Industry transformation? Try harder

Industry transformation? Try harder
Advanced manufacturing – what exactly is it? (Image: NZME)
Pattrick Smellie
That noise that sounded a bit like a blancmange landing on a soft lawn?That was the latest of the government’s eight – count ‘em – industry transformation plans landing.This one was for the advanced manufacturing sector and, it grieves me to write this, it’s like all the others so far.That is, it is a creature of good intentions, committees, political sensitivities, the inevitable interventions over detail from numerous government agencies and, in all likelihood, extremely variable levels of engagement from th...

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