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Company Inductions

Find out about the businesses that have shaped the Victorian manufacturing industry.

Companies that have displayed a sustained contribution to manufacturing excellence over the past five years may be eligible for induction into the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame. The Manufacturing Hall of Fame induction ceremony is a highlight of an annual industry gala dinner celebrating Victorian manufacturing excellence.

At a glance

Value of this Award

Industry recognition of advanced manufacturing companies.


Company Inductees will be selected from companies submitting nominations for the 'Manufacturer of the Year' award categories.

Inductees to the Manufacturing Hall of Fame

2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 20042003 | 2002

2019 Inductees

Ruag Australia

RUAG Australia, based in Bayswater, is a global leader in the development and manufacture of advanced precision hydraulics, additive material technologies and fine precision machining, with specialised capabilities in air, land and maritime defence and aerospace systems and industrial engineering platforms.

A key attribute and competitive advantage enjoyed by RUAG Australia is the strength of its relationships with customers and, in particular, its relationships and formal service centre arrangements with major component Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and global parts distributors. Through collaborations with a range of academia, R&D and industry partners, and delivery into complex projects like the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, RUAG Australia is highly regarded in both the national and international community. RUAG’s continued investment in new technologies and its workforce are central to the company’s sustained growth in revenue and exports.

2018 Inductees

Boeing Aerostructures Australia

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and Melbourne hosts its largest manufacturing facility outside North America. Boeing Aerostructures Australia is renowned for its commitment to research and development and for producing the wing flaps for the most advanced commercial aircraft in the world, the 787 Dreamliner. 

Boeing’s facility in Fishermans Bend is a global centre of excellence for flaps and control surfaces design, fabrication and assembly.  

Boeing Aerostructures Australia employs over 1,000 direct workers including engineers, scientists, direct operators and support staff and exports over $400 million of products per annum.

2017 Inductees

Sutton Tools

Sutton Tools is celebrating one hundred years of manufacturing in Australia in 2017 and remains family owned and operated. Renowned for their high quality engineering of cutting and power tool accessories and manufacturing over 15,000 individual items ranging over 50 product groups and employing around 380 staff, Sutton Tools maintains a commitment to investment, ensuring its staff, products and manufacturing techniques remain world class.

Warren & Brown Technologies

From its beginnings in precision tooling in 1921, Warren & Brown Technologies has transitioned into a technology company supporting the telecommunications industry, providing innovative solutions in copper and fibre optic connectivity. Having invested heavily in research and development, 3D printing and local manufacturing, Warren & Brown has also expanded to service global markets, gaining a foothold in the Asia-Pacific region.

2016 Inductees 


Founded in 1985, privately owned Cablex is a leading Australian manufacturer of custom cables assemblies, harness assemblies servicing the aerospace, defence, transportation, electronic and telecommunication industry sectors.

With AS9100C and ISO 9001:2008 quality accreditation Cablex is a vertically integrated company for both complex and standard cable solutions, with value-added integration, design support and onsite test.

Cablex has been successful in establishing and maintaining several ongoing long term global supplier and customer partnerships with over 30% per cent of the products being exported.

Today, Cablex has a proven track record, as a low risk, established local and global supply chain partner for companies such as Airbus France, Airbus Military Spain, Alstom Australia, Thales Australia and The department of defence’s CASG. (Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group).

Close the Loop

Established in 2001, Close the Loop (CtL) is an Australian owned resource recovery and recycling company with a global reputation for creative end-of-life product management and over 150 employees worldwide.

Specialising in post-consumer recycling, CtL partners with 15 printer manufacturers and has over 35,000 collection points around Australia. CtL also provides “end-of-pipe” materials recovery for battery, cosmetics and mobile phone manufacturers.

CtL is founded on a ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ promise. End-of-life products are returned to the original manufacturer for re-use or recovered via CtL’s patented processes. The recovered material is either reused by the manufacturer or turned into a range of new, innovative products like TonerPave™ for road construction.

More than just a recycling company, CtL is a materials recovery company, giving new life to valuable resources. CtL advises manufacturers in the design of new products with end-of-life disposal in mind, improving reusability, simplifying recycling and maximising the value of recovered materials.

CtL entered the US market in 2007 and is now pursuing opportunities in Europe.

ebm-papst A&NZ

ebm-papst A&NZ Pty Ltd is a 26-year established Australasian-based manufacturer and distributor of market leading fans and motors. The company’s headquarters are in Melbourne with offices also in Sydney and Auckland.  The company works with its clients to design high efficiency fan solutions, in particular for ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technology, heating and information technology and telecommunications applications.

ebm-papst A&NZ employs highly qualified and experienced mechanical, design and electrical engineers and logistics professionals committed to the manufacture of sustainable and eco-friendly products which include the development of the highly innovative AgriCool ventilation system, which achieves power savings of over 65 per cent, significantly reducing running costs of broiler sheds.

In line with its “GreenTech” philosophy, the company is actively collaborating with Australian governments and regulators to improve heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) industry standards.

New products are researched and developed locally as well as in partnership with research and development in Germany.

