Manufacturing Success Stories

Axiom Precision Manufacturing: A manufacturing force in the Defence State

Axiom Precision Manufacturing is one of many manufacturers thriving in South Australia’s fast-growing defence and aerospace sector. We spoke to Craig Maynard, the General Manager of Axiom Precision Manufacturing, to get an insight into their significant machine tool investments plus the company’s recently completed, and purpose built, manufacturing facility.

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Mazak fits the mould at APCO Engineering

“The Mazak Integrex machines are renowned for their multitasking abilities, and as we are a workplace that follows Lean manufacturing and 5S principals, Mazak was a clear choice for us,” says Mark Palaszewski, CNC Machining Supervisor at APCO.

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Spinal fusion surgery using EOS SLS printing technology saves time and improves outcomes

Spinal surgery is a complicated procedure requiring an extensive and costly support network. Anatomics’ SpineBox method of pre-planning surgery and additive manufacturing of customized medical devices has the potential to realize significant time and cost benefits for the healthcare system. The streamlined procedure and solution not only improve the patient outcomes, they also reduce the risk of infection, as well as the strain on central sterile services departments (CSSD).

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Engineering an unfair advantage at PWR

PWR Advanced Cooling Technology is an Australian company, based in Ormeau Queensland, recognised as a world leader in the design and the production of water, oil and forced induction air cooling solutions for elite motorsports, working with teams in leading race categories such as Formula One, Moto GP, NASCAR, V8 Supercars, DTM, IndyCar, WRC to name a few.

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Kalgoorlie business thrives under pressure

Hydramech Engineering was founded in West Kalgoorlie in 2013. The start-up involved one man and a lathe in the back of a mobile plant workshop. The idea was simple - build quality components, have the ability to warrant and support those components, and take away the external influences which affect quality and customers.

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FLSmidth ABON gears up with Mazak and hyperMILL

Successful companies seldom rest on their laurels, and do not shy away from a challenge. Recently FLSmidth ABON found a new challenge in the form of a very critical operation that could not be performed on their existing multi-tasking machines. The reason was not only the extremely complex technology involved but also the lack of a successful precedent in producing dimensionally correct, geometrically true gears of various kinds on a general purpose multi-tasking machine.

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Tecalemit – celebrating 80 years of success

Tecalemit is a privately-owned Australian company established in 1940. The company manufactures a range of lubrication equipment and centralised lubrication systems at its Adelaide facility and is a leading supplier of RAASM high quality pumps and workshop equipment.

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