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Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame

Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards applications are closed for 2019. To receive notifications about the 2020 Awards, please subscribe to the Business Victoria Update
The Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame recognises outstanding businesses and individuals in the manufacturing industry.

The 2019 Award winners and finalists were announced at the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards Gala Dinner held at the Peninsula in Docklands on Tuesday, 14 May 2019, during National Manufacturing Week.

Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame 2019 souvenir booklet (PDF 2252.58 KB)PDF icon 

2019 Company Award winners

  • Company Induction: RUAG Australia
  • Manufacturer of the Year – Small Business: Columbia Australia
  • Manufacturer of the Year – Medium Business: Safetech
  • Manufacturer of the Year – Large Business: Dulux Australia
  • Leader in Workforce Skills Development: Barker Trailers
  • Leader in Industry 4.0: Robert Bosch Australia
  • Leader in Innovative Product Development and Commercialisation: Air Radiators
  • Leader in Global Supply Chain Partnerships: Holden Special Vehicles

2019 Individual Award winners

Honour Roll - Service to Industry: Geoffrey Bell

Young Manufacturer of the Year:  Nicholas Orchowksi

Woman Manufacturer of the Year: Rochelle Avinu

Previous Award recipients

Note that profiles of previous award recipient details are correct as at the time of winning the award.


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