K-TIG emerges as new Australian industrial technology success

Analysis by Peter Roberts One of the features of new methods of production that are emerging as part of the industry 4.0 revolution is the fact that Australian industrial machine manufacturers are coming to the fore. @AuManufacturing has reported on the several companies that are making innovative 3D printing industrial machines locally from SPEE3D to…

Changes at the top of Titomic

Industrial scale additive manufacturing company, Titomic has announced the retirement of its chairman, leading technology entrepreneur Philip Vafiadis and the appointment of two new directors. Titomic’s founder and managing director Jeff Lang has been appointed Interim Executive Chairman replacing the Adelaide entrepreneur while another chairman is sought. Also joining a beefed up board are Dag…

Naval Group promotes future submarine supplier programme

France’s Naval Group which is to build Australia’s future submarines in Adelaide has plans for the programme to be a catalyst for unprecedented industry collaboration and development. Naval Group and its initial Australian manufacturing partners took to social media to promote the supplier programme which will guide local involvement in this strategic and complex national…

Defence short-lists two for armoured vehicle buy

Defence ministers have announced that two armoured personnel carriers have been short-listed to replace the army’s armoured personnel carriers. Defence minister Linda Reynolds and defence industry minister Melissa Price named Hanwha Defense Australia and Rheinmetall Defence Australia, beating out two other contenders. LAND 400 Phase 3 programme will replace existing M113 Armoured Personnel Carriers with…