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Australia's manufacturing industry is in transition from high-volume commodity goods to more specialised and engineered outputs
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Why you need to be aware of the manufacturing decline
1 September 2018 | Phil Ruthven AM FAICD
The decline of manufacturing – and concurrent rise of the service sector – are inevitable, and directors should pay heed, writes Phil Ruthven AM.
Living in a material world
28 November 2017 | Keith Barrett
New materials are creating opportunities for new products. Serial innovator Chris Gilbey OAM shares his insights on the emerging field of graphene development.
Rebooting the business
26 September 2017
The shutdown of the car industry forced small Geelong manufacturer Austeng to dramatically rethink its operating model.
Industry 4.0: a whole of economy opportunity
1 August 2017
The next evolution in manufacturing must be taken seriously by boards, writes Dr Jens Goennemann.
The Futurist - A constant change
1 June 2017 | Phil Ruthven AM FAICD
Phil Ruthven considers the evolution of manufacturing over the decades and what that means for goods in a services-led age.
Economic Update: Capex/Retail sales
1 September 2016 | Stephen Walters GAICD
The AICD’s Chief Economist breaks down the disappointing June quarter business investment survey and July retail sales report.