Australian Made


  • Staying true to Australian made

    G&G Engineering has acquired a new business to add to its portfolio of services. A year after its acquisition, Manufacturers’ Monthly finds out how Bollards Direct is making its mark.

    July 6, 2022 0 comment

  • Innovation from the ground up


    What do you do when imported equipment proves unreliable and in need of constant repair? According to Keith Edmunds, you design and build your own cutting‑edge machines using the best quality materials. That is exactly what KRE Engineering Services did back in 1991, and now the company is leading the way with their bespoke pipeline … Continue reading Innovation from the ground up

    July 5, 2022 0 comment

  • Connecting Australians for almost 90 years


    Established in 1936, Bambach Wires and Cables is an Australian owned and operated manufacturer of premium quality electrical cables. Servicing several industries across wastewater, marine projects, switchboard, and infrastructure development, they are currently working to increase their overall manufacturing capacity from 30 to 250 tonnes of finished goods per month.

    June 8, 2022 0 comment

  • Keeping the marine industry in propulsion


    Altra Industrial Motion is the manufacturer and service provider with a portfolio of 26 world-class power transmission brands. Manufacturers’ Monthly asks the OEM what is behind its ascendency in the Australian Marine market.

    May 12, 2022 0 comment

  • Chipping away at sustainable forestry

    Located in Geelong, Softwood Plantation Exporters (SPE) is changing the game when it comes to re-using waste product along the forestry supply chain. Born out of a partnership between Hancock Victorian Plantations (HVP) and Associated Kiln Driers (AKD) in 1996, the business offers its owners a well-located export facility that receives, processes and stores forest … Continue reading Chipping away at sustainable forestry

    May 9, 2022 0 comment

  • Cutting edge designs and servicing


    AE Gibson & Sons has been enhancing Australia’s industrial manufacturing profile for over 125 years. A fifth generation, family-owned business based in Kendall NSW, their focus lies in the design and manufacturing of special purpose machinery used for materials handling and processing of renewables such as timber. 

    April 21, 2022 0 comment

  • Lighting the spark in the next generation


    Based in the seaside city of Wollongong, NSW, Arrow Electrical Services is investing in the next generation of Australian electricians. With a dynamic team consisting of 34 highly skilled and experienced employees, the business has situated itself as a leading specialist across the state.

    April 12, 2022 0 comment

  • Surround by Laminex


    Laminex has been part of Australian life for more than 85 years. During that time, Laminex has grown from a tin shed in Melbourne to multiple large-scale manufacturing plants in city and country locations across Australia, and they are proud to now stand as the leading manufacturer, supplier, and distributor of high-pressure laminate, decorated MDF, … Continue reading Surround by Laminex

    February 9, 2022 0 comment

  • Commercialising 24 world-leading, Australian-made products


    The latest round of co-invested projects announced via the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) managed Commercialisation Fund will see Australia’s manufacturing industry contribute over $32.4 million, alongside the federal government’s $9.03 million to drive commercialisation of world-leading Australian-made products. 

    February 3, 2022 0 comment

  • Gilmour Space fires up Australia’s largest rocket engine test

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    Rocket engineers at Gilmour Space Technologies have greeted the new year with a successful 110-kilonewton test fire of the most powerful rocket engine ever developed in Australia. 

    January 13, 2022 0 comment

  • Century Yuasa approaches a century of manufacturing

    Century Yuasa

    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.  

    January 6, 2022 0 comment

  • Weld Australia fuels confidence in Australian manufacturing

    Weld Australia

    According to the federal government’s Australian Manufacturing Performance Report, manufacturing contributes $100 billion per year to the Australian GDP, employs one million people and is responsible for 26 per cent of all R&D business expenditure in Australia. 

    December 20, 2021 0 comment

  • Energy innovations boosting resilience


    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. 

    December 9, 2021 0 comment

  • Rheinmetall unveils the new Australian Made Lynx CSV

    Lynx CSV

    In an Australian first, Rheinmetall – which supplies military vehicles to the Australian Defence Force – has unveiled the Lynx CSV (Combat Support Vehicle) at an event at their Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) in Redbank, Queensland. 

    November 3, 2021 0 comment

  • “Buy Australian Now” calls for support for local makers

    “Buy Australian Now”

    “Buy Australian Now” – the latest campaign from Australian Made – is urging all Australians to support local makers and growers as the country begins to open up and prepare for the festive season. 

    October 22, 2021 0 comment

  • Australia to rove with NASA to the Moon


    Australia will accompany NASA to the Moon, with an Australian made rover set to be included in a future mission. This will be backed by $50 million in funding from the federal government’s Trailblazer program under the Moon to Mars initiative. 

    October 14, 2021 0 comment

  • Australian battery manufacturer powered by Australian Made logo

    Australian battery manufacturer, Century Batteries, has celebrated its green and gold roots with the Australian-Made logo now officially part of the company’s footprint.

    October 12, 2021 0 comment

  • FFI to build large hydrogen equipment manufacturing facility


    A renewable energy and hydrogen company, Fortescue Future Industries (FFI), will build one of the world’s largest hydrogen equipment manufacturing facilities in Gladstone, Queensland. 

    October 12, 2021 0 comment

  • Australian made Binar-1 satellite deployed into Low Earth Orbit

    Low Earth Orbit

    Western Australia’s homegrown spacecraft, Binar-1, has been deployed into Low Earth Orbit from the International Space Station (ISS), five weeks following its launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida. 

    October 11, 2021 0 comment

  • 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

    October 4, 2021 0 comment