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Don’t Write Off Australian Manufacturing Just Yet

For Australian manufacturing, most of the news in recent years has been negative. However, as reported by Manufacturers’ Monthly, Mark Goodell from the Australian Industry Group says there are still reasons to believe that the sector will survive. Australian manufacturing [...]

March 19, 2015 Industry
Baxter Joins Haigh's

Baxter the Robot Joins Haigh’s Chocolates

We’ve seen him at Autodesk University, and now Baxter the robot is joining the production line of Haigh’s Chocolates in South Australia.focuz The fourth-generation confectioners have become the first Australian buyer of Baxter, a robot that doesn’t need to be [...]

February 23, 2015 Industry, Technology

The 6 Largest Time Wasters for Manufacturing Designers and How to Avoid Them

Without the ability to update processes dynamically, small manufacturing design teams relying on Microsoft Windows folders can easily fall into time traps due to lost files or poor data management. Autodesk Vault provides an optimum solution to manage data effectively [...]

February 13, 2015 Technology
Fusion 360 Product Design Suite Entitlement

Autodesk’s Fusion 360 to be given as Product Design Suite Subscription Benefit

As of 30 January, 2015, Autodesk Product Design Suite customers (Maintenance and Desktop Subscription) will have access to Fusion 360 – the world’s first complete 3D CAD workflow offered in the cloud. What is Autodesk Fusion 360? Autodesk Fusion 360 [...]

January 29, 2015 Industry, Technology

Latest Occupation Outlook Report Shows High Demand for Engineers in New Zealand

Engineering within the construction and infrastructure and manufacturing sectors has been recognised as having some of the highest career prospects in New Zealand. The 2015 Occupation Outlook report, released this week by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, brings [...]

January 22, 2015 Industry
Autodesk's Patrick Williams

Finding a Way Ahead for Manufacturing – ABC TV Interview with Autodesk’s Patrick Williams

While Australia wrestles to find a way ahead for the manufacturing sector, much of the pioneering research into making things is happening on the software side. California-based multinational software company Autodesk will invest up to $100m in 3D printing companies [...]

January 16, 2015 Industry, Technology, Videos

Tradies Go Hi-tech as Digital Disruption Hits Factory Floor

THE ‘tradie’ of the future is more likely to wear Google glasses than a tool belt as technological changes transform the manufacturing and construction sectors. Industry experts say digital disruption will challenge traditional skills and methods but also breathe new [...]

January 13, 2015 Industry, Technology

Future Trends in Manufacturing

  What’s next for manufacturing? Hear from some brilliant innovators at AU2014 about their visions of the future of making things. [...]

December 17, 2014 Industry, Videos
From Making to Building | The Future of Innovative Design and Production

From Making to Building | The Future of Innovative Design and Production

Watch as Autodesk’s Paul Bohannon, Senior Manager, Manufacturing Industry Strategy & Marketing, presents Autodesk’s approach to the trends affecting manufacturing today, and explores how some manufacturers have responded to today’s challenges and opportunities. See the full presentation by clicking on [...]

December 5, 2014 Industry, Videos

New Zealand Autodesk Event Announced – Manufacturing Design For the Future

Following presentations at Autodesk University Extension Australia, join A2K Technologies and representatives from the Autodesk Global Manufacturing team on tour in New Zealand. Hear about the latest in design technology, global trends and the impact this will have on the [...]

October 20, 2014 Events, Industry, Technology