GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Stiles Machinery has announced the next generation of machine design and digital innovation from Homag. This new identity will include a modern machine design across all new Homag products, as well as new, consistent product names designed to help customers identify the right machine for their needs.
Starbucks is committing $10m to develop a fully recyclable and compostable coffee cup. The coffee giant said its NextGen Cup Challenge initiative, in partnership with Closed Loop Partners’ Center for the Circular Economy, will provide grants to inventors who are working towards a new cup technology.
The wire harness producers, based in Vaitele, are now manufacturing ute-lids for the New Zealand company, Pro-Form. The company specialises in automotive accessories which are delivered to automotive companies throughout the world.
Mar 16, 2018 - Allbirds, the merino wool shoe company co-founded by former New Zealand football star Tim Brown, is adding wood fibre to the range of materials it uses for a new range of sneakers, at a time when wool prices have climbed 50 percent.
Mar 12, 2018 -Leading packaging manufacturer Jamestrong has officially opened its new infant formula can manufacturing facility in Christchurch, New Zealand. The company’s Managing Director Alex Commins said the state-of-the-art Christchurch facility in Hornby will supply milk powder to the booming Chinese infant formula market. “In excess of 20 million babies are born each year in China. Producing 16,000,000 infant formula cans per year, the new Hornby facility will contribute to New Zealand’s reputation as a global leader in dairy exports and provide jobs for local workers,” Mr Commins added. “It is imperative the canning facilities are in close proximity…
Mar 9, 2018 - 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.
“The renewables industry took more than 20 years to install the first 17 gigawatt of offshore wind,” said Jerome Pecresse, CEO Renewable Energy. “Today, the industry forecasts that it will install more than 90 gigawatts over the next 12 years,” Pecresse aded.
feb 21, 2018 - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited today announced that Chief Financial Officer, Tony Barclay, will retire at the end of May 2018. Tony will continue to support the company in a consulting role over the following 12 months. “Having made a huge contribution to the growth of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare over the past 22 years, Tony has decided to step away from his role to allow him to have more time for family, personal travel and consider areas of future interest,” said Managing Director & CEO Lewis Gradon. “We would like to thank Tony for…
Feb 10, 2018 - Yesterday we signed the lease for the new OCHO chocolate factory on Roberts Street in Dunedin. It has taken some time now to find the perfect place, close to the waterfront and with the capacity for both a production space and cafe. There is so much to do in order to get the site up and running, and we are expecting things to be underway for our new site in the second half of this year. Our first priority is production. By the end of this year, we want to be making two or three times…
Feb 07, 2018 - Late last year Rolls-Royce launched R2 Data Labs, to act as an acceleration hub for data innovation New Zealand being one of the locations. The new organisation, which brings together expertise from across the business, builds on 30 years of data-led services and business model innovation. Using advanced data analytics, industrial Artificial Intelligence and machine learning techniques, R2 Data Labs develops data applications that unlock design, manufacturing and operational efficiencies within Rolls-Royce, and creates new service propositions for customers.
Feb 07, 2018 - British manufacturer Dyson will open an office in New Zealand in May and says it could use the country and as a test bed for future products, which are set to include electric vehicles. Tom Pullar-Strecker reports on Stuff this morning that the company's Sydney-based managing director for Australia and New Zealand, Glenn Andrew, told Stuff that the New Zealand business would initially employ about a dozen staff and Dyson was looking for recruits through its website.