Morgan Advanced Materials Technical Ceramic

Morgan Advanced Materials Technical Ceramic, based in Notting Hill, Victoria, is part of the Morgan Advanced Materials PLC Company of UK. The Australian operation is today recognised as the world leader in a high tech niche advanced material called Nilcra™ Zirconia that was invented by CSIRO in the 1970’s and licenced to the Morgan Advanced Materials ever since.

Initially dubbed “Ceramic Steel”, Nilcra™ Zirconia has similar strength and other mechanical properties to steel but is much harder and more resistant to corrosion. The products produced have applications at the extreme end of the environment where exotic metals don’t survive.

Demanding market applications include such areas as aluminium production, oil exploration, underwater oil extraction, power generation and speciality automotive emission reduction.

Morgan Advanced Materials exports 85 per cent of its product to markets in North America, Canada, Europe and China.

Paz Group

Paz Group started in 1985 from humble beginnings in a small factory in Sunshine with a handful of employees.  Since then it has steadily grown and now manufactures out of five plants – two in Victoria and one each in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia.

The company’s success can be attributed to its capacity to continually innovate, identify industry trends and to offer cutting edge solutions demanded by its customers. The company offers a one stop shop for the sourcing, supply, manufacture, delivery and installation of natural and engineered stone, glazing and porcelain products for major construction companies, large home builders, retailers, architects and cabinet makers.

The company’s award winning market leading commercial division has constructed the stonework, stone masonry and glazing for some major landmarks in Melbourne such as Crown Casino, the Victorian Law Courts, the Royal Domain Towers, Federation Square and the Royal Children’s Hospital Playground.

RFI Technology Solutions

RFI Technology Solutions is a global technology solutions company, specialising in wireless coverage and solar power.

From humble manufacturing beginnings in Ferntree Gully, Victoria, RFI has grown into a global technology solutions company exporting to over 50 countries, while maintaining its strong commitment to the local Victorian manufacturing community. With over 35 years’ heritage, RFI is the trusted brand globally, offering industry leading products and solutions backed with expertise and ‘know how’.

RFI develops and manufactures wireless coverage products that perform on a global stage from its Victorian manufacturing centre. Its products are critically assessed against stringent performance criteria for product integrity, technical capability, interoperability and reliability.

RFI has one of the largest, most innovative and experienced wireless and solar solutions teams in Australia with dedicated engineers, project managers, deployment engineers, logistics, distribution and research and development staff.

An Australian success story from its local Victorian manufacturing base with distribution and warehousing across Australia, RFI also continues to grow its global presence, exporting its Victorian manufactured product into Asia Pacific and through international offices in the United States of America and the United Kingdom.

2015 Inductees


ArchiBlox combines the very best of sustainable modular design with sophisticated prefabrication building methods which offer the ability to work in a controlled environment in a dedicated workplace rather than travelling from site to site.  The techniques applied result in less wastage, no real impact of weather and a vastly improved construction schedule some fifty per cent less than a traditional build.

Carbon Revolution

Carbon Revolution has commercialised the world’s first one piece carbon fibre automotive wheel to deliver unmatched weight savings.  Its carbon fibre wheel technology is now being applied to automotive, aerospace, military and industrial vehicle applications and taking vehicle performance and efficiency to new levels.

Duratray International

Duratray International services the mining industry, supplying heavy haulage equipment dump bodies to mines and quarries around the world.  Duratray customises the design to exact mine specifications and includes features specifically adapted to that mine’s needs.

Keech Australia 

Keech Australia designs and manufactures high integrity steel castings for the global mining industry.  An Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and direct supplier to the world’s largest miners and equipment makers, the company has earned its place at the forefront of innovative thinking and clever manufacturing.

Mobil Refining

Operating 24/7,Mobil’s Altona Refinery processes crude oil to manufacture a range of petroleum products that meet about half of Victoria’s transportation fuel needs.  At the Refinery, crude oil goes through various processes to become unleaded petrol, diesel, jet fuel and liquid petroleum gas.

2014 Inductees

Australian Precision Technology

Privately owned, Australian Precision Technology (APT) has forged a reputation as a leading provider of simple to highly complex precision components, instruments and assemblies.

Bervar (trading as Della Rosa Foods Group)

Della Rosa, a Victorian based leading pizza manufacturing company has been mastering and perfecting the art of pizza and currently supplies Foodworks, IGA/Metcash and Woolworths supermarkets nationally.

Boundary Bend Olives

Boundary Bend Olives (BBO) is Australia’s largest olive farmer and producer of extra virgin olive oil.  The company owns 2.3 million producing trees on over 6240 hectares of pristine Australian farmland across two sites – Mildura and Lara.

Flavour Makers

Established in 1992 Flavour Makers manufactures dry blended spices, glazes and pre-mixes for the meat, poultry, seafood and bakery industries, wet sauces and gravies as well as retorted products.

Laurent Bakery Pty Ltd

Established in 1993, Laurent has grown into a major bakery with a reputation for innovation and the ability to proactively respond to the requests of customers.  Stone baked and rack baked breads, cakes, pastries and savouries are manufactured in a fresh and frozen state.

