Editorial July issue NZM: Be creative, don’t rely on technology

If you own or work for one of the high-flying tech businesses in our world then you need to check   if you are using the technology properly or indeed actually doing any thing with it. Making things that is!

Editorial July issue NZM: Be creative, don’t rely on technology

-Doug Green, Publisher. I am sure you know this and are still working out what you can do without – on a company and personal level. Simply, if we are doing well it is from the creative efforts emanating from our minds not from a robot or piece of technology. If we have four good […]

First look at our coolest redevelopment

“Scott Base is our home on the ice and the strategic hub for scientists from New Zealand and across the globe to carry out some of the most important research in the world.

First look at our coolest redevelopment

Antarctica New Zealand is delighted to share what a new Scott Base could look like. As part of Budget 2019 the Government has committed $18.5 million for the next phase of the Scott Base Redevelopment project. This funding, which will be used over the next two years, means the detailed design of the new base […]

Market demand enables tech drive expansion

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.

Market demand enables tech drive expansion

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 […]

Sistema Plastics committed to reducing its carbon footprint

“We’d love to encourage other main players in the manufacturing industry to do the same,” he says.

Sistema Plastics committed to reducing its carbon footprint

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 […]

Multi-Million dollar development boosts Auckland economy

The logistical considerations of the project have also meant much of the work is being done in off-peak hours.

Multi-Million dollar development boosts Auckland economy

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 […]

Be the disruptor, not the disrupted

HERA is launching our Future Forum series next year on 21 February 2020.

Be the disruptor, not the disrupted

-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 […]

Fair Pay Agreements not suitable for New Zealand

"This kind of approach in past years led to wage inflation, higher prices and strikes."

Fair Pay Agreements not suitable for New Zealand

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 […]

Central Innovation talks to us

We believe so; our particular strength is in helping companies implement solutions for integrated design to production workflows.

Central Innovation talks to us

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 […]

Northland lifestyle a big plus

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.” 

Northland lifestyle a big plus

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 […]

Gamma helmets new  benchmark for welder safety

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.

Gamma helmets new  benchmark for welder safety

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 […]

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