• Thousandth viper robot delivered

        This robot can be used to handle inserts and pre-fabricated parts in hybrid applications. Seletec Plastics has been using injection moulding machines from Engel since the 1980s, with the focus switching to automation in its...

    • Posted March 30, 2012
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  • Masters programme secures yacht designer

      Renowned superyacht and performance sailing yacht designer Ron Holland will be lecturing in The University of Auckland’s new masters programme in yacht engineering. The Master of Engineering Studies in Yacht Engineering, offered by the Yacht Research...

    • Posted March 30, 2012
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  • Permabond – the cost effective solution

    For many years the flooring industry has turned to Permabond for specialist and cost effective solutions in the manufacture of their products. Permabond has a specially formulated high purity cyanoacrylate which can be used to bond a...

    • Posted March 30, 2012
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  • EMEXTV

        EMEX 2012 sales manager Rob Lavender. This is an exclusive live opportunity for you to speak to the show visitors after the show via video footage. At the show a ‘two minute interview’ will be...

    • Posted March 30, 2012
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  • Sheetmetal folding machines at EMEX 2012

    Variobend AG offers elegant solutions of up and down bending machines and long length folding machines for manufacturers that need to bend sheet metal. Driven by a passion to innovate and bring double bending capability to medium...

    • Posted March 30, 2012
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  • Assisting manufacturing exporters to Australia

      Australia remains New Zealand’s largest trading partner with 23% of our merchandise exports being sent across the Tasman in the year to June 2011. However all is not rosy with many Australian companies in the manufacturing,...

    • Posted March 30, 2012
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  • What’s needed to get more manufacturing jobs

    Catherine Beard There is no denying that manufacturing in New Zealand has suffered as a result of the global financial crisis, just like many other countries. But, it’s imperative to realise that we have come off better...

    • Posted March 30, 2012
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  • Where are the jobs?

    By Bruce Goldsworthy Recently the government rolled out the initial stages of its welfare reform programme requiring beneficiaries at least to look for work. Not surprisingly many people asked where are the jobs these people are supposed...

    • Posted March 30, 2012
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  • Going green paying off big time

    Organisations wanting to improve their environmental credentials and their bottom line are lining up for the Eco Smart Business programme. That’s largely due to the big benefits reported by last year’s participants. One company cut its vehicle...

    • Posted March 29, 2012
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  • Sir Paul Callaghan

    NZ Manufacturer publication is saddened by the news of the passing of Sir Paul Callaghan. We knew Sir Paul as an advisor to the publication; he also contributed articles on business in New Zealand and was all...

    • Posted March 26, 2012
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