Beacon lamps set new benchmark

Hi-Optics Rotating Beacons are described as the new benchmark in emergency/warning lighting. Combining exceptional engineering with the latest in L.E.D technology the warning lamps are as powerful as they are reliable and they are now available in New Zealand. The lamps deliver all the performance attributes of traditional rotating beacons with lighting brilliance and the […]

Fuel funnel filters contaminants

A new type of fuel funnel that filters out harmful dirt, particles and water, which could potentially damage any engine, is now available in New Zealand. Just introduced as part of the popular Mr Funnel range, the new Fuel Filter Funnel features space-age filtering technology that traps a wide range of contaminants from entering the […]

Regulation inquiry good news

The Productivity Commission’s inquiry into regulation is good news, says BusinessNZ.  The Commission will review the state and extent of regulation in New Zealand and make recommendations by June 2014 on improving regulatory regimes. BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly said the business and wider community had been seeking improvement to regulation in New Zealand for […]

Reliable CBN010 insert grade for turning steels

CBN010 is a new, uncoated grade designed to provide excellent performance in continuous to moderately interrupted cuts. Offering an extremely homogenous structure, the new grade provides stable performance and consistent tool life to minimise downtime and machining costs. Similar in composition to the existing CBN10 and CBN100 grades, CBN010 incorporates a newly developed manufacturing process […]

Remote services for resistance welding

Miyachi now offers remote services for high end resistance welding modules, reducing total cost of ownership thanks to maximised uptime and reduced travel cost. Available for the Peco ISQ20 series with programming pendant AWS, AWS3 systems, MG3 standard, as well as most customised resistance welding systems, this new business service is ideal for customers with […]

Weta Workshop sees business expand

 Jordan Thomson from Weta Workshop Ltd in Wellington reflects on their experiences of using Delcam software. Which Delcam software products are you using? Current Delcam software multiple  Licenses of Artcam Pro and Powermill 5 axis with Robot interface as a plugin. Why have you chosen this particular software? We originally purchased 3 sets of Artcam […]

Housing Accord for Auckland a circuit breaker

The Auckland Housing Accord announced today could be just the circuit breaker needed for Auckland to move forward, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. “The agreement between Minister Nick Smith and Mayor Len Brown makes infinite commonsense,” said EMA chief executive Kim Campbell (left) “It deals with concerns we had about the constraints on Auckland’s […]

Competing for China: NZ needs to trade up to an investment relationship

Global CEOs rate China as the world’s top destination for foreign investment, which is consistent with its significantly expanding economy, according to a global survey by PwC and the China Development Research Foundation. The survey ‘Choosing China: Improving the investment environment for multinationals’ found more than half (56%) of CEOs surveyed chose China above other […]

Machining centre and CNC lathe offer precision and productivity

Quality Machine Tools will have two machines on display on their Stand 592 over the four days of Austech 2013, but they tell only part of the story for a machine tool supplier that has been serving the Australian manufacturing industry for nearly 20 years. Quality Machine Tools offers solutions to any machining needs from […]

High dollar – who cares?

This week the New Zealand dollar reached post float highs on the TWI due to strong appreciations against both the Yen and US Dollar. These trends are very threatening for exporters say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). NZMEA Chief Executive John Walley says, “Well, the dollar is at yet another high, post […]