BluGlass and AMGC team up to develop silicon foundry industry

Australian semiconductor manufacturer BluGlass Limited has been awarded a grant from the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) to help develop its core technology. The $250,000 matched funding grant will assist the development and commercialisation of BluGlass’ breakthrough deposition technology called Remote Plasma Chemical Vapour Deposition (RPCVD). In July @AuManufacturing reported that Bluglass had developed and…

Australia’s niche champions – taking back local manufacturing by SMC Corporation

In this sponsored article in @AuManufacturing’s Australia’s niche champions series, William Lebihan of SMC Corporation looks at the trend towards reshoring, and some of the support available from global technology leaders. One of the many learnings over the past few months is that of self-sufficiency. In the past, Australia, like many other countries, gradually outsourced a large…

DroneShield sells to two European customers

Drone counter-measure company DroneShield Ltd has received orders from government agencies of two separate European countries for its products. The first order is for the Company’s DroneSentinel multi-sensor detection system, controlled by the DroneShieldComplete Command-and-Control (“C2”) engine. The order also includes its DroneGun Tactical portable counterdrone equipment. The second order is from the Ministry of…