- 3d printing
- advanced manufacturing
- advanced materials
- Cameron Dick
- carbon fibre
- David Chuter
- defence industry
- Department of Defence
- federal government
- industry 4.0
- Karen Andrews
- Melissa Price
- Michaelia Cash
- Swinburne University
- Time to Smarten Up Your Factory
Industry 4.0 guides the German approach to its manufacturing future. There are many reasons why it’s relevant – and even critical – to Australia, and why ignoring it could consign our industry to irrelevance.
- Increasing Productivity and Generating Savings in One Easy Step
Keystone Lintels is one of the UK’s leading
manufacturers of lintels for the construction industry, with production facilities in Cookstown, Ireland and Swadlincote, England.
- Keeping the News Presses going
Simon Leach has a large and complex job, as Electrical Services Coordinator for the Fairfax Media Group, Simon has to ensure that the printing presses are ready to run every day; after all, news is a time critical commodity.
- No More Risky Business – A Guide to Risk Reduction in Modern Manufacturing
Machine safety and risk management is a major concern. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the highest rates of workplace injuries are found among more manual, blue-collar occupations such as labourers (88 injuries per 1000), machinery operators and drivers (86), and technicians and trades workers (78) . These groups are also identified as those … Continue reading No More Risky Business – A Guide to Risk Reduction in Modern Manufacturing
- Creating An Enhanced Worksite Safety Ecosystem
In the 12 years from 2003 to 2014, 3000 Australians lost their lives in work-related incidents. This year alone, more than 40 Australians were killed at work in just the first four months. This whitepaper will outline the various safety hazards experienced on worksites, and how Honeywell Analytics’ new MicroRAE gas detector can help combat … Continue reading Creating An Enhanced Worksite Safety Ecosystem
- Scaling for Growth with Multi-Tier Business Systems
To tier or not to tier? That is often the question when developing a strategy to replace or consolidate business systems, especially ERP systems. But there’s all kinds of complexity in this decision, especially for manufacturing companies.
- Shop floor automation: A necessity for competitive manufacturing
The manufacturing industry has seen great turbulence over the past decade. Global competition has reached new heights. Customers expect products more quickly than ever—and at a lower cost.
- How to Survive Australia’s Manufacturing Evolution: Free Whitepaper
This free eBook from ABB, is intended to remind manufacturers of the critical role they play in the longevity of Australia’s economy, and explains how adopting advanced, knowledge-based power and automation solutions can help companies increase productivity, reduce waste, and squeeze every last ounce of value from our finite resources.
- Involved in welding? Check out the most important video you will watch this year
Welding is a complex business and it’s no secret that the Australian fabrication and steel industry is going through a tough time at the moment. Find out more in this 2 minute video.
- Solid Edge ST8 – Design without boundaries
Be among the first in Australia to hear about the latest updates on Solid Edge ST8 by downloading this complimentary webcast.
- Why Industrial Workplaces Can’t Keep Quiet About Noise [video]
Workplace noise is a major cause of hearing loss in Australia. It contributes to social isolation, a reduced quality of life, increased absenteeism, decreased production output and a lowered work performance. It also leads to workplace injuries and accidents.
- Creating FE models that are actually useful
Watch this webinar to learn efficient modeling practises that will help you create a representative FE model that will generate reliable and accurate results.
- Leveraging your existing CAD data for FE modeling [Webinar]
Watch this webinar to learn how to overcome common obstacles faced by all analysts when trying to reuse CAD geometry for FE modeling.
- Why I/O Link is a Manufacturing Mainstay
Watch this video for a demonstration of I/O Link at work, and how it can help your business improve process control, planning and material management, and avoid production line shut downs.
- How to Get Complete Visibility & Real-time Intel on Your Operations
As operations become increasingly globalised, the need to keep track of where everything is becomes more important, and more difficult. Oversight in one area can cause huge problems further down the supply chain, so the ability to make educated decisions in real-time is critical.
Watch this short video to see how the latest RFID technology can help organisations manage inventory, avoid misplacement and operation bottlenecks and deliver a more efficient service.