* Please note ALL Hotspots for 2015 are now closed


FEBRUARY 2015

(OPPORTUNITY) Be part of a Team Defence Australia Delegation
Applications are now OPEN for Australian defence companies seeking to participate in a trade delegation to the Paris Air Show 2015 under Team Defence Australia (TDA) from the 15-21 June 2015. If this interests you then follow the link to register. Read more
(OPPORTUNTIY) ABC is looking for Equipment Racks
The ABC will require respondents to supply a range of Equipment Racks and accessories that are configured to suit various ABC needs. Read more

(OPPORTUNITY) Austech - Have you booked your space?
Austech floor space is filling fast. Over 80% has been sold already. This may be your last chance to secure a stand at this event. *Demonstrate your latest technology *Communicate your key message *Reinforce your market position *Reach new prospects. BOOK NOW Read more

(INDUSTRY) Machine Tool Import Statistics - December 2014
AMTIL has been disseminating Australian machine tool import statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for some years. We have been able to consolidate the years from 2007 to now. Read more

(OPPORTUNITY) Looking for Die-casting companies?
An AMTIL member making grading equipment for the food industry require the services of a company that can provide die-cast and machined parts. Preference will be given to fully Australian made components at a balanced and competitive value. Read more

(OPPORTUNITY) Member looking for cast, machine and assembly service
An AMTIL member making grading equipment for the food industry require the services of a company that can provide a full service cast, machined and assembled. Aluminium die casting is an option for costs but must be anodised blue. Read more


MARCH 2015

(WORKPLACE) Machines? Safely! Are you sure?
Frank Schrever has been in this area for over 30 years and has been instrumental in developing safe practices and work environments for machines for a very long time. Frank has put together  a workshop where participants will cover all crucial elements of the new standard and learn to apply these to achieve full legal compliance together with enhanced productivity. Read more

(OPPORTUNITY) Department of Defence wanting a Machining Centre

The requirement is to supply two (2) machines to the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) Edinburgh.There will be an option to supply one (1) CNC 3 Axis Vertical Machining Centre to DSTO Melbourne. There will also be an opportunity to provide a number of optional requirements for all machines. Read more

(OPPORTUNITY) Department of Industry and Science need maintenance expertise.
The Department invites suitably qualified consultants/contractors to submit a tender for the replacement of the Hydraulic Plant of the Telescope Drive System of their Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT). Read more

(OPPORTUNITY) AMTIL client needs brass plate hooks made
An AMTIL client has 600 to 1,000 brass hooks to be made from 3mm brass plate. These plates have location holes, company logo and two bends pressed in.Lead-time is short and must be delivered by last week of March to the NSW based client. Logo is of high importance. Consideration will be given to all methods of replicating the logo, stamping, etching, laser cutting, etc.Read more

(SERVICE) Do you exchange Aussie dollars?
AMTIL have developed a number of great relationships over the years, and all have been focused on the benefit that can be provided back to our members. Compass Global Markets have been working for some of our members already and we are very happy to say John Rudd and his team are in a great position to extend that service to you. Read more

(INDUSTRY) Machine Tool Import Statistics - January 2015
AMTIL has been disseminating Australian machine tool import statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for some years. We have been able to consolidate the years from 2007 to now. Read more

(OPPORTUNITY) Looking for Die-casting companies?
An AMTIL member making grading equipment for the food industry require the services of a company that can provide die-cast and machined parts. Preference will be given to fully Australian made components at a balanced and competitive value. Read more

(OPPORTUNITY) Member looking for cast, machine and assembly service
An AMTIL member making grading equipment for the food industry require the services of a company that can provide a full service cast, machined and assembled. Aluminium die casting is an option for costs but must be anodised blue. Read more

(INDUSTRY) Australia’s Premier Advanced Manufacturing & Machine Tool Exhibition.
AMTIL invite you to exhibit at Austech IN 2015. Austech and National Manufacturing Week (NMW) will once again line up side by side, providing a comprehensive display which is expected to attract thousands of visitors. Read more

(INDUSTRY) 2nd Biennial Manufacturers’ Pavilion at Austech 2015
AMTIL invite you to participate in Manufacturers’ Pavilion at Austech 2015. Exclusively for Australian manufacturers, this exciting pavilion at Austech 2015 will host a high profile speaker program, OEM displays and exclusive networking events. Read more


APRIL 2015

(Workplace) Can you present your case to a customer?
The Marketing and Presentation Skills Workshop is a unique and practical full-day interactive learning session designed to help eligible businesses develop their marketing and presentation skills to drive business growth in domestic and global supply chains. Attend this workshop to hone your business skills around development of a compelling value proposition. Read more

(SERVICE) Could you pay less for power and boost your profits?

