First Ocius naval vessels received by Navy

The Minister for Defence Industry Pat Conroy has welcomed the arrival of the first Ocius BlueBottle Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs, pictured) manufactured by Ocius Technology for the Australian Defence Force. The Royal Australian Navy and defence industry have worked together through a Defence Innovation Hub initiative to develop the Ocius BlueBottle USV, which is used…

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Our search for Australia’s 50 most innovative manufacturers – Holloway Group

Our search to identify Australia’s 50 most innovative manufacturers is revealing innovation in its many forms. Here Peter Roberts profiles Holloway Group. Innovation does not have to take a high technology intensive path such as gene technology or space travel. For Holloway Group as with many an Australian SME the spark for a more incremental…

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Inovor and Neumann combine for in-space satellite propulsion

Neumann Space and satellite manufacturer Inovor Technologies have successfully completed delivery of the Neumann Drive in-space electric propulsion system (pictured) with Inovor’s Apogee satellite platform ready for spacecraft integration and launch. The Neumann Drive is powered by a unique solid metallic propellant and is aimed at positioning CubeSats and SmallSats in space. The latest milestone…

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Manufacturing news briefs — stories you might have missed

Nominations open for Victorian Manufacturing Awards Nominations opened on Monday for the 21st Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards. The state-based award program was opened by minister for manufacturing sovereignty Ben Carroll, who said “The awards recognise our top manufacturers that are leading from the front – cementing our status as Australia’s manufacturing state.” This year there…

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