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NZ produce industry aligning and improving its traceability systems

A consultation document seeking the input of New Zealand’s fresh produce industry has been released as part of a significant project to assess and improve traceability within the industry. READ MORE >>

Ports of Auckland to deepen Auckland’s shipping channel

Ports of Auckland has announced that it has been granted consent to deepen the shipping channel for the approach to the Waitemata Harbour, a move that will safeguard Auckland’s vital international supply line. READ MORE >>

Average height of industrial buildings set to increase to accommodate robotic tech

Growing use of robotic technology in high-volume commercial and food production facilities will see the average height of new industrial buildings in Auckland increase in the next three to five years, according to an industry expert. READ MORE >>

World-first for NZ software company

Rfider, a cutting-edge New Zealand software company, is powering a next-generation digital supply chain for the Latin American coffee industry – a world-first, according to chief executive John Pennington. READ MORE >>

Dematic launches new high-accuracy TT Series AGVs

Dematic, an intralogistics innovator that designs, builds and supports intelligent, automated solutions for supply chain environments, has launched its new Table-Top (TT) Series of automated guided vehicles (AGVs), offering high-accuracy and agile navigation for improved flexibility within the warehouse. READ MORE >>

To the Moon and Mars via New Zealand

High-tech natural-fibre filter maker Lanaco has launched a protective mask product that incorporate its organic/hybrid Helix filter – a product that has been selected by NASA for use in its next mission to the Moon and Mars. READ MORE >>

The business value behind the Ministry of Health Covid-19 QR code

Under Alert Levels 2 and 3, all businesses and services are required to display the official NZ Covid Tracer QR code posters in a prominent place at or near the main entrances to each of their premises. But how many people appreciate the technology behind the system? READ MORE >>

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