Endeavour Awards 2019 finalists announced

The finalists for Australia’s most prestigious manufacturing awards have been announced.

The Endeavour Awards 2019 saw a high-calibre of entrants representing Australia in an international capacity with innovative ideas, new technologies and the best in supply chain strategies.

This year’s finalists showcase what Australia has to offer the world in manufacturing.

To celebrate the success of all the finalists and to find out first-hand who has won each category, tickets to the awards evening can be purchased now at www.endeavourawards.com.au.

The finalists for 2019 are:

Environmental Solution of the Year:

3D Additive Manufacturing of Orthotics – iOrthotics,
Industrial Lighting Overhaul – Fletcher International Exports,
Treatment of Hazardous Energetics Waste – Thales Australia,
CRC BioDegreaser – CRC Industries,
CRC SmartWasher – CRC Industries,
Developing Aftermarket Uses for End-Of-Life Tyres – Tyre Stewardship Australia,
Clay-Fired Bio-Solid Bricks – RMIT University (School of Engineering).

Excellence in Manufacturing Skills Development

Industry 4.0 Higher Apprenticeship Program – Ai Group In Partnership With Swinburne University,
Advanced Manufacturing Precinct – RMIT University,
‘Competence Development’ Approach – Pilz Australia

Safety Solution of the Year

Fire-Resistant Cladding – IFFE Group,
Self-Healing Repair Technology for Damaged Carbon Fibre Composites – RMIT University (School of Engineering),
B300 Scrubber-Sweeper Combi-Machine – Kärcher Australia,
Black Kite UAS – RMIT University (Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research Team),
Custom Boilermaker Apron – Tasman Rope Access,
Pegasus Manual Handling Project – Asaleo Care,
HMS Mini Loader – HMS Group.

Industrial Product of the Year

Clay-Fired Bio-Solid Bricks – RMIT University (School of Engineering),
Redvision – Redarc,
Sealtick 6086b – Sealtick,
INOX Ultra-Chef Cooking System – INOX Australia,
Industrial Woodchipper – Chipstar Australia,
CRC BioDegreaser – CRC Industries.

Technology Application

Clay-Fired Bio-Solid Bricks – RMIT University (School of Engineering),
Manufacturing 3D Printed Steel Tools – RMIT University (School of Manufacturing),
Capital Expansion Program – Redarc,
Robotic Ice Cream Shop – Special Patterns,
Australian National Fabrication Facility Network – ANFF,
iOrthotics ERP System – iOrthotics,
RepuCoin – Monash University,
OFS-X – Operations Feedback Systems,
Augmented Reality Steel Manufacturing – Watkins Steel,
HMS Mini Loader – HMS Group.

Best Industrial IoT Application

MATRIXX Intelligent IoT Lighting Platform – Vivid Technology,
Red Belly Block Chain – CSIRO in partnership with the University of Sydney,
CleanPath Data System – Smartline Machinery,
OFS-X – Operations Feedback Systems.

Most Innovative Manufacturing Company

Black Sky Aerospace,
Redarc,
Andrew Donald Design Engineering,
Special Patterns,
Jehbco Silicones,
Design+Industry.

Global Supply Chain Integration of the Year
Redarc,
Method Recycling,
HMS Group,
iOrthotics.

Outstanding Start-up
Black Sky Aerospace,
Vapar,
Nicholas Hacko Watches,
Irønskinn,
Persistent Aerospace.