Last month I learned a lot about manufacturing and Industry 4.0 in Australia. I thought I would use this opportunity to share my observations around National Manufacturing Week.
German-based glass and glass ceramics technology company Schott has announced that it will acquire Australian engineering company MiniFAB, in a deal the companies described as linking highly complementary sets of expertise.
With all the talk in business and government about innovation, entrepreneurship and start-ups these days, what about quality?
Thomas Foods International will invest several hundred million dollars in a new state-of-the-art abattoir at Murray Bridge, almost 18 months since its previous plant was destroyed by fire.
Defence and space systems manufacturer, Electro Optic Systems (ASX: EOS) has confirmed a period of massive growth driven by orders for its remotely operated weapons systems. Canberra-based EOS released data to the market confirming it was set for 45 per cent per annum growth beyond 2020 and 2021 even if it received no new orders.…