At a glance Pyper Vision, a Christchurch-based company, is developing a groundbreaking system using UAV technology to disperse a compound that clears fog droplets, ensuring safe visibility for take-offs and landings at airports.
At a glance Oceanmax knew their marine foul-release coating product not only kept vessels clean but also improved performance on the water.
It started in manufacturing, but the Lean approach is now applied in everything from software development to retailing.
At a glance Keen not to be bitten again when it comes to machine failure, Lion wanted a way to predict when its equipment, especially its centrifuges, needed maintenance.
At a glance In the face of huge emissions created by concrete production, Neocrete set out to create a cement mix using pozzolans, a pumice-like volcanic material, that would reduce carbon emissions and improve concrete performance.
At a glance Hamilton-based manufacturer Longveld, wanted to find a way to combat the labour-intensive polishing process, especially given there were skills shortages in the area also.
At a glance Fix issues with misplaced inventory and inventory tracking one product, and New Zealand Steel are set to save $220,000 a year.
At a glance Waikato-based startup QOROX is the first in the Southern Hemisphere to undertake commercial 3D concrete printing, offering increased affordability, durability and speed over traditional construction methods, as well as environmental benefits.
At a glance Already adopting Lean methodologies, Oasis Engineering wanted to continue to streamline manufacturing processes in a bid to combat a highly competitive industry and price pressures.
New 3D printing technology creating highly detailed objects, smaller than a strand of human hair, has won the 2019 ENVI Engineering Innovation Award (Engineering New Zealand Awards).
Upper Hutt engineering firm Engrich takes tinkering in the garden shed to a new level.
At a glance Older cryocoolers - refrigerators that operate at extremely low temperatures have been unreliable and costly.
At a glance Born out of Fisher & Paykel’s need for flexible manufacturing methods in the 1970s, Production Machinery Ltd’s (PML) focus has been on producing highly automated, special-purpose production line machinery for a range of industries.