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1:49 PM, 23 August 2017

AMGC commits $250,000 toward manufacturing competitiveness-specific graphene projects

The AMGC announces a significant commitment of $250,000 toward manufacturing competitiveness-specific graphene projects. This investment will accelerate Australia’s leadership in commercialising graphene at high production scale. This announcement was attended by Hon. Craig Laundy MP, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

9:15 AM, 17 August 2017

How Technology Leadership is shaping the future for Laing O'Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a privately owned, internationally focussed engineering enterprise with world-class capabilities spanning the entire client value chain. They operate an integrated business model comprising the full range of engineering, construction and asset management services delivering single-source solutions for some of the world's most prestigious public and private organisations.

9:15 AM, 3 August 2017

How D+I are using high value skills to compete in the changing landscape of manufacturing

From a boatshed in Balmain, Design + Industry has grown into Australia’s largest leading industrial design and product development consultancy. D+I create human solutions to complex problems which is why for over three decades they have been at the forefront of design and innovation.

11:51 AM, 20 July 2017

How Freelog has embraced the new era of Advanced Manufacturing with data analytics

Freelog is a consulting company which aims to ‘create the chain in supply chain’, through specialising in industrial performance improvement, customer capital expansion and recovery.

3:13 PM, 21 February 2017

AMGC Invests $500,000 into Geelong Manufacturing

The AMGC announced on Monday project funding for Quickstep Holdings, a manufacturer of advanced carbon fibre composites. This investment will aid in the development of a competitive carbon composite fender for the European automotive market. The project has the potential to generate export revenue in excess of $25 million and see the increase in demand for more high-value jobs in the Geelong area.

2:59 PM, 21 February 2017

Quickstep secures AMGC Grant for development of Automotive Carbon Fibre Front Fender

Quickstep Holdings, the manufacturer of advanced carbon fibre composites, is pleased to announce that its Automotive Division has been successful in securing an Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) grant of $250,000 for a new project to develop a ‘Low cost carbon composite fender for the European automotive market’ with the potential to generate export revenue of $25 million.

11:13 AM, 25 January 2017

Australian Manufacturing Delivers Over $100 Billion and Adds More Jobs to Australian Economy

The Australian manufacturing industry contributed $101.7 billion gross value added in 2015-16 making it one of the highest revenue generating sectors in the Australian economy.

8:57 AM, 16 January 2017

Australian firms must move up value chain to stay competitive

Using findings from the AMGC’s Sector Competitiveness Plan, Ben Potter, Australian Financial Review, reviews the global manufacturing landscape and highlights ways Australian manufacturers can better compete.

10:04 PM, 9 December 2016

Sector Competitiveness Plan

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has released its first Sector Competitiveness Plan detailing how the Australian manufacturing sector along with its supported industries can add up to $36 billion to the natural economy over the next ten years.

10:16 PM, 8 December 2016

Thales

The AMGC is pleased to announce Thales as its founding member. Chris Jenkins, Thales’s CEO, shares his insights into their Australian operations. As a member of the AMGC, Thales will be able to play a pivotal role in influencing the future trajectory of Australian manufacturing and will directly benefit from the Centre’s upcoming Sector Competitiveness Plan.



1. Tell us a little about your business – what do you manufacture, and how and when did you get started? Thales is mostly recognised as a global defence systems provider. However, we also specialise in transport, aerospace and security solutions. Globally, we employ over 60,000 people in 56 countries. In Australia, we predominantly focus on creating solutions for the Australian military. We employ 3,200 people locally and have extensive operations nationwide. In addition, our network of Australian SME partners across the country helps to extend our reach and to offer solutions that are unique to both the Australian and global markets.



2. What is unique about your product or service offering? Overall, we aim to work in four core areas of defence: states, cities, critical infrastructure and cyberspace. Our approach is to invest in new innovations, new products, new capabilities in defence, security and infrastructure.

10:43 AM, 25 October 2016

Bright future ahead for Australian manufacturing as the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre partners with Thales

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) is pleased to announce the signing of Thales in Australia as the founding member.

10:59 PM, 26 August 2016

$250,000 to increase Australian manufacturing competitiveness

Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre’s Managing Director, Dr Jens Goennemann, confirmed the announcement made today by Minister Hunt of the $250,000 Project Fund from the AMGC to support Geelong’s carbon fibre manufacturing.

3:31 PM, 15 June 2016

Here's why Australia's manufacturing industry is more important than ever

Here's why Australia's manufacturing industry is more important than ever

3:35 PM, 6 June 2016

Companies need to look further than their own backyard

Companies need to look further than their own backyard

3:36 PM, 27 May 2016

AMGC featured on ABC The Business program

AMGC featured on ABC The Business program

3:38 PM, 19 May 2016

Embracing the New Manufacturing Mindset

Embracing the New Manufacturing Mindset

3:41 PM, 4 May 2016

AMGC continues to receive a nod of confidence from the Federal Government

AMGC continues to receive a nod of confidence from the Federal Government

3:42 PM, 1 November 2015

3D printing brings new dimension to Australian manufacturing

3D printing brings new dimension to Australian manufacturing


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