Asahi manufacturing success on firm foundations

Forum member Anna Reid, General Manager of Manufacturing of Asahi Beverages, explains building a smart value chain is key to success. She spoke at National Manufacturing Week today. Undoubtedly, there are numerous factors that contribute to a manufacturing company being a leader. The fundamental attributes that have contributed to our business success, include having a…

New Industry 4.0 report says  ‘call to action’ needed for Australian manufacturers

A new report containing research by Siemens, PwC, Swinburne University and the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union has been released, identifying the ways Australian manufacturers can transform to seize the opportunities presented by the global Industry 4.0 movement.

NMW and Austech chart a revival in Australian machine tool manufacturing

Analysis by Peter Roberts No country can hope to have a sustainable manufacturing sector without the ability to make its own industrial machines, and Australia is no exception. Australia’s premier manufacturing and machine tools exhibitions kicked off in Melbourne today, demonstrating renewed vitality in Australian made equipment. Austech, the leading advanced manufacturing and machine tool…