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.

10:16 PM, 8 December 2016


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.

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