Celebrating Australian made, Mumme Tools – video

With Australian Made Week well underway, @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – introduces Jonasz Marek, General Manager of Mumme Tools, Australia’s leading manufacturer of hand forged tools used in mining and building applications. Established in 1936 from founder Bill Mumme’s backyard, Mumme Tools has a long history in Australia that originates from humble…

Celebrating Australian made, Prysmian ANZ – video

With Australian Made Week well underway, @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – features Hamavand Shroff, CEO of cable manufacturer Prysmian Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). The company manufactures electrical and fibre optic cables, employing 550, in two factories in Sydney. Prysmian’s cables form the backbone of telecommunications, construction and mining projects, with the…

Celebrating Australian Made – is local production more expensive by Ian Hudson

With Australian Made Week now underway, @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – asks the hard question. Here Ian Hudson asks whether an Australian-made product is really more expensive? There is a commonly held belief that it’s more expensive to buy Australian Made products compared to those manufactured overseas. While there may be some…

First Covid shutdowns, now chip shortage hits Carbon Revolution

Carbon fibre composite road wheel manufacturer Carbon Revolution has taken a new hit from the Covid-19 pandemic. Last year the company suffered as vehicle assembly plants closed overseas during Covid-19 lockdowns. Now the knock on effect of computer chip shortages resulting from lockdowns has hit the company’s market outlook, according to a statement. Carbon Revolution…

Celebrating Australian made, Armstrong Flooring – video

With Australian Made Week now underway, @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made presents Armstrong Flooring Australia, Australia’s most respected and only manufacturer of commercial vinyl flooring. Here general manager Rob McLorian explains why Australian manufacturing is so important to our future. @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – leading up to Australian Made…

Celebrating Australian Made – unleashing AI potential by Cori Stewart

With Australian Made Week now underway, @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – examines the potential of artificial intelligence in Australia’s manufacturing revival. Cori Stewart of Brisbane’s ARM Hub outlines help available to manufacturers to master AI. AI, or artificial intelligence, is disrupting manufacturing value chains and creating enormous potential for growth in Australian…

Furnishing industry mobilises to phase out chemicals of concern

Australia’s furnishing industry is mobilising to identify and phase out chemicals of concern in textiles, leather, foams, coatings and other materials. The Australasian Furnishing Association, supported by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE), are embarking on an industry engagement project to identify the chemicals and the opportunity for industry-led action. AFA CEO…