Living in a global marketplace can make it difficult for Australian manufacturers to stand out in a crowd. But integrating new technologies can give them an advantage that will boost them to the top of the podium. Unfortunately, competing with international leaders such as China, Germany and the US can have its drawbacks as others … Continue reading Implementing new technologies to succeed on a global scale
In a world-first pilot project, brown coal from the Latrobe Valley in Victoria will be converted to liquid hydrogen and exported to Japan. The Australian and Victorian governments are providing a combined $100 million in funding to the $496 million pilot project, co-funded by a Japanese consortium — led by Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) — … Continue reading World-first coal to hydrogen fuel trial launched in Victoria
GS1 has announced a collaboration with IBM and Microsoft to leverage GS1 standards in their enterprise blockchain applications for supply chain clients. The organisation’s global standards for identification and structured data enable blockchain network users to scale enterprise adoption and maintain a single, shared version of the truth about supply chain and logistics events—increasing data … Continue reading GS1, IBM, Microsoft collaborate to leverage GS1 standards for blockchain applications
BAE Systems Australia has welcomed the announcement of the renewal of Australia’s Global Supply Chain Agreement by Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne. The agreement will allow BAE Systems to continue to provide Australian companies with access to commercial and defence opportunities within its international business. In 2016, the company had contracts with over 24,000 … Continue reading Australia’s Global Supply Chain Agreement to sustain defence industry
Signs the international community are moving away from their commitment to globalisation has been reinforced with the release of the latest CIPS Risk Index.
Spreading the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies among Australian manufacturers is vital to lifting their international competitiveness, according to the Australian Manufacturing Growth Centre. Brent Balinski spoke to the group’s chair, Andrew Stevens, about a new partnership aimed at encouraging this adoption.
Australia gained a so-called seat at the table in April to be a part of the conversation on the next industrial revolution. Brent Balinski spoke to the AMGC’s managing director Jens Goennemann about where to next, and why it’s crucial to be involved.
Aerospace engineering company, TAE, took out the Global Integration Award for its successful engagement in aerospace and defence global supply chains. Madeline Prince and Annie Dang report.