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1 Manufacturing Challenges & Opportunities for our Region Keith Smith GM Flight Plastic Packaging and V.P. Manufacturing - EMA Central

2 Positive Context for NZ Manufacturing – Despite China MED Report in The manufacturing sector is healthy overall with some sub-industries (in particular the food and beverage industry) experiencing good growth.  Between 2000 and 2006  Manufacturing's contribution to GDP grew by 12%.  The number of manufacturing firms increased 7%.  31,870 new manufacturing jobs were created or an increase of 14%

3 Employment by Manufacturing & Other Sectors Household Labour Force Survey - Dec 2008 Largest SectorRANK%TOTAL JOBS Wholesale & Retail ,100 Business/financial services ,200 Manufacturing ,100 Other services ,400 Health & community ,800 Agriculture Forest Fish ,600 New Zealand2,207,200

4 Manufacturing Jobs end 2008 – Districts/Region DOL – Regional Industry Snapshot DISTRICTSRANKJOBS%TOTAL JOBS Region616, ,700 Lower Hutt6, ,850 Upper Hutt1, ,280 Porirua ,240 Kapiti ,325 Wellington5, ,725 New Zealand1243, ,969,080

5 Manufacturing – Job Decline Exaggerated DISTRICTSDECLINE MFTG. JOBS WLG region-1.2%19316,480 Lower Hutt-1.O%666,310 Upper Hutt-4.6%591,220 Porirua-1.5%15970 Kapiti-0.6%5850 Wellington-0.8%485,310 New Zealand ,560

6 Cyclical Nature of Business - Manufacturing

7 Challenges & Opportunities Ahead The Region Two Key Manufacturing Strengths to Build Upon Food & Beverage Processing Specialised Manufacturing Both with Domestic & Export Markets

8 Challenges & Opportunities Ahead Individual Manufacturers Productivity Robustness Financial Stability & Cash Flow Maintaining Capability Look for Opportunities Arising in the Current Market

9 Manufacturing has a good and long term future Large Employment High Value-Add & Export Revenue Still a key contributor to the Wellington Region A vital economic resource for New Zealand


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