- additive manufacturing
- advanced manufacturing
- Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC)
- atlas copco
- Australian manufacturers
- Australian manufacturing
- Australian SMEs
- Beckhoff Automation
- Black Sky Aerospace
- BSC Industrial
- Compressed Air
- digital transformation
- industrial automation
- industry 4.0
- Paddock to Plate
- schneider electric
- Seal Innovations
- South Australia
- Weld Australia
Sheave Solution is a cinch for custom winch application
“We have a higher standard of quality that we stand behind, and I believe that’s why Australian Certified Winches – a respected and sought-after OEM for custom winches – chooses us,” exclaims Engineering Design Hub manager, Josh Price. It’s Josh’s job to oversee any design or fabrication work undertaken by BSC and ensure it meets … Continue reading Sheave Solution is a cinch for custom winch application
The six biggest losses in manufacturing
Manufacturing is becoming more competitive than ever, with previously huge margins steadily decreasing and today’s manufacturing businesses having to closely analyse their losses to try and remove them. Being able to identify what is referred to as the six big losses will provide businesses with an equipment-based perspective on lost production time that they can use as part of their improvement … Continue reading The six biggest losses in manufacturing
Constant enhancements with X-life at Schaeffler
As the foundation of all industrial applications, the business of bearings is one of continuous improvement. From the design of components such as the roller and cage features, to surface finishing, to sizing; the intricacies of a bearing are many and varied. Schaeffler Australia is a company that focusses on honing the design and technology … Continue reading Constant enhancements with X-life at Schaeffler
AI is more than a model: Four steps to complete workflow success
Engineers are increasingly looking to successfully integrate AI into projects and applications while attempting to climb their own AI learning curve. To tackle AI, engineers start with wanting to understand what AI is and how it fits into their current workflow, which might not be as straightforward as it seems. A simple search of “What … Continue reading AI is more than a model: Four steps to complete workflow success
Embrace the IIoT for a smarter future
Global industrial connectivity supplier Moxa, distributed in Australia by Madison Technologies, explains how industrial IoT deployments can be simplified with cloud ready IIoT Edge Gateway.
Mouser receives Outstanding Partnership Award from Epson America
Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, proudly announces that it has received the Outstanding Partnership Award from Epson America, Inc., a world leader in quartz crystal technology and a leading global supplier of high-performance components, including integrated circuits and crystal-based electronic … Continue reading Mouser receives Outstanding Partnership Award from Epson America
ifm promotes the next-generation 5G mobile network
ifm is now part of the global initiative 5G-ACIA and helping to promote the establishment of the 5G mobile network, together with other well-known members. The aim is to successfully establish 5G in industrial production and to design it to industrial standards right from the start.
In-house steel fabrication – changing the design and construct game
The ability to design, fabricate and detail their own structural steel and components in- house is an increasingly attractive competitive advantage for national design and construct business, Ahrens.
No horsing around when it comes to quality cutting tools
“PFERD is a name synonymous with quality – their original products, which were hand files, go back to the nineteenth century,” says Michael Rowe, BSC’s product manager for abrasives. “Our partnership with PFERD goes back to nearly 18 years and over this time, we have developed a fair bit of understanding of our customers’ needs. … Continue reading No horsing around when it comes to quality cutting tools
Why short-term, high impact manufacturing R&D is important for fuelling Australia’s innovation ecosystem
By Dr Jason Coonan, Chief Operating Officer at the Innovative Manufacturing CRC By now we are all acutely aware of the impact that COVID-19 has had on our manufacturing industry, including our innovation pipeline. As we adapt to our “new normal”, kickstarting the industry’s recovery and innovation ecosystem is more important than ever before. Small … Continue reading Why short-term, high impact manufacturing R&D is important for fuelling Australia’s innovation ecosystem
Local Content – the good, the bad and the ugly
Vonda Fenwick, CEO of the South East Melbourne Manufacturers’ Alliance (SEMMA), speaks to Manufacturers’ Monthly about how the good, the bad and the ugly in relation to local content.
Federal Budget fails the next generation of welders
The recently announced 2021-2022 Federal Budget has failed the next generation of welders, with a noticeable lack of funding allocated to TAFE, and vocational training more broadly. This is despite the serious skills shortage facing Australian industry, exacerbated by border closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The need for a more skills focused industry
Sharon Robertson, CEO of the IBSA Group, shared her thoughts with Manufacturers’ Monthly about the renewed focus on manufacturing in Australia since the COVID-19 pandemic and how skills will be playing a critical role in moving the economy forward within the sector.
Investing in manufacturing skills is just as important as equipment
Rewind to this time last year and the vision of lines, hundreds of metres long, snaking their way down roads and around the blocks of Centrelink offices is still etched in my memory. Fast forward to today and the lines are now of prospective employers looking for skilled staff.
Health industries Weathering the Storm of a Global Pandemic
Almost 18 months after Australia identified the first COVID-19 cases, the country has shown resilience and undergone many fast-paced developments in the health sector.
Future-proof automation technology
According to ifm boss Martin Buck, sensors are becoming more intelligent and more communicative. Digitalisation is changing the industry and thus also the requirements on automation technology.
FROM LITTLE THINGS big things grow
When the late John Wray first started Wray Engineering back in the 1960s, he built superchargers for cars in his backyard. It was not long before word spread about his quick turn-around on repairs and maintenance and the company earned a reputation for customer service in Somerton Park, about a 20-minute drive outside of Adelaide … Continue reading FROM LITTLE THINGS big things grow
Moving manufacturing beyond compliance, towards operational excellence
Are you a senior manufacturing leader looking to move your organisation beyond compliance and towards operational excellence? If so, then register your interest for this exclusive virtual roundtable discussion on Tuesday 27 July at 2pm.
Mouser Electronics named Americas Distributor of the Year by Smiths Interconnect
Mouser Electronics Inc, the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is proud to announce that it has received the Americas Distributor of the Year Award for 2020 from Smiths Interconnect.
A new force: Introducing the NTN-CBC Housed Bearing Program
High load carrying capacity, robust design, and simplified installation are all features that describe the new plummer block and spherical roller bearing combination offered by the NTN-CBC division of Industrial Solutions Australia part of Motion Asia Pacific. Already a strong force in the domestic bearing market, the joint venture formed between the Japanese-founded bearing manufacturer and … Continue reading A new force: Introducing the NTN-CBC Housed Bearing Program