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By Apollo Group With the needs and dreams of our customers at heart, the Apollo Group from the Netherlands is an example of growth by transformation. We have nearly 175 years of proud family tradition to back this up! Together with our customers we design, manufacture, and install the next generation of conveying solutions.The VTS division in the Apollo Group is the world’s leading supplier of vertical conveying systems. We pursue the key elements of offering high-quality machines,...
By St.George Bank The global pandemic has triggered the age of transformation for Australia’s manufacturing industry. While economic conditions have never been tougher, the...
Whilst there is a chronic trade skill shortage impacting most industries, Kaishan Australia has taken on the enormous commitment to implement an ongoing, specialised skills...
The opportunities around digital manufacturing are as varied and broad as the interpretation of the phrase itself. All too often digital manufacturing is tied to the advent...

Latest Products

  • PRODUCT Pallets and Palletising Equipment
    PFG manufacture a range of pallets and bins which are all made from food grade polyethylene which is tough, non-absorbent and are easily washed and disinfected.  There are no "nooks or crannies" which may harbour dirt and bacteria.  This makes it ideal for the manufacture and store of...
  • PRODUCT Hydraulics & Pneumatics
    Available in both mechanical and hydraulic versions, Enerpac's Lock Grip Pullers are an ideal solution for pulling wheels, sprockets, bearings and other similar shaft-mounted parts. The puller’s self-centering closing system allows all jaws to move simultaneously, making it easy for a single...
  • PRODUCT Food Dairy & Beverage Processing
    Formatic R-series and C-series forming and portioning machines from 1,000 to 24,000 products per hour.Applications:Able to form a wide range of products including meat, fish, potato, vegetable and ethnic, butter and cheese as well as cookies, other bakery items, confectionery and protein balls/bars...
  • PRODUCT Industrial Magnets
    A lifting magnet for places where no electric power is conveniently available.Tecnomagnete’s Bat-Grip is not like other battery-operated lifting magnets.Bat-Grip employs a unique permanent-electro magnet system which dramatically extends up-time between battery charging because battery power is...
  • PRODUCT Advertising & Marketing Services
    AustralianCan only be used in export markets; and The product must satisfy the criteria for at least one of the four preceding claims, and not be misleading.
  • PRODUCT Barcode & Labelling Equipment
    Z4 DataTraq 2 in 1 Portable Barcode ReaderThe Z4 DataTraq™ is an exceptionally VERSATILE 2 in 1 product, working as both Portable and Fixed Barcode Reader (saving you buying two products) and is designed to work with the Barcode Zapper™.The DataTraq works immediately, straight out of the...
  • PRODUCT Materials Handling: General Machinery
    All Hovair Airskate Modules are very low profile and easy to position under heavy items in need of relocation within an existing plant or from plant to plant.

    This picture shows a 6-tonne palletiser belonging to a well known food and beverage manufacturer being moved using four 10-tonne-capacity...

Latest magazine

Editorial

Scott Filby
Mainstream media reports on the AUKUS submarine agreement, and what it will mean for Australian...
Industry Update October 2021 122 Issue 122
With the global landscape being so unsettled, it’s great to be coming on board a publication that...

Industry Voice

Founded in Australia in 1998, Bonfiglioli, an Italian founded, family-owned business provides high quality gearmotors to an array of industries, including the mining sector. Fred Whalley started with the company 21 years ago and is a sales manager servicing Western Australia. 
Most of his work...

Safety in the workplace

While we’ve all been preoccupied with wearing masks, elbow-bumping and staggering entrances, some of the more fundamental aspects of work health and safety may have become less of a focus.
Work health and safety (WHS) – sometimes called occupational health and safety (OH&S) – involves the...
Independent Consultant Alan Lewis and Mark Collins from A-SAFE Australasia Pty Ltd, supplier of polymer safety barriers, talk about their joint project with the booming appliance company.
The growth of Winning Appliances has been astronomical in recent years, which meant they needed large...
Catherine Velisha
A leading grower and producer of premium vegetables in Australia, Velisha Farms has long been a class act in business and the community. It should come as no surprise then that Managing Director, Catherine Velisha, has stepped up to become a safety ambassador for Worksafe Victoria.
Ms Velisha...

Australian Made

AUSTRALIAN MADE
An Australian pot plant glider has been recognised with a prestigious 2021 Australian Good Design Award for Design Excellence in the category of ‘...
Ron Smyth, Group Manager Director at Wood Tech (left); Col Rogers, 91-year-old founder of Rogers Industries (right)
AUSTRALIAN MADE
The Wood Tech Group, Brisbane-based national supplier of woodworking and stone processing equipment, has acquired Rogers Industries, a specialist...
AUSTRALIAN MADE
‘Buy Australian Now’, the latest campaign from Australian Made is urging all Aussies to support local jobs and economic recovery by backing our local...

Business & Finance

Industry Expert
By St.George Bank The global pandemic has triggered the age of transformation for Australia’s...
Industry Expert
Brothers Dan and Tim Murphy, together with Stephen Flannery and Dominic Neate, are all stakeholders...

Education and Training

The compressed-air company addresses urgent industry needs with breakthrough scheme
While there is a chronic trade skill shortage impacting most industries, Kaishan Australia has taken on the...
Chasing an unpaid account during a global pandemic? Awkward! Thankfully, Innovate Learn came to the rescue
Being on the front line in a customer service role can be rewarding, but it can also be...
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Manufacturers, union leaders and peak bodies identified skills development priorities essential to building sovereign capability and economic growth in a report presented to the Australian Government...
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Skills qualifications in manufacturing trades have undergone their biggest update in a decade, with the intention of developing a more productive workforce and one which has the skills required by...

Industry Politics

Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese visited leading Australian manufacturer DECO Australia recently.
The Opposition Leader visited DECO to learn more about the company’s innovative manufacturing, processes and...
The Morrison Government continues to deliver for Australian manufacturers, with a range of important initiatives and new funding opportunities announced in recent months.
Australia’s economic recovery has been faster and...
Ed Husic
With much flourish, the Coalition announced its plan for a $1.5bn Modern Manufacturing Strategy (MMS), but red flags are already emerging around the future integrity of the program.
Despite the fanfare, MMS has not recorded...