Victorian Manufacturer of The Year 2019 – Safetech

Victorian companies and individuals across the state’s manufacturing industry come together on Tuesday, 14 May to celebrate the 2019 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame. The Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame recognises outstanding businesses and individuals in the manufacturing industry.

The night is attended by manufacturers, manufacturing consultants and government agencies associated with business development – all work in manufacturing and understand the challenges, the global competitiveness and what it takes to succeed in manufacturing.

After being nominated amongst a field of prestigious competition, Gippsland company Safetech was announced as Manufacturer of the Year in the medium business category. Safetech was awarded for revolutionizing the materials handling industry through the development of world-class lifting equipment that puts safety and productivity first.

Safetech designs and manufactures material handling equipment, dock equipment, scissor lifts, vehicle lifts, hoists, cranes, lifting devices and palletising solutions from its base in Moe in regional Victoria. Safetech supply to a diverse range of industries including retail, manufacturing, distribution centres, self-storage, food and beverage, mining and construction. The company applies lean manufacturing processes, with success underpinned by a commitment to staff training and continued development in this area. The company has also collaborated with universities in Australia and Denmark, and regularly supports interns from Australia and across the globe.

Safetech hoists and custom lifts are installed in some of the most iconic locations in Australia including the MCG, Sydney’s Star City, the Australian Parliament House, many State theatres, Perth’s Crown Casino and Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance.

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