Why do Australian manufacturers need to be more like technology companies?

In our digital economy, the customer is in the driving seat. Not only can they freely access mountains of information, but they have the...

Leading US satellite company sets up shop in Adelaide

US-space company Tyvak has unveiled plans to establish a manufacturing facility for the integration and testing of space vehicles in Lot Fourteen – Australia’s...

Research Exploring Father’s Views and Experiences of Flexible Working in the Manufacturing Industry

Community Message Today’s fathers are expected to combine providing financially for their family through paid work with being actively involved and engaged in their children’s...

Brown Coal Innovation Australia Chair says ill-informed carbon attitudes risk Australia’s regional future

As a keynote speaker at the Sustainable Economic Growth for Regional Australia (SEGRA) conference in Bathurst, New South Wales, Brown Coal Innovation Australia (BCIA)...

The global map for manufacturing is being re-drawn – yet again

By Karen M. Reddington, President, FedEx Express, Asia Pacific Just a few decades ago the buzz was all about 'off-shoring' - where manufacturing moved to...

Automation doesn’t necessarily lead to job loss, says leading Australian manufacturing business CEO

Dr Herbert Hermens, head of Australian-owned manufacturer Keech, has dismissed the notion that automation will force people out of jobs as unfounded and “alarmist”. Mr...

Australian manufacturing must adopt new technologies, knowledge and skills – says AAMC Chairman

The Chairman of the Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council (AAMC), Mr John Pollaers, has welcomed the Performance of Manufacturing Index, which showed the first expansion...

Australia must abandon resource-dependent economic policies and turn to advanced manufacturing, says Dean of...

With the mining boom all but over, its back to reality for Australia, which, riding on the wave of the commodity price hike for...

TUA’s Prof. Barry Burgan points out what troubles Australian manufacturing

Professor Barry Burgan from Torrens University Australia, (the country’s newest comprehensive University) has written an opinion piece titled "Can Australia Make Things — The...

Productivity Frontiers : Internet of Things – Industrial Revolution 4

Australian manufacturing has lessons to learn from Germany in enhancing its manufacturing excellence to the next level.  This will include giving an ear to...
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