Bayswater Business Precinct


35% growth for Bayswater automation business

Posted by kateharris in on 24 May, 2017

Council helps engineering solutions company on growth path 15 years in business is a significant milestone and that is what Tony Bowyer from Automation Systems & Controls in Bayswater will be celebrating next year. Not bad for a business he started in his suburban garage. Tony and his business partner […]

$250K Investment delivers new opportunities

Posted by kateharris in on 23 May, 2017

Until recently, the automotive industry accounted for 75 per cent of Hi-Class Composites’ business. Following the forecast closure of car makers in Australia, Managing Director Chris Wood put plans in place to transition to new industries. Hi-Class Composites specialises in the manufacture and painting of fibreglass parts, able to work through […]

RUAG – Unique technology wins federal grant

Posted by kateharris in on 23 May, 2017

RUAG Australia, formerly Rosebank Engineering, has successfully won a Capability Technology Demonstrator (CTD) grant from the Commonwealth of Australia for laser cladding repair technology. Laser cladding is an innovative processing technique used for repairing metal structures. A stream of powder is fed into a focused laser beam as it is […]



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The Bayswater Business Precinct is home over 4,500 businesses that support more than 23,000 jobs.

In recognition of the important role that this precinct plays within the regional economy, the Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges Councils and Regional Development Australia Melbourne East have partnered to maximise future investment, business development, employment and supplier opportunities for precinct businesses.

Land area: 2,315.570 (ha)
Businesses: 4500
Jobs: 23,000
GRP: $3.15 Billion


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