none

MANUFACTURING ROADMAP ‘AN IMPORTANT MILESTONE’

01-03-2016
by 
in 

The Queensland Advanced Manufacturing 10-Year Roadmap announced recently will assist the state to grow a diversified and innovative economy, say industry groups.

Australian Industry Group’s Acting QLD State Director, Alex Stanojevic, said the announcement is a pillar of the state’s future and an important milestone for QLD.

“Queensland’s share of national manufacturing is increasing and it is already a real base for innovative manufacturing in Australia,” Mr Stanojevic.  

“The roadmap has the potential to further increase manufacturing support for the agribusiness, food processing, mining equipment and technology services, health technology, pharmaceuticals, transport equipment and aerospace sectors.”

Mr Stanojevic said the Ai Group has been calling on the Government to develop such a strategy.

“We are pleased with the direction and vision outlined in the Paper.”

The AiGroup is encouraging all manufacturers to engage with the strategy and familiarise themselves with the Discussion Paper.

“The Discussion Paper is a prime opportunity for industry to help shape government's thinking on how best to accelerate the growth of advanced manufacturing in Queensland through levers such as capability building, smart government procurement, better access to export markets, research support, and finance,” Mr Stanojevic said.

Related news & editorials

  1. 20.07.2018
    20.07.2018
    by      In
    The Innovative Manufacturing CRC has signed a framework agreement with the Fraunhofer Society with the aim of increasing the awareness and uptake of Industry 4.0 in Australian manufacturing industry.
    The German Fraunhofer Society is one of Europe’s leading organisations for applied research, and... Read More
  2. 19.07.2018
    19.07.2018
    by      In
    The Australian Made Campaign has named Ben Lazzaro as its new Chief Executive, succeeding Ian Harrison, who steps down at the end of July. The announcement was made following the organisation’s board meeting this week in Melbourne.
    Lazzaro, who has an engineering and communications background, has... Read More
  3. 19.07.2018
    19.07.2018
    by      In
    Siemens Australia and Motorola Solutions have formalised their relationship to develop innovative technologies for Australia’s industrial sector via an exclusive partnership. Motorola Solutions has joined the Siemens’ Solution Partner Programme, becoming only the second company in Australia... Read More
  4. 18.07.2018
    18.07.2018
    by      In
    Australia’s only dedicated trade event for the electronics industry will this year be held in Sydney in September. Electronex – The Electronics Design and Assembly Expo will be staged on 5th and 6th September at Rosehill Gardens Event Centre with free parking for visitors.
    The expo is now in its... Read More