SouthMACH 2013 Highlights

SouthMACH 2013 is now in the last afternoon of the two day event. Below are pictures from the show. Cold weather was everywhere, but enthusiasm was high.      

Remote services for resistance welding

Miyachi now offers remote services for high end resistance welding modules, reducing total cost of ownership thanks to maximised uptime and reduced travel cost. Available for the Peco ISQ20 series with programming pendant AWS, AWS3 systems, MG3 standard, as well as most customised resistance welding systems, this new business service is ideal for customers with […]

Free-Form headlamp kits

A comprehensive range of Free-Form Headlamp conversion kits allow owners to upgrade the lighting on their work vehicles, or for use in new applications. Free-Form technology utilises a specially designed and complex reflector to precisely control the light. In each case, the reflector has an important relationship with the globe filament to maximise the light […]

X4 for parting off and grooving of small components

X4 is a new multi-edged, tangential tool for parting off and grooving of small components. Available in cutting widths from 0.5 – 3.0 mm (.031 – .093), X4’s inserts minimise material consumption in parting off and enable precise grooving and copying of small and medium-sized, complex parts. Performance is further enhanced through X4’s tangential insert […]

Stylish strip lights

New low profile L.E.D strip lamps have been specially styled to complement modern caravan and motorhome interiors. Featuring the latest SMD L.E.D technology, the interior lamps deliver a smooth, yet powerful light output. Ensuring complete versatility, the lamps are supplied with three interchangeable end caps, allowing them to be surface or corner mounted for a […]

BusinessNZ’s Phil O’Reilly appointed BIAC Chair

BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly has been elected Chair of the Business and Industry Advisory Council (BIAC) to the OECD. The BIAC is the voice of business at the OECD – the world’s foremost provider of integrated statistics and fact-based policy recommendations. The BIAC network includes national business, industry and employer associations from OECD members […]

Weta Workshop sees business expand

 Jordan Thomson from Weta Workshop Ltd in Wellington reflects on their experiences of using Delcam software. Which Delcam software products are you using? Current Delcam software multiple  Licenses of Artcam Pro and Powermill 5 axis with Robot interface as a plugin. Why have you chosen this particular software? We originally purchased 3 sets of Artcam […]

Manufacturers’ future demands we keep moving up

*By Kim Campbell Manufacturing in New Zealand has always been a vital, misunderstood and major component of our economy. Nothing seems about to change that. While various sub sectors of manufacturing might come to be labeled ‘food and beverages,’ ‘biotech’ or ‘marine,’ the new names don’t alter the activities described, which international analysts, economists and […]

Michael Bloomberg said…

Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York and an astute and highly successful businessman, commented recently on the merits of a university education as against gaining trade qualifications. He says that being a tradesman is an integral and highly required skill these days because there is surety in the work to come. Be the trade electrical, […]

Commission identifies companies liable for telecommunications levy

The Commerce Commission has released its draft determination of the amounts telcos will pay towards the $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy for 2011/12. The government uses the annual levy to pay for telecommunications infrastructure including the relay service for the deaf and hearing-impaired, broadband for rural areas, and improvements to the 111 emergency service. Telecommunications […]

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