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John Hart - a proud partner in ground breaking defence project

John Hart is a proud key technology partner in the new Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions artillery shell forging plant in Maryborough, providing a world class manufacturing system featuring Mazak machine tools and Fanuc robots.

A great example of private industry working to deliver critical capability for the Australian Defence Force.

Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions, a joint-venture between Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH and NIOA, is committed to the development of Australian sovereign capability. The facility will produce 155mm artillery shells, and other munitions related products. When in full operation, it will create up to 100 jobs in the Maryborough and Fraser Coast region.