First Covid shutdowns, now chip shortage hits Carbon Revolution

Carbon fibre composite road wheel manufacturer Carbon Revolution has taken a new hit from the Covid-19 pandemic. Last year the company suffered as vehicle assembly plants closed overseas during Covid-19 lockdowns. Now the knock on effect of computer chip shortages resulting from lockdowns has hit the company’s market outlook, according to a statement. Carbon Revolution…

Celebrating Australian made, Armstrong Flooring – video

With Australian Made Week now underway, @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made presents Armstrong Flooring Australia, Australia’s most respected and only manufacturer of commercial vinyl flooring. Here general manager Rob McLorian explains why Australian manufacturing is so important to our future. @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – leading up to Australian Made…

Furnishing industry mobilises to phase out chemicals of concern

Australia’s furnishing industry is mobilising to identify and phase out chemicals of concern in textiles, leather, foams, coatings and other materials. The Australasian Furnishing Association, supported by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE), are embarking on an industry engagement project to identify the chemicals and the opportunity for industry-led action. AFA CEO…

@AuManufacturing and Cahoots to make videos, aim for television series

(Advertisement) @AuManufacturing news today launches a dedicated video channel, and along with its partners an ambitious venture aimed at developing a television program showcasing Australia’s manufacturers. How It’s Made – Australia is a new multi-media video series showcasing the very best Australian manufacturing has to offer. Presented in association with producers Cahoots and business news…