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Charity Christmas Dinner 6th December 2018

Stephanie Wollard will be inspiring us with her work at Seven Women Inc that helps to educate, train and employ marginalised women in Nepal. Then we will be hearing from Hannah and Jordan with some operatic entertainment.

Vernier Luncheon – 8th November – Martin Merry

Martin Merry will be presenting “Moving from a Global Manufacturer, General Motors, to APV Corporation, a privately owned Australian manufacturing company”. Martin has 30 years’ experience in Manufacturing and Operations Management at GM.

Vernier Luncheon – 11th October – Nick Stavrakis

Nick Stavrakis – MD of Dana Australia. “Finding a better way” has been Dana’s mantra since it was founded, more so does it resonate today with the exiting of the Auto car makers in this country. To survive Dana Australia has had to make some significant changes in the way they do things, what they sell but most of all their mindset. The presentation will cover their journey in finding a better way, with their customers, with their products and most of all with Dana’s people.

Vernier Luncheon – 13th Sept – David Rose

Come along and hear how Exquisine developed from a commercial kitchen making a range of sweet and savoury, solid and liquid, gourmet offerings to today’s custom designed facility that creates tens of thousands of desserts each day.

Reflections on the AMTIL Conference 2018

There are times today when one feels that Australian Manufacturing does not get the support it needs, so it was good as a Vernier Society member to attend Australia’s leading Manufacturing organisation, AMTIL, at their National Conference held on the 22nd of August in Hawthorn. From my experience, there are two main ingredients to a […]

Where have all the engineers gone??

The rise of the bureaucrats was as deliberate as it is disastrous By Philip Breen When the Chifley Government, in 1948, decided to implement a scheme to harness the waters of the Snowy Mountains and direct them into turbines to generate electricity, they first set up an authority to design and implement the scheme. They […]

Victorian Vernier Foundation Event – Thurs 9th Aug 2018

In their 2017 report “The New Work Smarts’, the “Foundation for Young Australians” declared;
“By 2030, Automation, globalisation and flexibility will change what we do in every job”

The Vernier Foundation’s 2018 Youth Forum will explore what this means to the high school students of today, the educational institutions and our leading manufacturing companies through our expert panel.

Newest Member Company : Exquisine

Exquisine is the latest company to join the Vernier Society The Vernier Society is pleased that Exquisine  have joined the Society as “Silver Members”. Exquisine produces premium quality dairy desserts for restaurants, supermarkets and retailers throughout Australia and for export. Managing Director David Rose is interested in broadening his knowledge of other industries and the […]

Member Company: Exquisine

Exquisine produces premium quality dairy desserts for restaurants, supermarkets and retailers throughout Australia and for export. Managing Director David Rose is interested in broadening his knowledge of other industries and the challenges they face. Through contact with members of Vernier he hopes to be exposed to different ways of thinking and problem solving. He welcomes […]