Monthly Archive: March 2018

March Update from CEO David Peart

March 26, 2018 Regional Jobs and Investment Packages Funding The announcement of $20m of funding in early 2018 across 21 companies in the region will lead to a further $95m investment, and has provided a great fillip for the region through an expected 1200 jobs. Under the Regional Jobs and Investment Packages (RJIP), pleasingly we see that 14...
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February Members’ Meeting Overview

March 26, 2018 New Business In Geelong GMC members were briefed on the GMC Energy Roundtable held last month. The event included eight energy intensive users and AIG Energy expert, Tennant Reed. Discussion included: The market outlook for electricity and the future expectations for 2018-21 seeing an easing of prices. Gas contract prices have also eased so far...
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Regional Industry Collaboration Program (RICP)

March 26, 2018 Busy times for the start of the year in the Regional Industry Collaboration Program! As March closes there are 17 companies from Ballarat, Bendigo and Geelong actively involved in the program. The RICP is focused on actively helping manufacturing companies innovate through engaging researchers from our local universities and the CSIRO. So far, hundreds of...
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Enrol Now for our 2019 Leadership for Manufacturing Excellence Program

March 26, 2018 Can your business afford not to gain $350,000* in benefits in 2019? *average measured result achieved by participating companies in 2018.  In April our 2018 Leadership for Manufacturing Excellence program will kick-off. Since its inception in 2012, the program has delivered outstanding results, with 2018 scoring an overall $10.9m in tracked benefits to participant companies....
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Latest News

March 26, 2018 Land 400 While the decision to select Rheinmetall as the successful builder of Land 400 is a setback for Geelong and Victorian industry, it must be kept in mind that other defence projects will offer future opportunities for industry. GMC will continue to work with Geelong Defence Alliance to pursue these. RIJP Funding Announced RJIP...
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