Maton Pty Ltd

Maton specialises in superbly crafted guitars and ukuleles using Australian timbers. The company was founded by Bill May – jazz musician, woodwork teacher and luthier – with a vision of making hand crafted guitars at an affordable price, as good as any in the world.

Permara Labels Australia Pty Ltd

Located in Notting Hill, Pemara’s operation manufactures labels, lids, cartons and leaflets for the pharmaceutical, security, FMCG and food industries.

Transglaze Pty Ltd

TransGlaze specialises in the manufacture of mass transit glazing systems and is an industry leading supplier to both domestic and international markets.

Willow Ware Australia Pty Ltd

Willow is one of the largest privately owned Australian plastics manufacturers.  The company manufactures and markets Willow branded products for all major retailers and are a key automotive supplier to Toyota Australia.

Note: Willo Ware was acquired by Decor in 2018.

2013 Inductees


An Australian company offering design, manufacture and complex inventory management of uniforms to large corporations in Australia and around the globe.

AL-KO International

AL-KO is Victoria’s and Australia’s leading component manufacturer for the Recreational Vehicles industry.


Since 1934, ASSA ABLOY’s Lockwood brand has been leading the Australian locking industry; securing homes and businesses through the nation.

BOC Limited

In Victoria, BOC manufactures Hydrogen, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Oxygen, Nitrogen and Argon at its bulk tonnage sites.

DVR Engineering

Specialises in engineered solutions encompassing light to heavy fabrications, electro-mechanical design, production and assembly, precision machined components and sheet metal.

Extel Technologies

A leading specialist electronics manufacturer, based in Mount Waverley serving both local and global markets.

Ferndale Confectionery

Ferndale’s brands provide convenient guilt-free enjoyment for millions of consumers throughout Australia and around the world.

2012 Inductees

Boss Polymer Technologies Pty Ltd

A world leading polymer manufacturer of industrial, construction and manufacturing extrusions and sheet products for a broad range of industries.

Corex Plastics (Australia) Pty Ltd

A 100 per cent owned private company, established in 1985 and employs 120 staff across a broad range of disciplines.


Founded in 1973 in Diamond Creek, Fantech has since been at the forefront of fan engineering and acoustic control technologies.

Henry Haymes Pty Ltd (trading as Haymes Paint)

Established in Ballarat in 1935, Haymes Paint is Australia's largest 100 per cent Australian made and family owned paint manufacturer.

Hospira Australia Pty Ltd

A global speciality pharmaceutical and medication management company, leading the field in generic injectable pharmaceuticals and medication management systems.

NHP Electrical Engineering Products

NHP began in 1968 with a staff of just 17 and has since grown to become one of Australasia's leading industrial electrical and automation providers.

PACCAR Australia Pty Ltd (Kenworth Trucks)

Manufactures and imports premium medium and heavy duty trucks under the Kenworth and DAF nameplates. A market leader in heavy duty trucks in Australia.

United Bonded Fabrics

A technology leader in the manufacture and innovation of non-woven products including fibre recovery and blending, thermo-bonding, needle punch and calendaring.

2011 Inductees

Australian Rollforming Manufacturers

Australian Rollforming Manufacturers Pty Ltd provides a world class metal design, rollforming, fabrication and project management services and has grown to become one of the world’s leading specialists in custom special sections metal rollforming, particularly within the heavy sections sector.

AW Bell Pty Ltd

AW Bell specialises in the design, rapid prototyping and manufacture of complex parts in a variety of ferrous and non ferrous alloys.  A.W.Bell has steadily grown from it's foundation as a patternmaker and is now focused around the investment casting foundry.

Backwell IXL

Iconic and innovative Geelong based manufacturer, Backwell IXL Pty Ltd is one of the oldest privately owned manufacturing businesses in Australia held in the one family.  Backwell IXL and its subsidiary Sampford IXL manufacture a host of Australian household brands such as the IXL Tastic, Gaggenau, Neff, La Germania, Bertazzoni and Cannon.

Bombardier Transportation Australia 

A specialist in the manufacture and provision of rail equipment and maintenance services, Bombardier’s major manufacturing plant encompasses a kilometre long standard gauge LRV test track, specialist stainless steel body manufacturing, overhaul facilities and direct rail access.

Ego Pharmaceuticals

Ego is Australia’s leading specialist in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of innovative high quality dermatological products.  All products supplied by Ego across the world are manufactured at the company’s world class pharmaceutical plant in Victoria.

Futuris Automotive Interiors (Australia) Pty Ltd*

Futuris Automotive Interiors (Australia) Pty Ltd is Australia’s leading automotive components manufacturer, responsible for the design and manufacturer of automotive seating and interior trim for motor vehicle producers in Australia and internationally.  The company has been exporting designs, know-how, project management and manufacturing expertise from Victoria since 2005.

*Futuris was aquired by Adient in 2017.


