Australia’s manufacturing industry is in decline. Yet some businesses are managing to buck the trend.
Graphene, physically isolated only a decade ago, has the potential to change the world. Brent Balinski reports on what it is, why it’s creating so much excitement, and what it might offer Australian industry.
The CSIRO has said that printable solar cells are near to being commercialised, with several firms interested in bringing the technology closer to market.
NetComm Wireless has introduced the new 4G WiFi M2M Router (NTC-140W) to its innovative wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Series.
To coincide with the beginning of spring, Dyson has released its next-generation Cool range of fans in Australia. Design engineer Thomas Ting tells Brent Balinski a few things about how the company improved its bladeless fans.
Electronics manufacturer Redarc was named the Telstra South Australian Business of The Year award last night.
New Zealand Electromagnet manufacturer Buckley Systems has made 45 staff from its manufacturing facility redundant, blaming the high NZ dollar.
South Australian electronics manufacturer Redarc is approaching the end of a two year development cycle for their latest vehicle braking product, the Tow-Pro electronic brake controller. Jack Baldwin reports.
US chipmaker Intel Corp will manufacture chips for Panasonic audio visual equipment such as televisions, Blu-Ray players and set-top boxes.
About 20 armed robbers stole 40,000 products including smartphones, laptops, and tablets from a Samsung factory in south-eastern Brazil on Monday.
LED ‘smartbulb’ manufacturer LIFX has secured a $12 million investment from one of Silicon Valley’s biggest venture capital firms Sequoia Capital.
China wants to become a leader in electronic chip manufacturing by 2030 and its government has set out a blueprint to help the country do so.
Nexans will shut its Tottenham manufacturing facility by the year’s end, with the cable maker citing a structural decline in demand and the high dollar.
IBM may sell its chip manufacturing operation to GlobalFoundries, which currently has a technology joint development project with IBM.
The Hills group has announced the acquisition of Auckland’s Intek Security group, adding to its security offerings in New Zealand.
Australian Battery storage developer RedFlow has signed a master supply agreement with energy management company Schneider Electric.
Electrical contractors are obligated to pay for the replacement of solar devices made by Advancetech, which was put in liquidation on May 15.
US computer giant Hewlett-Packard plans to cut an additional 11,000 to 16,000 jobs on top of the 34,000 positions it had previously announced.
A downturn in mining activity has been blamed by the Electrical Trades Union for what it says is an imminent round of job cuts at Ampcontrol.
A report on the supply chains of 39 technology companies has found that only one, Nokia, was able to ensure a “living wage” to workers.