• ManufacturingNZ releases manifesto

    Executive Director of ManufacturingNZ, Catherine Beard, said the three main themes for manufacturers were around building talent to drive innovation, increasing government and private sector investment in R&D and building bigger companies through increased participation of local...

    • Posted October 31, 2011
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  • Adding value to what NZ manufacturers do well

    Adam Bennett, NZTE Director Specialised Manufacturing.   To remain competitive in international markets, New Zealand’s focus needs to be not just on primary production, but end-to-end manufacturing solutions. For this reason support and development for specialised, knowledge-intensive...

    • Posted October 31, 2011
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  • Manufacturers providing inspiration

    Peter Chrisp, chief executive, NZTE Since I joined NZTE last September, I’ve been inspired by the business people who are NZTEÕs customers. Napier firm New Zealand Frost Fans is one company that really captured my imagination. It...

    • Posted October 31, 2011
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  • An international success story

    The Pirtek Group is an international success story specialising in mobile ‘on site’ service and replacement of hydraulic and industrial hose and fittings. We operate under a proven franchise system and enjoy continued growth both internationally and...

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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  • Technopak has wind at its back

      Technopak director, Henri Hermans with a part of the latest innovative machine.     Technopak Limited typifies the value-added proposition our commercial and political leaders dream about – and some. You could describe the company as...

    • Posted October 26, 2011
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  • “The Essence of Toyota Way”

    Dr. Jeffrey Liker will be delivering a 2-day workshop on “The Essence of Toyota Way” on 3rd and 4th of Nov 2011 at Sorrento in the park, Auckland. This is your opportunity to learn from one of...

    • Posted October 25, 2011
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  • ExportNZ releases election manifesto

    ExportNZ has released its election manifesto to all political parties today in the lead up to the 2011 election. Executive Director of ExportNZ, Catherine Beard, says our exports as a percentage of GDP have been declining since...

    • Posted October 25, 2011
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  • Well done All Blacks

      By Doug Green The long awaited world cup victory has happened and the memory of 2007 fades into the background. So much energy and enthusiasm were focussed into the world cup campaign in an impressive way...

    • Posted October 25, 2011
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  • Export Success

    Sean O’Sullivan If we all had the ability to look forward like Henry in The Time Travellers Wife business would be in great shape. But we don’t and on a day by base we do the best...

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Manufacturing keeps its head above water

    Despite another dip in expansion, manufacturing activity managed to keep its head above water, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI). The seasonally adjusted PMI for September was 50.8 (a PMI reading...

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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