- advanced manufacturing
- ARM Hub
- atlas copco
- Australian Business Growth Fund
- Australian government
- Australian SMEs
- BSC Australia
- CBC Australia
- CRC Industries
- David Chuter
- Engineers Australia
- Jeff Lang
- Richard Bills
- Steve Keown
- stimulus package
- Weld Australia
- Four ways ERP can help process manufacturers achieve best practice in process control
Carsten Pedersen, Senior Executive at UXC Eclipse explains the importance for process manufacturers to use technology to achieve efficiency and success.
- How to install a strain gauge [VIDEO]
Did you know that the installation of a strain gauge is probably the most crucial part of strain measurement?
- How to make foreign exchange work for you
It is important to develop a strategy for ‘foreign exchange’ as foreign currencies can fluctuate and potentially wipe out any upside to your bottom line.
- Delivering the full package
Smaller production runs and changing trends call for more flexibility in packaging equipment.
- The way forward for gas
Rising gas prices, if left unchecked, will have a devastating effect on Australian manufacturing. Measures must be taken to achieve both a growing LNG export industry and a diverse industry base.
- Packaging in an online world
In these times of social media and internet based retail businesses, flexibility is key and fixed high volumes are being replaced by small volume runs.
- Australia’s manufacturing future is high tech
Large-scale manufacturing plants that employ thousands of people are things of the past. But we can still become a global supplier of high-tech products.
- Australia’s only solar panel manufacturer receives $20 million financing from CEFC
South Australia’s Tindo Solar is being provided up to $20 million senior debt finance from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to locally manufacture, install and own rooftop solar arrays and sell the power to building occupants under a power purchase agreement (PPA).
- Metal matters: why companies must innovate or perish
While steelmaking may have stabilised, there could be more pain in store for aluminium. Materials processing specialist and Swinburne Pro-Vice Chancellor (Future Manufacturing) Geoffrey Brooks shares a few observations with Brent Balinski.
- Try your warehousing options before you commit
Warehousing decisions can be critical to success. 3D modelling can help you try out what’s possible and make those decisions.
- Efic – help getting through the financial hoop
Companies looking to win contracts and tenders overseas can find financial assistance hard to get, but there is help available.
- Finite element analysis: the key to saving time, costs, and getting to market faster
Finite element analysis enables us to shift the costs in the product cycle.
- Australia ranks on innovation – but indolence could cost us
This year’s news on Australia’s global innovation ranking could be a lot worse, and probably will be in the future.
- From conception to export: Redarc discusses its breakthrough Tow-Pro product
South Australian electronics manufacturer Redarc is approaching the end of a two year development cycle for their latest vehicle braking product, the Tow-Pro electronic brake controller. Jack Baldwin reports.
- Making sense of Foreign Exchange [SPONSORED CONTENT]
Finding the right foreign exchange provider for your manufacturing business can make a big difference to your bottom line, as well as reduce risk.
- Melbourne 3D printing expo attendance similar to Sao Paulo, less than Seoul: Mediabistro CEO
The CEO of Mediabistro has called the Inside 3D Printing series’ first visit to Australia an “unqualified success”.
- Australian metalworking – still alive
Brent Balinski reports on some of the current trends in sheet metal work, working with lasers, waterjet cutting and bonding.
- Will food manufacturers crack under the pressure?
Food and beverage manufacturers can remain productive in the context of increasing raw material prices, energy prices and pressure from retailers.
- 2014 Women in Industry Award Winners: VIDEOS
Over 150 people turned out for the inaugural 2014 Women in Industry Awards dinner in June, where ladies from the mining, manufacturing and engineering sectors were rewarded and recognised for their career achievements.
- Additive manufacturing a must for local companies, says expert
Globally-renowned lasers expert Milan Brandt believes there’s great potential for Australian companies who want to explore 3D printing, but they’d better act fast. He spoke to Brent Balinski.