Grants totalling $450,000 awarded to five WA medtech companies

Five Western Australian companies have been awarded a total of $450,000 in grants through the WA Medical Technology and Pharmaceutical (MTP) Manufacturing Voucher Program. The program aims to accelerate the development and manufacturing of medical technology and pharmaceutical products in the state. “We have an enormous opportunity to capitalise on home-grown medical technology to help…

Three companies join Hunter class frigate program

Three small manufacturers will deliver products into the prototyping phase of construction of nine Hunter class frigates now underway at the Osborne Naval Shipyard in Adelaide. BAE Systems Maritime Australia announced SMEs in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia would supply a range of manufactured parts for prototyping blocks now under construction. Successful companies…

From data to decisions — three game changers explain how to get there

Nowadays manufacturers are, with few exceptions, in the data and analytics game. Data improves their own and their customers’ operations.  Three high-tech Australian startups provide extreme examples. Each is solving a very different problem — quality assurance and control issues in additive manufacturing, the need for robots to grip objects better, and finding the best…

Sprintex announces orders for supercharger systems

Automotive engine and industrial supercharger manufacturer Sprintex has announced two major deals which increase its involvement with the hydrogen economy and the Chinese wastewater market. Perth-based Sprintex designs and manufactures superchargers for use in a wide variety of combustion engines, industrial and hydrogen fuel cell applications. Its equipment is used in production and processing, for…

ClearVue solar PV glass to be made in US

Solar PV glazing technology company ClearVue Technologies will have its products manufactured in the United States under a five-year manufacturing and distribution agreement signed with a Philadelphia company. Commercial glazing manufacturer Graboyes Commercial Windows and Glass Solutions will be ClearVue’s sole distributor in the Pennsylvania and non-exclusive distributor throughout the US. ClearVue is commercialising clear,…