Manufacturing news stories
$1 million in cyber skills to stop $100 million in cybercrime
"It is important that the next generation across all industries, including manufacturing, are skilled in cybersecurity."
HINDSITE wins Aerospace Xelerated Pitch Challenge with solution to support Boeing
Brisbane-based startup HINDSITE was the winner of the first ever Pitch Challenge organised by Aerospace Xelerated in partnership with Queensland XR Hub.
SYSPRO launches cloud ERP solution for AU manufacturers
Following an early adopter program, SYSPRO has launched its Cloud ERP deployment option to Australian manufacturers and distributors.
SYSPRO achieves Technology Evaluation Centres certification
SYSPRO has been certified by Technology Evaluation Centres (TEC) after a successful demonstration session of its product.
New Zealand tech company acquires SmarTest Electronics
Quantifi Photonics has acquired SmarTest Electronics to fast-track product development for the optical communications test market.
High demand from electronics makers sparks computer chip shortage
A global shortage of computer chips is likely to persist for another 18 months, according to an Australasian manufacturing business.
Internet of Things helps NZ glass manufacturer disrupt the industry
The Internet of Things is helping New Zealand glass manufacturer AGP disrupt the industry with four-day supply delivery.
Midsized B2B manufacturers becoming customer-focused
SAP explains how midsized B2B manufacturers are becoming more customer focused.
IWD 2022: Celebrating achievements of women in the Australian manufacturing industry
The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre has highlighted leading female voices who address biases and generalisations when it comes to a career in manufacturing.
Adapting & diversifying to take advantage of the recovery
There has been a growing priority in the manufacturing and distribution industries to pursue both new markets and invest in innovations to take advantage of the recovery that is currently underway.
Major growth for IoT manufacturing market by 2026 - report
A new report by Future Market Insights on the Internet of Things manufacturing market says the market share is likely to reach approx. US$399 billion by 2026.
Atturra now a market leader in QAD ERP solutions with latest acquisition
Atturra has announced the acquisition of Kettering Professional Services, a specialist ERP solutions provider focusing on local manufacturing.
Logitech scales the use of recycled plastic in its products
Logitech has exceeded its commitment to incorporate post-consumer recycled plastic into products, reducing its carbon impact.
Four industries revolutionised by robots
Technology has embedded so deeply in our daily lives that it has become difficult to imagine a time when we lived without the benefits of the information age.
New robotics deal paves way for innovative industry applications
A new partnership between global robotics company Nexxis and Invert Robotics will see the new technology become available across multiple industries.
DNV acquires Applied Risk, develops industrial cybersecurity expertise
The two companies will join forces with the aim to build the world’s largest industrial cybersecurity practice, defending critical infrastructure against emergent cyber threats, DNV wrote in a statement.
Epicor delivers the power of the cloud with its latest ERP
Enterprise software provider Epicor has announced the latest release of Epicor Kinetic, its cloud-based ERP platform for manufacturers.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is SYSPRO?
SYSPRO is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software provider specialising in key manufacturing and distribution industries.
Manufacturing firms leave millions of files exposed - Varonis report
“On average, every employee has access to over 6 million files — nearly one out of every five files — on their first day on the job."
Getac launches virtual showroom to showcase rugged mobile devices for manufacturing sector
Getac business development manager Frand Baldrighi says the virtual showroom enables visitors to explore Getac devices ‘from any angle’.
Preciseley Microtechnology focuses on 5G, AR/VR, and 3D LiDAR with new executive appointments
Micro-optical technology company, Preciseley Microtechnology, announces three new additions to its executive management team.
Standardisation and opening up supply chains will accelerate 3D printing adoption
As interest in the sector grows, the industry must rethink its own supply chain to ensure 3D printers become more economically feasible and widespread.
Stratasys acquires Origin, gears up for new market opportunities
“The completion of this acquisition marks an important milestone for Stratasys, positioning us to generate meaningful incremental revenue from a wide range of new market opportunities for mass production."
Manufacturing CFOs optimistic due to economic recovery, resilience and reshoring
There is strong evidence that manufacturing industry CFOs are looking beyond the current health crisis to see how their organisations can establish a sustainable recovery by building resilience and taking advantage of the push for reshoring.