DEMM November 2006

Equipment and Materials

A roundup of technology and services designed to increase the productivity, efficiency, and safety of New Zealands engineering and manufacturing sector. Product of the Month is Norgrens new Smart cylinders with integrated solenoid valve, position sensors and speed control.


Timber, Pulp & Paper

News and new technologies targeting the timber and pulp and paper industries. Read about the recent upgrade at Rotoruas Hume Pine plant in which an ageing frequency controller was replaced with a Telemechanique variable speed drive.



An update on whats happening in New Zealands industrial maintenance sector. Of special interest is the range of resources and events being lined up by MESNZ over the next 12 months; and ABBs timely inspection of three AC grinder motors at a wood products manufacturer.


CNC Machining, CAD/CAM

When it comes to CNC machining and tool design and manufacture, New Zealands CAD/CAM sector has the expertise and the technology. It can also deliver on quality, speed and price as Aucklands CAMEX can demonstrate.


Plastics Industry

News and views on matters relating to New Zealands plastics industry. Includes an innovative solution for the production of blow-moulded wide mouth plastic containers with barrier properties. Remember to use the reader enquiry service to access further information.



The latest in local and overseas industry news, plus our calendar ofupcoming events.