $10-million renovation, which includes new windows, exterior lighting and signage; elevator, electrical and building system upgrades; lobby renovations and the creation of modern common corridors. Along with the Jim Henson Co., major tenants include accessories designer Eric Javits, telecommunications provider Broadview Networks and Standard Motor Products. The building was formerly known as the Standard Motors Building.