As Australian manufacturers step in to provide enough protective masks during the Covid-19 crisis, imports of faulty personal protective equipment (PPE) are also on the rise, according to a report.
Australian clothing and boot maker RM Williams has announced it will close its Adelaide factory for four weeks due to the Covid-19 crisis.
The manufacturing sector ended four months of contraction in March, according to the Australian Industry Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index.
Swisse Wellness and Bod Australia have announced the Australian launch of nine new hemp-based products, the first major result of their partnership announced last July. The range includes skincare products and soft gel caps containing hemp oils, to be stocked in approximately 2,000 outlets. Bod CEO Jo Patterson said the collaboration was a…
Aurora Labs (ASX:A3D) has reshuffled its board and announced it is seeking a new CEO as it prepares to commercialise its metal additive manufacturing technology.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has found 49 per cent of businesses surveyed between March 16 – 23 had suffered “adverse impacts” from the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Reed Exhibitions, the organisers of the recently-postponed Australian Manufacturing Expo event, has given the rescheduled dates as November 18 – 20.
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Composites technology company Xtek (ASX:XTE) has achieved what it says is a small but important first commercial order for armour parts produced using its XTclave curing system. The buyer is named as Tote Systems Australia, which will use Xtek’s lightweight ballistic armour plates in a soft armour and tactical vest system. The end product will…
Coronavirus, bushfires, drought contribute to biggest drop in manufacturing conditions in two decades: survey
Business conditions for manufacturers have suffered their biggest single quarter decline in 20 years, according to the most recent Australian Chamber-Westpac Survey of Industrial Trends.