Bondor to recycle plastics into prefabricated building components

The Bondor Metecno Group and its partners will use a $2.7 million Cooperative Research Centre Projects grant to transform plastic waste into lightweight prefabricated building products. The leading manufacturer of insulated wall, ceiling and roof panels will work with Pipemakers Australia , M Modular Pty Ltd and the University of Melbourne to boost the local…

Titomic in breakthrough sale

Industrial scale additive manufacturing company Titomic has made a breakthrough sale of two massive production machines with the total sale valued at $25.5 million (US$16.8 million). The company changing deal is with Composite Technology, an Australian R&D and commercialisation division of a global defence product manufacturer. Titomic’s Titomic kinetic fusion (TKF) production process will be…

Matrix Composites recovers as sales boom

Underwater systems composite manufacturer Matrix Composites & Engineering has continued its turnaround posting an underlying EBITDA for the first half of $1.2 million, a $3.4 million improvement on the lost recorded in the previous corresponding period. The manufacturer of underwater buoyancy systems for the offshore oil and gas sector saw revenue increase from $11.3 million…

PCB maker eyes further JSF work internationally

Queanbeyan’s Lintek has upgraded its facility, and is attempting to increase its participation in the global F-35 program. Lintek employs roughly 50 at the site, and makes microwave and high-frequency printed circuit board using a patented “high vacuum deposition” process, enabling very accurate copper features to be created. It is a supplier to government departments,…

Maggie Beer drives improvement at Longtable Group

Food group Longtable has significantly reduced costs and improved profitability since Maggie Beer sold her eponymous food brand and joined the company as part-owner and director. Two of the company’s three brands, Saint David Dairy and Maggie Beer Products are cash flow positive and profitable with double digit EBITDA margins according to the company’s first…