Ben Kepes is a founder of Cactus Outdoor and a brilliant mind when it comes to thinking about New Zealand's local manufacturing future.
He's bullish on local, as am I... and in this chat we debate what the opportunities are to differentiate now that we're dealing with an entirely different 2020 than any of us expected to be in.
2 min 43 secs The story behind Cactus Outdoor acquiring Albion Clothing.
10 mins 43 secs Automation vs artisan. New Zealand’s manufacturing future.
14 mins 18 secs Purposeful design vs complex products.
17 mins 53 secs Shifting gears between companies.
20 mins 5 secs Dealing with the new 2020 we’re all in.
23 mins 4 secs The genesis of Cactus face masks.
26 mins 50 secs Firefighting during Covid-19.
29 mins 17 secs Why Ben runs ultra-marathons,
32 mins 33 secs Beyond Covid-19, what does the economy look like.
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