The contract for the procurement of Main Direct Current (DC) Switchboards for the Future Submarine Program has been signed by Naval Group and Schneider Electric France. Although the contract signatory is Schneider Electric France, capabilities for the delivery of the program will be transferred to Schneider Electric Australia, which according to a statement from Naval … Continue reading Schneider Electric to produce Main DC Switchboards for subs
The Victorian government has begun an interactive design process with local manufacturers to develop its next order of trains and trams. Currently, manufacturers are invited to develop proposals and participate in a collaborative design process, and workshops will be held over the next months to bring together manufacturers and government. The new trams will replace … Continue reading Interactive design process to ensure local content in new trams, trains
Scania Australia will build 340 buses over 10 years for the Metropolitan Adelaide Bus Network. Local bus manufacturer Precision Buses will produce the majority of the buses in Edinburgh, with 29 of the 34 buses each year to be constructed by Precision Buses. Part of the contract also provides for a demonstration hybrid bus to … Continue reading 290 buses to be built in SA over next decade
Local chain manufacturing and distribution of hoists depends on unique solutions and ongoing investment. Manufacturers’ Monthly reports. With 95 years of heritage in producing chains and hoists in Australia, KITO PWB’s recent history has been about ensuring that its reputation for manufacturing quality can continue into the future. In 2016, the purchase of PWB Anchor by … Continue reading Quality and innovation keeps chain manufacturing on shore
Miner Northern Minerals hopes that the processing of rare earth minerals could spark a burst of investment in high-tech manufacturing – if their Browns Range project is successful. The Browns Range mine is currently in development, and the company hopes to separate dysprosium from surrounding ores. The rare earth mineral can be found in Western … Continue reading Local mining of rare earth minerals could grow high tech manufacturing
The Australian Army’s 7th Brigade, based at Gallipoli Barracks in Brisbane, has received its second delivery of locally manufactured trucks, trailers and modules as part of a $1.6 billion LAND 121 contract. The delivery comes with a boost to local jobs with more than 220 new jobs in the state’s heavy vehicle manufacturing industry and flow on … Continue reading Local truck manufacturing creates jobs in QLD
A study by statistics firm Statista researched 43,000 consumers from 49 different countries to determine the world’s most respected ‘Made in’ labels. According to the study, Australia ranks 14th. Germany ranked first, receiving 100 index points, closely followed by Switzerland with 98 index points. Other nations in the top five include the EU as a … Continue reading ‘Made in Australia’ label among world’s most reputable
Cochlear is set to aggressively market the world’s first implantable device for adults with severe hearing loss of high-frequency sounds in both ears.
At the new facility, instruments meeting local industry requirements can be manufactured and dispatched in 48 hours.
The level of automotive electrical component manufacturing is likely to fall by 6.7 per cent in the new financial year.
New research from Roy Morgan, commissioned by the Australian Made Campaign has revealed what consumers want when it comes to Australian manufactured products.
The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) has launched the ‘Making Our Future’ campaign to revive local manufacturing and save the industry.
Sutton Tools, one of the largest family-owned cutting tool companies in the world, has been chosen as one of three companies to be featured in this year’s Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) keep Australians working campaign.
Coffs Harbour Toyota’s dealer Warren Skinner has funded a display at the Park Beach plaza, to support local manufacturing in the car industry.
Australia’s car industry is seeing increased support for locally manufactured cars.