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$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 from design and prototypes to […]

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 scanned across the target surface, […]

Local Business Clock’it still going strong after 21 Years

Posted by kateharris in on 23 May, 2017

Over the past 21 years, Scott Staples, founder and owner of Clock’it Cabinets, has delivered hundreds of precision cabinets and fine furniture. Such is the company’s quality and reputation that from its Bayswater factory, it has made and delivered cabinets and furniture to places as far afield as South Australia, Mildura, Colac, Bendigo and Hamilton. […]

ANCA Tour

ANCA Tour

Posted by leanneanderson in on 23 March, 2017

ANCA hosted the first of our ‘Local Leader series’ for 2017 and 25 Bayswater businesses were given insights into the ANCA story from CEO, Grant Anderson.  Participants were also able to tour the facility and participate in an open Q & A session with their experienced team. A highly awarded company, ANCA is the market […]

Swinburne – AMDC Tour

Swinburne – AMDC Tour

Posted by leanneanderson in on 25 November, 2016

An amazing opportunity – made possible by the BBP team and Swinburne University – provided 20 of our local businesses with new insights into how they could fast track, prototype and test new ideas.  The world class facilities provided at the Advanced Manufacturing Design Centre were on display, with experts greeting our tour group at […]

Big Export Success For Small Engi-O

Big Export Success For Small Engi-O

Posted by in on 30 June, 2016

Remarkably, this four-year-old business is exporting its home-engineered and home-manufactured products to Europe, the US, Canada and Asia, along with a handful of sales within Australia. Engi-O was established by Andrew Ogilvy in 2012 and after 18 months is nicely settled into its third location in Macquarie Place, Boronia. The company designs and manufactures sophisticated […]