Two new research laboratories at RMIT University’s Melbourne City campus will focus on developing high-performance advanced materials and improving manufacturing and fabrication. Researchers will use the labs to improve solar cell technology, battery efficiency, magnesium implants for patients, and water sensing and purification. RMIT Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation and Vice-President, Professor Calum Drummond, said … Continue reading New labs to push forward advanced materials and manufacturing research
RMIT and the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at the University of Sheffield have entered into a partnership that will see research collaboration and expertise exchange across advanced manufacturing and engineering. Under a memorandum of understanding formalised at the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, the two universities will jointly undertake industry-driven research that … Continue reading RMIT to collaborate with University of Sheffield in advanced manufacturing research
A $60 million world-leading advanced manufacturing facility is a step closer to development, following the Queensland government’s announcement it would commit $7.5 million to the project. The shell forging plant proposed by the newly formed joint venture Rheinmetall Nioa Munitions (RNM) is to support local small-to-medium-sized businesses that are part of the industry supply chain. … Continue reading Qld government commits $7.5 million to advanced shell manufacturing facility
The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has today opened Australia’s most advanced 3D printing facility, ProtoSpace, to help grow advanced manufacturing in Australia by providing access to high-end equipment and expertise in 3D printing technology. Featuring cutting-edge 3D printers unique in Australia, including the exclusive Nanodimension Dragonfly, ProtoSpace will enable collaboration with business of all … Continue reading UTS opens new advanced 3D printing facility
The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) is to carry out a series of events in 2019 aimed at building greater resilience to changes within the Australian manufacturing industry. According to the AMGC, the events are designed to bring together people, organisations and businesses operating within the Australian manufacturing industry who may not otherwise collaborate, including … Continue reading AMGC announces series of industry events for 2019
A partnership has been formed between Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), Swinburne University of Technology and Sleep Corp to boost advanced manufacturing in Australia. The partnership is to analyse Sleep Corp’s business and see what improvements can be made as they move towards Industry 4.0, with a view to move to fully automated manufacturing. … Continue reading Industry 4.0 partnership formed between Swinburne, IMCRC and Sleep Corp
At its annual Automation Fair, Rockwell Automation unveiled the company’s new branding and shared announcements about its new products which seek to enhance productivity by harnessing data and information within organisations. The new brand promise, “Expanding Human Possibility” seeks to promote the company’s efforts to connect people, machines and data digitally, with the aim of … Continue reading Rockwell Automation launches new branding and products at Automation Fair
The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre has announced funding of $250,000 toward the Swinburne Manufacturing Futures Research Institute to boost the adoption of Industry 4.0 processes that will increase Australian manufacturing competitiveness.
Discussing the renaissance of Australian manufacturing, the Automation Innovation Summit will be held on 25 May at the Australian Technology Park in Sydney.
PACE is pleased to announce the keynote speaker of its Factories of the Future breakfast event, to be held on September 10.