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CSIRO’s Data61 develops new technology that could revolutionise authentication  

May 25, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Researchers at CSIRO’s Data61 have developed a new technology that can be used to power wearable devices as well as a novel authentication method. The technology combines gait recognition with a technique called kinetic energy harvesting (KEH) – which translates a person’s motion into electrical energy – to both power devices and accurately verify a

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Sutton Tools inductee into the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame

May 25, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Sutton Tools has been inducted to the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame, capping off a century of illustrious achievements in the manufacture of high quality tools for industrial or DIY applications. The family owned business – which was founded in 1919

Ausnutria acquires Aussie dairy firm ADP

May 25, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Hong Kong listed Ausnutria Dairy Corporation has announced the acquisition of Victoria-based dairy company Australian Dairy Park (ADP) for A$10 million in cash plus 13,928,571 shares in its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary  Ausnutrition Care. Once completed,

SAGE Automation lands $2.8m export deal

May 24, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

The Navantia SAGE Automation Group (NSAG) has secured a $2.8 million contract for the supply of integrated platform management systems (IPMS) to Spanish shipbuilder Navantia. The IMPS, a key system for any naval platform, will be installed on two auxiliary

‘If it’s Australian made, say it’ – new research shows two-thirds of Australians prefer Aussie-made products

May 24, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian Made Campaign is calling on companies that make Australian goods to display their Aussie credentials in order to cash in on consumer preference for Australian-made products. It comes after the not-for-profit organisation received  the findings

Redflow to move manufacturing operations from Mexico to Asia

May 23, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Australian battery storage manufacturer Redflow announced that it will be relocating its manufacturing base from the Flex factory in Juarez, Mexico, to a ‘more technically appropriate’ manufacturing location in South East Asia to ‘leverage proximity to

Plastico and Hackett diversifies into the medical technologies segment

May 23, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Mining equipment manufacturer Plastico and Hackett Engineering has been awarded a $47,500 grant from the South Australian State Government to pursue new business opportunities outside the mining sector. The funding, awarded under the $4.5 million Business