Seven food manufacturers awarded $33 million in Commonwealth grants

A grant round totalling $33 million of assistance to seven food manufacturers has been announced. The funding is the latest tranche of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative’s integration and translation streams, following announcements since February covering the Space, Resources Technology & Critical Minerals Processing, and Medical Products sectors. Assistance worth between $1 million and $20 million…

C6 Group develops air filtration system that kills viruses

Regional Corio, Victoria-based industrial service business C6 Group is making a name for itself with a new locally-made system called Katharsis which filters the majority of viral, bacterial and fungal fine aerosols from air in buildings. Katharsis uses a combination of protective technologies for maximum effect, which C6 says is equivalent to applying a P2/N95…

Manufacturing company monthly turnovers went up slightly in latest ABS data 

A new Monthly Business Turnover Indicator released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on Wednesday showed turnovers at manufacturing companies up slightly, rising 0.7 per cent over September. In the second release of the experimental monthly economic indicator — following August figures released last month — it showed turnovers fell for most industries. “Electricity,…