• SouthMACH 2013: Enhancing design and manufacturing capabilities

    Visiting the Solidtec team on Stand 55 could be the catalyst that allows you to change your businesses future  and see you become part of a movement helping drive innovation in New Zealand manufacturing. When it comes...

    • Posted March 28, 2013
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  • Solidtec support a winner

    (Pic) ‘Nam Trams’ a winner for Access Automation. The general manager of Access Automation of the Hutt, Darin Phillips-Brown, shared with NZ Manufacturer the Solidtec software of choice his company uses in day by day operations.  NZM:...

    • Posted March 28, 2013
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  • Triple success for Portlink Industrial Park

    Three prominent companies have committed to establishing bases at Portlink Industrial Park, joining existing tenants such as Kathmandu at the 30 hectare development adjacent to the Lyttelton Tunnel road. The three companies are Christchurch-based NZ Express Transport,...

    • Posted March 27, 2013
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  • Unfree and Unfair

     Industries in Europe and in countries like New Zealand ascribe to, and operate according to, free market mechanisms.   -Nick Inskip It’s quite eye opening to see the claims made around the world against countries and companies...

    • Posted March 27, 2013
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  • Hold up on Auckland’s Unitary Plan ‘elephant in the room’

    The government’s proposal not to ratify Auckland’s Unitary Plan until 2016/17 will load big costs onto Auckland’s ratepayers, and hold back Auckland’s growth, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. “Business wants Auckland’s Unitary Plan to come into...

    • Posted March 25, 2013
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  • NZ economy finely balanced

    The BusinessNZ Planning Forecast indicates a finely balanced New Zealand economy, with positive economic data, but with some risks remaining.  Improved business and consumer confidence, solid growth prospects among New Zealand’s major trading partners, and firm international...

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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  • Perceptions of Asia survey results show key learning for education system

    The fact that New Zealanders continue to recognise the economic and cultural benefits of maintaining ties with Asia, as highlighted by the latest survey from the AsiaNZ Foundation, bodes well for our future says ExportNZ. Executive Director...

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • TSC printers pass Microsoft Windows certification testing

    Plastics and printing technologies supplier Techspan Group, reports that their range of TSC label printers and Windows drivers have passed Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) testing and are now certified for use with all Windows 7 32-bit...

    • Posted March 18, 2013
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  • Building momentum

    New Zealand’s manufacturing sector continued to show upwards momentum since the start of 2013, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI). The seasonally adjusted PMI for February was 56.3 (a PMI reading...

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • Callaghan Innovation CEO appointed

     Callaghan Innovation announces the appointment of Dr Mary Quin, an exceptional New Zealander with an impressive track record of working in the US engineering and technology sector, as the inaugural CEO of Callaghan Innovation. With a background...

    • Posted March 14, 2013
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