- Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC)
- Asia Pacific
- Australian Defence
- Australian Federal Government
- Australian Made
- Australian manufacturers
- Australian manufacturing
- Australian Space Agency
- Curtin University
- GFG Alliance
- Hunter Class Frigate program
- Lockheed Martin Australia
- Lot Fourteen
- monash university
- Mouser Electronics
- NSW government
- Osborne Naval Shipyard
- Queensland Government
- Royal Australian Navy
- South Australia
- space industry
- space manufacturing
- steel manufacturing
- Swinburne University of Technology
- University of Adelaide
- Western Australia
- wireless technology
Ten manufacturers receive funding to commercialise their projects
The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has announced its latest round of ten co-invested projects under the Commercialisation Fund, growing local manufacturing opportunities with global potential.
Rheinmetall and Navistar to pursue Canadian defence project
Rheinmetall Canada and Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) have welcomed Navistar Defence Canada to their partnership, dubbed Team 45⁰ North (45⁰N), in pursuit of Canada’s Logistics Vehicle Modernisation (LVM) project.
Suhner Australia equips TAFE NSW with metal finishing stations
Suhner Australia has progressively rolled out its metal finishing stations to help TAFE NSW provide its students with access to quality professional tools as they learn to master metal finishing with a clear Industry involvement.
Deakin University to drive the future of car manufacturing
An advanced research centre for next generation vehicles will be established at Deakin University through a $13 million Next Generation Simulator project at Waurn Ponds.
Rio Tinto engages Pilbara manufacturers for iron ore railcars
Rio Tinto has committed to using local suppliers to build iron ore railcars for its Pilbara mining operations, with the initial purchase of 50 iron ore railcars.
Stryker launches new R&D facility through new partnership
The Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC) has congratulated its industry partner Stryker, a global medical technology organisation, on establishing its first Australian R&D facility in Queensland, in partnership with the Queensland government.
Smart Enough Factory program digitises Victorian defence companies
A new $1.36 million Smart Enough Factory program will support Victorian defence industry companies to transform their operations by deploying digital technologies to drive value and productivity – spearheading their competitive advantage.
Thales and Rheinmetall to support manufacture of Land 400 Boxer
Thales Australia and Rheinmetall Defence have signed a contract to manufacture key components for the Rheinmetall MK 30-2 cannon capability, in support of the Australian Defence Force Land 400 program.
Industry brokers to build Australia’s manufacturing future
Creating industry brokers at Australia’s key research infrastructure facilities could propel a new wave of home-grown advanced manufacturing industries, according to Science & Technology Australia, the peak body for science and technology.
Manufacturing recovery slows due to lockdowns in September
The Ai Group’s Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI) eased by 0.4 points to 51.2 in September, indicating a weaker rate of expansion across manufacturing and effectively stalling a solid period of recovery since late 2020.
UGL secures $297 million locomotive manufacturing contract
Engineering firm UGL has been awarded a contract to design, manufacture and supply new fuel-efficient diesel electric locomotives for their long-standing client, Pacific National. The contract will generate revenue to UGL of approximately $297 million over seven years. It solidifies UGL’s position as Australia’s only manufacturer of freight locomotives. The C44 Evolution locomotives will be the … Continue reading UGL secures $297 million locomotive manufacturing contract
Safeguarding the future supply of vital nuclear medicines
A new manufacturing facility will be built at Lucas Heights in Sydney as part of a $30 million federal government project to produce vital nuclear medicines.
New chapter begins for APS Industrial in South Australia
APS Industrial has announced they have relocated their Adelaide office to 159-163 Caulfield Avenue in Clarence Gardens, effective from 4 October.
New facility manufactures MedTech prototypes for clinical trials
Neo-Bionica, a new facility opening at St Vincents Hospital, will fast-track the time it takes to develop and trial medical devices, including new treatments for people with diabetes.
Exporters recognised at the Tasmanian Export Awards 2021
Tasmania’s highest achievers in the exporting community have been celebrated at the Tasmanian Export Awards 2021, building capacity within the community and creating further jobs – a key priority under the Tasmanian government’s Trade Strategy 2019-2025.
Driving digital innovation in medical and food manufacturing
The $4 million Faster, Smarter Pharma and Food Manufacturing Project will help drive digital innovation in Victoria’s medicine and food manufacturing industries.
Australia claims second place in the “Robot Olympics”
Robotics experts led by CSIRO have beaten teams from NASA JPL/MIT, California Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon University in the Subterranean Challenge, or “Robot Olympics”, claiming second place.
Tasmanian tech to be deployed across national fleet
Tasmanian tech firm, Definium, has partnered with national equipment hire company, Coates, to design, manufacture and supply 5,000 hi-tech devices, to be deployed across a fleet of Coates vehicles nationally.
Australian food and grocery manufacturing grows due to exports
New data from the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has shown the value of Australia’s food and grocery manufacturing industry has grown by four per cent to almost $133 billion, driven by a rise in the value of exports.
Australian Space Manufacturing Network makes $150 million bid for MMI funding
The Australian Space Manufacturing Network are supporting a $150 million bid for the Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Collaboration (MMIC) stream, to recognise the growing market opportunities for new space products and services. Satellites with sensors and cameras that detect bushfires within minutes, provide real-time crop data to farmers, connect our remote towns and communities; and … Continue reading Australian Space Manufacturing Network makes $150 million bid for MMI funding