Quickstep signs contract for even more advanced F-35 composites
Quickstep Holdings has secured its second Long Term Agreement (LTA) with Northrop Grumman to manufacture parts for the international F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program, allowing the company to manufacture more complex parts for the aircrafts.
Quickstep Bankstown facility to begin composites production in Q4
Quickstep Holdings has opened what it claims is the most advanced independent aerospace composites manufacturing facility in the southern hemisphere, in Bankstown, for the manufacture of advanced carbon fibre composites.
Victorian manufacturing jobs on-the-rise despite strong dollar
Manufacturing jobs in Victoria have risen for the second consecutive quarter, despite the challenges of the strong dollar, official statistics show.
Manufacturing workers shouldn’t be punished for Fairfax’s bad decisions: union
Australia’s manufacturing union is reeling at Fairfax’s decision to close two of its newspaper printing presses, claiming workers at the site shouldn’t be punished for the media giant’s “bad decisions”.
Seasoned suppliers prove manufacturing is alive and kicking
With ‘bad news’ stories about manufacturing so prevalent in today’s economic climate, companies such as Hi-Tech Metrology, which is this year celebrating 20 years in the business, provide proof that Australia’s manufacturing industry is alive and kicking.