Technical skills not enough
While technical skills are important, they are not everything. As Alan Johnson writes, manufacturers are advised to also include vital softer skills in their training programs.
Employees and employers are calling for more e-learning opportunities.
Thrilled at the prospect
Brent Balinski spoke to Southern Prospect’s Lee Whiteley about where Burnie's industrial opportunities might lie in a post-Caterpillar future.
Cage free robot collaborators coming to a factory near you
More and more factories - and the robotics companies that supply them - are seeing the appeal of collaborative robots. Brent Balinski spoke to Dr Esben Østergaard and Dr Rodney Brooks, both CTOs/co-founders of the two leading "co-bot" companies, about the development of the category, what it offers, and what...
Hydraulics company eyes Thai, Chinese opportunities
Delta Hydraulics, the country’s biggest independent maker of hydraulics, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Brent Balinski spoke to founder John White about the company’s balance of its local and international operations.