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Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame

The award recipients for the 2018 Victorian Manufacturing hall of Fame were announced at a Gala Dinner on Monday 28 May 2018.

The Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame awards exemplary companies and individuals in the manufacturing industry. 


If you have any enquiries about the Awards, get in contact with us by phoning the hotline on 13 22 15.

2018 Company award winners

This year's Company awards winners are:

Manufacturer of the year – small business with less than 20 employees - Osteon Medical

Manufacturer of the year – medium business with 20 - 200 employees - Creature Technology Co.
Manufacturer of the year – large business with over 200 employees - Bosch Australia
High growth sector – Construction - Entegra Signature Structures
High growth sector – Defence - Albins Performance Transmissions
High growth sector – Food and Fibre - Chobani
High growth sector – Medical Technology and Pharma - Leica Biosystems
High growth sector – New Energy Technologies - Keppel Prince Engineering
High growth sector – Transport - Bombardier Transportation Australia
Company induction - Boeing Aerostructues Australia
Leader in Workforce Skills Development - PACCAR Australia
Leader in Industry 4.0 - Siemens

Individual awards

This year's Individual awards winners are:
Honour Roll – Service to Industry - David and Tony Ellul, Marand
Young Manufacturer of the Year - Vanessa Katsanevakis, Sussex Taps

Woman Manufacturer of the Year - Vanessa Kearney, Viva Energy & Jill Walsh, Actco Pickering Metal Industries



Previous Award recipients

Since its inception, the Manufacturing Hall of Fame has recognised companies and individuals across Victoria. Note that profiles of previous award recipients are as at the time of winning the award.

2017 Award recipients

View all 2017 winners' videos here

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