• Sustainable bending technology from Germany

    Picture: The new, easy-to-operate machine control from Schwarze-Robitec clocks the individual working steps synchronously for time-optimised production.  The rising costs for raw materials and energy make it clear: to remain competitive in the future, it is imperative...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • PowerMILL 2015 to launch 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 13th September on booth E3222, the largest CAM software booth at the show....

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • Aurora process solutions and Fuji robotic pallitising systems

    Aurora is excited to announce the addition of the FUJI range of Robotic Palletising systems to its extensive range of process equipment on offer. Aurora have for many years provided superior machinery for the Bulk Materials Handling...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • Improve productivity through Workflow

    Workflow specialises in assisting New Zealand and Australian manufacturing companies improve productivity, through the supply of cost effective, automated, real time production data tracking tools and the application of lean thinking processes.  The reality is that manufacturing...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • Poor quality costs even more

      HERA Industry Development General Manager Nick Inskip (left)  Quality has a cost and a value and buying solely on cost can mean that the quality you think you are getting may not be there.  The recent...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • The Second Machine Age

    Driverless cars and 3D printers are harbingers of a new era, argue MIT colleagues Brynjolfsson (Director/Center for Digital Business; co-author, Wired for Innovation: How Information Technology Is Reshaping the Economy, 2013, etc.) and McAfee (Principal Research Scientist/Center...

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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  • Farnborough: How to organise an air display

    When the air display starts each afternoon at the Farnborough International Air Show, business transactions pause and eyes roll heavenward, surrendering to the raucous power play. A major part of the attraction is the evident – if...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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  • No slow down for BoP/Waikato manufacturers

     Manufacturers in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions are expanding faster than elsewhere in New Zealand, according to the Performance of Manufacturing Index, and manufacturers are attributing that to the high performing rural sector.  “The integration...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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  • Staying the course

    The manufacturing sector remains in expansion mode, despite some aspects of the results that need to be watched closely in the months ahead, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).  The seasonally...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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  • itSeez3D turns iPad Into 3D Scanner

    When it comes to 3D scanning, more and more solutions are becoming available as the months go by. 3D scanning is allowing us to take photographs of people and things, in ways that we could never imagine...

    • Posted July 3, 2014
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