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Kraft opens R&D centre in Australia as foundation for Asian expansion
26 Feb 2013
Kraft Foods has opened the first stage of Australia’s largest food research and development (R&D) centre in a move aimed at expanding the food giant’s market to 1.6 billion consumers across the Asia-Pacific region.
UK data centre operator to build $300m facility in Australia
14 Feb 2013
Data centre operator Global Switch has started building a second data centre in Australia, part of the London-based company’s £1 billion expansion plan.
German company to open its first solar energy plant in Australia
6 Feb 2013
Belectric, the German solar energy company which develops turn-key, utility-grade solar power plants, has received planning permission to build its first solar power plant in Australia.
North American learning solutions provider opens Asia-Pacific HQ in Australia
4 Feb 2013
Desire2Learn, a global leader in cloud-based (SaaS) learning solutions, has opened Asia-Pacific regional headquarters in Melbourne, Australia.
Canada Pension Funds Invest in Australia
29 Jan 2013
One of Canada’s largest pension funds, the $120 billion Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, is reported to be looking into increasing its investments in Australia by $250 million on top of the $1 billion it already has invested in the country.
Web giant opens cloud computing regional office in Australia
26 Nov 2012
US web giant, Amazon, has opened a new data centre in Australia for its cloud computing arm, Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Adidas invests in Australian research capability
21 Mar 2012
Australian researchers have teamed up with global sportswear company, Adidas, to develop sustainable manufacturing practices for the company’s global supply chain.
Canada’s The Caisse sees future in Australia
2 Mar 2012
One of Canada’s largest pension fund management firms will partner with Australia’s Plenary Group to invest almost A$140 million in five Australian public-private partnerships (PPP) projects.
An Ideal Investment
28 Feb 2012
Australia’s stable economy, skilled workforce and open Government make it an ideal location for foreign investment, according to Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Group, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum.
Advanced manufacturing soars to new heights in Australia
1 Feb 2012
Australia is set to expand its advanced manufacturing capability as BAE Systems establishes the nation’s largest aerospace component manufacturing and processing facilities in Adelaide.

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