The Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited (AMTIL) has announced details of two new appointments to its Corporate Partner program.

The two new partners are Rigby Cooke Lawyers – who will be AMTIL’s exclusive Corporate Partner in the Legal category; and Interlease, in the Business Finance category. They join AMTIL’s existing line-up of Corporate Partners: AGL – Energy; and William Buck – Accounting/Financial Advice.

Rigby Cooke Lawyers is a full-service Victorian commercial law firm with strong industry links and a significant depth of experience in acting for manufacturers. Its highly qualified lawyers partner with their clients to understand their needs and add value to their businesses. Rigby Cooke is at the forefront of legislative and technological changes that impact the manufacturing industry and offers the full suite of legal services to small and large manufacturing businesses, inlcuding commercial agreements, acquisitions, intellectual property advice, employment and OHS, customs and trade advice, litigation and insolvency and tax advice.

Interlease is one of Australia’s leading business finance broking firms. Established in 1973, it provides professional client services and well structured competitive financial products for Australian businesses. The team at Interlease are an experienced group of finance professionals involved in Equipment, Property and Business Finance. Interlease is well known and respected for its knowledge and skill in obtaining customised outcomes for its clients. The company takes a practical approach to securing the best solution for its clients’ funding requirements, ensuring a timely turnaround and regular communication.

“We’re very pleased to be able to welcome Rigby Cooke and Interlease aboard as the latest additions to our Corporate Partnership program,” said AMTIL CEO Shane Infanti. “Both companies have longstanding relationships with AMTIL over the years and we are looking forward to working with them more closely as partners going forward. We have no doubt that these partnerships will bring outstanding new benefits for AMTIL’s members.” 


The Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited (AMTIL) is the peak national body that represents the interests of manufacturing technology suppliers and users within the precision engineering and advanced manufacturing sector. Since its establishment in 1999, AMTIL has engaged in a range of initiatives aimed at supporting and promoting the industry in Australia. These include: Austech, Australia’s premier advanced manufacturing and machine tool exhibition; the industry-leading publication AMT Magazine; and an array of other services for its members.


Contact: Anne Samuelsson, Head of Partnerships & Sales
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