Manufacturing unions benefit from more women in leadership roles, says Indonesian union boss
A male-dominated union leadership is not a true representation of its members: this was the message from the leader of an Indonesian trade union for metalworking who visited Australia recently, engaging in talks with the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) to encourage them to get more women on-board.
Manufacturers looking set to battle it out in 2012
The majority of the world’s manufacturers are in better stead to face an economic slowdown than they were three years ago, and will be able to weather the challenges coming in 2012 without being seriously damaged, according to a report from FT.com
Manufacturers invited to take part in survey to boost global economy
Companies working in manufacturing and production are being called-on to take part in a research study designed to bring intelligence from these markets to the global economy.
JSF manufacturer targets Aussie resources sector to cover defence loss
UK-based defence company, BAE Systems, is targeting Australia’s manufacturing for mining sector as a possible growth area to supplement its income.
Thailand floods wreak havoc on world’s largest automotive manufacturers
The Thailand Floods are wreaking havoc on some of the world’s largest automotive manufacturers, with Ford, Toyota and Michelin all suspending production due to supply chain volatility.