Traditionally, OEMs have relied on multiple suppliers for products made from multiple parts. Cut-price suppliers require a ‘leap of faith’ and an experienced purchasing manager to place and monitor the orders.
As Australia’s mining industry gears up for some major challenges, an opportunity to continue thriving can be developed through innovative thinking – forward thinking. Innovation doesn’t just mean new technology.
A decade ago Manufacturing was Australia’s largest employing industry—now it is the fourth largest, despite the fact it still employs almost one million people.