Australian manufacturer signs with Chinese medical distributor

Queensland-based Capricornia Contact Lens has signed a 10-year strategic distribution agreement with one of China’s leading pharmaceutical and medical equipment distributers, Shenzhen Relin Medicine. Relin Medicine, located in Shenzhen, distributes medicines and medical equipment to over 3,000 hospitals and medical clinics to treat ophthalmology, orthopaedic, otorhinolaryngology problems and other illnesses such as digestive disorders. The…

Austal USA delivers 11th LCS warship

Perth international shipbuilder Austal has delivered its eleventh Littoral Combat Ship, the future USS Kansas City (pictured), to the US Navy. Built at the company’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard, the 127-metre long LCS’s are fast, multi-purpose vessels designed for near-shore waters, but capable of operating across the open ocean. Austal Chief Executive David Singleton said the…

Fleet Space powers metro-wide IoT application

SA Water has partnered with micro-satellite producer Fleet Space Technologies to produce an IoT application that spans the Adelaide metropolitan area. The SA Water Cooling the Community deployment Powered by Fleet (pictured) went live on Thursday. The deployment allows the public to find out temperatures on the ground, and especially across Adelaide’s extensive parklands, in…

Amaero opens Los Angeles facility

Advanced 3D printing production and technology group Amaero International has expanded to the United States, opening a facility at El Segundo, Los Angeles, California (pictured) The company has access to 3D printing facilities in Adelaide and Melbourne, and the opening of the Amaero USA facility will allow it to better serve international aerospace, defence and…

Cochlear ups investment in sleep device

Hearing implant group Cochlear has increased its investment in a start-up business developing a device to combat obstructive sleep apnea. Apnea, a market dominated by Cochlear’s Australian rival ResMed, has attracted a number of competing devices with healthcare company Nyxoah pursuing a novel approach. The company’s device (pictured) stimulates the tongue nerve during sleep, triggering…