• Hamilton Airport outperforms 2012 financial expectations

    Hamilton Airport has outperformed its 2012 financial and operational expectations, announcing a 240 percent increase on last year’s net profit after tax, a 25 percent increase in EBITDA and debt reduction of $400,000 during the year. Board...

    • Posted October 31, 2012
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  • HomeFocus and tenacity key to business success in Korea

      New Zealand businesses need to lift their game if they want to succeed in Korea according to New Zealand Trade and Enterprise research into the perceptions of New Zealand in South Korea. “There is a pool...

    • Posted October 29, 2012
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  • Vantage eddy current flaw detector introduced

        The Vantage eddy current flaw detector is a hand-held, fully featured eddy current flaw detector for use in the NDT, Aerospace, Off-shore, Petrochemical, Power and Rail/axle inspection industries. Rapid defect detection is made easy by...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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  • Improve in-line quality control

      The IML Watcher Inspection machine is a quality control system for In-Mould Labelling of injection moulded and blow moulded products, particularly for decorated parts such as bottles, cups, lids and pails. The system can be integrated...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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  • Chart the journey to the unknown

    Industrial Borescopes improve visual inspection in hard-to-reach or darkened work areas. From the entry-level pc-connect PST-1161 to more advanced models such as the new PST-2486 with 270¡ articulating-viewing head, there is a borescope to suit all applications...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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  • Business calls on Reserve Bank to cut OCR to give exporters a break

    After today’s CPI figure we expect the Reserve Bank to cut the Official Cash Rate on October 25th in an effort to lower the exchange rate, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. “The CPI figure indicates inflation...

    • Posted October 16, 2012
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  • Stuck in a rut

    Despite a slight improvement from the previous month, New Zealand’s manufacturing sector remained stubbornly in contraction during September, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI). The seasonally adjusted PMI for September was...

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Lower wages…say what?

    Working has to be a lot better than being on the dole. Right? Motivation, future direction and ‘career’ all come into the picture for our young people’s tomorrow. And while working they are entitled to be paid...

    • Posted October 9, 2012
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  • Building Wellington’s own Silicon Valley

      Kate McGrath Picture courtesy Victoria University Image Services.   Victoria University is helping launch the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators through a new programme which will bring graduate students together to create advanced technology start-up...

    • Posted October 9, 2012
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  • Austech 2013 invites precision engineering firms

    Austech 2013, Australia’s precision manufacturing and machine tool exhibition, is inviting small to medium manufacturing businesses to take part in its new and extended Manufacturers Pavilion. The Pavilion highlights the capabilities of Australia’s precision engineering and advanced...

    • Posted October 9, 2012
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