ASX-listed composites business Quickstep has signed a non-binding MoU with Triumph Aviation Services Asia (TASA) covering Australasian aftermarket airline and other MRO customers. TASA and Quickstep’s Aerospace Services division (QAS) intend to form a “strategic alliance” with a broad scope including “services such as MRO, spares pooling and repair development for the aero structures market…Details
Brisbane medtech company Ellume has established a diagnostics manufacturing facility in Maryland in the United States, even as it ramps up production of its rapid Covid-19 test kits at its Richlands plant in Queensland. The company is rapidly increasing production to meet a $US230 million contract from the United States Department of Defense to make…Details
Wine Australia has launched a new information portal for growers and makers, presenting the latest production, export and other data.Details
Building products group Boral has rejected a formal takeover offer from Seven Group which values the company at $8 billion. The company, which has been struggling to sell assets following a disastrous foray into the North American market, rejected the $6.50 a share offer which offered shareholders no premium over the latest market price. Seven…Details
Today @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – looks at BusTech Group which saw opportunity where others hesitated, investing in human capital to create a new national automotive manufacturing group. It is not every day that you hear about a capital company that sees opportunity in investing in Australian manufacturing. And it is even…Details
Perth international shipbuilder Austal has delivered its tenth Guardian-class Patrol Boat to the Department of Defence for gifting to the Solomon Islands Government. The RSIPV Taro (pictured), built at Austal’s Henderson shipyard, is the second Guardian-class Patrol Boat to be delivered to the Solomon Islands under the Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement Project, part of Australia’s…Details
Rove Concepts has completed the first pre-production prototype of a new wheelchair which uses 3D printed titanium lugs and carbon fibre tubes to deliver weight savings and superior performance. “We aim to bring a high-level of chair quality to the masses, rather than to just elite athletes,” said Ryan Tilley, co-founder of Rove. Tilley is…Details
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