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Receiver Appointed for Australia Car Parts Manufacturer

November 7, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

ABC has reported a receiver has been appointed to troubled car parts maker Autodom, after the Australian manufacturer closed operations indefinitely. Hopes for around 400 jobs are pending on finding a buyer for the company, after Keith Crawford and Rob Kirman of McGrathNicol have been appointed receivers and managers for the company and its subsidiaries

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High-tech ‘backyard shed’ to be Digital Advanced Manufacturing Hub in South Australia

November 6, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

An Adelaide laboratory becomes the first in Australia to turn computer designs and blueprints into solid objects using new groundbreaking technology. Science and Information Economy Minister, Tom Kenyon, last week launched the Adelaide Fab Lab, which is set

Support For Local Defence Manufacturing In Victoria

November 5, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

The Victorian Coalition Government has reaffirmed its support for Bendigo-based military vehicle maker Thales Australia in its latest bid to supply the Australian Defence Force’s next generation of protected light vehicles. In a statement from the Victorian

AMWU Priority Is Getting Automotive Workers Back To Work

November 2, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

After the announcement yesterday that automotive company Autodom Limited was closing down three facilities indefinitely, AMWU issued a statement saying their top priority was getting members back to work. AWMU members were stood down, as 400 jobs lay on the

400 Jobs Lost As Another Auto Parts Manufacturer Shuts Down, Indefinitely

November 1, 2012 • News, UncategorizedComments (0)

Around 400 workers have lost their jobs as another car parts maker in Australia shuts down, as the difficult Australian manufacturing industry makes it hard for local companies to compete.  ABC reported,  jobs have gone from Dair in Victoria and

Current Contraction in Australian Manufacturing Comparable to Manufacturers In Recession-Hit Euro Zone

November 1, 2012 • NewsComments (1)

The Australian manufacturing sector has dipped into contraction, for the eighth consecutive month, according the AIG Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI). A continued softness in new orders, combined with more than a ten year low in the selling price

South Australia Focuses on Building Manufacturing Sector, With a 10-Year Plan

October 30, 2012 • News, UncategorizedComments (0)

South Australia is committed to its Manufacturing sector, developing a 10-year blueprint to grow the industry and generate more employment. The $11.1 million Manufacturing Works strategy will be anchored on four areas: upgrading leadership and skills of the