• Electric cars bring environmental benefits

     If electric vehicles were widely available, New Zealanders would buy enough of them to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector by one-fifth over the next 18 years, new research from Victoria University of Wellington shows....

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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  • Industry’s strongest, ‘greenest’ flux remover from Baskiville

    MicroCare Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of precision cleaning, coating and lubrication products, has launched into the New Zealand market its newest and ‘greenest’ circuit board cleaner, the VOC-Free Flux Remover-UltraClean. UltraClean is a strong, flexible cleaning...

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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  • Delcam to show latest FeatureCAM and new NZ reseller at EMEX 2014

    PICTURE: Delcam’s Vortex high-efficiency area-clearance strategy is included in FeatureCAM. Delcam will demonstrate the latest version of its FeatureCAM feature-based CAM software at the EMEX exhibition to be held in Auckland from 27th to 29th May. The exhibition...

    • Posted May 24, 2014
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  • Omni Stop provides pedestrian protection

    There are regular reports of incidents where vehicles have crashed into construction zones, bus stops, pavement cafes and retail shop windows. Protecting lives from potential injury or death is paramount for all authorities so after each of...

    • Posted May 24, 2014
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  • Samsung machine tools complete in-house manufacturing

    Samsung Machine Tools (SMEC) is represented at this year’s Auckland EMEX exhibition by their New Zealand Agent Revolution Precision Machinery. The South Korean machine tool manufacturer is located in Gimhae City near Busan port and in 2013...

    • Posted May 23, 2014
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  • Revolutionary mass manufacturing 3D printing system on its way

    The third industrial revolution may soon be upon us. Project Ara has received a ton of media attention over the last several months, as Google sets out to change the way smart phones are made and sold....

    • Posted May 23, 2014
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  • Composite helicopter made in NZ

    This years’ spectacular show centrepiece at EMEX 2014 is the New Zealand designed and built carbon fibre composite helicopter manufactured in Dairy Flat by the Composite Helicopter Co. It wasn’t a good look for the prototype machine...

    • Posted May 23, 2014
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  • Budget 2014: Good news for business

    “Budget 2014 delivers a range of good news for New Zealand business,” PwC Corporate Tax Leader Geoff Nightingale says.  “The return to surplus and the forecast reduction in debt relative to GDP delivers a stable fiscal platform...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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  • Autumn tinge

    Despite a dip, New Zealand’s manufacturing sector remains in solid expansion, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).  The seasonally adjusted PMI for April was 55.2 (a PMI reading above 50.0 indicates...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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  • Funding endorsement for leading science organisation

    Professor Kate McGrath. Picture courtesy Victoria University of Wellington Image Services. Continued funding of the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Material and Nanotechnology, hosted by Victoria University of Wellington, is confirmation of the contribution the Institute is making...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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