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.
Ask different people and you’ll likely get different answers about how well Australia does industrial design.
Analysis by Peter Roberts There are Australian biotechnology companies, and there are Australian manufacturers. And then there is CSL Limited (ASX: CSL). What began in 1991 as a division of the Australian department of health, has grown today into a global colossus, and an Australian biotechnology manufacturing success story. Listed in 1994 at $2.30 a…
Listed Australian additive manufacturing technology business Titomic (ASX: TTT) has announced Nathanael Miller as its new chief technology officer, following the aerospace engineer’s 13 years at the US’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
“We’ve only scratched the surface of the opportunity.” An interview with the new AFCG CEO about Geelong’s fibre future
It is hard to think of carbon fibre in Australia and not think of Geelong. It’s a material with countless uses – in cars, sporting goods, exoskeletons and beyond – and Victoria’s second city is home to the scientific, engineering and commercial expertise needed to develop it into the products of tomorrow.
Karen Andrews will continue as Australia’s Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, sworn in today with other cabinet members in Scott Morrison’s refreshed Coalition government. As one of the shepherds of the Australian innovation system, Andrews finds herself between a rock and a hard place.
By Stuart Corner of IoT Australia Domino’s Pizza has introduced a pizza checker enabled by artificial intelligence in a move designed to tackle a frequent complaint from customers: that the pizza they receive does not closely resemble the image of the pizza they ordered. The DOM Pizza Checker now operating in Australia uses a smart…
Dow Chemical has announced that it will shut its Altona plant, shedding 26 jobs, citing international competition and rising gas prices among factors.
Australia has moved up one place to 18th in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook rankings, though the results indicate major improvement is needed in areas including digital skills and energy, says the study’s Australian partner.
An Australian aerospace startup that has developed a one-handed controller for drones and robots is heading to the United States to attract licensing partners and customers.