APC Technology is a registered supplier.
Achilles FPS is a community supplier management system used by the major oil and gas buying organisations in the Asia Pacific region. It enables the O&G sector to use Achilles’ proven supplier pre-qualification system to identify and assess suppliers for tender opportunities whilst minimising risk within the prospective supply chains.
Formed by a Steering Committee of Oil & Gas representatives, FPS is an industry collaboration designed to foster local content and deliver ethical and transparent procurement processes. FPS member’s goal is to improve supply chain efficiency through the standardisation of detailed supplier information.
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Australian Made Defence
APC Technology is s public supporter.
This campaign which is being lead by the Defence Teaming Centre, aims to ensure defence contracts are awarded to Australian companies and manufacturing continues in country are showing their support byd supporting solutions organisation.
In 2015, the former Prime Minister Tony Abbot announced Australia’s Future Frigates and Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) will be built locally. Although this is a positive step for our shipbuilding industry, we need an ongoing plan for our sector’s future – there’s still a long way to go.
Of the $89 billion announced, $50 billion could still be sent offshore, with no commitment to a local build for the Future Submarine program.
Unlike many other nations, Australia has never developed a long-term continuous shipbuilding plan for all naval and non-naval fleets. A continuous plan is the most effective way to mapping out our requirements in the long-term, this way, it’s best for industry, for workers and for Australian taxpayers.
Instead, our Defence equipment has been acquired on an ad-hoc, project by project basis in a a more expensive and inefficient way to meet our needs. The uncertainty and insecurity caused by the lack of forward planning has made it hard for businesses to invest into the innovations and technologies, and many have had to close up shops, affecting thousands of Australians across the country.
Without a plan, Australia’s shipbuilding industry is in jeopardy – as is the sovereignty, security and economic benefits that follow.
Find out more about the Australian Defence Made campaign.
Australian Aerospace Alliance
APC Technology is a founding member of the AAA.
The Alliance was established to enable Australian aerospace companies to share knowledge, improve capabilities and pursue opportunities in the global defence and commercial aerospace sectors. Members of our Alliance include Australia’s largest aerospace companies as well as specialist manufacturers and service providers. Our members share a passion for innovation and maintaining the highest product and service standards.
Our Alliance offers customers access to a broad pool of premium, accredited, low-risk Australian aerospace companies that, if required, can collaborate on customer projects. We have a ‘one-team, one-system’ approach to serving international customers. We are a collective of individual companies that works together to provide our customers with a very comprehensive range of services at a competitive price. The Australian Aerospace Alliance is building strategic, long-term relationships with international civil and defence aerospace sectors.
Find out more about the Australian Aerospace Alliance campaign.
Australia’s Biotechnology organisation
APC Technology is a member of AusBiotech.
AusBiotech is Australia’s biotechnology organisation, working on behalf of members for 30 years to provide representation and services to promote the global growth of Australian biotechnology. AusBiotech is a well-connected network of over 3,000 members in the life sciences, including therapeutics, medical technology (devices and diagnostics), food technology and agricultural, environmental and industrial sectors.
AusBiotech is dedicated to the development, growth and prosperity of the Australian biotechnology industry, by providing initiatives to drive sustainability and growth, outreach and access to markets, and representation and support for members nationally and around the world.
Our membership base includes biotechnology companies, ranging from start-ups to mature multinationals, research institutes and universities, specialist service professionals, corporate, institutional, individual and student members from Australia and globally.
Submarine Institute of Australia
APC Technology is a member of the Submarine Institute of Australia.
The Submarine Institute of Australia (SIA) aims to promote discussion and research in the fields of submarine operations. Established in 1999 and now widely recognised as the premier independent source of advice on submarine matters in Australia, the SIA has a vision that builds on the upcoming centenary of submarines (1914-2014).
To promote informed discussion and research in the fields of submarine operations, engineering, history and commercial sub-sea engineering – otherwise known as submarine matters.
The Institute initiates, supports or promotes projects that support this objective.
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Australian Industry and Defence Network (AIDN)
The Australian Industry & Defence Network Incorporated (AIDN) is the peak industry association for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) wishing to do business in the Defence and Security sectors. Established in 1995, AIDN represents the interests of Australian SMEs in the defence and security industry sectors by advocacy, representation and member services.
In South Australia AIDN is supported by the Defence Teaming Centre.
To view more information on AIDN please visit www.aidn.org.au
Dairy Farmers Association
The Dairy Industry Association of Australia (DIAA) is a not-for-profit industry association for dairy product manufacturers and allied trades.
The DIAA’s mission is to promote excellence in the Australian dairy industry by providing a forum for communication, continuing education, professional growth, recognition and fellowship for all members, sectors and participant organisations involved with the dairy industry.
Visit the Dairy Industry Association of Australia at http://www.diaa.asn.au/
Defence Teaming Centre
The Defence Teaming Centre is the peak Defence industry association in South Australia, with national capability. DTC facilitate the collaboration and development of teams to work together, strengthening their ability to win a larger share of Defence business locally, nationally and internationally.
The Defence Teaming Centre’s members consist of Prime Defence contractors and small and medium enterprises (SME’s), which offer a range of Defence products and services which support Australia’s Defence capabilities.
The Defence Teaming Centre works with its members to provide industry leadership and business development to assist companies in their Defence endeavours and promote collaboration to build the State’s Defence capability, attracting and retaining more work for South Australian companies.
For more information about the Defence Teaming Centre please visit www.dtc.org.au