Australia’s only fully integrated regional poultry processor, Hazeldene’s is based at Lockwood, near Bendigo.  The company operates a processing plant, delivery fleet, maintenance workshops, laboratory, hatchery, breeder rearing farms, production farms and broiler farms.

Pantalica Cheese Company Pty Ltd

Pantalica is one of Australia’s leading Italian cheese manufacturers and distributes tradition style cheese products for local and international markets including the Asia Pacific region, South East Asia and the Middle East.  Pantalica’s Thomastown manufacturing plant features state of the art packaging, cool stores and distribution facilities.


Australia’s sole manufacturer and leading supplier of world class polyethylene and polymers, Qenos Pty Ltd manufactures and exports polyethylene and polyethylene wax products to Asia, the Pacific, Europe the Middle East and South Africa.

Wilson Transformer

The leading Australian manufacturer of power and distribution transformers.  Offshore Wilson Transformer is engaged in joint ventures in Malaysia, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Syria in addition to a sales and services operation in the United Kingdom.

2010 Inductees

The Australian Turntable Company

This internationally successful mechanical engineering company specialises in rotational movement systems for automotive showrooms, exhibition displays and restaurants including a platform for the world's largest revolving restaurant in Iran.

BlueScope Steel

BlueScope Steel is the largest publicly listed manufacturing company in Australia and the only local domestic flat steel manufacturer. BlueScope Steel's Victorian operations are across six sites, including BlueScope Steel's headquarters.

Sullair Australia (Formerly Champion Compressors)

Sullair is Australia’s largest manufacturer of rotary screw air compressors and now forms part of United Technologies Corporation, one of the world’s largest companies.  All of the industrial range is designed, engineered and manufactured in the production facility in Melbourne

Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses

For over 110 years Ferguson Plarre has had an active commitment to quality products and services which underpins the success of the Ferguson Plarre brand, while a focus on sustainability ensures the company moves from strength to strength.

Jindi Cheese

Jindi Cheese is the largest, private, Australian-owned specialty cheese manufacturer. Based in the rolling hills of Gippsland, Victoria, the heartland of Australia's dairy farming, its multiple awards are testament to a commitment of quality, taste and innovation.

Kraft Foods (Vegemite Port Melbourne Operations)

Kraft Foods has a proud history of manufacturing in Australia, particularly the manufacture of Vegemite, which is solely based at the company's Port Melbourne plant in Victoria.

Mett Pty Ltd

Mett is engaged in the manufacture of automotive components and is the leading aluminium high pressure and gravity die caster in Australia.

Murray Goulburn Co-operative

Murray Goulburn Co-operative is the largest processor of milk in Australia and is the nation's largest exporters of dairy products.

Viridian Glass

Viridian Glass, part of CSR Building Products, is the number one glass provider in Australia and the only manufacturer of float glass and hardcoat performance glass products in Australia.

2009 Inductees

Advanced Polymer Technology Australasia

Advanced Polymer Technology Australasia are world class designers, manufacturers and builders of synthetic sports surfaces.


An engineering solutions provider, Austeng has consolidated its reputation for excellence in the design and manufacturing of special purpose equipment over the past 20 years.

Clyne Foods

Clyne Foods is a proudly 100% Australian owned family company specialising in dried vine and tree fruit including sultanas, currants, apricots, prunes, peaches, pears and mixed fruit. They now hold around 30% of Australia's domestic market and 25% of the export market for this sector.

Diver Consolidated Industries (DCI)

DCI is an Australian owned & operated company headquartered in Melbourne. The company manufactures high quality metal pressings, welding assemblies, hinges and heat & acoustic shields.

Hella Australia

Hella designs and manufactures automotive lighting equipment including headlamps, reflectors, lenses, signal lamps, interior and exterior lighting, as well as auxiliary lamps and mouldings for export to markets across the world including Asia, Africa and North America.

Lovitt Technologies

Lovitt Technologies Australia is a provider of high-technology, precision engineering and ancillary services to the aerospace, defence and general commercial sectors. They pride themselves on having the flexibility and resourcefulness to address customers' unique requirements and deliver maximum value.


Since 1965 MTM's operations encompass design, engineering and manufacturing capabilities have strived to be a market leader in its industry. In addition to supplying to motor vehicle producers in Australia, MTM exports to South America, China, South Africa, India, Thailand and the Middle East.

PZ Cussons

As part of the PZ Cussons Group juggernaut with facilities across the world, PZ Cussons Australia is a global leader with a strong focus on innovation, continuous improvement and triple bottom line practices.

Radio Frequency Systems

RFS is a global designer and manufacturer of cable and antenna systems plus active and passive RF conditioning modules, providing total-package solutions for wireless infrastructure. RFS serves OEMs, distributors, system integrators, operators and installers in the broadcast, wireless communications, land-mobile and microwave market sectors.

2008 Inductees

Aerostaff Australia Pty Ltd

Formed in 1990, Aerostaff Australia manufactures close tolerance high precision sheet metal components and assemblies for the aviation and defence market. Based in Port Melbourne, the company utilises the latest fabrication techniques to offer total turn key solutions to customers worldwide.

