- Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC)
- Australian government
- Australian manufacturing
- autonomous vehicles
- circular economy
- Construction Products
- Deakin University
- digital innovation
- environmentally friendly
- GFG Alliance
- monash university
- NSW government
- Queensland Government
- Remote Control
- RMIT University
- rockwell automation
- SMC Corporation
- sovereign capability
- Steel Industry
- supply chain
- Swinburne University of Technology
- University of Melbourne
- Victorian government
- Weld Australia
Alliance brings benefits for manufacturers
GE Fanuc Automation, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, announced yesterday that it and Solution Provider Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) will work together globally to provide the Automotive industry with solutions in the Production Management area.
ASCC meets in Canberra to review national OH&S standards
THE AUSTRALIAN Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) met in the National Capital yesterday to disucss key issues concerning the safety and wellbeing of employees at work.
Interest rates may slow industrial owner occupier demand
THE RECENT interest rate rise may begin to put price ceilings on owner occupiers in the industrial sales market, according to Jones Lang LaSalle’s National head of industrial, Jeff Pond, though the market remains buoyant overall.
Business Expenditure on R&D soars
Business Expenditure on Research and Development (BERD) rose to a record $10.1 billion in 2005-06, the seventh successive year-on-year rise, Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane announced yesterday.
Images from the 2007 Endeavour Awards
THIS year’s Endeavour Awards were a great success and once again demonstrated that manufacturing in Australia is alive and well.
Below are a selection of images from the 2007 awards ceremony, which was held on August 2, at Doltone House, Sydney.
Drive-In rack storage system
THE structural design team at Dematic has created a new Drive-In rack system. According to Dematic, the new Drive-In system is the lowest cost solution for high density storage on the market.
Fuel-cell forklifts operating
CANADIAN companies, LiftOne and Engineered Solutions, have unveiled two hydrogen-powered fuel cell lift trucks.
Systems technology agreement
GE Fanuc Automation has entered into an agreement with Pepperl + Fuchs to provide interface components that create connections in industrial automation systems including Profibus-based analogue signal transfer and digital fieldbus communication.
Climate neutral products
INTERFACEFLOR is said to be Australia’s first manufacturing company to have 100% of its products climate neutral.
ANCA takes out technology award
The winner of this year’s Technology Application award was ANCA, with highly commended going to Steinhoff Furniture and packaging group Portavin.
CSBP provides the environmental solution
And the winner is – CSBP for Environmental Solution of the Year; with highly commended awarded to packaging company Amcor and Davey Water Products.
ANSTO creates a workplace safety culture
SAFETY in the workplace should be a top priority for all businesses, and ANSTO proved OH&S is a prime focus for the organisation by taking out the Safety Scheme of the Year award. Penfold Buscombe followed closely with highly commended.
Production Parts exports to the world
AT the 2007 Endeavour Awards, Exporter of the Year went to Victorian company Production Parts, with highly commended going to Eye Catcher Innovations from SA and Seawind Catamarans from NSW.
CalAir wins innovative industrial product of the year
THE 2007 Endeavour Award’s Australian Product of the Year – Industrial, was awarded to CalAir Pipe Systems at a gala function held in Sydney on August 2, with Kanga Loaders and Speedshield highly commended.
Production Parts linking with the rest of the world
AT the 2007 Endeavour Award’s ceremony held in Sydney earlier this month, the first winner of the newly established Global Integration Award was announced, with Production Parts awarded top honours and global packaging company tna, highly commended.
Young manufacturers strive for excellence
AT this year’s Endeavour Awards, Tate McFarlane from Bomac Engineering took out 2007 Young Manufacturer of the Year, with Prue Morgan from Gippsland Aeronautics and Christopher Rowbottom of Andromeda Industries awarded Highly Commended.
Chess takes out PM’s award
CHESS Engineering, the Padstow-based general engineers, has won the NSW leg of this year’s prestigious Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Community Business Partnerships.
Chinese goods recalled
CHINESE-made consumer goods have been subject to more safety recalls in Canada than products from any other country, according to recently released Health Canada data.
Pacifica doing it tough
CAR parts maker Pacifica Group says tough conditions in the automotive industry make it hard to predict future profitability although the company expects to make a loss in the second half of its financial year.
Newcastle steel plant to close
AUSTRALIAN Tube Mills, a joint venture between OneSteel and Smorgon Steel, has announced it will be closing two of its three mills in Newcastle, NSW.