One Step off the Grid reports: “The case for demand response becoming a major player in Australia’s future grid has been underscored this week, with the findings of a new study revealing it can cut business energy costs by up to one-third, while also helping to reduce power prices across the grid. The research from…
Garry Cox posts on the power of games to make manufacturing fun. We learn as children through games, and as adults through game-like systems such as the airline pilot flight simulator. Similarly the power of games can be added to the production line. Find out here.
A group of investors has approached the Australian Manufacturing Forum looking to purchase an Australian manufacturing business. The business should have a track record of profitability – in the region of an EBIT of $1-$5 million, and the purchaser is willing to look at companies from all locations.
Scott Morrison’s first Cabinet as Prime Minister continues the break up and eclipse of the former industry portfolio and installs yet another differently experienced minister in the key role.
This unusually comprehensive report on the factory of the future by analysts CB Insights looks at the key elements of the factory of the future.
Work is nearing completion on what is billed Australia’s tallest timber building, one of the first of a rash of factory-made timber buildings sprouting up around the country.
Adelaide business Lightforce has linked with companies across the world to form vertically-integrated small arms firm Force Ordnance in Australia.
Sydney composites manufacturer Quickstep (ASK: QHL) has reported total sales of $59.0 million for 2017/18, up 13.7% from $51.9 million in the previous year. The company also moved into the black in the year, with earnings before interest, tax and research and development costs (EBIT before R&D) of $2.4 million compared to an operating loss…
Adding services to your product offerings in a process known as servitization can access a greater share of the total lifecycle expenditure on what you make.
US President Trump plans to slap tariffs on another US$200 billion in Chinese imports, supposedly in retaliation for Chinese tariffs. Trump Administration Announces 200 billion in Tariffs These come on top of tariffs on $US32 billion of Chinese imports that came into effect on Friday. We have now had two rounds of tit for tat…