Last chance to nominate as one of Australia’s most innovative companies

Final call to nominate in @AuManufacturing and the Australian Manufacturing Forum’s search to identify and celebrate Australia’s 50 most innovative manufacturers. @AuManufacturing is looking for companies that lead the nation in their efforts to innovate through product, process, technology, leadership and people. Nominations close 26 May – nominate here, it takes 15 minutes and is…

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EOS awarded $202m naval communications contract

Brisbane’s EM Solutions has secured a contract with the Australian Defence Force to provide equipment to modernise communications aboard Royal Australian Navy ships. The company, a subsidiary of Electro Optic Systems, will supply equipment to modernise voice and data communications and information exchange capabilities for RAN vessels under the ADF’s Project SEA1442-5 requirement. EM Solutions…

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Samsara’s designer enzymes to turn old plastics into new sportswear

Samsara Eco and sportswear maker lululemon have announced a “multi-year collaboration” that involves lululemon taking a stake in the recycling technology company and Samsara processing used nylon 6,6 and polyester to be remade into garments. In a statement on Friday, Samsara said that nylon and polyester represent about six-tenths of clothing made today, with around 87…

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Austal snares US$3.2bn ship building contract

Shipbuilder Austal has announced it was won a US$113.9 million fixed price contract for detailed design of the Auxiliary General Ocean Surveillance Ship T-AGOS 25 class for the United States Navy. The contract includes options for construction of up to seven T-AGOS 25 class vessels which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to…

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