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Rethink Robotics to increase presence in Australia, up R&D spending on Baxter

Rethink Robotics to increase presence in Australia, up R&D spending on Baxter

Last month Rethink Robotics received a substantial chunk of new funds from investors, led by GE Ventures. Brent Balinski spoke to the company's CMO Jim Lawton about plans for investing in expanding…

Manufacturers’ Monthly Material of The Month Part 4: Titanium

Manufacturers’ Monthly Material of The Month Part 4: Titanium

Tapping Australia’s titanium ore resources and turning them into the valuable light metal has been something we’ve wanted to do for a long time. Are we any closer to making more from our ore? Brent…

Bilby 3D opens new Sydney 3D printing shop and service centre

Bilby 3D opens new Sydney 3D printing shop and service centre

Bilby 3D officially opened their Sydney store and service centre this week. Brent Balinski spoke to co-owner Lee Bilby about the joys of being part of the 3D printing geek community, the…

Australian industry takes its next step into metal-based additive manufacturing

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…

10 of 2014's biggest manufacturing stories

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.

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New Galilee basin mining jobs overestimated

New Galilee basin mining jobs overestimated

Predicted job numbers for Galilee Basin coal projects are in doubt, resulting in a complaint being lodged with the ACCC

Australian dollar continues to fall, hits US 77.22 cents

Australian dollar continues to fall, hits US 77.22 cents

The Australian dollar hit a five-and-a-half-year low this morning and was trading at US 77.85 cents at 10:30 am. ​


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Rethink Robotics to increase presence in Australia, up R&D spending on Baxter

Rethink Robotics to increase presence in Australia, up R&D spending on Baxter

Last month Rethink Robotics received a substantial chunk of new funds from investors, led by GE Ventures. Brent Balinski spoke to the company's CMO Jim Lawton about plans for investing in expanding into newer markets and improving its Baxter industrial robots.

Manufacturers’ Monthly Material of The Month Part 4: Titanium

Manufacturers’ Monthly Material of The Month Part 4: Titanium

Tapping Australia’s titanium ore resources and turning them into the valuable light metal has been something we’ve wanted to do for a long time. Are we any closer to making more from our ore? Brent Balinski reports.

Bilby 3D opens new Sydney 3D printing shop and service centre

Bilby 3D opens new Sydney 3D printing shop and service centre

Bilby 3D officially opened their Sydney store and service centre this week. Brent Balinski spoke to co-owner Lee Bilby about the joys of being part of the 3D printing geek community, the democratisation of manufacturing offered by it, and about some newer printing materials.

Seven attributes of effective procedures for manufacturers

Seven attributes of effective procedures for manufacturers

If you have really good procedures, and a structured, robust system to manage them, and your workers follow them diligently, you can have a world-class profitable business that runs like clockwork.

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Metal 3D Printing Yields Manufacturing Success

Metal 3D Printing Yields Manufacturing Success

This case study discusses the design capacities of Renishaw’s range of additive manufacturing solutions including their metal 3D printing system, and how it was used to create lightweight wheel carriers for a Formula Student racing car.

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Reed Exhibitions Australia
Titan Technologies
Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association
Korvest Galvanisers
Luhr Filter
EzyStrut
Power Step Australia
Rototech
Thinq Tanque Australia Pty Ltd
The Australian Trellis Door Company
APEX Automation & Robotics
Dexion
Flexilift Australia
SICK
Supreme Metal Component Solutions
Jehbco Manufacturing
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