Celebrating Australian Made – BusTech bets on e-mobility and automotive skills

Today @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – looks at BusTech Group which saw opportunity where others hesitated, investing in human capital to create a new national automotive manufacturing group. It is not every day that you hear about a capital company that sees opportunity in investing in Australian manufacturing. And it is even…

Baker & Provan turns 75

St Marys-based Baker & Provan will celebrate its 75th anniversary on Saturday. The Western Sydney company specialises in heavy fabrication, machining and on-site support, with customers including in the defence, rail and heavy industry sectors. It employs over 50 at three sites, including six apprentices. Madeline Baker, granddaughter of co-founder Arthur Baker, said in a…

Want to know how Australian the contents of your trolley are? There’s an app for that

By Brent Balinski As has been said many times before, the pandemic has driven home the importance of local manufacturing. Consumers and others have responded. According to Roy Morgan research carried out in June last year for Australian Made, just over half of respondents had a higher preference for locally-made goods since Covid emerged, and…