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22 Nov 2019 | ManufacturingNZ
21 Nov 2019 | ManufacturingNZ
It is great to see the Performance Manufacturing Index back in expansion for the first time after a lacklustre three months of decline and the forward orders look quite strong which bodes well for continued expansion next month. Positive comments were more dominant (57%) than negative comments, which was also good.
28 Aug 2019 | ManufacturingNZ
It is concerning that the PMI has gone into contraction for the first time in 7 years. This monthly manufacturing survey indicates that manufacturers are finding demand slowing down, both from NZ customers and from export markets as well. Innovation and productivity improvements are a couple of ways to cope with tough times. See my report below on what industry 4.0 means for manufacturers and check out the IRD calculator below to see if you are eligible for R&D tax credits.
23 Aug 2019 | ManufacturingNZ
6 Jun 2019 | ManufacturingNZ
Greetings manufacturers, winter is here and the PMI suggests the sector is still in modest expansion. Callaghan Innovation got some additional funding from the lastest budget and it looks like some of it will go towards helping manufacturers embrace the much touted industry 4.0 and the "internet of things". You can check it out here.
31 May 2019 | ManufacturingNZ
28 May 2019 | ManufacturingNZ
26 Mar 2019 | ManufacturingNZ
Along with the rest of New Zealand, our office observed the 2-minute silence last Friday to honour the victims of the terror attack in the Christchurch Mosque on the 15th of March. We want to send our love and support to all the NZ Muslim communities across New Zealand. Kia Kaha.
25 Mar 2019 | ManufacturingNZ