Six SMEs get capability boost

Six Australian small businesses will boost their competitiveness with the award of the latest tranche of Defence Global Competitiveness Grants. Laserdyne, Heat Treatment, Acacia Systems, Intellidesign, UNEEK and SMETEC Services will share in $837,000 to invest in building their export capabilities. Minister for defence industry Melissa Price said: “Supporting the export capability of Australian small-to-medium…

Celebrating Australian Made – how AlphaFit represents made in Australia today

With Australian Made Week reaching its climax, @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – looks at a product Australians turned to during the Covid-19 pandemic – fitness equipment by AlphaFit. When Covid-19 hit the first products to run out in local shops were staples such as pasta and toilet paper, but consumers forced to…

Celebrating Australian Made – unleashing AI potential by Cori Stewart

With Australian Made Week now underway, @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – examines the potential of artificial intelligence in Australia’s manufacturing revival. Cori Stewart of Brisbane’s ARM Hub outlines help available to manufacturers to master AI. AI, or artificial intelligence, is disrupting manufacturing value chains and creating enormous potential for growth in Australian…

Vaulta to develop products with Canadian battery makers

Brisbane battery casing technology company Battery Graphene Corp, also known as Vaulta, is to develop new battery products with three Canadian companies specialising in high performance lithium ion batteries. Vaulta has signed a memorandum of understanding with Braille Energy Systems, Focus Graphite and Grafoid to conduct market analysis on co-developed projects. Braille produces batteries used…