• Regional Manufacturing: Stabicraft, Invercargill

    Paul Adams, Managing Director of Stabicraft based at Invercargill discusses the company’s boat manufacturing strategies and where to the future. Describe your company’s main areas of activity The design, manufacture and export of recreational and commercial trailerable...

    • Posted June 27, 2016
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  • Regional Manufacturing:Microbrewtech, Oamaru

    Simon Ross of Microbrewtech, based in Oamaru, shares with NZ Manufacturer his company’s role in manufacturing beer bottling machines for the craft beer market. Describe your company’s main areas of activity. Microbrewtech manufactures beer bottling machines designed...

    • Posted June 27, 2016
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  • Is New Zealand ready for the next global revolution in manufacturing?

    www.nzmanufacturer.co.nz Networked manufacturing, otherwise known as Industry 4.0, is the next revolution in manufacturing, offering higher productivity and more adaptable and intelligent systems. The New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA), in association with Callaghan Innovation, welcome a...

    • Posted June 27, 2016
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  • NZMEA perspective of EMEX 2016

    EMEX 2016 was an exciting opportunity for manufacturers to see new technology and equipment that could improve productivity in their businesses, and to meet and network with other manufacturers and suppliers.  On display were some of the...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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  • Nautech, overcoming adversity through innovation

    To be sustainable a business needs to be dynamic and continually evolve.  It needs to innovate developing new product service offerings that can be taken to market.  Long term contracts where a business relies on a small...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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  • How new technology is changing market research

    -Bill McMurray, Managing Director, Asia Pacific and Japan, Qualtrics  The rapid evolution of technologies such as mobility, data analytics, and cloud computing, is changing the way organisations gain insight into their markets. This technology is making it...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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  • 3D happy with EMEX

    “We have been exhibiting at Emex for the past five years, with good results. However this year we had an outstanding success with multiple large orders for our new UP BOX 3d printers. The UP BOX allows...

    • Posted June 10, 2016
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  • Positive outlook for manufacturing say business owners

    New Zealand’s manufacturing and wholesale SMEs are optimistic for the year ahead, and remain positive that rising consumer confidence will translate into strong sales, according to the latest MYOB Business Monitor survey. The survey of more than...

    • Posted June 10, 2016
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  • April exports fall, mixed feelings from manufacturers

     The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during May 2016, shows total sales in April 2016 decreased 2.97% (year on year export sales decreased by 5.36% with domestic sales increasing...

    • Posted June 10, 2016
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  • EMEX 2016: NZMEA shares membership benefits

    In the picture: EMEX attracting decisionmakers.  The New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) is finding EMEX 2016 an excellent opportunity to explain its services and membership benefits to both exhibitors and visitors to the show which...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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