The need to work more responsively and flexibly was highlighted as National Manufacturing Week 2013 got underway on Wednesday.
The countdown to NMW 2013 is nearly over, with the May 7-11 event to get underway tomorrow morning at 10 am.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has spoken of National Manufacturing Week as a showcase of the country’s manufacturing strength.
Round three of funding for the Victorian government’s Investing in Manufacturing Technology will be open for applications next week, with businesses encouraged to apply for assistance in harnessing productivity-boosting and cost-cutting new technologies.
Nominations close today for entries in this year’s Endeavour Awards, recognising the best in our industry.
Austech has announced its speaker program for 2013.
Ausplas, Australia’s national trade exhibition for the plastics industry and the longest running plastics event in the southern hemisphere has permanently joined Australia’s manufacturing industry event, National Manufacturing Week (NMW).
Markets such as aerospace and mining are still performing strongly, according to machine tooling manufacturers, DMG/ Mori Seiki. This was reflected by the high-tech CNC machining centres on show at Austech 2012.
Australia is not a cheap place to manufacture, as Boeing Aerostructures Australia managing director John Duddy said in a speech at the recent National Manufacturing Week (NMW) Conference.
National Manufacturing Week (NMW) will include a strong Western Sydney focus when it returns to the Sydney Showground – Sydney Olympic Park on May 8 – 11.
In the face of the high Australian dollar, Prime Minister Julia Gillard has called for the manufacturing sector to renew its productivity drive to meet the demands of the 21st century, and has recognised the role of National Manufacturing Week (NMW) in the industry’s structural change.