Aisin Australia Pty Ltd

An integral part of the Australian Automotive manufacturing supply chain, Aisin Australia was set up with the specific purpose of ensuring that customers have the best available parts on time, every time and to the highest possible standards.

Armstrong World Industries

Armstrong World Industries is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of ceiling and flooring systems.  The success of the business lies in the ability to deliver rigorous local service supported by a trusted brand and an environmentally sustainable and constantly improving footprint.

Basell Australia

LyondellBasell is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical, and refining companies. They participate in the entire petrochemical value chain, from refining to specialized petrochemical product end uses.


Ecotech is an Australian owned company with over 35 years experience providing Australia and New Zealand with quality air and water monitoring instruments and services. They specialise in ambient air and emissions monitoring and also provide solutions for process gas and water monitoring applications.

FMP Group

FMP Group is Australia’s largest manufacturer of automotive friction material. The company’s manufacturing plant is based in Ballarat employees over 250 people and specialises in the production of high quality disc brake pads for domestic and international sale.

Hilton Manufacturing Pty Ltd

Since 1976 Hilton Manufacturing has been designing and building fuel tanks and healthcare products.  Hilton Manufacturing exports to Japan, South Korea, Canada and New Zealand.

Injectronics Australia Pty Ltd

Injectronics Australian is the leading supplier of remanufactured automotive electronic components. They specialize in testing, repairing and remanufacturing of all electronic components and other transportation electronics. They also supply technology to other companies worldwide.

Lumen Australia

For over 20 Years Lumen has been providing high quality products such as wiring looms, electronic systems and plastic components to OEM vehicle manufacturers and the automotive aftermarket in Australia and around the world. Lumen offers a complete service from the initial concept development to the final product delivery.

Schiavello Group of Companies

Schiavello is an international company founded on the principles of innovation, quality and service excellence and has been servicing companies for over 40 years. Their wide range of products include whole-of-workplace solutions such as work stations, meeting furniture, seating, storage, demountable and divisional screens and walls, cable and data reticulation systems, occasional elements and accessories

SGE Analytical Science Pty Ltd

SGE designs and manufactures critical components for scientific, analytical instrumentation. SGE has two modern facilities engaged in developing and manufacturing Chromatography and Analytical Products. These products include syringes, gas and vapour sampler and capillary columns.

2007 Inductees

Albins Off-Road Gear

Albins Off-Road Gear is the largest gear manufacturer in the Southern Hemisphere. Established in Ballarat in 1979, Albins has carved out a niche supplying gearboxes and gearbox components for the thousands of participants.

Charlwood Design

Charlwood Design is a leading industrial design and product development consultancy based in Collingwood, Melbourne. They have clients in a diverse range of sectors including consumer, medical and electronic products and strives to help them become market leaders.


Compumedics Limited, based in Abbotsford, is an acknowledged global leader in the healthcare industry’s computer based patient monitoring and diagnostic systems.

DAIR Industries

Dair Industries, based in Lyndhurst, is a specialist manufacturer and component supplier to the automotive industry. Their products include park brakes, brakes and clutch pedal assemblies and instrument panel cross members. They pride themselves on locally produced high quality goods.

HM GEM Engines

For over 50 years HM/GEM engines has been the industry leaders in supplying fully remanufactured engines and cylinder heads to the Australian automotive industry. They are leaders in the supply of Machining Services to service the needs of Automotive, Agricultural, Earthmoving, Marine & Transport industries Australia wide.

Note Printing Australia

Note Printing Australia has been printing banknotes for Australia since it was established in 1913. Since 1988 they have been leading the way in new polymer banknote technology to minimise counterfeits and increase security, quality, cleanliness and cost effectiveness and have built on this capability with the manufacture of security documents.

Thales Australia Land Systems Protected Mobility

Thales Australia is this country’s largest defence prime contractor. The land systems business group, a leading defence manufacturer is based in Bendigo, Victoria. The Land Ordnance Business Group designs, develops and manufactures ammunition, explosives, propellants, small arms weapons and chemicals

Torian Wireless

Torian Wireless is a technology development company, specialising in cutting edge Internet products and services, developing portable and enhanced fixed Radio Internet capabilities and solutions.

Update: Torian Wireless began trading as miRoamer. miRoamer products now fall under the Connexion Media banner.

TriMas Corporation

TriMas are a diversified global manufacturer and provider of products for customers primarily in the consumer products, aerospace and industrial end markets.

Update: TriMas manufactured exceptional quality vehicle accessories and towing solutions in Victoria through their Cequent division. Cequent is now a division of AutoPacific Group and continues to be a leader in the vehicle accessories and towing solutions market.

Visy Recycling

Visy Recycling is one of Australia's largest recycling companies, collecting from more than 3 million Australian households annually. Through a range of innovative, cost-effective and technologically advanced systems, Visy can provide recycling services to a range of businesses and households that spans nation-wide.

2006 Inductees

Air Radiators Pty Ltd

Air Radiators undertakes the innovative design of heat transfer and air movement solutions for a range of industrial markets including power generation, rail, defence, mining and heavy truck.  In 2003, Air Radiators was acquired by Austrim Nylex.

