NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK RECAP
20 May 2019
National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2019 showcased Australia’s role in the industrial evolution through industry-led sessions and suppliers displaying the latest goods on the exhibition floor.
The 20th edition of NMW, co-located with Austech, held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from May 14-17, saw more than 11,000 attendees and 200 companies displaying the latest technology advancements with leading suppliers in attendance.
In a statement NMW indicated that the recent development in Australia’s $383.2 billion manufacturing industry is projected to achieve a 1.2 per cent growth rate over the next five years to $405.8 billon in 2023 to 2024.
Robby Clark, NMW exhibition director, said the strong industry response from manufacturers creates a platform for future manufacturing events in 2020 and beyond.
“NMW in 2019 focussed on supporting manufactures in their adoption of high-tech solutions, advanced manufacturing processes and integration of Industry 4.0 into their operations. With visitors, exhibitors, and conference speakers’ eagerness to celebrate recent successes and generate further momentum characterising this year’s event. We’d like to thank all of our sponsors, partners, conference speakers, exhibitors for their incredible and long-standing support of NMW,” Robby said.