• Workers riot at Foxconn in China

    September 25, 2012 0 comment

    Foxconn, which manufactures and assembles Apple’s iphone, suspended its production in China on Monday after 2,000 employees rioted, injuring 40 people.

  • Pharmaceuticals are the future

    September 25, 2012 10 comments

    As the Australian medicine industry’s exports hold up against a challenging global economy will this be manufacturing’s new heart? Hetaal Badiyani reports.

  • Ford workers faces uncertain future

    September 25, 2012 0 comment

    Production at Ford’s Broadmeadows factory in Melbourne has been suspended this week as the car maker prepares to downsize its operations at the plant due to declining Australian car sales.

  • NMW incorporates Ausplas

    September 25, 2012 0 comment

    Ausplas, Australia’s national trade exhibition for the plastics industry and the longest running plastics event in the southern hemisphere has permanently joined Australia’s manufacturing industry event, National Manufacturing Week (NMW).

  • UBI partners with Siemens for long term manufacturing agreement

    September 24, 2012 0 comment

    Universal Biosensors (UBI), a specialist medical diagnostics company, has signed a long term supply and manufacturing agreement with Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics.