Sumitomo Demag’s all electric technology gives manufacturers competitive edge

Included in the display will be the latest robot takeout technology from Yushin.

Sumitomo Demag’s all electric technology gives manufacturers competitive edge

New Zealand plastics manufacturers have long held a world-wide reputation for innovation, and the uptake of the latest technologies. It is for this reason that many of our companies continue to excel on the world stage. Tasman Machinery is proud to supply many of these world leading organisations. At EMEX 2018 Tasman Machinery (Stand 3005) […]

Kiwi academics develop new food design technique

“People are looking at food from not just a taste and health consideration but from a sustainability and environmental perspective,” he says. Sanitarium’s marketing business manager Hayley Scott who approached the tertiary institution with the technical challenge said the outcome surpassed their expectations.

Kiwi academics develop new food design technique

Two leading academics have developed a new food design technique to help inspire the next generation of culinary designers and make artistic food presentation more accessible to New Zealand restaurants. The new technique developed in consultation with EPIC Otago Polytechnic R & D centre and The Food Design Institute at Otago Polytechnic allows chefs to […]

The Show that can’t be missed!

Clearly, as Aad van der Poel, sales and event manager of EMEX says, “EMEX is New Zealand’s premier technology trade show and if you are employed in any of these industries then EMEX offers great opportunities to discover the latest trends and products, engage with leading industry suppliers, professionals and experts and grow your know-how of technologies within these fast moving industries”

The Show that can’t be missed!

EMEX 2018 can’t be missed, as over 170 international and local exhibitors will inform, delight, entertain and celebrate kiwi design and innovation across the 3 days. There’s also the serious business of putting forward great commercial deals for the manufacturing community. If you’re in Engineering, Manufacturing or Electronics then you really need to visit this […]

Corrosion impact on bridge infrastructure

In New Zealand,  many of the older timber rail bridges nearing the end of their useful life are being replaced by 'weathering steel' girder bridges which should provide a longer operational lifespan.

Corrosion impact on bridge infrastructure

Corrosion will affect all types of metals to varying degrees of severity and speed. Unless comprehensive management plans are developed and implemented, steel and other metals will ‘rust’ and reinforced concrete will spall and crack. Corrosion can be prevented or minimised by either ‘isolating’ the material from its environment with some sort of coating or […]

Building the case for manufacturing automation to drive business growth

Building the case for manufacturing automation to drive business growth

By Shermine Gotfredsen, General Manager SEA & Oceania, Universal Robots New Zealand’s manufacturing industry has continued to expand almost every month since October 2012, based on the Bank of New Zealand-Business NZ performance of manufacturing index . The sector was lifted by a construction boom that started during the rebuild of Christchurch post-earthquake. However, manufacturing […]

Upcoming changes to CPIM, Certified in Production and Inventory Management

Upcoming changes to CPIM, Certified in Production and Inventory Management

By Vishnu Rayapeddi, B. Pharmacy (Honours), MBA (Ops.), Lean, SSGM, CSCP, CLTD While acquiring a certification can have a significant effect on your career trajectory, it’s a process that requires a considerable outlay of time and money. For individuals in the early stages of their career, it can be difficult to make an informed choice. […]

First algorithm…the early days

First algorithm…the early days

Ada King-Noel, Countess of Lovelace (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852) was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage‘s proposed mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. She was the first to recognise that the machine had applications beyond pure calculation, and created the first algorithm intended to be carried out by such a machine. As a […]

Dependable protection for sensitive production processes

Dependable protection for sensitive production processes

The latest generation ACT series activated carbon adsorbers from Kaeser are able to deliver a continuous supply of premium quality compressed air that is technically oil-free as well as odour- and taste- neutral. Installed downstream of compressed air drying and pre-filtration components, they attain Class 1 residual oil content as per ISO 8573-1, to ensure […]

Cribbing and jacking blocks can take heavy loads

Cribbing and jacking blocks can take heavy loads

The Cribbing and Matting Company, one of industry’s leading suppliers of cribbing and matting products in the South East Asia region, including Australia and New Zealand, has added the proven Dura Crib Prime Cribbing Blocks to its comprehensive range of jacking blocks and stabilising tools. The lightweight, splinter-free, non-absorbent and environmentally sustainable Dura Crib Prime […]

Welders for difficult environments

Welders for difficult environments

Castolin Eutectic has launched two new last-generation arc welding machines (MMA). ACCUmax, the new portable power source running on high capacity lithium-ion battery, and POWERmax 4.0 at 150A, with the POWERmax 1800 alternative at 180A. Cable-less mobile welding on top of mountains, in difficult-access areas, in farming land or construction sites is now possible owing […]

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