ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 136,000 employees. www.abb.com
AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas – Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism and Respiratory. The Company also is selectively active in the areas of autoimmunity, neuroscience and infection. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. For more information, please visit www.astrazeneca.com and www.astrazeneca.com.au
Epirocis a leading global productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries. With cutting-edge technology, Epiroc develops and produces innovative, safe and sustainable drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment and tools. The company also provides world-class service and solutions for automation and interoperability. Epiroc Australia has over 16 branches across Australia providing expert service. With offices in major capital cities, regional centres as well as key mining and drilling sites an Epiroc sales or service representative is never too far away.
Flick Anticimex is one of Australia’s leading pest control and hygiene companies with reliable, safe and professional service. We provide services to residential homes and industrial, government, resource and commercial sectors.
Getinge was founded in 1904 in the small town of Getinge in Sweden, which means that we have more than a century of experience. In 2018 our net sales was 24.1 Billion SEK. 90% of our sales are to hospitals, and the remaining 10% to life Science institution such as pharmaceutical companies and medical research labs. We have approximately 25,000 customers in more than 135 countries worldwide. Our headquarters is located in Gothenburg in Sweden, but we have operations in more than 35 countries. More than 10,000 employees are located all across the world working with everything from Research and Development and production, to sales and service of our products and solutions. Getinge’s production is conducted at 19 production sites in 7 countries; France, Germany, US, Poland, Sweden, Turkey and China. Within Australia and New Zealand, we have offices located in Auckland, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne. Our warehouse is located in Sydney, NSW. www.getinge.com/anz
The H&M group is one of the world’s leading fashion companies – with the brands H&M and H&M Home, COS, & Other Stories, Monki, Weekday and Cheap Monday. Each with its own unique identity, all our brands are united by a passion for fashion and quality and the drive to dress customers in a sustainable way.
IKEA “To create a better everyday life for the many people”, this is the IKEA vision. Our business idea is “to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them”. We work hard to achieve quality at affordable prices for our customers through optimising our entire value chain, by building long-term supplier relationships, investing in highly automated production and producing large volumes. Our vision also goes beyond home furnishing. We want to create a better everyday for all people impacted by our business.
Permobil develops, manufacture and market wheelchairs, seating and positioning and communication systems for people with disabilities. Our products lead in quality, performance, safety and function – all to provide our community of users with the best possible compensation for their disabilities. Permobil develops the solutions that enable our clients to express themselves, to be seen as the people they really are and to take part in the world around them.
Volvo Trucks Australia has produced more than 60,000 trucks at Volvo’s Wacol plant, it’s clear that the Volvo Group is a manufacturer that has not only endured, but thrived in Australia. It is a little known fact that Volvo Trucks first established a production facility in 1972, building heavy duty trucks in Wacol, Brisbane, Queensland and still today manufacture FH, FM and FMX Euro5 models for the Australian and New Zealand region. Take a leap forward to 2020, and that same Wacol facility not only remains in operation, but has become Australia’s largest vehicle manufacturing powerhouse.