A time and labour-saving range of Enerpac Sync Grip Pullers that enable one person to safely handle many jobs previously requiring two will be highlighted at the EMEX 2018 engineering machinery exhibition in Auckland from May 1-3. The SG puller range – in mechanical and hydraulic capacities up to 45 tons – will be […]
Included in the display will be the latest robot takeout technology from Yushin.
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) […]
Protecting welders against welding fumes is an ongoing topic of discussion. This is partly because of the importance to maintain welder safety, and partly because of the common law and statutory obligations of employers to do so. The subject is again in the spotlight following the release of findings by the International Agency for Research […]
“As a country, we have a strong agricultural research base, we are great at growing crops here, and the development of a more environmentally friendly, alternative protein market will potentially enhance the ‘pure NZ’ brand equity.
Eco conscious millennial consumers are reshaping demand for alternative sources of protein according to the country’s largest manufacturer of vegetarian foods. Mark Roper spokesperson for Life Health Foods – which makes plant based Bean Supreme and recently launched Alternative Meat Co. products, says growing concern for the environment is leading this demographic to seek out […]
BusinessNZ says banning new petroleum and gas exploration will have significant implications for New Zealand business. BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope said the Government’s decision to continue to recognise existing permits was important, as doing otherwise would have had a potentially devastating effect on investment into New Zealand. “It will be important to see what […]
Fiona Kingsford. “While employers may not be able to protect jobs from automation, we can collectively be responsible for protecting our people and preparing them for change through ongoing training and reskilling.” Ensuring staff have the right skills now and in the future is vital for the sustainability, productivity and global competitiveness of […]
Manufacturing showed solid growth in the December quarter of 2017, with total manufacturing improving 1.8% on December 2016, while manufacturing excluding meat and dairy saw an impressive 3.2% growth on the December 2016 quarter. “This was a great way to end 2017 for manufacturing, which when excluding meat and dairy, experienced consistent growth throughout 2017 […]
As EMEX 2018 is gearing up to be the largest event in its almost 40 year history, showcasing the latest technologies and products, it will also address the most pressing issues industry is facing. How do NZ companies address the growing lack of skilled labour and succession problems? What are we doing in areas as […]
The $1 billion Provincial Growth Fund launched by the Government today will give New Zealand’s regions a boost and help unlock the potential of our rural and smaller centres, Local Government New Zealand says. The Provincial Growth Fund, launched in Gisborne today by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Minister for Regional Economic Development Shane Jones, […]
– Clayton M. Christensen What do the Honda Supercub, Intel’s 8088 processor, and hydraulic excavators have in common? In The Innovator’s Dilemma they are all examples of disruptive technologies that helped to redefine the competitive landscape of their respective markets. These products did not come about as the result of successful companies carrying out sound […]