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"Innovation can't be driven without the right skills": an interview with BASF’s Ross Pilling

The role of STEM skills in economic prosperity has been a hot topic lately. Brent Balinski spoke to BASF’s Australia and New Zealand boss Ross Pilling about the importance of science and of asking…

Getting our house in order

Getting our house in order

Urgent reform is needed, particularly in the gas market, according to the local MD of one of the world’s biggest chemical companies. Brent Balinski spoke to Dow’s Tony Frencham about the industry’s…

Manufacturers’ Monthly Material of the Month part 1: Bakelite

Manufacturers’ Monthly Material of the Month part 1: Bakelite

Leading the way in The Age of Plastics, Bakelite’s creation in 1907 was also the creation of the very first truly artificial manufacturing material. Brent Balinski spoke to two chemistry academics,…

2016 to be a “tipping point” for manufacturing: Citrix technology report

2016 to be a “tipping point” for manufacturing: Citrix technology report

According to a study released last month, 2016 is set to be a watershed year for manufacturing, with the industry to be ‘reinvented’ by trends in areas including automation, 3D printing and data.…

Local manufacturers speak up on buying Australian made

Local manufacturers speak up on buying Australian made

Two proudly Australian industrial companies, Mumme Products and Recoila, share their thoughts on the importance of sourcing from local suppliers.

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HP sees 3D printing future in glass

HP sees 3D printing future in glass

Speculation about HP’s plans to create a 3D printer able to create glass items has resumed following an ad listing by the company for a robotics scientist.

Dollar at 60 US cents wouldn’t have helped manufacturing: RBA

Dollar at 60 US cents wouldn’t have helped manufacturing: RBA

The Reserve Bank of Australia has suggested that a fixed exchange rate of about $US 60 cents would’ve done little for Australia’s manufacturing sector.


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Warehouse ventilation guide

Warehouse ventilation guide

When a warehouse is not properly ventilated it becomes stuffy. Without good air circulation, the humidity levels and temperature will rise. Excess heat or cold is detrimental to workers and equipment.

Air Compressor Basics: Reciprocating vs. Rotary Screw

Air Compressor Basics: Reciprocating vs. Rotary Screw

​Here is a review of reciprocating piston compressors against rotary screw compressors.

"Innovation can't be driven without the right skills": an interview with BASF’s Ross Pilling

The role of STEM skills in economic prosperity has been a hot topic lately. Brent Balinski spoke to BASF’s Australia and New Zealand boss Ross Pilling about the importance of science and of asking the right questions.

Dematic logistics solutions help get orders flowing for ALMC

Dematic logistics solutions help get orders flowing for ALMC

Smart ColbyRACK storage solutions and new logistics IT systems from Dematic have improved order fulfilment efficiency and OH&S for ALMC.

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