Best of the week — the five most popular stories among @AuManufacturing’s readers

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to this site were reading. 5) LESSONS FROM AUSTRALIA’S MOST INNOVATIVE MANUFACTURERS On the opening day of Australian Manufacturing Week, @AuManufacturing and the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre held a special event: Lessons from Australia’s most innovative manufacturers. This is the introduction speech from the event,…

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EOS launches new Slinger anti-drone weapons system

Defence manufacturer Electro Optic Systems (EOS) launched its Australian made counter-drone capability, named the ‘Slinger’ (pictured), at its manufacturing facility in Canberra today. Assistant Minister for Defence Matt Thistlethwaite, who officially launched the innovative local technology, said that he continued to be impressed by the world-leading capability of Australia’s defence industry. Executive Vice President of…

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Next week is Australian Made Week

The third annual Australian Made Week begins on Monday, as the Australian Made Campaign notes vastly increased licensee numbers since 2020. In a statement on Friday, Australian Made said the number of its licensees had “rocketed” upwards in the last three years, with consumers wanting to support more items “bearing trustworthy country-of-origin certification.” “The brand…

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