- 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
How important is it for manufacturers to continually upskill their employees? [VIDEO}
Smart Fabrication Director Simon Kennedy discusses the important role continual upskilling plays in the manufacturing industry, noting how regular training at all levels of his business has contributed to its success.
What can manufacturing companies do to innovate? [VIDEO]
Manufacturers’ Monthly caught up with some successful innovators at the recently-held Endeavour awards. We asked two of the night’s winners about the secrets to their success.
Now possible to seperate processes of applying adhesive and actual joining
Liquid adhesives need time to cure and cannot be applied in every production step.
Driving growth through mobile devices
Latest research reveals that mobility is the second highest priority for manufacturing CIOs.
Portable printers make a splash
Flexible labelling system significantly cuts the amount of time pool/spa equipment manufacturers now spend printing labels. Karl Perry reports.
FTA – good or bad news?
In theory FTAs result in a win-win for both countries involved. But it seems politicians are far more excited about them than industry.
Australia needs clear R&D objectives
If Australian industry is to prosper we need to be a nation which values science and education; and we must be prepared to invest in them.
Cut the red tape, cut the green tape
The big three areas of regulation are labour, taxation and green tape. If we can reduce the burden of these, the whole economy stands to reap the benefits.
Industry needs a change of mood
One barometer on the health of an industry is the number of students it attracts to that profession.
3D printing is the key as Australia looks beyond mining
3DP makes refractory metals affordable and require little to no machining which makes them much lighter.
CMMS – organising your plant and machinery maintenance
They say there are two certainties in life, death and taxes. Manufacturers can add a third item to the list – machinery breakdown.
Government assistance for manufacturing – a changing focus
Manufacturers could be forgiven for seeing recent media coverage and budget tightening as suggesting a bleak future for the sector. The reality is quite different, with significant opportunities on offer for manufacturers to seek support for their activities – assuming they are the ‘right’ ones.
The Federal Budget 2014 [Live]
On the night of our Endeavour Awards we bring you live updates on the 2014 Budget and how it affects your industry, as it happens.
Auto industry didn’t have to die: Kim Carr speaks
Former industry minister, Senator Kim Carr, has rubbished the idea that the demise of our car industry was unavoidable. He spoke to Alan Johnson.
How do we make manufacturing work in Australia?
Acknowledging what Australia’s manufacturers are capable of doing well – as well as what they’re not really cut out for – the Committee for Economic Development of Australia launched its first policy paper of the year last week.
Risk-based approach champions safety
Risk assessment is one of the easiest ways for companies to check if their machinery complies.
Can Australia make things – the future of manufacturing?
The question that is often asked is whether Australia really needs a manufacturing sector.
Metal work – how to deal with insert failure
Don Graham looks at eight common insert failure modes and explains that manufacturers can analyse used tooling to predict usage and maximise tool life.
Speed, reliability and flexibility on the conveyor line
Speed, reliability and flexibility are top priorities for local manufacturers when considering conveyor systems and associated equipment.
Adaptability is the key for the future of manufacturing
While many manufacturers in the car industry are thinking gloom and doom at the moment, history shows that as one door closes another often opens.