South Australian premier Jay Weatherill has told the AWU national conference that manufacturing is facing huge challenges, and the industry needed to focus on making high-value products.
As part of its 80th anniversary celebrations Nikkor has released a new video detailing the manufacturing process for its interchangeable lenses.
Researchers in the United States will this year release a new type of glass, known as Willow, which is as thin as a sheet of paper and bends and warps under pressure.
The Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited (AMTIL) has named Paul Fowler as its new President.
ANCA was a winner at the recent 50th Australian Export Awards event.
Investing in R&D is an important part of operations for many manufacturing companies and can drive the achievement of long term success, Deloitte’s Andrew Leung & Jason Crawford explain.
In the increasingly volatile manufacturing sector, innovating to meet the changing needs of clients is the key to success,as one company in Wollongong has shown with great results.
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The South Australian (SA) government has announced of a new grant scheme in advanced manufacturing for companies to collaborate with established research bodies.
Adjusting the tax concession on research and development could have a significant impact on university and industry partnerships, say academics, in what could be a repeat of the 1996 reduction that hit collaboration hard
Australian researchers will continue to undertake research in areas such as health, manufacturing and food security-in Australia thanks to a new program to manage researcher access to the Australian Synchrotron.
Two UNSW-developed technologies have been recognised with Collaborative Innovation Awards at the Cooperative Research Centres Association conference in Adelaide recently.
Fuchs Petrolub AG has announced plans for a $5.5 million expansion of its Melbourne facility and a major redevelopment in Newcastle.
Australia’s CSIRO has teamed-up with the US Energy Department Laboratory to explore ways to improve powder efficiency for use in titanium components.
With Federal and State Government grants for manufacturing companies ranging from $20,000 to $10m the effort put into applying for a grant can be well rewarded.
A new publication released by AusIndustry is designed to help businesses understand the registration requirements for the R&D Tax Incentive.
Australian medical devices company ResMed has spoken out against the rumoured cuts to the R&D tax incentive.
CSIRO has entered into a five-year, $25 million strategic research program with Boeing, to drive innovation in space sciences, advanced materials, energy and direct manufacturing.
Companies improving on multi-faceted metrics such as overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and forward-looking metrics such as portion of orders booked within schedule freeze period are more likely to improve their financial performance.