ACCC: Gas shortages could cripple Australian manufacturing

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned that soaring gas prices and the general shortage of gas supply on the east coast gas market are threatening to put many Australian manufacturers out of business. Speaking [...]

CSIRO opens US office to boost Aussie innovation overseas

CSIRO is set to open an office in San Francisco to “promote Australian innovation and drive scientific and industrial engagement” in the USA. In announcing the initiative, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Arthur Sinodinos said [...]

Three out of four Australian manufacturers plan to invest in automation

Danish robotics company Universal Robots recently conducted a survey which canvassed the views of the members of various online groups dedicated to communicating with the Australian manufacturing community. These groups include the Australian [...]

Australian manufacturers must embrace disruption to thrive in the global marketplace

Australia’s manufacturing sector needs to shift towards high value, knowledge intensive industries to remain globally competitive, according to Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Craig Laundy. Speaking at the University [...]

CSIRO: Australian manufacturing must turn to technological innovation to survive

The CSIRO has released a new blueprint which outlines how Australian manufacturers can survive and prosper in an uncertain future. Written in collaboration with industry, government and researchers, the Advanced Manufacturing Roadmap identifies [...]

Several manufacturing industry giants join the AMCG

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMCG) has recently signed on an impressive suite of multinational manufacturing companies and local research institutions and businesses that will raise the profile and competitiveness of Australian [...]

Seeley International wins gold at Sydney Design Awards

Australia’s largest air conditioning manufacturer Seeley International was announced as gold winner in the Product Design category at the prestigious Sydney Design Awards for its energy-efficient Braemar SuperStealth cooler. The award [...]

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