One Step off the Grid reports: “The case for demand response becoming a major player in Australia’s future grid has been underscored this week, with the findings of a new study revealing it can cut business energy costs by up to one-third, while also helping to reduce power prices across the grid. The research from…
Garry Cox posts on the power of games to make manufacturing fun. We learn as children through games, and as adults through game-like systems such as the airline pilot flight simulator. Similarly the power of games can be added to the production line. Find out here.
A group of investors has approached the Australian Manufacturing Forum looking to purchase an Australian manufacturing business. The business should have a track record of profitability – in the region of an EBIT of $1-$5 million, and the purchaser is willing to look at companies from all locations.
AuManufacturing’s first featured member is Byron Kennedy of SPEE3D, who shares some thoughts about bringing new manufacturing technology to market in Australia. His company specialises in a novel method of additively manufacturing parts through “supersonic 3D deposition”, with metal powders fired precisely and at triple the speed of sound onto a surface.