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Category Archives: Business development

Composite Australia’s 2018 Program

Composites Australia has released the 2018 Program, a schedule of national events advancing the Australian composites sector.  The program  profiles the capabilities of Australian-made composite products and processes promotes knowledge sharing and business development opportunities for the Australian composites industry  delivers technical workshops and seminars for the uptake of composites technologies by Australian manufacturers, engineers, architects…

Birth of Australian-made carbon fibre industry

The vision for Geelong, Victoria, to be a carbon fibre manufacturing hub producing low-cost high performance material for the Australian and global markets is fast becoming a reality with three recent developments. The developments will hopefully give the Australian composites industry a distinct market advantage and open the opportunity globally for the benefits of carbon…

Advanced materials key to manufacturing growth

Composites Australia submissions to state and federal future manufacturing plans advocate for government investment and support to unlock the potential of our sector to grow, generate new jobs and contribute to local economic growth.  The Victorian Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Council invited Composites Australia to contribute to the review of Victorian manufacturing. At a meeting with Council Chair…

2017 training and events calendar

Composites Australia has released the association’s 2017 calendar of technology workshops and business and professional development events for 2017. The calendar can be downloaded here (.pdf) or visit Upcoming Events on this website for the most up-to-date details and registration. 

2017 ACI Conference

The 2017 Advanced Composites Innovation (ACI) Conference – Australasia’s premier event for the composites industry, engineers, designers and researchers – to be held at the Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia on March 29 and 30 with a technical workshop on March 28.

Sykes to adopt new technology, expand markets

Congratulations to Composites Australia members Jeff Sykes and Associates for their success in gaining funding to establish an advanced engineering laboratory at their Geelong manufacturing facility.

Opportunities for Australia’s composite sector in Malaysia

The Australian composites sector trade mission to Malaysia has been encouraging, from the hospitality of our Malay hosts to the openness of the communication. The delegation of 10 composite professionals representing the Australian composites supply chain had a busy schedule of meetings with key decision-makers in targeted industry sectors plus facility tours with DK Composites…

Good news from Bayswater manufacturer

Bayswater manufacturer, Revolution Fibreglass is going from strength to strength with the Victorian Minister for Manufacturing, The Honourable David Hodgett, MP, officially opening new expanded premises this week. “To meet rapid growth in demand, owners Robert Miller and Shane Robertson have undertaken a significant investment in the new premises and equipment, while expanding job and…

Global composites experts converge on Melbourne

The 2013 Composites Australia and CRC-ACS Conference and Trade Show inspired everyone attending — from local SMEs through to NASA in the USA — with the potential of the entire spectrum of composite materials to deliver innovative, manufacturable and merchantable products to customers in Australia and offshore. Held in March at Melbourne’s Crown Conference Centre…