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  • Laminex Australia makes top ten Best Places to Work

    Best Places

    Laminex Australia has been recognised as one of the best workplaces in the country in the Australian Financial Review’s prestigious BOSS Best Places to Work list 2022, Manufacturers’ Monthly discovers.

    July 27, 2022 0 comment

  • Laminex and a sustainable future


    The building industry is well aware of the contribution Australia’s buildings make to the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions, not to mention their other environmental impacts. And in amongst day-to-day design practice, it can be easy to make assumptions about different materials’ sustainability credentials. But material choice doesn’t have to be an either/or question when it … Continue reading Laminex and a sustainable future

    April 7, 2022 0 comment

  • 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, … Continue reading Surround by Laminex

    February 9, 2022 0 comment

  • ‘Bleak’ outlook for Aussie manufacturing

    Fletcher Building CEO Mark Adamson says the future for Australia’s manufacturing industry is “bleak” and the sector’s productivity lags behind other countries.

    November 21, 2012 0 comment

  • Ex-Fletcher Building boss wants compensation for insulation scheme

    Jonathan Ling, the former CEO and managing director of Fletcher Building, has criticised the federal government for not compensating the insulation industry after the Home Insulation Program finished.

    October 15, 2012 0 comment

  • Boral names new CEO

    Boral has announced that Mike Kane, head of US operations, is its new CEO.

    September 10, 2012 0 comment

  • Fletcher sheds more Crane businesses

    Fletcher Building has announced it will sell Corys Electrical to France’s Sonepar SA, shedding another part of Crane Group, which it acquired last year for $800 million in May 2011.

    September 4, 2012 0 comment

  • Resources slide to benefit building sector

    New Zealand building materials manufacturer and distributor, Fletcher Building’s boss Jonathan Ling, says that a slowdown in the resources sector can be beneficial for the local materials manufacturing, with the local industry’s products likely to become a more practical alternative to imports should the Australian dollar fall as a result.

    August 27, 2012 0 comment

  • Building company to axe jobs

    Australia’s largest building material companies, Boral and Fletcher Building, is set to axe more than 1000 jobs.

    August 23, 2012 0 comment

  • Boral announces profit, still looking for CEO

    Boral has announced a full-year profit increase of 5.3%, with net profit up $176.6 million.

    August 22, 2012 0 comment