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A Positive Industry Slant


COVID-19 hit Australia and the World hard. But what is the feeling of industry suppliers about the recovery? Are they optimistic or are they concerned? We asked a number of suppliers of machinery, software, and hardware both here and overseas to comment and generally; the feeling is one of optimism. When it became evident that [...]

A Positive Industry Slant2020-07-21T12:32:34+10:00

2020 Product Showcase


July is normally an exciting time for the Australian and New Zealand furniture and cabinet industries with new and interesting equipment and products at the bi-annual AWISA exhibition. The show may have been cancelled but your preferred supplier is still eager to provide you with the very latest technologies available. As I write this, I [...]

2020 Product Showcase2020-07-21T12:30:08+10:00

Interpreting design trends with FENIX


Euromobil kitchens chooses FENIX, the so-called phoenix of materials, produced by Arpa, for its kitchens. To call it a finish is simplistic. FENIX is a long-lasting material, which is matt, in line with contemporary design trends, scratchproof, antibacterial and eco-friendly Euromobil is always at the cutting edge of research into the materials it uses for [...]

Interpreting design trends with FENIX2020-07-21T12:26:37+10:00

New public makerspace – FAB9


When Dennis Savic and a team of mechanical engineers recently moved their tools into a new public makerspace in Footscray, it represented a significant milestone on the road to production of Australia’s first electric motorcycle. It also represented a ‘coming of age’ for FAB9 – a superbly equipped workspace on the banks of the Maribyrnong [...]

New public makerspace – FAB92020-05-07T17:17:24+10:00

FREE SPACE – Engineered by Häfele


Häfele has introduced an exciting new fitting system for flap doors. The Free Space flap fitting is setting new standards in the industry, it is the smart connection of less is more. Awarded for its compact design and versatile functionality, Free Space was granted both the Red Dot award and Interzum award for its compact [...]

FREE SPACE – Engineered by Häfele2020-05-07T17:16:10+10:00

The House of 2020


Top homes experts, architects and interior designers reveal what will shape the homes of a new decade. The 1920’s saw the introduction of two influences on Australian home style driven by post-war exuberance and a desire for modern luxury. Californian Bungalow design captured American glamour through glazing and spacious verandas, while the emergence of the [...]

The House of 20202020-05-07T17:13:46+10:00

Safety in the Furniture Industry


Every business must comply with general occupational health and safety regulations. The furniture and timber manufacturing industries also have specific OHS requirements to prevent risks to workers through the production process and to ensure that their products are safe for the consumer. There are also Australian Standards for machine guarding; cutting tools and product specifications [...]

Safety in the Furniture Industry2020-05-07T17:11:48+10:00

CleanSpace respirators – protection from crystalline silica dust


Stonemasons, amongst several other industries including construction and mining, still need protection against crystalline silica dust, however, the current COVID-19 crisis has made it increasingly difficult to source N95 disposable masks. CleanSpace Respirators are reusable, which means industry can continue to operate safely and efficiently, without supply shortages that could cripple operations or put workers [...]

CleanSpace respirators – protection from crystalline silica dust2020-05-07T17:10:23+10:00

Site measure to a 3D CAD drawing in a single step


We have all experienced the unenviable task of having to site measure a project using traditional methods with a tape measure, laser level and then transcribing the measurements on a note pad. Some of the questions we all ask ourselves during this process include; how much is the floor out of level, is the wall [...]

Site measure to a 3D CAD drawing in a single step2020-05-07T17:08:34+10:00
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