Leadership in factory automation – Electrolux Home Products

Today our editorial series, Leadership in factory automation, looks at the quintessential dilemma, and opportunity for Australian manufacturing – flexible mass manufacturing for the large number of product types needed to satisfy Australia’s diverse local markets. Here Peter Roberts profiles Electrolux Home Products. Electrolux Home Products single Australian factory is what Australian manufacturing has been…

QinetiQ to join with Australian Missile Corporation

Global defence technology and engineering company QinetiQ is to collaborate with the Australian Missile Corporation of SME defence companies created on the back of the Australian Government’s plan for a domestic guided missile manufacturing enterprise. QinetiQ has been entrusted with testing and evaluating high-tech weapons systems from small arms to ballistic missiles for AMC, a…

BOC, Optimal to build waste to fuel bioLNG facility

Bulk gases, chemicals and equipment supplier BOC and Optimal Group are to explore the development of Australia’s first waste to fuel bioLNG facility. The companies have signed an MOU and will investigate the potential for Optimal’s subsidiary, Optimal Renewable Gas to build a $55 million, 2.4 TJ/day waste to biogas plant adjacent to BOC’s micro-LNG…