Global markets beckon for Krix loudspeakers

By David Sly Specialisation in niche manufacturing can connect South Australian companies with a keen global market – if their products are good enough, competitive in price and backed by an unwavering commitment to research and development. Elite loudspeaker manufacturer Krix has enjoyed sustained success through 45 years, a family company that is still based…

Emescent’s Hovermap goes on sale

Drone-based inspection and mapping start up Emesent has announced the commercial availability of their revolutionary Hovermap drone payload. The announcement, made at the International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) in Denver, Colorado, brings advanced autonomy capabilities to the simplest of drones. Hovermap includes a 360 degree capable LiDAR-based collision avoidance system, allowing drones to be flown…

Machine outages but Quickstep reports progress

Machine outages, an industrial dispute and fallout from the US Government shutdown loom over Sydney composites manufacturer, Quickstep Holdings (ASX: QHL), but have failed to hold back the company’s progress. The company’s sales for the second quarter of 2019 reported today were up 3.8 per cent on the previous corresponding period to $15.8 million. The…

NSW launches food and beverage strategy

New South Wales has launched a new strategy to help boost export opportunities for NSW-based food and beverage manufacturers. The NSW Food and Beverage Industry Development Strategy will assist SMEs to access and become established in new domestic and export markets. The strategy coordinates actions across government, industry and research institutions through: # a workforce…