Manufacturing news stories
How manufacturers can respond to rapid change with technology
Disruption, innovation, and continual refinement of shop floor processes are driving factors in today’s complex market landscape.
Manufacturing industry hard hit by ransomware, Akamai finds
Akamai Technologies has revealed that nearly 30% of ransomware attacks worldwide launched by Conti targeted the manufacturing industry.
Sutton Tools deploys Infor M3 CloudSuite for manufacturing
Sutton Tools has also implemented the Infor OS cloud operating platform, including Infor Intelligent Open Network and Mongoose.
Fleet Space, Konica Minolta partner for 3D printer offering
Fleet Space has partnered with Konica Minolta to implement 3D printers from 3D Systems to support the commercial small satellite manufacturer’s offerings.
Sternum joins NXP, collaborates on IoT security and observability
Sternum has announced it has joined the software partner community of NXP Semiconductors, a manufacturer of and large marketplace for embedded controllers.
Konica Minolta Australia and MiR offering now available
Konica Minolta Australia has announced the MiR1350 is now available through its partner, Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR), offering greater efficiency and productivity.
Cyber attacks on industrial assets cost firms millions
Some 89% of electricity, oil & gas, and manufacturing firms have experienced cyber attacks impacting production and energy supply over the past year.
Rockwell Automation ranks highly in two 2022 Gartner reports
Rockwell Automation has been named a Visionary for its FactoryTalk ProductionCentre and Plex Systems as a Leader for its Smart Manufacturing Platform in the Gartner Magic Quadrant.
$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.