How smart, green technology will give Australian manufacturers a competitive edge

How smart, green technology will give Australian manufacturers a competitive edge

Australia’s manufacturing industry is making a comeback, with the Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index indicating a strong pace of recovery, and a faster rate of expansion.[1] This is largely being driven by federal government investment in the industry, particularly in areas such as green manufacturing. As the government continues to invest in building the manufacturing sector,…

Three ways to achieve scalability in Australian manufacturing

Three ways to achieve scalability in Australian manufacturing

Digital manufacturing is the future. The demand for personalised, just-in-time manufacturing continues to grow, coupled with pressure on Australian manufacturers to adopt sustainable practices and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To meet current and future needs, Australian manufacturers must have systems in place that facilitate agile, scalable operations in real time. Smart, connected products can send customer data…

Five technology trends in Australian manufacturing

Five technology trends in Australian manufacturing

Industry 4.0 is here and manufacturing stands at its centre. Using transformative technologies that now connect the physical world with the digital world, manufacturers can offer highly customised products to enhance the customer experience. New forms of human-machine interaction, as well as advances in artificially intelligent technologies, give manufacturers better connectivity between their customers and…

Three factors impacting the rebirth of Australian manufacturing

Three factors impacting the rebirth of Australian manufacturing

After many years of industry stagnation, manufacturing is experiencing a rapid resurgence, spurred by global supply chain issues that emerged during COVID-19. The Australian government is investing heavily in this sector through its Modern Manufacturing Strategy that aims to help manufacturers scale up, improve competitiveness, and build more resilient supply chains.[1] The government has identified…