Ceramics tile manufacturer Southern Cross Ceramics has won a $195,247 grant to improve the manufacturing capabilities of its state-of-the-art production facility in Melbourne by acquiring new digital printing equipment.
In announcing the grant on Wednesday, Victorian Minister for Industry Lily D’Ambrosio said the funding would help create 15 new jobs and assist in transitioning 14 existing staff to new roles.
“Congratulations to Southern Cross Ceramics for innovating and supporting the local workforce,” the Minister said.
“This grant is about providing support for future industries and helping Victorian workers transition into stronger jobs for the future.”
Southern Cross Ceramics is a specialist tile design and decoration company established in 1987. It employs 43 workers and applies innovative manufacturing processes to produce a broad range of high quality ceramic tiles.