AMTIL have teamed up with saving experts Make It Cheaper to offer clients the opportunity to reduce their power bills in one easy phone call. They compare prices from a wide range of energy retailers, find their customers a new deal and take care of the switch. Savings could easily come in at around 20%, which clearly has the potential to make a huge impact on your financials. Read more

(SERVICE) Mobile power for business
AMTIL can now Telstra business services as a Service Partner for our members. Most businesses are using mobile phones, some tablets and if they are they will most likely be using “Apps”. Our friends at the Telstra Business Centre Rowville will provide our members access to specialist knowledge on Telecommunications Services and Products through a dedicated Product Specialist. Read more

(INDUSTRY) Machine Tool Import Statistics - February 2015
AMTIL has been disseminating Australian machine tool import statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for some years. We have been able to consolidate the years from 2007 to now. Read more


MAY 2015

(OPPORTUNITY) Aluminium Casting for a member.
A long term member and loyal supporter of AMTIL is seeking expressions of interest from parties that can supply cast aluminium Traffic Barrier Posts. For a pictorial view of the post. Read more

(NETWORKING) Team Defence Australia mission.

Applications are now invited from Australian defence companies interested in participating in the Team Defence Australia mission to the Defence Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2015. Defence Security and Equipment International (DSEI) is a defence and security equipment exhibition held every two years in London Docklands, which draws thousands of visitors, both trade and military. Read more

(OPPORTUNITY) Member looking for cast, machine and assembly service.
An AMTIL member making grading equipment for the food industry require the services of a company that can provide a full service cast, machined and assembled. Aluminium die casting is an option for costs but must be anodised blue. PLEASE NOTE this has been a Hotspot before. AMTIL has received a few responses, but not as competitive as was hoped. The client has asked for it to be reposted in the hope they can save it from going offshore. Read more

(INDUSTRY) Machine Tool Import Statistics - March import stats are in!
AMTIL has been disseminating Australian machine tool import statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for some years. We have been able to consolidate the years from 2007 to now. Read more


JULY 2015

(OPPORTUNITY) Roll formed and insulated panels required.
A company in Victoria, but supplying around Australia, is looking for a progressive sheet metal company willing to supply a current product and help to develop and manufacture the future. Currently aluminium, this company is very open to alternate materials including composites.  Read more

(SERVICE) You operate in currencies other than AUD?
AMTIL have developed a number of great relationships over the years, and all have been focussed on the benefit that can be provided back to our members.It’s a MEMBER benefit. It will cost the time of a phone call and might save you some real money. It’s already working for some of our members. Read more

(WORKPLACE) Open your business to Interships
As you are all aware; Connect – Inform – Grow is part of AMTIL’s game play. This is a slice of the connect chunk. Interns are a great way to input knowledge and skills you may not have in your business. It can bring a diversity of knowledge and culture while giving student a real chance to understand business. Read more

(OPPORTUNITY) Lighting project for display needs fabricator
A design company has approached AMTIL to look within it members for a fabricator that can work with a number of materials and across skill sets. A base design has been made and this company is looking for someone that can work with their engineering team to construct a lantern. Read more

(INDUSTRY) Machine Tool Import Statistics - May import stats are in!
AMTIL has been disseminating Australian machine tool import statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for some years. We have been able to consolidate the years from 2007 to now. Read more
 


AUGUST 2015

(OPPORTUNITY) India Trade Mission
Austrade invites you to participate in the 3rd Edition of the Future Materials and Advanced Manufacturing mission to India. Organised across key Indian cities the mission is amongst the flagship activities of the Australian Innovation Showcase Read more

(INDUSTRY) Machine Tool Import Statistics - June Import Stats are in!
AMTIL have been disseminating Australian machine tool import statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for some years. We have been able to consolidate the years from 2007 to now. Read more
(INDUSTRY) Technology growth grants are available for up to 50%
The next Victorian round opens soon. Register for updates and if your project qualifies and the application process is a drag, contact Greg Chalker 03 9800 3666, he may be able to help. Read more

(SERVICE) Leadership has little to do with your position
This is a simple call out to our members. A call to arms! I your business could benefit from strong, reliable leadership that influences the company in positive ways and you are prepared to train people to get there; call AMTIL. Read more
 


