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Australia showcases world-first 3D printed jet engine
11 Mar 2015
Australian researchers have worked with French aerospace group Safran to produce the world’s first 3D printed jet engine, using new manufacturing processes that could lead to lighter, cheaper and more efficient jets.
Industry Growth Centres to help build Australia’s global links
10 Mar 2015
The Australian Government is moving ahead with its A$188.5 million Industry Growth Centre initiative, announcing the appointment of a panel of highly-experienced and internationally regarded business identities who will link the Australian and global ...
DowAksa partners with Australia on carbon fibre R&D
9 Mar 2015
DowAksa, a joint venture between The Dow Chemical Company and acrylic fibre manufacturer Aksa, is partnering with Australia’s Deakin University to advance the development of carbon fibre materials and manufacturing process technologies.
CSIRO performs strongly on global benchmarks
4 Mar 2015
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency, performs strongly against international benchmarks according to its annual Science Health and Excellence report 2013-14.
Two new facilities boost Australia’s advanced manufacturing capabilities
22 Oct 2014
Australia’s advanced manufacturing sector has been given a boost with the opening in Melbourne of Australia’s largest additive manufacturing hub and a new world-class research facility.
Lockheed Martin to establish Asia-Pacific ICT Engineering Hub in Australia
16 Oct 2014
American global security and aerospace company, Lockheed Martin, is establishing an Asia-Pacific Information Communications Technology (ICT) engineering hub in partnership with the Victorian Government.
Swiss company Clariant sets up new chemical plant in Australia
4 Sep 2014
Swiss specialty chemicals company Clariant is constructing a new masterbatches plant in Australia as part of its plan to expand its Asia-Pacific business. The plant is expected to start operating in late 2014. It will produce a full range of customi ...
Saab sets sights on India and Canada through Australian expansion
28 May 2014
Defence and security company, Saab Australia, a subsidiary of the Swedish Saab Group, will target global markets including India with the establishment of a new Advanced Maritime Systems Centre in South Australia. The purpose-built facility, which ...
Grupo Alibérico targets Asia Pacific with investment into Australia
20 Mar 2014
Alucoil Australia, a subsidiary of Spanish aluminium product manufacturer Grupo Alibérico, will establish a new manufacturing facility in the state of Victoria to grow its business in the Asia Pacific.
BASF launches new €2.5 million training centre in Australia
19 Feb 2014
German chemical company, BASF has expanded its Australian operations with a €2.5 million automotive refinish training centre in the state of New South Wales.

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