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Manufacturing

Australian manufacturing is not dying, it’s evolving—and SMEs have a key role to play

Cathy Foley, CSIRO and Keith McLean, CSIRO Despite the well-publicised closure of some manufacturing sectors in Australia, manufacturing isn’t dying. Instead, like industries around the...
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Meet the South Australian manufacturer that will be playing a key role in the Melbourne Cup

By Andrew Spence When Australia stops for the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, workers at a small manufacturing company in the Adelaide Hills will have more...
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Manufacturing

Steel from old tyres and ceramics from nutshells: How industry can use our rubbish

By Farshid Pahlevani, UNSW Australia and Veena Sahajwalla, UNSW Australia If someone said “green manufacturing” to you, what comes to mind is probably environmentally friendly products...
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Manufacturing

Collapse of Australian car manufacturing will harm R&D in other sectors: Study

By Abbas Valadkhani, Swinburne University of Technology By the end of next year, car manufacturers Mitsubishi, Ford, Holden and Toyota will all have largely exited Australian...
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The Ford plant closure in Geelong is a sad loss of manufacturing know how

By Geoffrey Brooks, Swinburne University of Technology The closure of Ford’s casting plant in Geelong this week does make you wonder how losing the ability to make...
Trisco

Manufacturing

How Queensland food manufacturer Trisco is diversifying after 140 years in business

Food manufacturer Trisco is in the process of pivoting into the aged care market as it attempts to drive innovation in the 140-year-old company. The...
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Manufacturing

Report reveals popular fashion brands are failing to pay workers living wages

More than 60% of global fashion brands are not taking appropriate action to ensure workers in their supply chain receive a living wage, according...
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