Channelling efforts into a particular area that has been well-thought out can help companies find success more than sinking funds into unresearched areas. Manufacturers’ Monthly explains. Lean manufacturing gives companies the push to focus on key aspects that will improve business rather than implementing too much at once. Speakers at the Association for Manufacturing Excellence … Continue reading Clear vision leads pathway to success
Lean leadership is a key element of lean manufacturing and provides a framework for maximising the value of temporary employees. Standardising leadership of temporarily employed people can transform the effort and effectiveness of each individual.
Dessert and beverage base manufacturer, Frosty Boy Australia continues to invest in its people, most recently up-skilling its team through an exclusively designed eight-month leadership program.
What methods do you use to decide what you charge customers? Brent Balinski spoke to Christoph Petzoldt, the Australian head of pricing consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners, about the dos and don’ts.
Australia needs to speed up the spread of ideas across the economy in its quest for higher living standards, the secretary of the prime minister’s department, Martin Parkinson, has said.
A recently released manufacturing survey reveals agility is not just beneficial for our physical health, but for companies as well. Alan Johnson reports.
Leaders of innovative companies aggressively invest in research and development (R&D) to create new products, services, and technologies – even if these cannibalise short-term profits. Unsurprisingly, companies that consistently innovate are more likely to survive in the long run.
The APC by Schneider Electric NetShelter SV is an adaptable server rack that is designed to accommodate the changing requirements of a business.
Today we are pleased to announce the final line-up for the Factories of The Future event, to be held on May 28 at the Crown Casino, Melbourne.
An exclusive event in Sydney next month will enable senior managers to discuss innovative solutions to some of the challenges facing the industry.
Orica have announced a timetable for the resignation of current CEO Ian Smith.
Toyota’s lean manufacturing guru Akinori Hyodo continues his Australiasian seminar tour today.
South Cross Electrical Engineering’s managing director Simon High has announced he will retire.
If you have really good procedures, and a structured, robust system to manage them, and your workers follow them diligently, you can have a world-class profitable business that runs like clockwork.
The big news in the automotive industry last month was the escalation of the ongoing Takata airbag affair.
Mental health is a big OHS issue. As Marko Turner writes, the benefits of establishing a psychologically safe and healthy workplace cannot be ignored.
Brent Balinski spoke to Professor Peter Gahan from the University of Melbourne and Jeffery Yeh from Homart Pharmaceuticals about the importance of High Performance Work Practices to small and medium enterprise companies.
Caterpillar’s mining division head Steve Wunning has announced his retirement from the company, and will step down early next year.
Australia’s manufacturing industry is in decline. Yet some businesses are managing to buck the trend.
Rio Tinto bauxite and alumina president Phillip Strachan has been appointed as the new head of the Australian Aluminium Council.