none

INDUSTRY UPDATE PERSPECTIVES

03-07-2019
by 
in 
Garry Grant

In the first of a new series, we asked three diverse industry figures for their perspectives on some of the hot topics facing Australian manufacturers.

Matthew Kelly, Head of Manufacturing & Wholesale at St.George Bank, John Leadbetter, Managing Director of VEGA Australia, and Garry Grant, Managing Director of Hydro Innovations, share their views on Australian company taxes, energy prices and the challenges of competing against low-cost imports.

Related news & editorials

  1. 25.05.2020
    25.05.2020
    by      In , In
    The past few months have exposed Australia’s vulnerability of reliance upon imported goods, especially products such as PPE, safety products and industrial consumables. This supply gap puts lives at risk.
    It’s a clear example of how susceptible we are to any change in global circumstances. During... Read More
  2. 20.05.2020
    20.05.2020
    by      In , In
    Australian engineering firm Bomac has called for manufacturing to return en masse to Aussie shores.
    With over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing sector, Bomac’s engineers have seen a lot of changes in the industry.
    The COVID-19 pandemic is an entirely different story.
    Global supply chains... Read More
  3. 04.03.2020
    04.03.2020
    by      In
    After 15 years in the Top End, Compressed Air Australia is transforming safety and energy efficiency right across the country. Which means life is quite literally a gas for June Lindsay-Lorman, Director of the Darwin-based compressed air specialist.
    June Lindsay-Lorman likes to say that the company... Read More
  4. 25.11.2019
    25.11.2019
    by      In
    In our latest instalment, we spoke to Nilfisk Pacific Managing Director Michael Hansen on some of the issues affecting Australian manufacturers.
    On the agenda are the global trade war, potential Australian government stimuli, the dangers of falling consumer spending and the benefits of aerospace... Read More