19 Nov: 0755 | Attend MaD2019 in Auckland Monday 20 – Tuesday 21 May, 2019 to learn about exciting, new manufacturing and design research and to be inspired through examples of positive collaborations between industry and researchers.
On Monday, at the Future of Work Tripartite Forum’s second meeting, the group confirmed funding towards the initial component of the Skills Shift in Manufacturing Initiative led by The Manufacturers’ Network.
In 2015, China announced its manufacturing strategy plan: Made in China 2025. Directly inspired by the German concept of Industry 4.0, the initiative is a roadmap for China to transform itself into a manufacturing powerhouse by focusing on productivity.
The opening of a new multi-million dollar production line in Waikato will see a significant proportion of the New Zealand’s still bottled water packaged in recycled plastic bottles, according to manufacturers.