Industrial-scale additive manufacturing company Titomic has announced a new chairman, Dr Andreas Schwer, following the resignation of Philip Vafiadis from the role last week. Schwer recently stepped down as inaugural CEO of Saudi Arabian Military Industries, founded in 2017. His resume includes roles as Chairman and President of Rheinmetall International – Rheinmetall AG and 12…
Defence has signed a ten-year, $100 million contract with engineering company Qinetiq Australia.
Technologies and tools for a manufacturing transformation: We need more robots in factories by Mark Peters
There are Australian manufacturing companies reaping the benefits of robotics investments, and we need more of them. In this installment of our “technologies and tools…” series, Mark Peters presents three local examples, and argues against the zero-sum view of automation versus jobs.
The federal government has pledged $7.8 million in temporary funding assistance following a downturn for the country’s 11 used oil re-refiners due to Covid-19.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council has raised concerns that Woolworths’ focus on its business-to-business division could squeeze suppliers and hurt their ability to invest in new equipment and stay onshore.
The federal government has signed a contract with NIOA for a tenancy at the Commonwealth-owned Benalla munitions factory in Victoria.
Dr Michele Allan has been named chair of Wine Australia, effective July 4.
The federal government has announced a $1.9 million grant to Digital Coaching International to build an online forum advising small businesses on digital technology adoption.
Technologies and tools for a manufacturing transformation – preparing for tomorrow with digital solutions by Ben Tan
In today’s second 3D printing-related contribution to @AuManufacturing’s “technologies and tools…” series, Ben Tan looks at supply chains and workflows now and post-pandemic.
Manufacturers are using 3D printing (AKA additive manufacturing) methods to serve a wide variety of industries and applications. In this edition of @AuManufacturing’s “technologies and tools…” series, Michael Sharpe looks at some of the advantages of adopting 3D printing, and two Australian companies successfully applying it to medical uses.