Amaero wins order for automotive components

Metal additive manufacturing company Amaero International has won an order from automotive component manufacturer Samvardhana Motherson Reflectec for prototype mirror components. SMR Automotive, which makes rear view mirrors and intelligent camera systems, has ordered the components for a new SUV vehicle build. Amaero said: “Additive manufactured prototypes enable the product design to be evaluated for…

Defence manufacturing in Covid boost

The federal government has announced a $1 billion Covid-relief package of defence sector works which includes some wins for manufacturers. While much of the new spending is for infrastructure and other defence base works the cash will also: Accelerate the sustainment of ADF platforms and capabilities, including the upgrade of Thales Bushmaster protected mobility vehicles…

Australia’s niche champions – ResMed, 5% inspiration, 95% perspiration

@AuManufacturing’s Australia’s niche champions series looks at ResMed, a company whose success owes more to business acumen than technology. By Peter Roberts. There is no doubt the development in 1981 by Professor Colin Sullivan of the University of Sydney of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy for sufferers of sleep apnea has changed lives around…