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GMC Annual General Meeting Highlights

November 29, 2018 The Geelong Manufacturing Council yesterday held its 2018 Annual General Meeting. Members and invited guests celebrated the past 12 months’ achievements and reflected on 20 years of support provided to the manufacturing industries of the Geelong region. The group welcomed new Chairman Lyn George of Austeng and paid tribute to David Sinclair (Plantic Technologies). David...
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International Communications Expert in Geelong for WIMN

October 26, 2018 Geelong Manufacturing Council’s Women in Manufacturing Network was very excited to welcome Sydney-based international communications expert Dr Margaret Byrne to present on Communication Styles & Leadership Potential recently, at Deakin University’s Western Beach Room. Margaret shared many valuable, evidence-based insights from her research in observing over 500 hours of meetings in a variety of organisations across...
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Congratulations to 2018 GFLOI & GLAM Graduates

October 23, 2018 We were excited to congratulate the 2018 Geelong Future Leaders of Industry & Girls Leading Advanced Manufacturing participants at their Graduation Ceremony last week. Over the last six months the groups have learnt about pathways and careers in advanced manufacturing, engineering and STEM. The participants visited many of the premier manufacturing, engineering and R&D organisations...
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Enrol Now for our 2018 Leadership for Manufacturing Excellence Program

March 26, 2018 Can your business afford not to gain $350,000* in benefits in 2018? *average measured result achieved by participating companies in 2017.  In April our 2018 Leadership for Manufacturing Excellence program will kick-off. Since its inception in 2012, the program has delivered outstanding results, with 2017 scoring an overall $10m in tracked benefits to participant companies. These...
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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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Flat Glass Industries Transitions for the Future

December 19, 2017 On Friday, David Peart (GMC CEO) visited Flat Glass Industries and saw the amazing work being done by a local company to transition from automotive into a new future focused industry. Flat Glass Industries (FGI) Geelong, part of MHG, a GMC member, decided to accept the challenge and reinvent themselves when the closure of automotive...
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Geelong Advanced Manufacturers Leading the Way

October 17, 2017 Geelong manufacturers are leading the advanced manufacturing transition across Australia, with four Geelong Manufacturing Council member organisations and a new entrant into the region sharing in $10.2m funding through the first round of the Federal Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund. The grants will see well-known Geelong manufacturers invest in high value, innovative new processes and...
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