Quick thinking saw an exhibitions supplier go from idea to new business in half a week. Brent Balinski spoke to Displaywise about saving jobs and adapting to “the new norm.”
Environmental technology company Bygen is taking technology out of University of Adelaide labs and using it to give agricultural waste a higher purpose. Brent Balinski spoke to co-founder and CEO Dr Lewis Dunnigan about using almond shells and other ingredients to supply the growing activated carbon market.
Award-winning electronics business ICT International launched its new production facility in Armidale last week. Brent Balinski spoke to co-founder and CEO Susan Cull about keeping customers in 55 countries happy while operating from “a small country town”.
A WA startup announced it had begun manufacture of electric motors last month. Brent Balinski spoke to Michael Fragomeni, founder of HyperPower Technologies.
Tired of recycling-related news? My friend, this just isn’t your day.
Fibre-strengthened materials are not easy to recycle, but should this even be the goal? Brent Balinski spoke to Dr Anastassija (Stacey) Konash from Swinburne University’s Factory of the Future.
The recent “circular economy” push will fail without significantly more market pull, according to the founder of Plastic Forests. Brent Balinski spoke to David Hodge.
Natural Evolution’s expertise in turning green bananas and other produce into nutritious powders has seen it move into consulting and, soon, machinery exports. Brent Balinski spoke to founder Rob Watkins.
“The sun never sets on the Calix empire,” says Adam Vincent light-heartedly. The general manager of R&D joined the company in 2010, five years after it began, and the same year it commissioned its first continuously operating plant at Bacchus Marsh. Calix operates at nearly 20 locations globally, with its major R&D work…
There has been a series of successful IPOs for high-tech Australian manufacturing companies in recent months, including Carbon Revolution, K-Tig and Amaero Engineering. 3D printing bureau AML3D hopes to add to this, with a place on the ASX planned for March. Founder and managing director Andy Sales agrees that investors are keen on sophisticated manufacturers…