Manufacturers may be called up to defeat virus

The federal government has reached out to the manufacturing sector to help defeat the coronavirus now threatening Australia. The government has issued a request for information from companies capable of supplying medical personal protective equipment (PPE). This includes surgical gowns, gloves, goggles, hand sanitisers, clinical waste bags, waste bag closure devices (ties), blood and fluid…

Welding company K-Tig in leadership change

Keyhole Tig welding developer K-Tig has announced a change of leadership as the company’s share price languishes at an all time low. The company, which manufactures patented, high productivity welding equipment and offers welding as a service, announced David Williams had been replaced as executive director by experienced international executive Mark Twycross. K-Tig issued a…

Redarc’s big step forward in defence industry

Adelaide’s Redarc Defence Systems has demonstrated the wisdom of its growth from automotive supplier to defence contractor with a new order from Norwegian contractor, Kongsberg Defence Australia. The company has selected Redarc Defence to supply electro-mechanical components for the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS) capability for the Australian Army. Redarc, which has…