• Rockwell forms new Industry Solutions team

    In keeping with its commitment to Australian and New Zealand industry, Rockwell Automation has formed a new Industry Solutions team. Comprising experts specialising in a range of industry sectors, the Industry Solutions team plays a central role...

    • Posted January 30, 2010
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  • Government must heed Tax Working Group’s advice

    The New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) is calling for the Government to heed the Tax Working Group’s advice and broaden the tax base to lower personal and corporate tax. The majority of the Tax Working...

    • Posted January 30, 2010
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  • Developing sustainable products more efficiently

    Product development can – and should – benefit from the same efficiency and productivity gains that we see in manufacturing and production. The product development process is often very wasteful and expensive, complex and multi-faceted, and information...

    • Posted January 30, 2010
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  • Global aluminium industry co-operating on climate change actions

    The International Aluminium Institute.Chairman and Deputy CEO of UC RUSAL, Mr. Artem Volynets says “The biggest task for Governments is engaging and informing the community across all levels, from producer to consumer about the role they can...

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • New Plymouth based Howard Wright wins metal in National Design Awards

    New Plymouth based designer and manufacturer Howard Wright Limited has been awarded one of the country’s top design prizes, picking up silver at the national BeST Design Awards – New Zealand designs equivalent to the Oscars. Howard...

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • SEW Great News

    Patented innovation for installation & maintenance teams from SEW (say it like BMW). The TorqLOC mounting system is quick, robust, and simple and tolerance forgiving, PLUS has built-in long term cost and labour saving advantages. Innovative connection...

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • The factory of the future with Direct Digital Manufacturing

    Today’s tumbling economy requires that business and industry use money wisely. For a manufacturer, this means making sound product decisions and avoiding costly design revisions. With (DDM), a company can go directly from an electronic representation of...

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • New Zealand’s lift out GARESH

    New Zealand’s lift out of recessionary times could be under-way by the end of the year. And manufacturing must play a major part in that economic shift. So too should the nation’s ITO sector if the skill-set...

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • EMEX: NZ’s Biggest and Best is Back and Better

    New Zealand’s biggest, oldest and most comprehensive engineering, machinery, electronics and manufacturing industry showcase returns next year and is already proving popular, with almost half the show space pre-booked. EMEX 2010 is the prime business tool for...

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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