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We are proud to have been involved as a key project partner in Monash University’s world leading impact testing equipment.  Austeng engineered, manufactured and installed the state of the art Impact Testing Facility in line with the University’s stringent requirements. The research facility unveiled in December 2020 is designed to observe the behaviour of elements […]


Over the 2020 Queen’s Birthday weekend, Lyn was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in recognition of her contribution to Australian manufacturing.

Various Projects

A selection of projects including; Specialised Exhaust Gas Handling Pole Re-butting Equipment Transportation Paper Industry Screen Printing Industry Petroleum Industry Crematoria Industry Train wash/water recycling Specialised Exhaust Gas Handling Engineering and manufacture of specialised exhaust gas diverter valves for use with absorption chillers for mining/industrial applications. Pole Re-butting Engineering, manufacture and commissioning of cutting edge […]

Timber Construction Industry

Austeng manufactures machines for making prefabricated trusses of all shapes and sizes. All the machines use hydraulic presses to press nail plates into precut softwood or hardwood. Strut Runner Press The Strut Runner is a machine to make floor trusses. The travelling press head moves down a track/pressing table, over the top of a truss […]

Foundry Industry

Foundry Furnace Charging Systems Austeng has developed the most accurate and advanced furnace charging system yet. Metal is delivered to the furnaces in the correct amounts to produce the required alloy without recharging. Additives to create different alloys can be added directly into the furnace, or into a transfer ladle to improve additive recovery rates. […]

Dispensing Solutions

Austeng has access to a wide range of metering and dispensing systems through their recent technology partnership with well-known and respected European manufacturer 2KM. Austeng dispensing solutions in Australia Austeng has access to a wide range of metering and dispensing systems through their recent technology partnership with well-known and respected European manufacturer 2KM. 2KM (2 Komponenten […]

Ross George

ROSS GEORGE Managing Director Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Honours, Melbourne University. Commenced his career as a Project Engineer and established Austeng over 25 years ago. Ross brings novel engineering design, flair and innovative thought to projects.  He is also responsible for the overall direction of the company and heads the Estimating Department. Ross has […]

Lyn George

LYN GEORGE Corporate Director Bachelor of Laws with Honours, Melbourne University. Background experience in commercial litigation. Performs legal and managerial functions within the company. Her legal background and communications skills add commercial depth to the company. Has been instrumental in Austeng’s transition to new areas of advanced manufacturing. OAM Over the 2020 Queen’s Birthday weekend, […]

Marcus Cowie

MARCUS COWIE General Manager A mechanical engineer from Monash University. Marcus joined the company in 1994 and has worked on a variety of projects in design, mechanical, electrical and programming capacities as well as project management. As General Manager he is responsible for the smooth running of projects through the various departments.

Ron Mcdonald

RON MCDONALD Design Manager Graduated R.M.I.T Mechanical Engineering 1982. Since commencing employment with Austeng in the 80’s Ron has been involved in all aspects of the business including design, specification, procurement, manufacture, installation and commissioning. He now heads our Design Department.

Russell Brown

RUSSELL BROWN Projects Engineer Russell has both a degree in Mechanical Engineering (Honours) as well as a Master of Business Administration. Twenty-eight years of exposure in the manufacturing environment (Ford Motor Co.) has provided Russell with a solid grounding in safety, quality, production, finance, maintenance, environment and design systems. At Austeng Russell’s role is in […]

Dave Habgood

DAVID HABGOOD Service Manager / Electrical Engineer He graduated from the Monash University with a Bachelor of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering (Hons). He heads the Service Department specialising in crematoria clients. David also heads our Electrical Engineering department with experience in PLC control systems and a passion to implement IOT/ Industry 4.0 into our […]

Dylan Mayson

DYLAN MAYSON Mechanical Engineer Dylan graduated from Deakin University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering (Hons) with a prior mechanical trade background. He manages maintenance support for wide range of our client’s plant and equipment. Dylan also provides mechanical engineering, design and project management support to Austeng projects.

Luke Smith

LUKE SMITH Projects Engineer/Estimator He graduated from RMIT with a degree in Mechanical Engineering (Hons). Luke has gained significant experience over the lst few years in all aspects of project management. Together with Ross and Tim, Luke forms our Estimating Department and handle enquiries and project engineering from initial inception up until the design and/or […]

Tim Cleary

TIM CLEARY Projects Engineer / Estimator Tim graduated from Swinburne University with degrees in Mechanical Engineering (Hons) and Business. He assists Luke and Ross within our Estimating Department. Tim continues to gain project management experience from design conception through to manufacture and installation.

Brad Hutton

BRAD HUTTON Project Manager Brad has worked in the company for more than 20 years, having completed his trade apprenticeship with us. Brad’s organisational and time management skills ensures our equipment is manufactured, delivered and is commissioned promptly with a minimum of fuss. His depth of experience and trade background in sheet metal plus his […]

Tim Van Slageren

TIM VAN SLAGEREN Furnace Specialist and “A” Grade Electrician Has worked on our furnaces for over 15 years. He now project manages our furnace installation projects and up-grades.

John George

JOHN GEORGE Consultant One of the original shareholders and engineers. Over 40 years experience in innovative engineering and management he is now a consultant, thus helping to maintain his legacy of engineering excellence.

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Fibre-Reinforced Geopolymer Bridges

GFR GEOPOLYMERS BRIDGES ARE HERE! It was certainly well worth the wait – the glass fibre reinforced geopolymer bridges (100 years plus maintenance free) have arrived! Great collaboration with Rocla Australia, City of Greater Geelong, Deakin University and Inconmat. These bridges deliver not only huge environmental benefits but also many the novel combined materials used […]