Alcoa of Australia

Alcoa’s Australian operations represent the world’s largest integrated bauxite mining, alumina refining, aluminium smelting and rolling system. Alcoa operates one of the most efficient smelters in the world and produces almost one third of Australia’s total aluminium production and is the only manufacturer of aluminium rolled products in Australia.

C E Bartlett Pty Ltd

C.E Bartlett has gained its reputation through developing new sealing and fabrication techniques for woven polyethylene fabrics, leading to faster, stronger and more durable fabric welding techniques.

GKN Aerospace Engineering Services

Within the GKN group of companies, GKN Aerospace Engineering Services operates as an integrated engineering organisation and provides a comprehensive range of engineering services to support both internal and external customer requirements within the aerospace, defence and marine industries. External customers supported include AgustaWestland, Airbus, BAE SYSTEMS, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Rolls Royce, Sikorsky, GE Aviation and Thales.

Haines Hunter

Haines Hunter has a deserved reputation as the most respected fibreglass boat brand in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere. For over 50 years they have build up their knowledge base and now provide over two dozen different high quality boat designs.


Hakubaku produces organic soba, udon, somen, hiyamugi and ramen noodles at its plant in Ballarat, Victoria and has been exporting white flour and noodles since the 1980s including to Japan and the USA.

Marand Precision Engineering Pty Ltd

Marand Precision Engineering is a leading supplier of high-quality precision tooling, machine tools and highly engineered automated production solutions. Their high quality products are used by manufactures in aerospace, automotive, rail, defence and marine industries.

Metaltec Precision International Pty Ltd

Metaltec is a project management engineering business with a substantial manufacturing capability. They support clients from a broad range of businesses including rail, automotive, defence, aerospace, food packaging, biomedical and pharmaceutical.

Note: Metaltec was bought by Hofmann Engineering Pty. Ltd. in 2009.

NeoProducts Pty Ltd

NeoProducts is an international, award-winning leader in the design, manufacture and implementation of public-access touch screen kiosks and interactive kiosk software. Their solutio includes hardware, software, installation, remote management and support.

OzPress Pty Ltd

OzPress is an industry partner and manufacturer of metal pressings and assemblies with pressing capacity from 15 to 400 Tons. Their main customers are in the automotive industry.

Patties Foods Pty Ltd

Patties Foods is one of the country's largest, 100 percent Australian, family owned food manufacturing companies.  Patties Foods is one of the largest pie manufacturers in the country and has also expanded the business to include frozen fruits.

Sealite Pty Ltd

Sealite is the world’s fastest growing manufacturer of navigation aids to marine.  Sealite’s products including leading lights, bridge lighting, rotationally-molded buoy products, power-systems, and products to provide safe environments for aviation, telecommunication and mining customers worldwide.

Toyota Australia

Toyota Australia is Australia’s largest vehicle exporter and is one of Australia’s largest manufacturing enterprises.  From its manufacturing plant in Altona, more than half of the Camry and Aurion vehicles produced are exported overseas – to more than 20 markets in the Middle East, New Zealand and the Pacific Island

Volgren Australia Pty Ltd

Volgren is Australia’s largest and most respected bus body building company.   Volgren prides itself in manufacturing buses that deliver passenger safety, cutting- edge technology and a genuine focus on customer needs.

2005 Inductees

APS Plastics

APS Innovations Pty Ltd (formally APS Plastics Pty Ltd) is a leading independent service provider of research, design, development, engineering, testing and manufacturing solutions and services the Biotech, Building, Consumer, Packaging, Electronic and Industrial market segments.

Colour Vision Systems

Colour Vision Systems is a manufacturer of fruit grading systems that are based on the integration of mechanical conveyors with advanced sensor and vision based electronics aimed at automating the process of fruit grading, with high efficiency, repeatability and sustainability.

D&D Global Group

A brand design agency specialising in effective and strategically focused design solutions by providing a broad range of communication services and create tailor made solutions.

Davey Products

Davey Products manufactures high pressure pumps for swimming pools and spas, a range of products for transfer, conservation, treatment and filtration of water. A market leader in its field in Australia and New Zealand, Davey Products exports to over 50 countries.

Ford Motor Company

The Ford Motor Company of Australia is the longest established automotive manufacturer in Australia. Ford provides a diverse range of products and aftermarket services to its large customer base.

Hawker de Havilland

Boeing Aerostructures Australia formerly Hawker de Haviland is Australia’s only manufacturer of high-end aero-structure components and has been in existence since 1927. This has led to work as sole source of the wholly-composite rudder for the Boeing 777 and designing and building the moveable trailing edges on the world’s most advanced new aircraft, the super-efficient Boeing 787.

Jayco Corporation

Since 1975 Jayco has established a reputation for producing high quality, competitively priced caravan and camping products, and produces a range of mobile homes, pop-tops and camper trailers.

