• Aviation expo tipped to make millions

    The launch of up to 10 new products and the opportunity for aviation companies to close millions in sales are the two main outcomes expected at a Waikato-based aviation showcase planned for October. NZ Flair 2011, to...

    • Posted June 30, 2011
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  • Barrie Carruthers

    Barrie Curruthers is managing director of Precision Microcircuits Ltd, Barrie has 50 years manufacturing experience and he shares with us why he does what he does. What do you do? I am currently involved in several company...

    • Posted June 30, 2011
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  • EMA backs and promotes equal pay for equal productivity

     Alasdair Thompson, chief executive of the Employers & Manufacturers Association, says its only right that women should be paid more than men when their output and productivity is greater than men.  We back higher pay for women...

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Programme excellent for ETEL Transformers

    INTENT Group’s Business Performance Accelerator (BPA) programme was chosen by Process Improvement at ETEL Transformers. Stuart Cumming, whose role is to promote Lean manufacturing processes and continuous improvement within ETEL Transformers, had previously worked with INTENT on...

    • Posted June 21, 2011
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  • A new approach to engine efficiency

    Photo: Tim Parker, founder and managing director of Cleanfuelz with the latest experimental model. Did you know that most petrol engines only use 20% and diesels only use 40% of the fuel – and waste the rest...

    • Posted June 16, 2011
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  • May march for manufacturing activity

    The month of May saw the manufacturing sector continue its march towards stronger expansion, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI). The seasonally adjusted PMI for May was 54.7, up from 52.0...

    • Posted June 16, 2011
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  • NZ technology set to change Chinese dairy industry, with flow-on benefits for farmers

    Pic: Prime Minister John Key with Tru-Test Group CFO Ian Hadwin and HSBC CEO David Griffiths with the HSBC Best Importer or Exporter with China award. The Chinese dairy industry is about as different from New Zealand’s...

    • Posted June 14, 2011
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  • Aviation expo tipped to make millions

      The launch of up to 10 new products and the opportunity for aviation companies to close millions in sales are the two main outcomes expected at a Waikato-based aviation showcase planned for October.  NZ Flair 2011,...

    • Posted June 13, 2011
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  • ExportNZ lifts India focus by partnering with INZBC

     ExportNZ is increasing its focus on growing opportunities in India by entering a partnership with the India New Zealand Business Council (INZBC).  Catherine Beard, Executive Director of ExportNZ says the new agreement will create a strong alliance...

    • Posted June 7, 2011
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  • Miniature ceramic heaters

    A new approach to miniaturised heaters is proving to be outstandingly reliable, versatile and economic. Miniaturised ceramic heaters capable of independently controlling their dissipation are replacing Nichrome elements universally used until recently in domestic medical and military ...

    • Posted June 1, 2011
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