The digital path to growth – handling information that is secret

Today @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – the digital path to growth – looks at a case when sharing information widely across a company and with suppliers is not desirable. Here Peter Roberts profiles fast-growing sovereign defence manufacturer Electro Optic Systems. Space, communications and defence manufacturer Electro Optic Systems has come a long way from its roots…

Australian-first FRP rebar manufacturing facility

Queensland’s Beyond Materials group has begun the manufacture of Fibreglass GFRP and Basalt BFRP concrete reinforcement bars on their new, first for Australia manufacturing line. The company completed the first production line at its Yatala, Queensland facility in early 2021 after the development of its Black Bar Fibre-reinforced-polymer (FRP) rebars. According to managing director Dmitry…

The digital path to growth – integration secret sauce by John Broadbent

Today @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – the digital path to growth – focuses on the key to manufacturing integration. John Broadbent explains the ‘hub and spoke’ model. For many manufacturers, getting started with Industry 4.0 and what’s become known as Digital Transformation, can seem daunting. Where to start? What to do? How far to reach? How…

The digital path to growth – technology planning for 20% per annum growth

Today @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – the digital path to growth – looks at the technology planning behind doubling the size of your company. Here Peter Roberts profiles Redarc Electronics. The southern Adelaide industrial suburb of Lonsdale has been going through hard times recently with the closure first of Mitsubishi then Holden and a nearby oil…