- additive manufacturing
- advanced manufacturing
- Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC)
- atlas copco
- Australian Defence
- Australian Industrial Businesses
- Beckhoff Automation
- Black Sky Aerospace
- BSC Industrial
- Compressed Air
- Defence Innovation Hub
- digital transformation
- Endeavour Awards
- IBSA Group
- industry 4.0
- Madison Technologies
- manufacturing skills
- Mitch Chaffer
- Paddock to Plate
- schneider electric
- Seal Innovations
- Tools & Maintenance
- Weld Australia
Taking AIM: does Australia need a Patent Box-style system?
The R&D tax incentive is acknowledged in the industry as a positive for developing intellectual property, though there’s a push from medical manufacturers and others for assistance in taking IP to the next stage.
3D printing delivers topological benefits for bike manufacturer
Traditional methods would not have been able to handle the complexities of thin walls and hollow structures to manufacture the first 3D printed bike frame.
Building industry looks to a future of IR harmony
Manufacturers within the building sector claim they face a unique problem. Alan Johnson reports on their prospects of finally overcoming this obstacle.
Plastics and chemicals looking forward to success
Despite an overall decline in manufacturing, that is not the case with plastics and chemicals. The industry plan to take advantage of future opportunities.
Five technology trends you can’t ignore
Australia’s manufacturing sector of tomorrow will involve creativity, innovation and higher value products.
Auto industry prepares to meet its maker
Saying 2014 was a bad year for Australian car making is putting it mildly. So what will happen to component suppliers after the car makers shut up shop?
Victoria votes: where will the growth and jobs of the future be?
Victorians will soon go to the polls to decide who will be responsible for the management of the state for the next four years.
The top 100 manufacturers in Australia
This time each year IBISWorld delivers Manufacturers’ Monthly a list of the top 100 manufacturers in Australia. Alan Johnson investigates how the various sectors ranked on this year’s list.
Food industry standing up to challenges
As our largest manufacturing sector, the Food And Grocery business is a vital contributor to Australia. Alan Johnson reports on the outlook for the sector.
Why e-invoicing makes sense
E-Invoicing is more than the sending and/or receipt of tax compliant invoices in an electronic format.
Harnessing operational intelligence
Australian manufacturers face many obstacles, from rising costs to the tyranny of distance. As Denise Carson explains, operational intelligence has the potential to help them do things smarter and remain competitive.
A nation on the cusp of a third wave: an interview with Ian Macfarlane
As the year draws to a close, Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane discusses the major issues facing Australia’s manufacturing industry with Manufacturers’ Monthly’s Editor-at-Large, Alan Johnson.
Ai Group sees another tough year ahead for manufacturing
While the Australian dollar is back to more sustainable levels, the manufacturing industry is still facing considerable headwinds as we move into 2015.
What will “the future of making things” deliver?
The future of making things – including in architecture, manufacturing and multimedia – was up for discussion at the recent AUx event. Brent Balinski spoke to Autodesk’s Pat Williams and Scott Reese about some of the current disruptive forces in play and where they might lead us.
Beyond the FTA: China still tough for Aussie companies to crack
During the APEC meeting in Beijing, President Xi Jinping announced China will spend US$10 trillion on imports over the next five years.
Rise of corporate divorces leads to fleeting gains
For the global mergers and acquisitions market, 2014 has been a year of strong recovery.
SolidWorks 2015 showcased in Sydney
The current suite of SolidWorks programs was recently launched. Brent Balinski spoke to the company’s Sharon Toh and to the innovators at Forcite Helmet Systems about what’s new and why it matters.
How FDA regulations are shaping the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector
Jonathan Wilkins of European Automation examines the implications of the latest update CFR21/11 to 21 CFR part 11 of Code of Federal Regulations of FDA.
Government must support SMEs says RMIT’s Aleksandar Subic
In this broad ranging discussion, RMIT’s Dean of Engineering presents solutions than can help steer the manufacturing industry on to a different course.
Engineering a future in manufacturing by listening to customers
A realization that it manufactures wire, not car parts, has helped Multi Slide Industries face the impending closure of the automotive industry.