Monthly Newsletter - Meeting Info?


The next meeting..

Thursday, May 19, 2022 –  5:45pm (registration) for 6:00pm start.

Please note: This meeting will NOT be held at our normal place
“19 on Green Community Centre” but will be a site visit – see details below.

“Knowing your plastics & 3D printing”

Guest Speakers:

Chris Bradbrook
General Manager – IPS3
Chris is a passionate advocate of Additive Manufacturing and bringing Globally competitive Technologies to Adelaide.
IPS3 is an Australian owned company in Adelaide housing Australia’s first 6100 SLS Printer from 3D Systems.
We provide Functional, Autoclavable, Biocompatible Food and Engineering grade Nylons of Globally competitive Quality and Performance with quickest speed to market turn around times.



Malcolm Leahy
Managing Director – Beneficial Plastic Products

Malcolm is a Toolmaker by trade and has been involved in the plastics industry for over 46 years.
At Beneficial, we design, develop and manufacture any Plastic components, prototyping to tool manufacture and then production for customers such as Electrolux. We also have our own product range – supplying around the world.


This meeting is to be a site visit to IPS3, 309 Pulteney St, Adelaide.
Please arrive by 5:45pm for registration, ready for a 6:00pm start.

Visitors are very welcome (visitor’s fee is $10.00 per person for the site visit meeting)

Members: free entry (Join here)

Apologies are not required – Thank you

Note: After the site visit, at 7:30pm, we will be having a meal at Coopers Alehouse at 316 Pulteney St. Adelaide.
See the menu here

We need to know numbers for the meal at Coopers Alehouse.
Please reply to this email and let me know if you are coming to meal.


The Inventors Association of SA meetings are run under the instruction and guidelines of a COVID-SAFE PLAN issued by the Government of South Australia. (from July 2020)

  • If you are not feeling well, please do not attend this meeting.
  • Social distancing of 1.5 metres will apply.

Stay safe and keep on inventing, innovating and tinkering with those ideas!

Eric Rodda
President – Inventors SA

Meetings are held at:
19 on Green Community Centre,
19 Green Street, Brompton. SA 5007      


Visitors are asked to pay a $10.00 fee per meeting.

If you (individual) decide to join on that night, this fee will be deducted from your membership fee.
Please see the Membership page for the fee structure.

Click on the coupon below for more information…

A meal before the meeting?
All members and visitors are welcome to meet anytime from 5:30 pm for a relaxing meal at:
Excelsior Hotel, 110 Coglin St (Corner of Hawker St. and Coglin St.) Brompton SA 5007(83462521)
If you would like to join us for a meal, please notify Eric: Click here for email
as we need to advise the Hotel of the numbers.

We have a permanent booking – just ask for the Inventors’ Table on arrival.

This is a good time to wind-down from a busy day and just chat (and eat!) before the main meeting.
It is only a short walk to our meeting place (see above).


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