- 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
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- stimulus package
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- Exclusive Stratasys webinar: Additive Manufacturing 101
Manufacturers’ Monthly is pleased to announce that we are currently featuring a half-hour webinar, hosted by Jonathan L Cobb of world leader Stratasys, titled Additive Manufacturing 101: Changing the Future of Product Development and Manufacturing.
- Dyson discusses its new filter-free vacuums
“It’s actually taken us six years right from the brief to today,” said Martin Peek, a senior design engineer at Dyson, during a recent visit to Manufacturers’ Monthly to explain the company’s new line of vacuum cleaners.
- Gone baby gone!
In many of my meetings with Clients and Consultants, the question of a future dated manufacturing resurgence / renaissance often arises.
- HUG 2013 showcases “control room of tomorrow”
The Honeywell Users Group event began yesterday, with highlights including a preview of the company’s Orion console and demonstrations of its Experion Collaboration Station.
- Towards a sophisticated manufacturing future
As a bridge between SMEs and the broader industry, MEIA helps share new ideas and the latest technologies to everybody in the industry.
- Made in Australia: A look at three successful exporters
Brent Balinski speaks to three very different Australian manufacturers about how, despite the strong dollar, they’ve remained globally competitive.
- Connected Cars – The Road to the Future
Tech Mahindra, an industry leader in Integrated Engineering Solutions, looks at the future challenges and opportunities of integrated technology in connected cars.
- Competitive Gas – why we need a domestic gas policy
Electricity and the carbon price have dominated our national policy debate in the past three years, but in the first 100 days of the next government’s life, there’ll be a new energy problem to tackle: natural gas.
- Quickstep gets its carbon composites show on the road
Advanced composites manufacturer and Joint Strike Fighter project supplier Quickstep has announced the launch of automobile parts made using the company’s Resin Spray Transfer technology.
- Scan, interpret, make: 3D printing from the industrial to the medical
“At the moment it’s so much of an education for local businesses where we are, the way it all operates,” explained Callum Davies from Filor, which in May added 3D printing to its range of 3D services, of attitudes towards the technology.
- Can Kevin Rudd revive the green manufacturing dream?
Australia’s ailing car manufacturing industry will receive a A$200m funding boost. And all cars in Commonwealth fleets will have to be Australian-made.
- Additive manufacturing: from scanning to designing to printing
For all the hype surrounding 3D printing and what it could offer Australian businesses, there’s a fair bit of caution around investing in expensive, industrial-grade machines, and in finding what applications it might suit.
- How to win contracts and tenders
The prospect of competing for public tenders can be daunting for up-and-coming SMEs. But, as Matt McDonald reports, there are steps that can be taken to maximise the chances of success.
- Has FairWork brought industrial peace? Figures suggest not
A year on from the Fair Work Act Review, the hotly contested industrial relations debate still seems to be raging. Almost a year later, many of the 53 recommendations from the review are still to be implemented.
- How we learnt to stop worrying and love the boom
The biggest mining boom in Australian history since the gold rush of the 1850s is about to change shape. The investment phase of the boom, which has seen A$400 billion invested in the last decade, is tapering off.
- What the cloud holds for manufacturers
The rising popularity of and potential offered by cloud computing is nothing new.
In areas like ERP and CAD, the benefits of cloud – quick rollout, a saving on IT capital expenditure, boosted computing muscle – have been known by industrial users and those offering them solutions for some time.
- Custom robots deliver the goods at Electrolux Adelaide plant
At a time when Australian manufacturing industry is confronted with substantial challenges, an innovative custom designed automation system is delivering significant productivity benefits for an Adelaide manufacturer.
- Manufacturers’ Monthly Giveaway: Nuance OmniPage’s Scanning and Document Conversion Software
To celebrate Nuance Communications Australia’s release of its new OmniPage Software, which helps businesses to scan and convert any document, image, or PDF into a file all users can search, share, and edit, Manufacturers’ Monthly is giving away the software to three of our lucky readers. ENDS 14 August.
- Accelerating AutoCAD over the WAN
AutoCAD® is the industry-standard design application for many architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) firms around the world, but with file sizes exceeding hundreds of megabytes in size on larger projects, accelerating network performance has become a business-critical strategic requirement.
- How Futuris drove into Asia
The Asian Century is nothing new for the Automotive sector. Auto parts maker Futuris is a case study in how one Australian company got it right, through planning, patience and the right strategy.