It is widely acknowledged that Australian manufacturers are currently facing a number of critical issues impeding their overall competitiveness. The emergence of China and India in the macro-engineering world has set a bleak scene for the macro manufacturing industries in Australia. Alternative manufacturing strategies and opportunities must be sought if the existing manufacturing capability is to continue to be effectively leveraged. Micro Machining is one of those opportunities this leverages the positive capabilities prevalent in the Australian manufacturing industry namely: Q&A, Management and cost effective control of high diversity, low volume, and high complexity manufacturing.
Micro machined aerospace parts.As part of the company¹s changing business strategy, Realtek has spearheaded the move into Nanotechnology and Micro Machining and currently dominates in the supply, support and technology transfer in relation to Swiss-type CNC Automatic Lathes in this environment.