• Free electrical design software with DesignSpark Electrical

    RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers, has launched DesignSpark Electrical, which brings the benefits of design software to all those not already using electrical CAD tools. The new software...

    • Posted September 26, 2015
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  • Hello Industry 4.0

    In the picture: The newest member of the KUKA robot family – the LBR iiwa lightweight robot At the KUKA booth, the visitors of this year’s Hanover Fair can deal with the increasing digitalisation of production and...

    • Posted September 26, 2015
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  • How being open can give manufacturers the innovative edge

    Tesla Motors’ decision last year to make all of its patents open to outside use has turned the industry on its head. By Stefano Picozzi, PaaS business development manager, Red Hat A/NZ Most industries are affected by...

    • Posted September 26, 2015
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  • Company Profile: Nelson Honey

    Around 85% of their products are destined for export, with China, Australia, South East Asia and the USA being some of their primary markets Nelson Honey is a family owned producer and exporter of high quality honey...

    • Posted September 26, 2015
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  • Manufacturing never stands still

    -Doug Green, Publisher, NZ Manufacturer www.nzmanufacturer.co.nz Revolutionary technologies are changing the face of manufacturing in New Zealand and around the world. Remember when the first mobile phones came out? They looked like bricks, were the weight (practically)...

    • Posted September 26, 2015
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  • Toyota invests $US 50 million in artificial intelligence research

    Kiyotaka Ise, Toyota’s Chief Officer of its Research and Development Group. The opportunities to improve every-day living through artificial intelligence supported technologies are boundless. Toyota will invest $US 50 million in the research and development of intelligent...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • Unmanned helicopters to revolutionise agricultural industry

    Yamaha Sky Division New Zealand represents the future of the agricultural industry. The introduction of the Yamaha RMAX unmanned helicopters will enable property owners, licensed operators and contractors to maintain the land and crops remotely, from the...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • Business talent scouts looking for next superstar

    Business talent scouts are looking for a startup with the potential to be New Zealand’s next global agritech superstar. Sprout, a national agritech business accelerator, is searching the country for eight budding entrepreneurs with embryonic agritech businesses...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • Delcam launches 2016 FeatureCAM with new high-efficiency roughing

    Delcam has launched the 2016 release of its FeatureCAM feature-based CAM software. This includes a range of enhancements, in particular more options for the Vortex high-efficiency area-clearance strategy, support for bar-fed mills, more efficient turning and user-interface...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • Got a Trade Week: connecting manufacturers with their future workforce

    Opening their West Auckland plant to students to host a Competenz Discovery Tour during August’s national Got a Trade Week proved a good way for award-winning winemaker Matua Valley Wines to help young people learn about a...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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