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.
A US court has ordered Samsung to pay fellow smartphone maker Apple $US119.6m ($129m) for the infringements of two Apple patents.
The company that produces the ubiquitous Clipsal switch, Schneider Electric, is able to remain competitive in Australia by combining highly productive practices, being very responsive to customers, and a strong brand. Brent Balinski spoke to the company’s David Gardner.
Lonsdale’s Redarc Electronics, a maker of power solutions for vehicles, has found success through ambitious goals and a constant re-investment of revenues in its people and facilities. Owner and CEO Anthony Kittel told Brent Balinski about what it takes to be a successful Australian electronics company.
Bramco Electronics’ liquidator has referred the company’s former director to ASIC over his failure to cooperate in producing information.
Australia’s manufacturing industry could be given a boost if it takes advantage of the latest research to create ultra thin and flexible electronic devices
Technology services firm AWA has appointed PPB Advisory as administrator after more than a century of operation.
Australian battery storage developer Redflow has appointed Flextronics as its manufacturing partner.
Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, the major supplier of Apple’s iPhone and iPad products is considering expanding manufacturing to the United States.
Graphene is believed to have great potential in manufacturing applications including in electronics, defence and sustainable energy.
New Zealand-listed electronics manufacturer Rakon has announced that it will shut its Lincoln, England factory, shedding nearly 90 jobs.
US President Barack Obama has announced the first of three new manufacturing institutes to be unveiled in the next few weeks.
Intel Corp. the world’s largest chipmaker, has delayed the opening of its new processor plant in Arizona because of a slump in sales.
Apple has been granted a patent on a method for manufacturing a “curved touch sensor” screen.
Apple has lodged patent applications in the US and the company appears to be considering the use of Liquidmetal parts in its next generation products.
A jury in California has ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple $311.74 million for copying features of Apple’s iPhone and iPad.
As part of our Q&A series we interview you to find out what your job is day to day. This installment features Autodesk’s Jake Layes.
Smartphone and tablet manufacturers Apple and Samsung are about to again go to court to decide how much Samsung owes Apple for violation of patent rights.
Smartphone maker Blackberry has abandoned plans to find a buyer after the $4.7 billion deal with investment firm, Fairfax Financial Holdings failed.