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See a pdf of the Company Director article, ‘This urban space designer attributes 3 factors to its 30-year success’.

The July 2018 issue of Company Director Magazine features an interview with Street Furniture Australia founders Bill Morrison and Darrel Conybeare.

The article looks at Street Furniture Australia’s continuous development and innovation over our 30-year history and today with smart city projects and additive manufacturing.

The digital version begins, “This urban space designer attributes three factors to its 30-year success: keep your focus on the customer, make the most of data and commit to R&D.”

The magazine is published by the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Street Furniture Australia ' Word on the Street' article in the print edition of Company Director Magazine, July 2018.

‘Word on the Street’ article in the print edition of Company Director Magazine, published July 2018.

 

See a pdf of the Company Director article, ‘This urban space designer attributes 3 factors to its 30-year success’.

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