Cabinet makers link up with Australian Made

The Australian Made Campaign (AMCL) has welcomed the Australian Cabinet and Furniture Association (ACFA) as an associate to support the continued growth of Australia’s local furnishings and furniture manufacturing sector. NSW-based ACFA is one of Australia’s primary industry associations for furnishing, cabinetmaking and joinery manufacturers, along with the semi-national Australasian Furnishing Association, which is also…

Bluglass installs commercial-scale semiconductor equipment at Silverwater plant

Semiconductor technology developer Bluglass has completed the installation of its largest-ever remote plasma vapour deposition (RPCVD) manufacturing system (main picture) at its Silverwater plant in Sydney. The commercial-scale system, known as BLG-500, is capable of creating 6×6 semiconductor wafers or 42 two inch wafers for the production of laser diodes, LED and microLED industries. It…

Canberra to take the low road on electric vehicles

Comment by Peter Roberts The federal government appears likely to make no effort to support the establishment of electric vehicle manufacturing in Australia following the release of a new report. The report, funded by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s Advancing Renewables Programme, looked at the very low level of EV sales in Australia and decided…