Manufacturing Technology

Hey Yabble announced at Techweek 2021

Hey Yabble is an artificial intelligence-powered super engine, revolutionising the speed and efficiency by which data is transformed into rich insightful…

New appointments to KiwiNet board

Zoe Murphy   Vignesh Kumar  KiwiNet has appointed  Vignesh Kumar to its board of directors as an additional independent board member.…

Outset, NZ’s largest deep tech hub gets new name

    New Zealand’s largest and fastest growing hub for deep tech startups is getting a new name, with LevelTwo becoming…

igus robolink IP44: a robot that defies wet elements

igus has developed a low cost automation solution made of polymer and stainless steel for environments with splashing water. Damp and…

Digital Boost is just that

Manufacturing in the digital age The manufacturing industry is not often associated with social media, digital marketing or website development. With…

Launch of Aisle Master Order Picker: Aisle Master-OP

Combilift’s new Aisle Master-OP (AME-OP) is a pioneering stand-on electric powered model that combines the advantages of a narrow aisle articulated forklift and an order picker for versatile operation…

NDC sensors control manufacturing at the front line

-Simon Ganley Most customer food complaints relate to colour. Too dark is considered to be over cooked or baked. Too light…


‘Exceptional enquiries’ at THE Expo

An early morning convoy of shiny rigs into Mystery Creek Events Centre kicked off the third and final day of the Transport and Heavy Equipment Expo 2013. The…

Austech 2013 invites precision engineering firms

Austech 2013, Australia’s precision manufacturing and machine tool exhibition, is inviting small to medium manufacturing businesses to take part in its new and extended Manufacturers Pavilion. The Pavilion…

Excitement high in food and packaging sectors

  With Foodtech Packtech 2012 almost here, those in the food and packaging sectors are gearing up to show the country just how strong the industry is. Event…

EMEX 2012 brought success

By Doug Green EMEX 2012 is done and dusted. A successful trade fair which brought buyers together with exhibitors resulting in business being done and enquiries to be…

EMEX 2012 off to a good start

By Doug Green Under clear skies, the doors opened and visitors arrived early to the first day of EMEX 2012. Drawn to the latest in manufacturing and engineering…

Sheetmetal folding machines at EMEX 2012

Variobend AG offers elegant solutions of up and down bending machines and long length folding machines for manufacturers that need to bend sheet metal. Driven by a passion…

Case Studies

Asmuss talks to NZ Manufacturer

Asmuss talks to NZ Manufacturer

Interview with Dean Brown, CEO of Asmuss Steel & Flow Control What does your business do? Asmuss Steel…

ACPaQ automation technology award winner

ACPaQ automation technology award winner

Swisslog’s ACPaQ fully automated mixed case palletising solution – of which the first installation globally was in New…

Cheers to a good brew

Cheers to a good brew

Sam Wood (left) and Willy Cowper. -Aaldert Verplanke Brewing your own beer is a challenge for most people…

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Where are the world class leaders?

For more than three decades, Ian Walsh, Managing Director of Intent Group, has been driving improvements in organisations around the globe. Ian understands deeply…

What we said when the PM came to visit

What we said when the PM came to visit

– Sarah Ramsay, Chief Executive Officer, United Machinists The Prime Minister was so disappointed she couldn’t make United’s Hawaiian launch party, she dropped in…

Filtration face off: Melt-blown fibres versus electrospun nanofibres

Filtration face off: Melt-blown fibres versus electrospun nanofibres

New research into the effectiveness of melt-blown fibres and electrospun nanofibres has found nanofibre filter media provides significantly increased protection against bacteria and viruses…

Can we grow our future leaders?

Can we grow our future leaders?

Ian Walsh, Managing Director, Intent Group New Zealand’s fall from grace in the OECD rankings over the past 50 years, and our poor productivity…


Don’t change for Lean’s sake

Change for your own business growth. There is no doubt that lean thinking is driving massive changes in manufacturing processes worldwide. It lies at the heart of measurable improvements…

Pragmatic steps for Lean success

Production benefits found from standing in the circle

Manufacturing Technology

When EMEX 2021 comes to town

Manufacturing in the age of sustainability

Product News

The best things come in small packages

The best things come in small packages

Transponder-coded guard locking for small doors and flaps Treotham’s new, compact Euchner CTM transponder-coded guard locking provides process…

mWL.cs mechatronic calotte loader unveiled

HandScanner saves four seconds per scan

Rotate cables and hoses for energy, data and media at high speeds safely

Rear View

Unfree and Unfair

We can catch Australia – by manufacturing our way to success

“The Antarctic Apprentice” debuts on Facebook!

Regional business partners being found