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Manufacturers’ Monthly Material of The Month Part 2: Graphene

Manufacturers’ Monthly Material of The Month Part 2: Graphene

Graphene, physically isolated only a decade ago, has the potential to change the world. Brent Balinski reports on what it is, why it’s creating so much excitement, and what it might offer Australian…

Endeavour Awards – nominations now open!

Endeavour Awards – nominations now open!

​Calling all Australian manufacturers…it’s time to nominate for the 2015 Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards.

Hybrid adhesive aims for best of both worlds

Hybrid adhesive aims for best of both worlds

Matt McDonald reports on a hybrid adhesive that promises to help manufacturers reach beyond their conventional approaches.

Is manufacturing a risk-averse industry?

Is manufacturing a risk-averse industry?

A recent survey revealed that, comparatively, manufacturing is not a forward thinking sector when it comes to future proofing.

"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…

News

Toshiba converts idle semiconductor factories to vegetable farm

Toshiba converts idle semiconductor factories to vegetable farm

TOSHIBA has converted one of its former semiconductor plants into a vegetable farm with the aim of producing 3 million bags of vegetables a year.

​Trend of US onshoring from China continues: report

​Trend of US onshoring from China continues: report

A new report by management consultancy firm Boston Consulting Group suggests the number of US firms onshoring from China has risen.


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Features

Cricket specialist Albion to finally head into horse racing

Cricket specialist Albion to finally head into horse racing

Albion’s jockey helmet project has been four years in the making.

Repetitive tasks carry severe health risks for smaller manufacturers

Repetitive tasks carry severe health risks for smaller manufacturers

Australian small businesses come in many different shapes and types; however they almost all share one very big challenge – safety in the workplace.

CNC engineering business Summers benefits from going that bit further

CNC engineering business Summers benefits from going that bit further

Summers Engineering has adapted to a difficult environment and carved out a niche through going further than just providing precision components. Brent Balinski reports.

Software Intensive Manufacturing - the Game Changer?

Software Intensive Manufacturing - the Game Changer?

A manufacturing sector is a fundamental component to a thriving economy. However, here in Australia, we have been witnessing a steady decline and over the past five years close to 100,000 Australian manufacturing jobs have been lost.

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Companies

Luhr Filter
EzyStrut
Power Step Australia
Korvest Galvanisers
Reed Exhibitions Australia
Titan Technologies
Thinq Tanque Australia Pty Ltd
The Australian Trellis Door Company
Flexilift Australia
APEX Automation & Robotics
SICK
Rototech
Dexion
Jehbco Manufacturing
KUKA Robotics
LEAP Australia
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