Kingfisher International

Since 1986, Kingfisher International Optical Fibre Testers has been leading the industry in quality, accuracy, ease of use and productivity. Its line of fibre optic testing equipment includes simple continuity test pen and other simple inspection and fault finding tools


Master Foods, owned by Mars Foods, offers over 500 products in categories as diverse as mustards, marinades, relishes, sauces, herbs and spices, pasta and stir fry sauces and Promite spread. It exports to New Zealand and throughout the Asian Pacific region as well as supplying the food service and industrial sectors.

Production Parts

Production Parts specialised in high precision CNC machining, gear cutting/grinding, precision overhaul, through-life-support, maintenance and repair.

Tenix Defence

Tenix Defence was sold to BAE Systems in 2008.  Tenix Defence provided design, manufacture, modification and repairs to all major in-service military vehicles in Australia.

2004 Inductees

AME Systems

AME Systems is the major Australian owned supplier of quality electrical wiring harness, value added assembly and associated equipment to many industries at both a first and second tier level and also servicing parts and accessories requirements.

Athlegen Pty Ltd

Athlegen is an Australian owned manufacturer of superior quality, electrically operated treatment and examination tables which are highly regarded in the upmarket hotel/spa market and have unique design features. Athlegen exports to over 35 countries internationally.

Creative Cabinets

Creative Cabinets has been manufacturing high quality kitchen and domestic furniture with Australian timbers in Dandenong South since 1986. They pride themselves on design quality and hand made precision.

Gekko Systems

Gekko Systems specialises in the design, development and distribution of innovative mineral processing equipment and systems with a particular focus on gravity separation, much of which is exported.

Gippsland Aeronautics

Gippsland Aeronautics produces a family of aircraft designed specifically to meet particular market needs. GA is the only company in Australia, and one of a handful in the world, with the capability to both design and manufacture commercial aircraft from first principles.

INC Corporation Pty Ltd

The INC Corporation was the first Australian company to offer high performance, environmentally engineered materials specifically for Australian market conditions.

Brüel & Kjær Environment Management Solutions

Brüel & Kjær Environment Management Solutions (formerly Lochard) provides the broadest and deepest range of services and solutions for noise, operations and environment management at airports and in urban and industrial spaces.

Melba Industries

Melba Industries part of BRUCK Group since 2009, Australia's leading manufacturer of technical textiles for use in the automotive, industrial and seating sectors. Their products are designed to meet safety requirements for workers in the Emergency Services, Energy and Molten Metal Splash industries.

Olex Australia Pty Ltd

Olex, a Nexans company, is a manufacturer of electrical cables.  With more than 70 years of experience servicing the Australian and Asia Pacific energy, construction and industrial markets, Olex is a well respected supplier, providing a full range of general purpose fixed and flexible cables as well as special purpose cables.

2003 Inductees

AMR Hewitts Print Packaging

AMR Hewitts Print Packaging specialises in folding cartons and security packaging and services the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, hosiery, automotive, confectionery and food industries.

ANCA Pty Ltd

ANCA was founded in Victoria in 1974 and has since evolved into a leading designer and world-class manufacturer of high-precision tool-cutting and grinding equipment. The company's success is based on its high levels of innovation, a substantial commitment to research and development, and a highly trained team of managers, engineers and manufacturing personnel.

Autofab Australia Pty Ltd

Autofab designs and manufactures circular knit fabrics, mainly for the automotive industry, supplying fabric for seats, door trims, parcel shelves, etc.


Brinton’s has been weaving fine quality woven carpet across the world for over 220 years. It has a large international customer base including prestigious hotels, casinos, airports and ships around the world.

CDS Technologies

CDS Technologies (now part of Rocla) pioneered the first gross pollutant trap in Australia in 1995 and since then the vast amount of validation and testing performed in Australia and overseas has lead to both local and international market leadership in the GPT market.


CSL Ltd is a specialty biopharmaceutical company that researches, develops, manufactures and markets products to treat and prevent serious human medical conditions. These products include blood products, pharmaceuticals and human and animal vaccines.

GBC Scientific Equipment

GBC has been designing, manufacturing and marketing a range of scientific instruments since 1978. Their products include the 5th Generation Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS), 4th Generation Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP-OES), 3rd Generation UV-Visible spectrophotometers, 2nd Generation ICP-oTOFMS, HPLC, XRD and Rheometer systems.

GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd

GlaxoSmithKline is a global research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare company  which undertakes significant research and development to discover ways of treating and preventing disease

Godfrey Hirst Australia Pty Ltd

Godfrey Hirst is the largest carpet manufacturer and exporter in the southern hemisphere and has an extensive range of carpets to choose from, with brands including Godfrey Hirst, Hycraft, Carisse, Stainmaster®, and Statron®.

Institute of Drug Technology Australia

IDT specializes in the development, scale-up and manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients for clinical trials and commercial usage. The company prides itself on high levels of quality for all products and meets all international standards of Good Manufacturing Practice.


Invetech provides product development and manufacturing innovation services to the manufacturing industry across life sciences, medical devices, clean tech, industrial and consumer products.

Ronstan International Pty Ltd

Ronstan was established in 1953, producing stainless steel marine fittings. Since then it has established itself as an international company producing from sailboat hardware to architectural rigging and now holds international awards for its products.

