• Industry green as fund scrapped

    February 21, 2011 0 comment

    The Government’s decision to scrap the Green Car Fund is bad news for the Australian economy, with car-makers urging Gillard to look to the future.

  • Keeping motors running

    February 4, 2011 0 comment

    Diagnosing motor problems before they arise is best done through regular inspections, helping to save money and increase uptime, Annie Dang writes.

  • Simulation: promise vs. reality

    February 4, 2011 0 comment

    Engineering simulation can cut manufacturing costs and time but working out a favourable ROI is one of the technology’s many challenges, writes Stephanie McDonald.

  • Manufacturers helping those in need

    February 4, 2011 0 comment

    The Queensland and Victoria floods have reaped havoc on Australian businesses across the East, with manufacturers banding together to lend a hand to their brothers in need.

  • Robots: finding a good match

    February 4, 2011 0 comment

    When choosing the right industrial robot, having the right approach can lowers costs of investment and lift production efficiencies, Annie Dang writes.

  • Manufacturers helping those in need

    February 4, 2011 0 comment

    The Queensland and Victoria floods have reaped havoc on Australian businesses across the East, with manufacturers banding together to lend a hand to their brothers in need.

  • Keeping motors running

    January 27, 2011 0 comment

    Diagnosing motor problems before they arise is best done through regular inspections, Annie Dang writes.

  • Simulation: promise vs. reality

    January 24, 2011 0 comment

    Engineering simulation can cut manufacturing costs and time but working out a favourable ROI is one of the technology’s many challenges, writes Stephanie McDonald.

  • Teach a man to fish

    December 3, 2010 0 comment

    An innovative Australia-first training program will show ten lucky Queensland manufacturers that if you teach a man to fish, you will feed him for a lifetime. Margaret Tra writes.

  • Coverity Scan 2010 Open Source Integrity Report Reveals High Risk Software Flaws in Android

    November 19, 2010 0 comment

    Coverity, the software integrity leader, announced today the results of the Coverity Scan 2010 Open Source Integrity Report. This report is the result of the largest public-private sector research project focused on open source software integrity, originally initiated between Coverity and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2006. The results from the 2010 edition of the Coverity Scan Open Source Integrity Report detail the findings of analyzing more than 61 million lines of open source code from 291 popular and widely-used open source projects such as Android, Linux, Apache, Samba and PHP, among others.

  • Pharma to get well soon

    November 9, 2010 0 comment

    Australia’s pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, called ‘the cornerstone of the knowledge economy’, will help our economy rise from the ashes.

  • Safeguarding your business against supply chain disasters

    November 1, 2010 0 comment

    Accenture gives tips on safeguarding your supply chain against the most uprooting of natural and man-made disasters. Sarah Falson writes.

  • MESA raises MES awareness at inaugural seminar

    November 1, 2010 0 comment

    The first Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA) seminar was held in Australia on 7 September and, according to the MESA Australian Working Group, productivity, competitiveness and sustainability are the most significant trends for manufacturers in Australia.

  • More to come from Canberra

    November 1, 2010 0 comment

    WHILE a number of manufacturers may have been upset regarding the outcome of the recent federal election, no one can deny Senator Kim Carr’s commitment to Australia’s manufacturing industry. Alan Johnson writes.

  • Combating the power gobbler

    October 27, 2010 0 comment

    The guessing game around Australia’s future climate change framework has begun but regardless of whether there will be a carbon price or not, electricity costs are still set to surge.

  • Manufacturing back in vogue

    September 7, 2010 0 comment

    Manufacturing, once ignored by politicians in most of the developed world, is suddenly a ‘must-have’ industry, especially for the US. Alan Johnson writes.

  • Manufacturing’s quantum leap

    August 30, 2010 0 comment

    Digital manufacturing directly produces parts from CAD files. Isaac Leung writes.

  • Small regional manufacturers aiming high

    August 27, 2010 0 comment

    In regional Victoria a couple of smaller manufacturers in diverse industries are demonstrating the benefits that can flow from a strong focus on customer service, lean and innovative operations, and business plans based on continuing growth.

  • Manufacturing lags behind in economic recovery

    August 25, 2010 0 comment

    Australian manufacturers are lagging other industries in the economic recovery, but growth is on the way. Sarah Falson writes.

  • Aluminium profile that performs for Ferrari

    August 19, 2010 0 comment

    Australis Engineering is excited to announce that we are now the exclusive Australian and New Zealand agents for ALUSIC aluminium profile and accessories.