• Working together to keep it kiwi

      Collaboration within industry is a key way for New Zealand’s manufacturers to successfully compete in a global market. And this was the motivation for a Lean Learning Hub which saw nearly 50 people from 21 companies...

    • Posted July 30, 2012
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  • Living the dream with FeatureCAM

      Thanks to FeatureCAM feature-based CAM system, Jeremy Cupp, owner of LC Fabrications, is able to combine his two passions – motorcycles and machining = into a successful business. The software makes it quicker and easier to...

    • Posted July 30, 2012
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  • ATI great initiative but much closer business involvement needed

    The new Advanced Technology Institute is a great initiative and much needed but will get off to a slow start unless business is deeply involved in it from the outset, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. “Science,...

    • Posted July 30, 2012
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  • Thinking outside the box

    By Doug Green A competitive advantage we have in New Zealand is the ability to think outside the box. An advantage Professor Goran Roos believes some of our competitors in Asia and India may not have. We...

    • Posted July 30, 2012
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  • Strong opportunities in Singapore

    Ziena Jalil, New Zealand Trade Commissioner, Singapore Singapore shares a number of similarities with New Zealand, both in terms of size, population and economic outlook. As island nations, reliant on exports to drive economic growth, we share...

    • Posted July 30, 2012
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  • The results are in: ExportNZ’s 2012 Survey

    “The ExportNZ 2012 Survey shows the majority of exporters are still in a positive frame of mind despite exchange rate challenges and the lacklustre growth affecting some parts of the world economy”, says Catherine Beard, Executive Director...

    • Posted July 25, 2012
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  • Heroic Qantas pilot, Richard de Crespigny, to speak at AIA Conference in Rotorua

      Richard de Crespigny, the Australian pilot in command who saved the lives of 469 Qantas passengers on flight QF32 on November 4 2010 after its engine exploded mid-flight, will speak at the Aviation Industry Association awards...

    • Posted July 24, 2012
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  • Safety switch provides an integrated solution

    The Allen-Bradley 440N-Z SensaGuard Non-Contact Switch with a magnetic integrated latch combines a non-contact interlock switch and door latch into one integrated solution. It replaces separately mounting an interlock switch and door catch in lightweight guard doors....

    • Posted July 24, 2012
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  • Battery chargers have enhanced durability

    Two 7-stage automatic battery chargers have features that are ideal for small and large automotive workshops. The 12Volt, 7Amp Intelli-Charge model is a sophisticated and compact charger, fitted with protective rubber moulded end caps for enhanced durability...

    • Posted July 24, 2012
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  • Test laboratory ensures product safety

      An advanced environmental test laboratory has been established to ensure lighting and Projecta battery products are safe, durable and meet the latest regulations. The new laboratory is equipped with the latest test rigs, including a High/Low...

    • Posted July 24, 2012
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