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Senator Kim Carr, Shadow Minister for Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Industry.
21/08/14 - Forget incongruous comments from bankers about the death of car making. Australia needs to decide how to nurture manufacturing into the future.
Brambles FY profit up 5pc
20/08/14 - Brambles Ltd has reported a five per cent rise in full-year net profit, as the result of new business in its pallets division.
Ansell profit falls by 70%
18/08/14 - Protective clothing and condom maker Ansell has posted a 70 per cent fall in full-year net profit, following pre-flagged restructuring costs.
NZ manufacturing growth eases up
15/08/14 - The New Zealand manufacturing sector continued to expand in July, though at a slower pace than in the previous month, according to a key index.
ANZ chief Mike Smith.
14/08/14 - The death of Australian car manufacturing was part of the nation’s adaptation to the economy of the 21st century, according to ANZ chief Mike Smith.
NZ manufacturing sales up
08/08/14 - ​New Zealand’s total manufacturing sales increased by 28.38 per cent in June, compared to the same period last year.
Kresta expects $1.5m loss
30/07/14 - Curtain and blinder maker Kresta Holdings has flagged an after-tax loss of about $1.5m for 2014.
Manufacturing the most confident industry: report
29/07/14 - Mid-sized businesses in the manufacturing sector expressed the highest levels of confidence out of all sectors in the June quarter.
China PMI up in July
25/07/14 - China’s manufacturing sector is on the rise and had its best result in 18 months, according to a key private survey.
Australia has the skills and capacity to be a global leader in highly specialised niche manufacturing.
24/07/14 - Large-scale manufacturing plants that employ thousands of people are things of the past. But we can still become a global supplier of high-tech products.
NZ manufacturing on the rise in June
10/07/14 - New Zealand manufacturing expanded again in June, the 21st consecutive month of growth for the sector, according to the latest figures.
German manufacturing production down
08/07/14 - German manufacturing companies saw an unexpected decrease in production in May, according to official figures.

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