Ipswich’s manufacturing sector has grown with yesterday’s opening of a new Holcim plant.
SCA Kawerau has upgraded its Bay of Plenty tissue facility, investing $NZ 60 million to upgrade the half-century-plus-year-old facility.
Modular carpet maker Interface Australia has rebuilt following the July 2012 fire that destroyed its Picton factory, opening a premises in Minto, south-west of Sydney.
It could take days to put out a paper mill fire at Matraville, according to the NSW Fire and Rescue Service.
Italian power transmission company Transfluid has opened a branch in Sydney.
BAE Systems has opened a new $8 million machining facility at Edinburgh Parks.
A fire at Dandenong South that broke out on Tuesday night caused an estimated $1.5 million worth of damage at a line-marking materials factory.
Nepean Engineering & Innovation has installed a $1.75 million vertical lathe from Hankook Machine Tools.
A fire in Bankstown on Saturday saw a furniture factory nearly completely destroyed.
“You make an investment in a piece of equipment like this you’re investing for no less than 30 years,” said John Hamilton, the CEO since 2010 of Veyance Technologies, the US parent company of Veyance Belting.
Southern Cross Compressors, a supply and service business, has relocated to a new purpose-built facility in Keysborough, at the beginning of the EastLink Freeway.
Japan’s Sharp Corp announced yesterday that its plant in Karawang, Indonesia, has begun producing washing machines, as it looks to take advantage of rising consumer demand in the country.
A fire at a meat storage factory in Lidcombe was brought under control by six fire crews this morning.
Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia has announced that it will begin building a facility at Armadale’s Forrestdale West Business Park greenfield site.
Fuchs has opened a new $4.5 million, 5,000 square metre warehouse in Melbourne, as part of its drive to turn the company’s Asia Pacific operations into the region’s major hub for lubricants research and development.
A factory in Rockingham caught fire shortly after midnight yesterday and caused $1 million worth of damage before being brought under control.
Following the popularity of its Fusion model in the United States, Ford Motor Co has taken to assembly line simulations to train 1,400 new recruits at the company’s Flat Rock assembly plant in Michigan.
Carbon Revolution, who has made “the world’ first one-piece carbon fibre wheel”, is planning to invest in a new facility in Geelong.
The proposed Gladstone Steel Project, claimed to be worth $4 billion by the company behind it, will not go ahead as Boulder Steel goes into voluntary administration.
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