Quickstep has announced a new purchase order from Lockheed Martin for wing flaps manufactured for the C-130J Super Hercules.
The Australian dollar went above 95 US cents overnight after strong manufacturing figures from China and the RBA decision to leave interest rates on hold.
Australia could be doing more to help its sports technology innovators team up and attack export markets.
Incitec Pivot has posted a seven per cent half-year profit, though raised its concerns about the cost of doing business in Australia.
Infant milk formula exports to China have plummeted due to new registration requirements.
Where are Australia’s strengths and how do we make the most of them? Innovation and productivity guru Professor Roy Green tells Brent Balinski about the kinds of companies that thrive here and what needs to be done to encourage more of them to emerge.
The Australian Made Campaign is launching an initiative to promote country of origin labelling tomorrow.
Manufacturers could be forgiven for seeing recent media coverage and budget tightening as suggesting a bleak future for the sector. The reality is quite different, with significant opportunities on offer for manufacturers to seek support for their activities – assuming they are the ‘right’ ones.
The supermarket price wars have been difficult for dairy producers and suppliers, with Longwarry Food Park forced to concentrate on the export market.
The official China PMI has shown the country’s factories narrowly increased output last month, remaining in slight growth.
Collagen casings manufacturer Devro has announced that it will be reducing its workforce at Bathurst due to global forces.
Chinese authorities have banned the import of lavender heat pack teddy bears made in Tasmania because of fears they pose a biosecurity risk.
Deloitte-Access Economics’ quarterly Business Outlook has suggested that Holden’s decision to quit manufacturing should be considered in broad terms.
US Electric car maker Tesla has plans to manufacture in China in the next “three to four years”.
Formed to commercialise an innovative and highly useful technology developed at the CSIRO, K-TIG (short for keyhole TIG, a description of the welding process it uses) is beginning to see export success.
Tobacco company Philip Morris has announced that it will shut its Moorabbin factory by the end of 2014, blaming local regulations.
Manufacturing Australia has re-stated its warning that a lack of intervention in Australia’s gas market will see many industry jobs lost.
The expiration of patents, industry restructuring and other factors will put a squeeze on the pharmaceutical industry, according to a new report.
An Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) report reveals that Aussie SME exporters’ confidence has risen.
Some of New Zealand’s industry spokespeople are concerned about the effect of interest rate rises and the value of the country’s dollar