Bisalloy and SMETEC team up for armoured steels

Specialty steel manufacturer Bisalloy Steels has deepened its relationship with Shoalhaven based SME and family owned SMETEC Services to processed armoured steels for military uses. The two companies have been collaborating for two years, but have now signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Bisalloy will supply its high strength and high hardness quenched and tempered armour…

Australia’s niche champions — LSA avoids the slippery slope of commoditised manufacturing

Today in @AuManufacturing’s Australia’s niche champions series , we look at Liferaft Systems Australia, which specialises in life-saving inflatable structures found on ships all over the world. By Brent Balinski. For close to three decades, Mike Grainger’s company has maintained its focus on doing one thing well. From day one, and its establishment to supply…

IDT lines up to manufacture Covid vaccines and treatments

IDT Australia has responded to federal government appeals and is capable and prepared to manufacture Covid-19 vaccines and treatments at its Melbourne factory as they become available. The company already has quality and good manufacturing practice (cGMP) approved drug manufacturing facilities that could be repurposed or expanded quickly to make vaccines and treatments. CEO David…