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Industry 4.0 transforms prospects for Australian manufacturing

Posted on December 2, 2019 by Quickstep

Austrade’s Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) Scheme has underpinned the growth of companies such as Quickstep Holdings, which manufactures advanced composites for highly demanding projects such as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. 

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Andrew Mouchacca of Flinders Investment Partners shines a light on Quickstep Holdings

Posted on December 2, 2019 by Quickstep

Chris Judd of Talk Ya Book is joined by Andrew Mouchacca, a partner and portfolio manager of Flinders Investment Partners, a high conviction fund specialising in small cap Australian listed stocks.  In this episode, Andrew shines a light on Quickstep Holdings (QHL) is an ASX listed micro cap stock that manufactures advanced carbon fibre composites that the US Department of Defence use for some of their aircraft.

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ABC 7.30 Report – Alan Kohler talks to Mark Burgess, CEO of Quickstep

Posted on November 22, 2019 by Quickstep

In part four of Alan Kohler’s ABC 7.30 Report on Australia’s economic challenges and solutions, he spoke to CEO & Managing Director of Quickstep, Mark Burgess about the needs for greater emphasis on backing ourselves, backing ourselves in a global context and believing that we can meet and beat any competition anywhere in the world.  “Find your niche, be world class and succeed internationally.”

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A Quickstep into creating more high-skilled local jobs

Posted on November 20, 2019 by Quickstep

Quickstep, recently worked with the Business Council of Australia (BCA) to better understand growth in the Geelong area following the closure of the Ford Automotive facilities back in 2015. We established our Global R&D and technology Centre at Deakin University’s Waurn Ponds campus in 2015, so have seen the positive changes in the area. We are proud to have been asked to support the BCA video “A Quickstep into creating more high-skilled local jobs” focusing on the creation of high-skilled local talent in Geelong.

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Quickstep and Radius Engineering collaborate on F-35 flare housing

Posted on November 7, 2019 by Quickstep

Quickstep Technologies and Radius Engineering, Inc. have announced their collaboration to establish a facility for the manufacturing of composite housings for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft’s countermeasure flares.

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Is Australia an innovation nation or beneficiary of dumb luck?

Posted on November 7, 2019 by Quickstep

Examples of innovation in Australia abound. It is true that the dominance of resources can overshadow, in every respect, the success enjoyed by advanced manufacturing. But it is there and you don’t have to look that hard for it.

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Quickstep wins new JSF work worth up to $4 million annually

Posted on October 31, 2019 by Quickstep

According Quickstep, it expects to increase revenues through the new work by $3 million to $4 million annually, assuming full rate production.

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2019 Annual Report

Posted on October 23, 2019 by Quickstep

FY2019 was milestone year for Quickstep as we achieved a net profit and positive operating cashflow for the full-year, the first in the history of the company, as we continued our journey towards accelerated growth and long-term profitability.

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Quickstep opens flare housing manufacturing facility

Posted on October 16, 2019 by Quickstep

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Hon Melissa Price, Minister for Defence Industry opened Quickstep Holdings Ltd (Sydney, Australia) new flare housing manufacturing facility at its Bankstown, Australia site on Oct. 13.

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Quickstep Raised in Parliament during Question Time

Posted on October 16, 2019 by Quickstep

Minister Price responded by highlighting the Quickstep’s manufacturing facility opening, that she and the Prime Minister attended on 9th October, as an excellent example of advanced manufacturing work happening in Australia’s defence industry. 

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