• Productivity Commission targets our weak labour productivity

    New Zealand has enjoyed good growth in average income since the global financial crisis.  Labour participation is strong and our public finances are in relatively good shape. But one area holding the economy back is our persistently...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • Backlighting added to mass flow and pressure instruments

    Alicat Scientific has added backlighting as a standard feature on monochrome LCD displays for its core range of mass flow meters, mass flow controllers and pressure controllers. The backlighting illuminates Alicat’s full-information, menu-driven, multi-parameter LCD display screens...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • Majority of Australian manufacturers to invest in automation

       Robotics most popular type of automation chosen for future investment among Australian manufacturers. Universal Robots, the Danish pioneer of human-robot collaboration, has released the results of a survey, which canvassed the views of members of various...

    • Posted January 27, 2017
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  • Demand drives surging salaries for engineers

    Engineers take home an average of nearly $100,000 a year and their salaries are growing strongly, according to the annual IPENZ Remuneration Survey. Engineers’ median base salary grew by 6.3 per cent in the year to October...

    • Posted January 27, 2017
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  • NZ Manufacturer Media Kit 2017 now available

    Visit the Media Kit to see what is planned for 2017. We have approached this year witha view of providing readers with Features and sections based on productivity in manufacturing, across a range of subjects which can...

    • Posted January 20, 2017
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