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Local partnership delivers world-leading ‘smarts’ to shipbuilding

Dr Wolfgang Mayer, Senior Lecturer UniSA, Dr Andrew Cunningham, Lecturer UniSA and Dr Anastasia Kuusk, BAE Systems are members of the research team. In a partnership set to deliver world-leading manufacturing technologies to the Hunter Class Frigate Program, Australia’s Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), the University of South Australia and BAE Australia’s shipbuilding business, […]

B&R Enclosures: Customised, smart and competitive manufacturing

B&R Enclosures is achieving some surprising wins from their Industry 4.0 strategy. Australian manufacturers have had to evolve to remain competitive in a marketplace that is now truly global. B&R Enclosures are no different, having experienced a great deal of change over 65 years as Australia’s largest manufacturer of enclosures, racks, cabinets, switchboard building systems […]

AGL: Digital Customer Experience Transformation Program

AGL is one of Australia’s largest energy retailers. At a time when rising power and gas prices are a pressing issue, AGL recognises that financial vulnerability is an unfortunate reality for many Australians. In response to AGL’s commitment to address customer concerns on financial vulnerability, underpinned by their strategic objectives of Social Licence, Growth & […]

Laing O’Rourke: Implementing transformative technologies

Laing O’Rourke has developed and implemented a wide range of transformative technologies throughout its business, with two of the most prominent being the implementation of the LORAR+ augmented reality platform and the development of the Toolbox Spotter, a modular safety system powered by artificial intelligence. The LORAR+ platform allows anyone inside of Laing O’Rourke to […]

I4AMF Post Conference Report

The inaugural I4AMF conference sought to enhance collective understanding of future developments in industry transformation and what Australian businesses need to be doing now as they move to – or further along – the digitalisation journey. It facilitated discussion and cooperation between business leaders, policy makers, Industry Growth Centres, the education and research sector, unions […]

Presentations to the I4AMF Conference

Presentations from the 2019 I4AMF Conference available to download: Panel Session 1 – Industry 4.0 Foresight Chair Jeff Connolly, Chairman & CEO Siemens Ltd Panel members Hon Trish White, President of Engineers Australia David Chuter, CEO & Managing Director, Innovative Manufacturing CRC Kate Louis, Head Defence & Industry Policy, Ai Group David Hart, CEO Dematec […]

The Hon Karen Andrews MP Speech

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you to the Advanced Manufacturing Forum for the opportunity to address your inaugural conference. I am very proud to say Australia will always be a manufacturing nation. Yes, it may look a little different and we’ll come to that … but today’s attendance is testament to the fact Australia […]

Inaugural I4AMF identifies industry priorities

Priority strategies to transform Australia’s manufacturing industries and build global competitive advantage were today debated by leaders from business, research, education and training, unions and government attending the inaugural conference of the Industry 4.0 Advanced Manufacturing Forum (I4AMF*). Essential to Australia’s transition to Industry 4.0 is a sufficient and growing supply of appropriately skilled people. […]

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