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.
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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 repair and installation tools. 
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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.
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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.
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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 and sawmill residues.
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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. 
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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.
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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, particleboard and compact laminate within Australia.
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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. 
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Century Yuasa

Century Yuasa approaches a century of manufacturing

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.  
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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. 
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Lynx CSV

Rheinmetall unveils the new Australian Made 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. 
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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. 
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