The research has identified that Australian manufacturers are already embracing the future.
A future that, as the CSIRO report points out, will be characterised by the adoption of advanced technology, automation, digitization and new materials and the provision of high value/high margin, niche and customised manufactured goods.
A recipe that we have certainly adopted at Form2000, and a particularly good one for SME’s, according to the CSIRO, which form the bulk of companies in Australia, with their inherent flexibility and high levels of innovation.
Through interviews with stakeholders; including manufacturers, industry and government organisations, and researchers, the CSIRO has identified major growth opportunities and the steps needed to reach new markets. Key to our future success are factors, including:
Find out more on the CSIRO blog.