Queensland’s Advanced Manufacturing series is underway

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Inside Advanced Manufacturing the week-long series of advanced manufacturing taking place across Queensland from 20 to 24 May 2019 is already underway.

The  Inside Advanced Manufacturing series is designed to increase the adoption of leading-edge design, innovation, technologies, processes, and practices.

At the event, a selection of Queensland’s top manufacturers will open its doors to other manufacturers and demonstrate their innovative manufacturing techniques and technologies in practice.

According to the organisers, Inside Advanced Manufacturing will see more than 20 manufacturers are participating in the 32-event series, with more than 400 delegates expected over the five days.

Cameron Dick, Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure, and Planning, said the program shines a light on Queensland’s innovation success stories and manufacturers of the future.

“Inside Advanced Manufacturing celebrates advanced manufacturing and innovation across Queensland and gives local manufacturers the change to tour state-of-the-art facilities, gain insights and develop new industry connections,” Dick said.

“The Palaszczuk Government is pleased to support our manufacturers and we’re excited to promote some of our state’s success stories, for the benefit of the sector and the goal of a stronger economy.”

Ty Hermans, managing director of Evolve Group, said the company was proud to take part in Inside Advanced Manufacturing.

“Evolve specialises in designing and manufacturing high-quality products for some amazing domestic and global clients,” Hermans said.

“The collaboration of award-winning design and highly advanced automated systems as enabled Evolve to successfully reshore manufacturing back to Queensland.”

Dick said the Queensland state government’s Advanced Manufacturing 10-Year Road Map and Action Plan is being delivered in partnership with industry to help transform Queensland’s manufacturing industry.

“Manufacturing in the sixth largest employer in Queensland and adds significant value to our economy, contributing more than $20 billion per year,” he said.

“That’s why we are invested in supporting and growing this priority sector because it means more jobs for our state.”