RUAG Engineering

RUAG, formerly Rosebank Engineering, specializes in precision component manufacture in the field of hydraulic, flight control and undercarriage systems for the aircraft industry. They pride themselves on the highest quality and have numerous awards for all of their products.

TNA Australia Pty Ltd

TNA is a global leader in the food packaging and processing industry, supplying turnkey solutions and single systems to customers around the world. They pride themselves on being able to sole any problem related to food packing solutions.

Visy Preprint

Visy Preprint is a sector of Visy Glama; the business is committed to delivering the highest quality creative services, print and supply chain solutions for retail marketing and packaging customers. As a true, single source provider, Visy Glama can competently manage all your requirements from conceptual design, through to manufacturing, fulfilment and distribution.

Whittley Marine Industries Pty Ltd

Whittley Marine Group is one of Australia’s most admired boat manufacturers. Since 1953 it has become a benchmark for quality cruising, fishing and ski boats. It's factory in Australia is supported by ultra modern research and development facilities at it's Australian head quarters, and has won many of the Australian marine industry awards.

2002 Inductees

Air International Group

Air International as one of Australia's largest automotive systems providers, commenced operations in Victoria in 1967. It was one of the few companies in the world experienced in fully integrated heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems.

Australian Arrow Pty Ltd

Australian Arrow, a subsidiary of Yazaki Corporation in Japan is the largest supplier of wire harnesses to the Australian automotive industry and supplies the Australasian automotive market with distribution systems, anti-theft systems, body computers, telematics and instrumentation.

Australian Automotive Air Pty Ltd

Australian Automotive Air now Denso Automotive Systems Australia manufactures engine cooling systems, air conditioning, air intake systems, fuel pump modules and instrument clusters as well as managing the sales of imported and aftermarket products.

Autoliv Australia Pty Ltd

Autoliv Australia is a worldwide leader in automotive safety. It's test facility is used by vehicle manufacturers, automotive component suppliers, safety and regulatory organizations and other industry sectors to test all aspects of vehicle safety.

Avon Graphics

Avon Graphics is Australia’s leading embellisher with over 30 years experience. Services include embossing; foil stamping, laser cutting, film laminating, form cutting, die stamp printing, and die making, as well as other specialist graphic products.

Colourcraft Printing

Colourcraft has become synonymous with quality and innovation within the Australian printing industry. They specialize in high quality printed products combined with professional customer service.

Finewrap Australia

Finewrap is a division of the Aperio Group - one of Australasia’s most successful suppliers of flexible food, beverage and industrial packaging.

J Furphy and Sons Pty Ltd

Family owned since 1864 J Furphy and Sons has supplied the food, dairy, wine, brewing, chemical, manufacturing and heavy industries with high quality storage, processing, materials handling and structural equipment. With its recent expansion due to an expansion in its high quality metal trading companies.

JS Melbourne Controls

JS Melbourne Controls Pty Ltd is a fully Australian owned, designer and manufacturer of a wide range of bulk material handling products for the industrial, mining and food industries. They export stock worldwide and also have a distributorship in North America. The product range is often custom engineered to suit specific clients

McPhersons Printing Group Pty Ltd

McPhersons Printing Group enjoys a reputation as Australia's premier book producer and one of the world's most advanced book printers. They supply to clients such as Penguin, Pan Macmillan and Allen & Unwin. They also have one of Australasia largest loose leaf outputs.

PBR Australia Pty Ltd

PBR Australia is a global supplier of lightweight brake components and systems to automotive manufacturers in North America, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as throughout Australia. The unique approach to product design has enabled them to develop some of the automotive industry's most innovative brake products.

Placard Pty Ltd

Placard designs, prints, manufactures, processes, encodes and distributes plastic cards across the financial, government, gaming and commercial sectors. Placard combines security accreditation from Visa, MasterCard, Bankcard, American Express and Diners Club with a quality system certified by Lloyds Register.

PMP Print

PMP Print, part or the PMP Group, is the largest heat-set web printer in Australasia. PMP specialises in the production of magazines, directories, newspapers, catalogues and corporate material.

Robert Bosch (Australia) Pty Ltd

Robert Bosch Australia is a leading developer of automotive technology for multinational vehicle producers. They also provide an extensive range of consumer goods including power tools, gas hot water systems, household appliances and security systems.

Roma Food Products

Roma Food Products established in 1953, is primarily involved in the development, production, warehousing and marketing of health, gourmet and dietetic foods. They offer Gluten free, Wheat free, Dairy free, Egg free, Yeast free, GMO free, Vegan and all natural foods for people on special diets.  Roma Foods exports to 55 countries worldwide.

VDO Automotive Pty Ltd

Siemens VDO Automotive, now Continental Corporation, offers designs, development and produce innovative vehicle systems, information displays, high-precision plastic mouldings and an extensive range of after-market products.

STS Creative Printing Pty Ltd

STS Creative Printing specialised in point-of-sale and visual merchandising primarily for the retail industry and advertising industries.

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