HMA News

Is now a good time to transform a business?

August 6, 2020

Businesses are not caterpillars.  They cannot spin themselves into a shiny chrysalis and remerge into an entirely new space. They expand, diversify, shrink, have bumps and unfortunately sometimes stop. But to transform is to change and that in business is inevitable.  The decision as to when, how or where mostly remains ours.  But a smoother […]

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2020 HUNTER MANUFACTURING AWARDS ARE ‘CELEBRATING OUR RESILIENCE’

June 30, 2020

The Board of the Hunter Manufacturing Awards Inc (HMA) have confirmed that the Awards will go ahead in 2020! HMA Chair, Steven Smith, said that it is even more important during this time of uncertainty to celebrate our Region’s manufacturers, to promote and profile their ability to innovate and adapt during the COVID-19 situation and […]

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McLanahan Corporation expands to Peru thanks to the Hunter Manufacturing Awards

June 24, 2020

In November 2018 McLanahan Corporation was fortunate enough to have been selected as Hunter Manufacture of the Year. For our organisation this was an enormous achievement, to be recognised amongst our peers after 15 years manufacturing in the region. The award itself also included the opportunity to join an Austrade mission to promote our business […]

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JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT MANUFACTURING WAS HARD…

March 26, 2020

…along comes the COVID-19 virus.  At HMA, we have defined our purpose as to “inspire vibrant and enduring manufacturing in the Hunter” and so in keeping with this goal, as directors of HMA, we will be sharing information monthly to assist in this regard.  So, the COVID-19 virus provides a great place to start this […]

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2019 HUNTER MANUFACTURING AWARDS – FINALISTS ANNOUNCED!

September 15, 2019

The 2019 Finalists for the Hunter Manufacturing Awards have been listed and companies now await the announcement of the winners of the various categories.  This will take place on Friday, 11th October 2019 at NEX, King Street Newcastle.  This year’s Awards’ applicants are a great mix of the variety of manufacturing occurring in the Region […]

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AUSSIE DISHWASHER SMASHES POWER COSTS & GRABS DESIGN AWARD

July 14, 2019

CAVES BEACH COMPANY, NORRIS INDUSTRIES, WINS AUSTRALIAN DESIGN AWARD! Australia’s peak industry design awards – the highest honour for design and innovation in the country – were announced at The Star Casino in Sydney on Thursday July 11 at the 61st annual Good DesignAwardCeremony. Norris Industries was announced as winner of the coveted Good Design […]

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2019 HUNTER MANUFACTURING AWARDS

May 6, 2019

Hunter Manufacturing Awards (HMA) will hold the Launch for its 2019 nomination period on Wednesday, 8th May 2019 on the premises of the 2018 Manufacturer of the Year winner, McLANAHAN. REGISTRATIONS will be OPEN from 8th May and will CLOSE on 19th July 2019 APPLICATIONS will OPEN on 8th May and CLOSE on 31st August […]

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2018 HUNTER MANUFACTURING AWARDS – FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

September 27, 2018

The 2018 HMA Finalists have been announced with a great diversification amongst the group.  The Judging Panel is currently short listing companies in the various categories and winners will be announced at the Event on FRIDAY, 19TH OCTOBER 2018.  This year’s event will take on a 70’s theme with some great food, wine and entertainment […]

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HUNTER MANUFACTURING AWARDS – 2018 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!

April 12, 2018

Registration and application into the 2018 Hunter Manufacturing Awards (HMA) are now open!  Registrations will close  on 13th July and applications will be received until 17th August 2018.  Give your company the acknowledgement it deserves by taking the opportunity to use HMA as a platform to showcase your company’s achievements. The 2018 Awards’ Event will […]

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