How new technology is changing market research

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 easier for manufacturers to accelerate business decisions through insight gained from market research platforms. Of all the new […]

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 customers to 3d print in a multitude of industry plastics, including wood! ” -Bruce Jackson, 3D Printing Systems […]

Networked Manufacturing

Networked Manufacturing

– Dieter Adam, CEO of the NZMEA The next wave of technological developments, described as Industry 4.0, have the potential to substantially change the nature of manufacturing, around the world and in New Zealand. Though its future and realities are uncertain, it could represent huge opportunities for those who can leverage technology, and risks if […]

Five steps to protecting Industrial Internet of Things infrastructure

1. Implement layer-7 inspection technologies for improved visibility Granular visibility of ICS protocols is a helpful step to increasing intelligence over data traffic. Linking this visibility to users and inspecting file-bearing applications is an essential part of this process. Next-generation firewalls employing advanced deep-packet inspection technology can help to deliver this capability. 2. Apply zero-trust […]

Creating a new era of connected consumer products

Creating a new era of connected consumer products

by Diego Tamburini, Manufacturing Industry Strategist at Autodesk Every day, more and more connected devices are coming to market, from phones and home appliances, to cars and buildings. Their potential to make consumers’ everyday lives more efficient, convenient, and easier is endless — but they also present new challenges to the designers, engineers, manufacturers and […]

Konecranes real time monitoring for lifecycle care

Konecranes real time monitoring for lifecycle care

One of the biggest advances in crane safety and cost-efficient management over the past decade has been the advent of lifecycle care in real time. New remote digital monitoring and analytical technologies – such as Konecranes’ Truconnect – can look inside the performance of a crane or whole fleets of cranes to accurately predict the […]

The Future of Manufacturing

The Future of Manufacturing

-Tony Glockler CEO of SolidProfessor talks to NZ Manufacturer People love to predict the future: whether they will score a 100 on a test, receive a promotion, or win the lottery. Humans make predictions because it gives them a sense of hope and feeling of control over their future. Predictions also free people from fear […]

Universal Robots helps Betacom light up NZ

Universal Robots helps Betacom light up NZ

A New Zealand outdoor lighting manufacturer has invested in robotic technology to ensure it stays ahead of the competition curve. Established in 1988, Betacom Limited designs, manufactures and assembles a range of road, area and tunnel lighting products which are sold throughout New Zealand and Australia. The company’s 3,500 square metre manufacturing and product design […]

Delcam enhances section measurements in PowerINSPECT software

Delcam enhances section measurements in PowerINSPECT software

Delcam has released the 2016 version of its PowerINSPECT inspection software, the world’s leading hardware-independent 3D inspection solution.   The new release includes greatly enhanced options for section measurement, more comprehensive collision avoidance, improved point cloud inspection, the ability to add notes to reports, and improved user control of CNC surface inspection routines. For video demonstrations […]