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Innovative shower step Elevare seeks crowdfunding on Indiegogo for its manufacturing costs

October 10, 2013 • Media Release, News, UncategorizedComments (0)

An innovative bath product from Australia is seeking to raise $25,000 in crowdfunding from Indiegogo to cover its production and manufacturing costs. The Elevare Shower Step provides an easy way to shave, exfoliate, moisturize or apply tanning cream in the shower. In a media release creator and businesswoman Leanne Brown, who is also a mother …

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Jetstar’s first Dreamliner brings jobs and investments to the Victorian economy

October 10, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

After five years of waiting Jetstar’s first 787-8 from Boeing has finally landed at Melbourne Airport on Wednesday. The flight came from the US with Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce and Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka on board. The state-of-the-art aircraft

Weatherill worries the Productivity Commission review will not provide a good outcome for car manufacturing industry

October 9, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill said he would continue to press the Federal Government and Holden to reach a decision regarding the future of the car maker as workers at the Elizabeth plant continue to remain in a state of uncertainty.

Ford celebrates 100th anniversary of the assembly line with new manufacturing goals

October 9, 2013 • News, World NewsComments (0)

Ford is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its assembly line with a goal to increase worldwide production by one-third to 8 million vehicles annually by 2017. This basically requires all of its plants to produce on average four different models each. The

SPC boss expresses frustration over governments’ lack of support for local food industry

October 9, 2013 • NewsComments (1)

Food canning company SPC Ardmona is appalled by the lack of support being provided by the Federal and Victorian Governments for the Australian food industry. SPCA Managing Director Peter Kelly met with federal Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane on Tuesday to

Naval defence company ASC says Australia needs to build ships overseas to keep local manufacturing alive

October 9, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Government-owned Australian naval defence company ASC Ltd said building Australian navy ships overseas is a key part of keeping the local naval manufacturing industry alive. The company formerly known as the Australian Submarine Corporation is hoping to

Only 2 programs left in Melbourne for AMCRC’s Innovativity management training

October 9, 2013 • Events, NewsComments (0)

Advanced Manufacturing CRC (AMCRC) is hosting another round of Innovativity, the 3-day program designed to teach businesses some practical tools to help them innovate and achieve success. Only two programs are left for Melbourne in 2013: Program 1 will be