Actionlaser is an award-winning, global supplier of micro-perforated (by laser) metal screening, tubular components, and other filtration media with superior separation efficiency, throughput, resistance to wear and damage and cleanability. Their LaserScreens are used in centrifuges, filters, dryers, sieves, aerators, support grids and other applications across a wide range of industrial processes.
Service: Grant writing
gemaker assisted Actionlaser with their strategic plan and winning application to the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre’s Commercialisation Fund for a grant to establish Australian manufacturing capability for filters used in recycling of polymers, replacing current imported products.
Actionlaser’s total project commitment is $1.3million, including $558,500 grant funds. The project comprises: acquiring and installing a new laser, rotary worktable, and computerised motion control and design systems for digitised manufacturing; optimising sandblasting, swarf and surface defect removal processes; and recruiting and training five new employees while upskilling ten existing staff members.
The grant enables Actionlaser to implement new manufacturing technologies, boost productivity, and build a STEM-skilled workforce to become the global leader in aftermarket replacement filters for the plastic recycling industry.
National benefits include secure, affordable supply of essential machine parts to reduce downtime and support growth in the Australian plastic recycling industry; plastic waste reduction to promote ecosystem health; and increased international competitiveness and export revenue.