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Manufacturing News – March 2019

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.

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Brexit – Customs Briefing, 11 March 2019

Brexit – Customs Briefing, 11 March 2019 Brexit – Customs Briefing, 11 March 2019.Richard Barge – NZ Customs. *UK Customs Officials are reasonably relaxed about what will happen at borders in the event of a “no deal” crash out of the EU,...

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Global Manufacturing Economic Update – March 2019

Global Manufacturing Economic Update - March 2019 Global Manufacturing Economic Updates Essential Takes on Leading Economic Indicators By Chad Moutray and Linda Dempsey – March 14, 2019 – SHARE    The Trend of Softer Global Growth Continues The Monthly Toplines The...

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Manufacturing News – February 2019

In this newsletter, we bring you some great events to help you in your business. If you are a supplier to government or local government ($41 billion annual spend) don’t miss our procurement seminar, where some of the biggest spending agencies will tell you what they are looking for in suppliers and how being a local business is going to count much more in tenders. New procurement rules are out for consultation as well, so any feedback on that – please let me know for our submission.

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Trumps Executive Order regarding Buy America Made

Trumps Executive Order regarding Buy America Made Essentially the January 31 Executive Order requires federal agencies to encourage recipients of “federal financial assistance awards” that relate to infrastructure projects to use, to the greatest extent...

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Manufacturing News – January 2019

December’s Performance Manufacturing Index (PMI) showed that manufacturing ended the year in decent expansion territory, and new orders were strong, which bodes well for the start of 2019. In this edition, we highlight a lot of good conferences coming up and there should be something for everyone, depending on your business. If we want ‘talent led’ innovation we need to keep abreast of the latest knowledge. Also, it would be great to see all the women in manufacturing congregating at the leadership summit

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Manufacturing News – December 2018

As we get to the end of 2018, we reflect on some mega-trends in manufacturing, such as the adoption of technology globally and who is winning the race, and we get some good insights into the R&D investment going on in China.