- Standards-compliant clean green plastic cribbing sets benchmarks for heavy weight-bearing consistency
Cribbing and Matting Co. Pty Ltd has introduced a new generation of recycled plastic cribbing systems engineered for maximum durability and safety.
- Leadership during Crisis – The Takata Recall
The big news in the automotive industry last month was the escalation of the ongoing Takata airbag affair.
- Which switchboards equip your industrial facilities for the future?
One of the installations at the core of change is a facility’s low voltage switchgear installation.
- Australian industry takes its next step into metal-based additive manufacturing
The newly-launched research hub based at Monash University aims to help Australia’s industry make the leap into the fast-approaching age of metal additive manufacturing. Brent Balinski spoke to the hub’s leader, Monash University’s Professor Xinhua Wu, about where Australia’s potential exists.
- 10 of 2014’s biggest manufacturing stories
Listicles are unavoidable in internet publishing, especially at the writing-year-in-review-pieces time of the year.
- Engineering a great future for young Australian women
Engineering remains one of the most imbalanced professions in Australia when it comes to the gender mix.
- Connecting all the dots with ERP
There are a lot of software options around at the moment. Here’s one that is intended to bring the power of ERP to more people within your organisation.
- Internet-connected cranes can increase safety, productivity
Launched in 2011, Konecranes’ TRUCONNECT Remote Monitoring and Reporting is an example of the real benefits of the much-hyped “Internet of Things” trend
- Cutting energy costs, cutting carbon emissions
Everybody’s heard about high cost energy costs and high carbon emissions. Matt McDonald looks at one way to deal with these twin problems.
- Key engineering trends in Australia for 2015
Guy Dann of RS Components believes 3D printing for rapid prototyping and connected devices be key drivers of Australia’s engineering industry.
- Taking AIM: does Australia need a Patent Box-style system?
The R&D tax incentive is acknowledged in the industry as a positive for developing intellectual property, though there’s a push from medical manufacturers and others for assistance in taking IP to the next stage.
- 3D printing delivers topological benefits for bike manufacturer
Traditional methods would not have been able to handle the complexities of thin walls and hollow structures to manufacture the first 3D printed bike frame.
- Building industry looks to a future of IR harmony
Manufacturers within the building sector claim they face a unique problem. Alan Johnson reports on their prospects of finally overcoming this obstacle.
- Plastics and chemicals looking forward to success
Despite an overall decline in manufacturing, that is not the case with plastics and chemicals. The industry plan to take advantage of future opportunities.
- Five technology trends you can’t ignore
Australia’s manufacturing sector of tomorrow will involve creativity, innovation and higher value products.
- Auto industry prepares to meet its maker
Saying 2014 was a bad year for Australian car making is putting it mildly. So what will happen to component suppliers after the car makers shut up shop?
- Victoria votes: where will the growth and jobs of the future be?
Victorians will soon go to the polls to decide who will be responsible for the management of the state for the next four years.
- The top 100 manufacturers in Australia
This time each year IBISWorld delivers Manufacturers’ Monthly a list of the top 100 manufacturers in Australia. Alan Johnson investigates how the various sectors ranked on this year’s list.
- Food industry standing up to challenges
As our largest manufacturing sector, the Food And Grocery business is a vital contributor to Australia. Alan Johnson reports on the outlook for the sector.
- Why e-invoicing makes sense
E-Invoicing is more than the sending and/or receipt of tax compliant invoices in an electronic format.