A new deal plan for manufacturing – SME leaders need to upskill too, by Scott Blakemore

The Australian Manufacturing Forum and @AuManufacturing’s campaign to crowd source a new deal plan for manufacturing post Covid-19 has taken in a broad range of perspectives. Here Scott Blakemore looks at SME leadership, reminding us that manufacturers can do a better job of being better prepared for the future.

General Atomics announces partnership with Conflux on new heat exchanger

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has announced a partnership with Australian additive manufacturing applications specialist Conflux Technology to develop a new heat exchanger, with potential use in the US company’s remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS.) GA-ASI and the Geelong-based metal AM company will develop a novel, cutting-edge solution for current and future aircraft, the US…

A new deal plan for manufacturing – Support for local innovation is crucial for Australia’s manufacturing future

R&D incentives for ground-breaking ideas exist, but there are other important ways to support clever manufacturers and grow the sector. Phil Hodgson lays out a case for better purchasing decisions in his contribution to @AuManufacturing’s campaign to crowd source a new deal plan for manufacturing post Covid-19 Disruption to global supply chains caused by the COVID-19 pandemic…