Pedders: How an Australian Family Business Took On The World

2012-11-01T19:46:34+00:00

Australian automotive suspension company Pedders has translated Australia’s unique conditions into competitive advantage, taking its products and expertise to the world – including the automotive industry’s heartland – the USA. Founded in 1950 as a backyard welding business, three generations of the Pedders family have steered the company’s growth to manufacture, distribute and install its [...]

MtM Automotive Expands to Asia

2012-11-01T19:45:49+00:00

For the past decade, Australian automotive manufacturer, MtM, has sought new opportunities to supply quality components in the world’s largest automotive markets. In 2010/11, exports accounted for around 20 per cent of MtM’s total business; just three per cent was destined for Asian markets. MTM anticipates its exports will represent almost half of the company’s [...]

Carl Zeiss Vision shares Australian Research Vision

2012-11-01T19:45:01+00:00

The German optical lens manufacturer is using Australian innovation to both improve the vision of myopia sufferers, and to slow the progression of the condition. Almost a quarter of the world’s population suffers from the vision condition known as myopia. Commonly known as shortsightedness, people with myopia have blurred distance vision with generally good near [...]