We often think of manufacturing as an “old” industry, one that’s dying off as Australia moves from an industrial and mining economy to one focused on services. News coverage of Australian manufacturers closing down or moving offshore due to rising costs are all too familiar. But for those actually in the manufacturing business, we know … Continued
As we enter our 20th year of doing business, we’re starting to tell more of our story. This blog is the place to find stories from the heart of our operation in Melbourne’s West, updates and important announcements – so check back often.
One of the benefits of being a home-grown manufacturing company is that we keep all of our design and production in-house. That means we have a team of engineers and designers working in the same place our products are made. Not only does this give us all a sense of unity – we’re working towards the same goal – but it means we can work much, much faster.
For a while it seemed as though food trucks might be another hospitality fad – something that disappears as quickly as it comes along. Not a chance. The city has dozens upon dozens of trucks lining up at festivals, catering events and wherever they happen to visit. There’s no sign it’s slowing down, either.
Our people are everything. But sustaining a great work culture is more than just having some fun. We’re planning to increase our workforce by more than 20% this year, and we can’t do that without a strong commitment to local manufacturing.
With more than 100 people eating and drinking for more than two hours, it takes more than a simple steamer to get food on the table. Thankfully, we provided some equipment at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival yum cha event to make sure the event ran without a hitch.