• Design for Manufacture

      – Jurgen Brand, Designbrand Ltd         When receiving the suggestion to write this article I had to make a choice of the right ‘angle of attack’, just as designers’ need to ask the...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • Catch 22 for new industry?

    Rejection of a proposal for a new industry is disappointing, says BusinessNZ. The Environmental Protection Authority has turned down an application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd to start a new industry in the Exclusive Economic Zone off the...

    • Posted June 19, 2014
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  • High strength cellular aluminium foam for the automotive industry

    Aluminium foam is used for applications that requires high level of energy and sound absorption characteristics. Researchers have developed an innovative process to make high strength cellular aluminium foam with help from some salt. Aluminium foam exhibits...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Network Time Machine ensures optimal user experience

    The Network Time Machine LTE/VoLTE, is a portable LTE troubleshooting appliance that helps wireless carriers resolve network performance issues quickly and cost effectively. This ability is crucial to reducing customer churn, as subscribers who switch wireless carriers...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • NZ first quarter manufacturing sales volumes rose 0.5%

    New Zealand manufacturing sales volumes rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent in the first quarter, led by gains in chemical and petroleum manufacturing. Chemical, polymer, and rubber product manufacturing volumes rose 8.5 percent helped by increased production...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • Helping NZ stay corruption-free

    An integrity group has started a project to help keep New Zealand corruption-free.  The group of New Zealand business and justice organisations has developed anti-corruption training courses, to be launched in Auckland today. The group includes BusinessNZ,...

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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  • PowerMILL 2015 to launch at IMTS

    Picture: The improved collision detection in PowerMILL 2015 will be demonstrated at IMTS. Delcam will launch the 2015 version of its PowerMILL CAM system for high-speed and five-axis machining at IMTS 2014 in Chicago from 8th to...

    • Posted June 8, 2014
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