Australia can learn from international experience and build collaborative pathways to sustainable economic success.
In this Q & A, Professor Emeritus Brooks shares his wisdom on topics including getting research out of universities and into the marketplace, why a country shouldn’t ignore the value of scientific research, and why dexterity is still a massive challenge to roboticists.
China’s manufacturing sector has achieved its worst monthly result in a year, according to HSBC.
Japan’s flash PMI has fallen under 50 for the first time since May last year.
A collaborative UK research project led by GKN Aerospace aims to create cheaper high-quality titanium feedstock for additive manufacturing.
The fund to compensate victims of the collapse Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh two years ago is still short of its US$30m target.
A new report from technology market research firm Canalys predicts annual global growth of 44 per cent for the 3D printing industry.
Yesterday Visy executive chairman Anthony Pratt finalised the purchase of California-based Robert Mann Packaging.
Ninkasi Brewing Company of Oregon, USA, has brewed a stout beer using yeast that has been to outer space and back.
India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, spoke of his ambition to see India as a global hub for manufacturing at the Hannover Messe trade show.
Carbon3D has received a significant vote of confidence in its potential in the form of a $10 million investment from software giant Autodesk.
The global 3D printing industry has continued its explosive growth, according to a leading annual report.
SA-headquartered SAGE Automation is considering acquisitions in data analytics businesses in the US.
Former prime ministerial economics adviser and ambassador to China, Ross Garnaut, believes that Chinese steelmaking has peaked and will fall by over 25 per cent by 2030.
The official China PMI, released yesterday, showed the sector creeping back into growth territory.
Ford’s David Dubensky has said he expected Indian automotive production to reach 7 million vehicles annually by 2020.
China’s reputation for 3D printing very big things has grown this week, with Sanya Sihai creating the country’s very first additively manufactured vehicle.
Kraft has agreed to a merger with Heinz, which will create the third-biggest food and beverage manufacturing company in North America.
A week ago I spent a week in North America and the change from the last time I was there in 2010 was incredible. The US is back in business…
Rethink Robotics has announced a single-arm, lightweight robot for precise automation tasks.