Manufacturing for a Post COVID World by John H. Howard

Australia has boosted its investment in medical research, but neglected those in engineering and manufacturing. Here, John H Howard, managing director of Howard Partners, calls for a national commitment to engineering and technology renewal. Australia is looking to rebuild its industrial base to achieve greater self-sufficiency in manufacturing. But we are seriously underinvesting in creating…

THC Global buys cannabis clinic network

Farm to pharmaceutical cannabis group THC Global has bought Tetra Health, a leading Australian clinic network giving it access to a potential 10,000 patients. The company, which operates two growing facilities and a pharmaceuticals biomanufacturing facility (pictured), bought Tetra for an undisclosed sum Tetra comprises 600 referring physicians, 30 prescribing physicians and a national network…

Fletcher Insulation teams up with Amaero additive

Additive manufacturing group Amaero International and Fletcher Insulation will jointly develop a 3D printing application to provide superior tooling. Amaero CEO Barrie Finnin said the two companies would print tooling and test it under full operational load. Fletcher, the manufacturer of Pink Batts and Sisalation, and Amaero will jointly develop the new tooling production technique…