Companies making things as varied as caravan electronics and reusable cups have recently told us about why bringing manufacturing home is an advantage.
The number of situations where Internet of Things solutions can do something useful is growing fast, as is the market for such solutions.
Comment by Peter Roberts British businessman Sanjeev Gupta has announced a restructuring of his iron and steel making empire, using the very same strategy employed to build Australia’s steel industry, but on a global stage. As reported by @AuManufacturing, Gupta’s GFC Alliance is restructuring its UK steel and engineering assets, the Liberty Primary Steel works…
Effective leaders lead by example and are true to their commitments. They deliver on their promises, and then and only then can they and do they expect everyone else around them to do the same.
Plastic Waste is one of the biggest challenges we face globally. If you care please read on, share and get involved.
If you’re a cafe-goer, it’s near impossible that you’ve missed the surge in popularity for reusable cups.
Comment by Peter Roberts No-one expects the coming federal election to be decided on the fundamental challenges facing Australia’s economy and manufacturing sector. But there are signs of a more progressive attitude towards industry policy and some understanding of the massive changes being wrought by innovation in product and production processes. To my mind, one…
Evidence from around the world shows that public investment in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) can advance nations towards a strong economy, a healthy population and a sustainable environment.
Comment by Peter Roberts Like many I was hot under the collar when Treasurer Josh Frydenberg failed to mention the word ‘innovation’ during last week’s federal budget speech. Shadow industry minister, Kim Carr, spent the next day chiding the government for failing to mention a concept which only a few years ago was the centrepiece…
Wasted food statistics can make for depressing reading. According to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, a third of all food worldwide – totalling 1.3 gigatonnes – is squandered annually. In Australia it’s estimated we waste $20 billion worth of food a year.