This time around our Meet a Member guest is Shay Chalmers, who tells us about her passion for manufacturing and the shifts in her career, which includes managing an Ohio steel mill during the GFC, returning to Australia to work in medical device manufacturing, and founding her consultancy.
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Our latest Meet a Member conversation is with Angela Doyle, WA State Director at AMGC. She tells us about raising awareness of advanced manufacturing in her state.
This time around we speak to Michael Sharpe, State Director New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory at AMGC. He tells us about the importance of bringing people together to help transform Australia’s manufacturing industry.
Michelle du Toit, co-founder of Gizmo 3D Printers and Brisbane Ambassador for Women in 3D Printing, tells us about negotiating the challenges of being an Australian startup manufacturer.
ANCA’s Mark Patman shares his story, including setting up production in Thailand followed by improving it back home, at a highly vertically integrated Australian manufacturer of machine tools.
In this Meet a Member profile, ANCA’s Matt Mannix tells us about heading an engineering department spanning three countries for Australian company ANCA, which leads the world in tool grinding machine technology. What is your job and who is your company? Global Engineering Manager at ANCA CNC Machines. www.anca.com What’s your role and how does it…
Henry Brunekreef, head of the Australasian Supply Chain Institute, tells us a few things about what his organisation does, and about why manufacturers’ supply chains need to be flexible enough to suit this era of consumer experience.
Michael Lord of campervan and motorhome maker Trakka tells us about how technology has changed a company he has worked at since 1981, and how it is able to remain competitive through focussing on low-volume, high-quality products.
Forum member Bashir Mourad, Supply Chain Manager for Johnson and Johnson in New Zealand, tells us about his role, and why he expects at least one surprise a day.
Australian Manufacturing Forum member James Abbott tells us about managing Challenge Engineering, what staying competitive looks like, and some of the skills issues his industry faces.