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Making sure you’ve got the right work surface is an important consideration when setting up a production facility or a workshop. BAC Systems helps you carefully plan workshop layouts so that you can work the way you want to, fitting everything efficiently in the available space. Part of that planning involves choosing the right work surface for what you need to do.For general purpose applications, BAC offers its Eurobeech Benchtop, a beautiful hardwood benchtop made from laminated beech...
Enabling companies to innovate Administered jointly by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) and AusIndustry, the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentive is...
A specialist supplier of steel tube and pipe, Austube Mills (part of the InfraBuild Group) is benefiting from a low-maintenance, time-saving, and safe hydraulic clamping...
A worthy nomination for the Hunter Manufacturing Awards, Central Coast-based 4id Solutions opens the door to the true potential of the connected world, delivering leading-...

Latest Products

  • Applications for this productThe hook and loop backing pad is made from flexible plastic, with integrated, patented centring pin. It ensures that the disc is perfectly centred and will run vibration-free every time, unlike conventional hook & loop, stick-on products that are hand-positioned....
  • Applications for this productFor mirror finish polishing on all metals.Features of this productProduces a flawless mirror finish on all metalsCan be applied to SuperPolish (discs, belts or sleeves), felt and polishing rings.Brings a quick shine – also suitable for manual application using our...
  • Applications for this productThe legendary, original MAGNUM® high-performance flap disc with extremely high fabric content for extremely long service lifeFeatures of this productLong, quick, efficient grinding. Has been the price performance benchmark for years.The ultra-powerful zirconium flap...
  • Applications for this productFor the first time, the pre-polish and main polishing steps can be completed using just one BRIGHTEX® paste (Berry)! This has been made possible by a completely new formulation and as a result, it only takes a few moments to polish stainless steel parts to mirror finish...
  • Applications of this productHighly flexible flap disc with cooling effect for smooth, flat grinding surfaces – ideal for machining aluminium.Features of this productHigh material removal capacity at reduced grinding temperature.Ideal for curved surfaces and shaped pieces such as those encountered...
  • Applications for this productAre you a metal working professional that is after a top quality abrasive flap disc with great results?The TRIMFIX® Hellfire® is one of the most modern and versatile flap discs in the world. Due to its unparalleled innovative ceramic hybrid technology, all metals can be...
  • Applications for this productFinishing open and closed pipe constructions from grinding down welds to polishing up to a mirror finish.Front contact roller can be used for linear applications or to apply more pressure to take off a weld.Small to large diameter pipes up to and over 300mmGreat for the...

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Editorial

Scott Filby
With so much going on in the world it is exceptionally hard to know what is the most important...
Industry Update
Sections of the manufacturing industry are becoming nervous as the Albanese government has...

Industry Voice

A Gold Coast innovator, Ryan Aerospace, supplies helicopter and jet flight training simulators to the United States Air Force, Army and Navy, as well as England’s Royal Airforce, changing elite pilot training and revolutionising the world’s most famed fighter pilot and weapons schools.
Managing...

Business & Finance

It’s never too early to get organised to protect and maximise the future value of your business....
By Besa Deda, Chief Economist St.George Bank, Westpac Business Bank, Bank of Melb, BankSA & BT
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has joined other major central banks, including the US Federal...

Australian Made

Australians are renowned for being a proud and patriotic lot – for ‘sticking up’ for their country. With that in mind, recent Roy Morgan research...
The second annual Australian Made Week will run from Monday June 6 to Sunday June 12  with  the campaign focusing on encouraging consumers to...
Workspace Commercial Furniture has been a leader in Australian manufacturing and design for over 110 years. Specialising in project-based solutions...

Education and Training

Industry Update is announcing a new regular feature on research and university news. The new section will keep our readers up to date with the latest exciting developments in Australian research and...
Sandvick Coromant is re-invigorating its in-person training programs at the company's specialist centres in response to an alarming engineering skills shortage brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
The Department of Science and Technology has opened a $13 million STEM diversity grants round while the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering has been given $41 million to run...
Reopening skilled migration to supplement Australia’s talent pool will be crucial to securing the enormous pipeline of projected growth in the resources and energy industry.
“Today’s announcement on...

Industry Politics

Ai Group, the national employer association, Science & Technology Australia (STA) along with leading corporations, Woolworths and CSL have congratulated the newly elected Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on his victory in...
Creating a future made in Australia is one of the biggest lessons the country has learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Shadow Minister for Industry and Innovation Ed Husic.  While strengthening manufacturing...
The Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor met with the Industry Update team late last week during an exclusive tour of the Brickworks Design Centre at Horsley Park, NSW.The tour of the state-of-...