Banksia name returns

20 January, 2005

NetComm has formed a dedicated consumer electronics division, branded Banksia Digital, that resurrects an established Australian communications brand. The Banksia company and brand, under then CEO David Stewart, was amalgamated into NetComm in 1997.

Electronics industry glitters at Awards night

03 November, 2004

During the EIA Annual Dinner recently, the newly elected EIA President, Anthony Kittel presented the winner of the prestigious EIA Gold Cup for Excellence in Engineering and Commercialisation to Julian Smith, Senior Consultant – Mining and General Industry of Soniclean.

Assembler expands

30 October, 2004

Contract assembler of electronics, Surtek has opened purpose-built premises at Acacia Ridge in Brisbane.

ISO recognition

26 October, 2004

Heyco Products, the US end represented in Australia by NPA, has earned an ISO 9001:2000 Certificate of Registration for its quality management system, superceding the company's previous ISO 9000 registration dating from 1994.

TransTech distributor appointed

21 September, 2004

TransTech has appointed EPIC Controls as its NSW distributor, for the range of electrical controls, process controls, and industrial electronics.

Jaycar relocates

06 September, 2004

Jaycar Electronics has moved from Gore Hill to new premises at 96 Pacific Highway, St Leonards.

Lighthouse distributor

23 August, 2004

Particle & Surface Sciences has become the sole distributor for Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions.

Trade mission to Asia

13 August, 2004

Victoria's Minister for Manufacturing and Export, Tim Holding, has announced that an Electronics Industry Capability Mission to North Asia will be conducted in October 2004.

Specialised newsletter

04 August, 2004

Farnell InOne has issued the first of what it says will become a regular email newsletter to its customers on issues relating to the RoHS (restriction of certain hazardous substances) and WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment) directives.

Transtech appoints distributor

07 July, 2004

Transtech has announced Epic Controls as its distributor in NSW for TransTech range of Electrical Controls, Process Controls, and Industrial Electronics.

Name change for NewTek

24 June, 2004

NewTek Sales has changed its name to NewTek Instruments. It will be operating out of premises located a 3 Byfield Street, North Ryde 2113 from 1st August 2004.

Eaton to acquire Powerware

17 May, 2004

Eaton Corporation has announced an agreement with Invensys PLC to purchase its power systems business, Powerware Corporation. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the second quarter, following regulatory review and the approval of Invensys shareholders.

Sea charts give way to electronics

25 March, 2004

The end of the traditional navigating table on ships and their dependence on traditional paper charts is now in sight with the development in Britain of an electronic chart and navigation system.

SA electronics suppliers join forces

24 March, 2004

Adelaide-based Tyronics and Tekelek have merged combining their design and manufacturing operations.

EMEX trade show attracts international interest

11 March, 2004

This year's Engineering & Machinery Exhibition (EMEX 2004) trade show is running from 11 to 13 May at the Auckland Showgrounds.

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