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2020 HMA Finalists are announced!

September 22, 2020

We are very pleased to announce the Finalists for the 2020 Hunter Manufacturing Awards.   Please join us in congratulating the following businesses: – Ampcontrol – BAE Systems – Beltor Engineering – Brain Industries – Bridon-Bekaert The Ropes Group – Burgtec – Chamberlain Group – Custom Fluidpower – Design Anthology – HMS Group – Hummingbird Electronics Pty Limited – Infrabuild […]

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Spotlight on Manufacturer of the Year 2019 – Chamberlain Group

September 15, 2020

With increasing pressure to remain competitive against imported products, and to ensure a future for the business, Chamberlain underwent an intensive business review in 2019, centred on becoming a world class gearbox manufacturer. The review highlighted the need to create a culture where success is celebrated, and ideas are cultivated from the bottom up. A […]

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COVID-19 Information for HMA 2020 Event

September 10, 2020

Covid-19 Information for customers and guests of Harbourview Due to the current situation with Covid-19 we are all thinking about our families and friends, particularly the elderly and the vulnerable. We at Harbourview are also very concerned for our community, customers and team and want to reassure you that we are taking extensive measures to […]

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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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