Titomic appoints new chairman

Industrial-scale additive manufacturing company Titomic has announced a new chairman,  Dr Andreas Schwer, following the resignation of  Philip Vafiadis from the role last week. Schwer recently stepped down as inaugural CEO of Saudi Arabian Military Industries, founded in 2017. His resume includes roles as Chairman and President of Rheinmetall International – Rheinmetall AG and 12…

Companies must still compete with imports, shouldn’t bank on post-Covid patriotic purchasing shift

Recent weeks have seen a renewed focus on supporting Australian made goods. From the industry minister — citing a “groundswell of community support” for locally-produced stuff — downwards, there’s hope consumers and businesses will open their wallets to Australian companies, creating local jobs in the process.   Not everybody is certain it will work out…

Gold Coast company in successful 45-second rocket engine test fire [VIDEO]

Gilmour Space has successfully completed a “hot fire” 45-second test of its upper-stage hybrid rocket engine.   Gilmour made the announcement on Thursday morning, calling it the longest and most efficient test fire for the company so far.    “It’s a key demonstration of our ability to produce repeatable, stable, and high-performance combustion over a…