PWR and aluminium specialist Constellium to partner on heat exchangers

PWR Advanced Cooling Technology has announced a partnership with Constellium, aimed at developing 3D printed heat exchangers and other aluminium components.  PWR, an ASX-listed, Gold Coast-based company specialising in design and manufacture of automotive cooling solutions, said the partnership would make use of Constellium’s metallurgical expertise and proprietary Aheadd aluminium alloys for additive manufacturing. Mark…

Applications open for NSW Export Awards

Nominations have opened for the state’s major export awards program, with applications being accepted until June 14 for the 2023 Premier’s NSW Export Awards. The annual awards are in their 61st year and are being held across 13 categories in 2023, with winners progressing as finalists in the Australian Export Awards. “NSW is truly blessed…

Visy acquires Zenexus for undisclosed sum

Packaging and recycling company Visy has announced that it has acquired privately-owned hardware and storage products supplier Zenexus. The amount paid for Zenexus was not given, but Visy said it would add approximately $170 million to annual revenues, with the business and all 160 staff at Zenexus to be migrated into the Visy Retail Services…

Parliamentary committee on advanced manufacturing to hold public hearings this week

Public hearings for the ongoing federal parliamentary inquiry into advanced manufacturing will be held on Wednesday in Melbourne. The Developing Advanced Manufacturing in Australia inquiry by the House Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Resources was announced on February 15 and accepted written submissions until March 30.  It has a stated aim of “supporting Australian industry, creating…