• 3D printers to save manufacturing industry

    August 28, 2012 0 comment

    Developers at Swinburne University believe that a new 3D printer can help save Australia’s manufacturing industry. The newly designed printer dispenses metal instead of ink and is developed to dramatically speed up the process for manufacturing for metal parts.

  • Tobacco manufacturing gives workers free cigarettes

    August 27, 2012 0 comment

    New Zealand’s largest tobacco manufacturer is giving workers free cigarettes to test the products, even as health authorities investigate the practice.

  • Resources slide to benefit building sector

    August 27, 2012 0 comment

    New Zealand building materials manufacturer and distributor, Fletcher Building’s boss Jonathan Ling, says that a slowdown in the resources sector can be beneficial for the local materials manufacturing, with the local industry’s products likely to become a more practical alternative to imports should the Australian dollar fall as a result.

  • Pharma manufacturing unit to open by 2014

    August 24, 2012 0 comment

    Cyclopharm Limited, a radiopharmaceutical company, has entered into a three party agreement with Queensland Mater Misericordiae Health Services and Queensland X-Ray to establish a cyclotron manufacturing unit at the South Brisbane Mater Hospital by 2014.

  • Toyota supports local automotive manufacturing

    August 24, 2012 0 comment

    Coffs Harbour Toyota’s dealer Warren Skinner has funded a display at the Park Beach plaza, to support local manufacturing in the car industry.