• Specialty Fasteners Nuts, bolts and riveting results with Specialty Fasteners

    January 19, 2022 0 comment

    For Australian homegrown ‘nuts n’ bolts’ enterprise Speciality Fasteners (SpecFast), the classic Paul Kelly lyric rings true: From little things, big things grow. 

  • Industry Industry gearing up for face-to-face AUSPACK 2022

    January 19, 2022 0 comment

    Anticipation is growing for AUSPACK 2022, the first industry expo since 2019, which will take place in Melbourne from 17-20 May at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.  

  • AMW AMW 2022 – Where technology meets innovation

    January 18, 2022 0 comment

    Preparations are well underway for the inaugural Australian Manufacturing Week (AMW) exhibition, taking place in Sydney in June 2022.  

  • Lakeland Steel Tackling the timber sector with Bonfiglioli New Zealand and Lakeland Steel

    January 18, 2022 0 comment

    Lakeland Steel has been a leader in designing and manufacturing custom conveying systems for the New Zealand logging industry since 1976. While the company originated in the forestry sector, they offer custom built materials handling equipment and end-to-end engineering solutions for sawmills, bulk material handling and scrap metal. 

  • Century Yuasa Century Yuasa approaches a century of manufacturing

    January 6, 2022 0 comment

    Shining a spotlight on Century Yuasa Batteries – the only Australian Made automotive battery manufacturer – Alexandra Cooper speaks exclusively with the general manager of operations, Matthieu Anquetil and discovered how the manufacturer has attained a steady stream of success for so many years.  

  • rust Rid your site of rust collectors

    December 28, 2021 0 comment

    When it comes to rust removal, the science behind it is the key to developing right formula. Common rust removers are often highly acidic and can damage material on contact, points out Steve Keown, BSC Product Manager for Lubricants, Degreasers and Solvents. 

  • split The secret is in the split

    December 21, 2021 0 comment

    Changing out the bearing on a large-scale industrial application can be challenging in the best of times. Lead times on replacements can be prolonged in the logistics stage, not to mention removing the old one and fitting up the new one — it is rarely a one-person job. 

  • tools SP Tools making an impact in heavy industry

    December 20, 2021 0 comment

    The nuts and bolts of heavy industry require powerful tools like an impact socket to fasten in place. The super-strength of an impact socket tool comes from the chrome moly steel it is cast from and can essentially give superpowers to the one who wields it.

  • hydraulic Pumping up the volume on hydraulic systems

    December 20, 2021 0 comment

    Protecting hydraulic control systems can be a precarious part of the plant maintenance process without the right knowledge and expertise. Incorrect application of oils, greases and lubricants can hinder productivity and damage valuable components of plant equipment. 

  • Titomic Becoming industry-ready with Titomic

    December 16, 2021 0 comment

    Manufacturers’ Monthly speaks to Herbert Koeck, CEO of Titomic, to get his thoughts on his first few months at the helm of the company and what to expect from the additive manufacturing specialist in 2022. 

  • food Future-tech lube solutions for the food and beverage sector

    December 16, 2021 0 comment

    The ROCOL brand’s range of food grade lubricants have been making waves with major food chains in recent years. According to Steve Keown, “ROCOL’s slightly higher price point is more than compensated for by the quality of their products.”

  • Rockingham Welcoming manufacturers to Rockingham

    December 15, 2021 0 comment

    The City of Rockingham mayor, Deb Hamblin, spoke with Manufacturers’ Monthly about why manufacturers should choose to set up operations in the area and how they could benefit from it. 

  • Business Business as usual during a power outage

    December 15, 2021 0 comment

    Australian manufacturers need to consider the risks associated with a potentially unreliable power supply. There are a multitude of processes critical to manufacturing plants and these processes could be adversely affected if there are any prolonged interruption due to an unscheduled grid failure. What would be the cost of losing production, plant, fridges, computers, lights, … Continue reading Business as usual during a power outage

  • Spring Springs in the step-by-step

    December 15, 2021 0 comment

    KITO PWB’s ENDO Spring Balancers can reduce clutter, improve efficiency, and become a valuable addition to modern assembly lines. 

  • Master Distributor Siemens expands APS Industrial Master Distributor relationship to include building technology products

    December 14, 2021 0 comment

    Siemens has announced it will expand the APS Industrial master distributor relationship to include its building technology products portfolio. This comes off the back of the success and growth with APS as a distributor for Siemens electrical and automation products. 

  • edge At the edge of your manufacturing facility

    December 13, 2021 0 comment

    Manufacturers’ Monthly speaks with Vertiv Australia and New Zealand managing director, Robert Linsdell, on how edge infrastructure implemented in a manufacturing business can lead to smarter and more agile processes.  

  • SPRINTS New SPRINTS AI Accelerator Program to boost commercialisation

    December 10, 2021 0 comment

    ARM Hub – a Brisbane-based organisation specialising in AI, robotics and manufacturing – has launched the SPRINTS Artificial Intelligence Accelerator Program to boost commercialisation for manufacturers. 

  • Energy Energy innovations boosting resilience

    December 9, 2021 0 comment

    Due to the uncertainty around energy sources for manufacturers, REDEI Enterprises, a Dandenong-based manufacturer, are making sustainable products for their customers, including their own lithium iron phosphate batteries. 

  • Bargaining The Death of Collective Bargaining?

    December 8, 2021 0 comment

    It looks and feels very much as if the economy has returned to recovery mode after this winter’s Delta disruption. The various forecasters differ a bit about the timing of the rebound, but they have in common the view that we are likely to have once again regained the lost ground by the middle of 2022. 

  • submarine A lack of local skills will impact nuclear submarine manufacture

    December 8, 2021 0 comment

    On 16 September, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that Australia would no longer proceed with the Attack Class conventional submarine program to be built by Naval Group. Instead, Australia is set to build at least eight nuclear-powered submarines after striking a trilateral security agreement with the US and the UK.