Next year b.box will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its first product and release a next-generation version of its sippy cup, an item you’ve probably seen if you’ve ever been in a Chemist Warehouse.
Comment by Peter Roberts Australia’s first two F-35 joint strike fighter aircraft land at Williamtown RAAF base today marking a new era in defence-industry co-operation. After a fly past along the coast the F-35 Lightnings touch down at 10.00 am allowing Australians to glimpse the world’s most advanced aircraft, boasting an unprecedented level of Australian…
A road in Adelaide’s Happy Valley has been built using plastic bags, glass bottles and printer cartridges, recycled into an asphalt additive.
In a move being mourned by the local community Coca-Cola filled its last bottle of soft drink yesterday at its Adelaide factory. The Thebarton factory operated for 66 years, and was something of a local icon regularly opening its doors to school tour groups. But now South Australia will be supplied from plants in Western…
An Industry Growth Centres showcase at Parliament House yesterday highlighted some of the successful projects from the initiative, and coincided with an announcement from industry minister Karen Andrews of the program’s extension by another two years.
Analysis by Peter Roberts. Just as 3D printing has grown from a side issue to the mainstream in manufacturing, a second fundamental shift is occurring that we all need to be aware of. Like prototyping was to 3D, making for the individual is rising as a way to meet the desires of consumers, especially in…
NSW’s Flavourtech, a Griffith-based business making specialised machinery for “aroma recovery, extraction and evaporation solutions”, won the Manufacturing category at last week’s Australian Export Awards. Brent Balinski spoke to Paul Smith, Flavourtech’s Financial Controller, about the company’s expansion, its technology, and its success internationally.
The refusal of car makers to share their technical information and its effect on independent repairers has been in the spotlight lately. There are some similarities to a saga from earlier in the decade, and one which has led to the existence of a company calling itself Australia’s first and only watch manufacturer.
Winners in the 56th Australian Export Awards were named at an event in Canberra last night (Tuesday), with the Australian Exporter of the Year title shared by Aspen Medical and SEAPA.
Production has begun at the Sonnen battery factory in Adelaide, at the site of the former GM Holden plant.