SEW-Eurodrive entered the New Zealand market in 1988 and purchased a building in East Tamaki. In 1996, the neighbouring section was purchased, and a new building was constructed specifically for their needs with the original being leased.
SEW-Eurodrive, a global market leader in drive technology, the technology of transforming energy into motion, recently expanded its services and product range in New Zealand with the opening of its new purpose-built Service Centre and Warehouse at Nandina Avenue, East Tamaki, adjacent to their existing premises. An owner-operated international company formed in 1931 with a footprint […]
“We’d love to encourage other main players in the manufacturing industry to do the same,” he says.
Sistema Plastics Ltd has committed to reducing its carbon emissions by achieving Certified Emissions Measurement And Reduction Scheme (CEMARS®) certification. CEMARS certification is a recognised greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions measurement and reduction scheme administered by Enviro-Mark Solutions (a subsidiary of Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research). It is the first of a two-step process towards achieving […]
The logistical considerations of the project have also meant much of the work is being done in off-peak hours.
A multi-million dollar retail development has provided a significant boost to the local economy with suppliers running 24 hour shifts to manufacture materials for its construction. Furniture and homewares retailer Nido, will cover a 31,000 sqm area in West Auckland, significantly larger than any other store in the country. Managing director Vinod Kumar says the […]
HERA is launching our Future Forum series next year on 21 February 2020.
-Brian Low, HERA conference organiser. HERA to launch Future Forum series The third industrial revolution changed the way previous generations worked – and very soon, the fourth industrial revolution will do the same again for us. Inevitably, we’ll have the ability to access powerful resources previously unavailable or uneconomic. Our members in the engineering and […]
"This kind of approach in past years led to wage inflation, higher prices and strikes."
BusinessNZ endorses the New Zealand Initiative’s report ‘Why Fair Pay Agreements would be bad for labour,’ and agrees that compulsory sector-wide bargaining would not be a suitable system for New Zealand. BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope says the report accords with the employer views expressed during the Fair Pay Agreement working group. “Having Fair Pay […]
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Peter Ranyard, Country Manager New Zealand, Central Innovation How is Central Innovation finding the current business climate? The economic climate in New Zealand has remained stable on the back of a new government, after nine years of the previous body. Despite some recent slowing due to better design and strong innovation practices, the economic climate […]
Reflecting on his move out of Auckland, Extrutec owner Joe Wiid says, “The property market there is just not affordable for a smaller business, or one that wants to grow. Marsden Point is a great location for us, offering not only plenty of industrial land, but at a price that’s reasonable.”
Regional development is a phrase that’s getting plenty of airtime these days, especially with Government’s Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) promising to pump billions of dollars into forgotten corners of New Zealand. It has been nearly 18 months since the first allocations were made, and while there’s plenty of debate about whether the Fund is achieving […]
Other features that enhance the usability of the Gamma helmets include Axis regulation and GapView functions that deliver fast and convenient adjustment of the viewing area for different working positions.
Kemppi, has launched its new Gamma range of helmets for welders. The personal gear offers welders the best protection for the eyes, face and respiratory system, and it also integrates work lights for clear vision and safety in low light working conditions. The Gamma range reduces work fatigue, increases comfort, and helps guard against welding […]
The first step is to identify and categorise different types of incidents happening onsite and establish their impacts on costs and productivity. To do this effectively, organisations should develop an incident classification matrix tailored to their work environments.
By Gaurav Sharma, Head of Industries Business, ANZ, Cognizant Employee safety remains a key concern within the oil and gas sector. The nature of tasks and activities makes it a riskier industry than others. Workers’ fatigue is another factor increasing that risk. However, the oil and gas industry is in a prime position to take […]
It is tough, strong, and chemically resistant, and has the added benefits of being hydrophobic and highly compatible with epoxy resin when in the form of a nanofiber veil.
New Zealand company, Revolution Fibres, has collaborated with Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. to develop a next-generation nanofibre interleaving veil for improving the toughness of carbon fibre composites. The new nanofibre veil material, called Xantu.Layr XLB, has particularly strong application possibilities in the aerospace sector. Xantu.Layr XLB is made from Mitsubishi’s recently developed XD10 thermoplastic, […]