SEPTEMBER 2015

(OPPORTUNITY) Looking to purchase new Laser profiling machine
Are you an agent for the sale of high quality Laser profiling machines? If so then the Defense Science Technology Group (DST Group) are looking to acquire a Fibre Laser Cutter, complete with a CNC control system, a compatible Laser Chiller Unit and Fume Extraction unit. Read more

(INDUSTRY) Machine Tool Import Statistics - July Import Stats are in!
AMTIL have been disseminating Australian machine tool import statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for some years. We have been able to consolidate the years from 2007 to now. Read more
(OPPORTUNITY) Large fabrication required
Is your fabrication business capable of a 96 tonne construction? Each module of this construction is between 10 tonne and 14 tonne. There is some machined faces.
This project is for quotation only at this stage and the timeframe is very short. This will only be open until 11th September 2015. Read more

(NETWORKING) Join us on tour!
Come on! Join us on another tour of a great Australian manufacturing company. You know them well and now is the time to show your support. They are a great example of tenacity and innovation in a very competitive market full of voracious giants. Read more

(SERVICE) Check you bill. It’s free.
Hey! Don’t worry about the savings. We understand it can be a bit or work.
Just ask them to check your bill and make sure you are not being over charged!! How’s that for service? Read more

(SERVICE) Is your business connected?
Talk to our Telstra partner about how you can easily take advantage of their business apps to connect you end to end. Read more


OCTOBER 2015

(NETWORKING) Check-out the AMTIL Tour dates!
ArAMTIL events are coming online weekly. Our next tour is of Australia’s finest machine tool manufacturer and arguably the best in the world. Come and join us at a truly world class facility. ANCA is a market leader in every way and AMTIL are very proud to present this tour to our members.You must register and positions will fill fast. To register click here.

(INDUSTRY) Machine Tool Import Statistics - August Import Stats are in!
AMTIL have been disseminating Australian machine tool import statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for some years. We have been able to consolidate the years from 2007 to now. Read more

(NETWORKING) Could you use a productivity boost?
Going back a month AMTIL held a number of focus sessions with groups of our members. There was a heap of issues discussed and frankly too many to approach with clear strategic intent. So as a part of the workshop the group rationalised the issues into groups and then prioritised. High performance skills were raised as a number one priority. So AMTIL is now acting on the call. We have negotiated an excellent opportunity for our members to participate in a 2.5 hour workshop that has been fully tailored to your industry. To get more detail and register click HERE.

(NETWORKING) What is the cost of waste? Do you know?
We have negotiated an excellent opportunity for our members to participate in a 2.5 hour workshop that has been fully tailored to your industry. To get more detail and register click HERE.

(NETWORKING) Victorian Manufacturing Showcase 2015
The Victorian Manufacturing Showcase 2015 will provide a unique opportunity to hear from key local business leaders. Opened by The Minister for Industry, the Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio MP, delegates will hear about the challenges and opportunities being embraced by priority growth sectors including transport, construction and defence technologies, medical technologies and pharmaceuticals, new energy technologies and food and fibre.Come along and boost your business profile at this free business event. Meet hundreds of your peers, exchange ideas and be a part of the Victorian manufacturing sector. Read more


NOVEMBER 2015

(OPPORTUNITY) Dispenser prototype required
There are detailed drawings available for a dispenser for rolled kitchen products. The drawingshave dimensions and are flexible to an extent and can be varied to save material, time and production costs. For more information and to read more click here
(INDUSTRY) Machine Tool Import Statistics - August Import Stats are in!
AMTIL have been disseminating Australian machine tool import statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for some years. We have been able to consolidate the years from 2007 to now. Read more
AMTIL Corporate Golf Day & Christmas Lunch - MEMBER RATE
Four ball Ambrose event with participants invited to nominate teams of four. Includes a light breakfast, lunch and drinks plus trophies and prizes. Places are limited, preference will be given to AMTIL members if demand exceeds availability. Register today
(NETWORKING) AMTIL NSW Christmas 2015 Dinner Function - SPECIAL MEMBER RATE
Tuesday 1 December ..Bring your colleagues and share in some early Christmas cheer. Includes three course meal and drinks. Read more
(NETWORKING) AMTIL QLD Christmas 2015 Lunch Function - SPECIAL MEMBER RATE
Friday 11 December.. Kick off the festive season with a casual lunch at one of Brisbane's popular eateries, Ribs & Rumps. Network with other AMTIL Members. Read more