• Economical heavy duty IP66 sealed thick wall die-cast enclosure

    The latest addition to the extensive selection of die-cast enclosures from Hammond Manufacturing is the 1550Z family, a range of thick wall (3 to 4mm depending on size) IP66 sealed boxes for use in applications where impact...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Craftsmanship critical for success

    I like the attitude of Peter Rocque, the boss of Acton Tools who believes in the value of skills and craftsmanship to resurrect the global economy. He also believes it is time to bring in the redundant,...

    • Posted October 26, 2010
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  • Solid engineering the silver lining in quake aftermath

    An earthquake the magnitude of that experienced in Christchurch on Saturday is devastating for any city. But as the hours since the quake pass, a positive story is emerging from the scene. The level of damage seen...

    • Posted October 26, 2010
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  • Techspanonline.com e-commerce website goes live

    The new Techspan Group e-commerce website is now live. The website has been completely redesigned for simple navigation and quick access to all Techspan products. The new Techspan e-commerce website (V4) has a similar look and feel...

    • Posted October 25, 2010
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  • Tribrid Modelling produces “Waffle” phone first at LG

    Korean manufacturing giant LG Electronics has recently introduced its first mobile phone designed with Delcam’s Tribrid Modelling software. The Waffle phone features a surface texture created in the ArtCAM artistic CADCAM program, wrapped around the body of...

    • Posted October 25, 2010
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  • Ultra Helicopters

    Ultra Helicopters vision is to have a minimum of 75 % of the parts manufactured here in NZ for a 2 seat helicopter. Due to its composite construction it will fall into the microlight category which is...

    • Posted October 25, 2010
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  • Acton Tools & Engineering boss calls for industry “Action”

    Peter Rocque is one of those increasingly-rare active, Kiwi craftsmen – “a toolmakers’ toolmaker” – deeply concerned that with the decline in local manufacturing has come the devaluing of the tool-making trade. “And this represents a dire...

    • Posted October 25, 2010
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  • The future of shipping is in the hands of industry

    An industry-led approach to the rationalisation of ports in New Zealand, as recommended in a government-commissioned maritime freight report released today (Wednesday 13 October), is welcomed by the Employers and Manufacturers Association Northern Inc (EMA). EMA welcomes...

    • Posted October 13, 2010
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  • Macromelt: Waikato Milking Systems

    When Hamilton-based Waikato Milking Systems saw an opportunity to use new technology to enhance the quality of its products and cut costs at the same time, it didn’t think twice. The company – 100 per cent Kiwi...

    • Posted October 4, 2010
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  • Ballance Agri-Nutrients achieves annual electricity savings from electric motor upgrade

    As one of New Zealand’s leading fertiliser specialists, Ballance Agri-Nutrients Limited is committed to a sustainable approach to farming and the environment. The company encourages staff to identify ways to reduce waste and improve efficiency, and a...

    • Posted October 4, 2010
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