Bega Cheese to deploy Cumulocity to IoT enable supply chain

By Stuart Corner Australian dairy products manufacturer, Bega Cheese will deploy Cumulocity, Software AG’s IoT platform, to build an IoT service linking supplier farms, milk transport storage and processing facilities, in conjunction with Swinburne University of Technology. The system will provide real time data on milk production at farmer suppliers including volumes, temperature, quality composition,…

Quickstep manufactures Harrier parts under contract to Boeing

Composites manufacturer Quickstep Technologies has supplied the United States Marine Corps’ AV-8B Harrier fleet with 260 urgently needed, obsolete aircraft parts. Sydney-based Quickstep produced the parts for the vertical short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) aircraft on short notice under a contract with Boeing Global Services. Originally built by McDonnell Douglas, the Harrier II is a…

BluGlass to develop new semiconductor production equipment

Semiconductor device developer Bluglass will develop new machinery to manufacture devices such as laser diodes, LEDs and microLEDs with the aid of a grant from the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre. AMGC will contribute $250,000, matched by the company, to a project to manufacture more efficient plasma deposition sources for the company’s 300 series RPCVD systems.…

New satellite ground station is fully indigenous built and owned

Indigenous Business Australia has built a satellite ground station at Alice Springs – the first development of its kind on aboriginal owned land. The ground station, fully built, project-managed and owned by indigenous companies, will transform Australia’s capability in earth observation. The new infrastructure has the potential to reduce the latency for high resolution earth…