India can explore synergies with Australia in advanced manufacturing as part of ‘Make in India 2.0’ (which includes segments such as robotics, genomics, chemical feedstock and electrical storage).
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.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, an urgent need has risen worldwide for specialised health and medical products. In a scramble to meet demand, “makers” in Australia and internationally have turned to 3D printing to address shortfalls.
Listed Australian defence supplier Xtek (ASX:XTE) has achieved its first commercial international order for composite armour plates.
Dr Marcus Zipper will begin as Director of Manufacturing at the CSIRO on August 1, replacing Dr Keith McLean. The appointment was announced on Monday by the organisation, which also named Professor John Whittle as upcoming head of its data science division, Data61. Zipper is a materials scientist and engineer by training, and…
South Australia’s dairy industry is creating unique ‘grass to glass’ branding as it works to build a premium, boutique trademark around the globe.
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…
The effects of the current pandemic have become apparent, with Australian manufacturing recording its biggest month-to-month fall in the history of the Australian Industry Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index for April, following a rebound in March.
Austal will build six new Cape Class patrol boats for the Australian navy, with a new order valued at approximately $350 million.