• Injection moulders chosen for new BMW i3

    In the picture: The production team and the machine platen. Krauss Maffei of Munich Germany have supplied BMW’s production plant at Leipzig, Germany with two double swivel plate Injection Moulding machines, complete with industrial robots that produce multi...

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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  • K-Seal for radiator leaks

     An over-heating engine caused by a leaking radiator on a deserted stretch of road is a motorist’s worst nightmare, but now there’s an instant fix. It’s called K-Seal and it’s a relatively inexpensive solution to coolant leaks...

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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  • IC3D launches steel fabrication solution for SolidWorks

    IC3D, a leading provider of hardware and software solutions for the Manufacturing, Architectural and Engineering industries, has launched IC3D Steel – the first SolidWorks-based application designed for modelling and detailing steel constructions. Distributed nationally in Australia and...

    • Posted March 21, 2014
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  • The state of manufacturing

    -Doug Green In the picture: Matt Carrier, Helix Industries, Christchurch. His company offers services from product design, tool and die making, through to the manufacturing of one-off specialist parts or full production runs on sophisticated CNC machinery.  In...

    • Posted March 21, 2014
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  • Clever tax service helps maintain high growth

    One of New Zealand’s most successful tool machinery manufacturers could not have continued on a high growth programme without an innovative product that helps manage cashflow, called Pay My Tax. When Teknatool New Zealand closed its manufacturing...

    • Posted March 21, 2014
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  • Don’t change for Lean’s sake

    Change for your own business growth. There is no doubt that lean thinking is driving massive changes in manufacturing processes worldwide. It lies at the heart of measurable improvements in quality, reliability and performance. What lean is not,...

    • Posted March 21, 2014
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  • 3D printer delivers innovative export products

    Picture:Warwick Downing of TiDA and Ian Brown of Callaghan Innovation. New Zealand businesses stand to benefit from a top-class 3D printing facility that can create objects from titanium and other metals, enabling the development of a range...

    • Posted March 14, 2014
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  • New innovation supports confidence in NZ food exports

     In a world facing increasing concerns for food safety and quality, the ability for consumers to get independently verified information about a product, right at the point of sale, is a big step forward in supporting confidence...

    • Posted March 14, 2014
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  • New CEO for AsureQuality

    AsureQuality is pleased to announce the appointment of John McKay as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), commencing 3 June 2014. John is an experienced international business leader who comes with proven experience in the food and...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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  • New Zealand expertise to help develop geothermal energy in Malaysia

     Malaysia’s geothermal energy industry in Tawau is to be developed in a partnership with the University of Auckland’s world renowned Institute for Earth Sciences and Engineering. Dr Andy Shenk, chief executive of Auckland UniServices, inked a memorandum...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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