• Waste reduction and recycling cuts costs

    WITH increasing environmental concerns, manufacturers world-wide are looking at ways to reduce waste, support end-of life recycling and use recycled materials for production.

    April 2, 2008 0 comment

  • Australia delivers renewable technology to Germany

    SYDNEY-BASED manufacturer CGC Kymon is demonstrating how Australian capability in advanced manufacturing is helping create new export opportunities in renewable energy, after securing a significant export win to Germany.

    March 28, 2008 0 comment

  • Battery-operated grease gun

    MACNAUGHT’s new, improved BG 100 Powergun will be a star attraction on Stand 4203 at National Manufacturing Week at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre from May 27 to 30.

    March 26, 2008 0 comment

  • Protecting workers against dust and quartz emissions

    CONSTRUCTION, mining, building material and glass manufacturers, agriculture, and foundry work are all occupations that are frequently at risk of dust and breathable quartz emissions.

    March 20, 2008 0 comment

  • Plastic bearings are rolling engineers

    NOT TOO long ago, anybody suggesting plastic would replace steel in many traditional applications was likely to be tested for sanity.

    March 10, 2008 0 comment

  • Manufacturing activity remains subdued

    MANUFACTURING activity remained subdued in February with the Australian Industry Group – PricewaterhouseCoopers Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) rising 2.2 points to 51.4 (above the key 50.0 level separating expansion from contraction) following a drop of 8.4 points in January.

    March 3, 2008 0 comment

  • Local company celebrates diamond anniversary

    SYDNEY-BASED lubrication and fluid management company Macnaught, celebrates its diamond anniversary this year.

    February 20, 2008 0 comment

  • SA company gets defence ready

    SOUTH AUSTRALIA company Ferrocut has bought a 2.24 hectare slice of the Techport Australia Supplier Precinct, becoming the first company to sign up to Australia’s premier naval shipbuilding hub.

    February 11, 2008 0 comment

  • Liquid storage tanks

    FLEXIBLE storage tanks that can each hold up to 500kL or more of stormwater, industrial water or drinking water are being introduced to Australia by Air Springs Supply.

    January 16, 2008 0 comment

  • What industry statement?

    Editor’s comment piece from the June issue of Manufacturers’ Monthly.
    Blink and you would have missed it, but the Government’s recently released Industry Statement does hit most of industry’s sweet spots.

    December 26, 2007 0 comment

  • Top 100 Manufacturers – Tough year ahead for many

    Australia’s manufacturing industry looks set for a challenging year ahead, but as Alan Johnson and Katherine Crichton report, there will be exceptions.

    December 18, 2007 0 comment

  • New drives offer more torque per dollar

    SOME of the most versatile and powerful gearmotors in the Bonfiglioli range are being combined to produce drives that offer the best features of each for heavy feeder and conveyor applications.

    December 13, 2007 0 comment

  • Steel return-line filters

    STAUFF return-line filters are designed as tank top filters. Their practical design allows easy element replacement and quick installation.

    December 13, 2007 0 comment

  • High temperature level limit switch

    ENDRESS+Hauser’s high-temperature Soliphant M level limit switch for bulk solids delivers reliable operation in sustained process conditions at temperatures up to 280°C, and for short periods, up to 300°C.

    December 13, 2007 0 comment

  • Steelworks to reduce dust emissions

    EARLIER this week, the SOUTH Australian Government and OneSteel announced a mutual agreement on tough new environmental conditions.

    December 11, 2007 0 comment

  • Sage Automation expands into Whyalla

    SAGE Automation is ramping up its operations in the Iron Triangle of South Australia

    December 5, 2007 0 comment

  • Infectious waste cleanup systems

    NEW waste cleanup systems are being introduced by Enware Australia to help public and private organisations protect staff, visitors, clients and customers while complying with WorkCover code of practice for handling body fluid spills.

    November 26, 2007 0 comment

  • Exporters ‘down under’ on top again

    EXPORTERS are advised to take advantage of the international exposure and recognition afforded by Australia’s number – one ranking for the second consecutive year in the annual Country Brand Index released earlier this week, according to Austrade, the Australian Government’s export development agency.

    November 16, 2007 0 comment

  • New $5m Innovation Centre for SA manufacturer

    ELECTRONICS manufacturing company Redarc has recently moved into a new $5 million, high technology Innovation Centre at Lonsdale, South Australia.

    November 15, 2007 0 comment

  • Broens expand with SA company purchase

    NEW SOUTH WALES based engineering company, Broens Industries, has recently purchased South Australian company Static Engineering.

    November 14, 2007 0 comment