Austeng is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as one of the Top Ten Most Innovative Manufacturers in Australia at the recent Australian Manufacturing Forum and @auManufacturing news media outlet Awards ceremony. A great acknowledgement of our team. Managing Director Ross George commented that “Although innovation requires significant investment both in terms of […]
We were so excited to host the Hon Lily D’Ambrosio Minister for Energy & Resources at Austeng yesterday morning (29/03/23) at our hydrogen burner demonstration. Through the Victorian Governments Renewable Hydrogen Business Ready Fund (BRF), Austeng received $100,000.00 in early stage funding to undertake a feasibility study and develop its hydrogen burner prototype. Renewable hydrogen […]
Austeng is proud to have been the engineering partner with start-up company Viridi Innovations to develop a highly effective process that transforms grape seed otherwise destined for land-fill into high value nutrients in a cost effective way as part of a project facilitated by the Fight Food Waste Co-Operative Research Centre. Hopefully this will […]
Congratulations to our boilermaker apprentice Tam Quach who won the award for outstanding achievement in Automotive, Engineering and Metal Trades apprenticeship at the recent Gordon Awards Night, 2023. Tam is in his third year of his apprenticeship and is excelling at Austeng, while surpassing all of his apprenticeship milestones ahead of time. Congratulations Tam on […]
Austeng has helped develop RenewOak’s process of rejuvenating wine barrels that ordinarily would be discarded after four or five years. The RenewOak process uses an abrasive slurry to “sand” internal surfaces without dismantling the barrel. The chemical free process removes all barrel residues along with a fine layer of oak, leaving a clean finish ready […]
Austeng is one of the successful recipients of a grant pursuant to the State Government’s Hydrogen Business Ready Fund, setting us up to play a lead role in showing how renewable hydrogen can reduce the environmental impact of the cremation process, via a feasibility study and a prototype demonstration model. It is hoped that ultimately […]
Thank you to Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute & Brent Balinski for a terrific article on Austeng headed “Austeng – The Geelong Arc of Manufacturing Advancement “ highlighting our efforts to enhance the Geelong entrepreneurial eco-system and promote collaboration in the advanced manufacturing context. Read the article here AMTIL Aug/Sept 2021 Issue
Austeng has purchased a Nissan Leaf EV, (notionally) powered by 30kW of solar panels on the Austeng factory’s roof. This is Austeng’s second ‘EV’, after upgrading a workshop forklift to a battery forklift last year. These actions are future proofing our business and helping (in a small way) to save the planet!
RUSSELL GEORGE Project Engineer Russell designs and delivers projects from the initial concept phase to design development and through to overseeing production quality and commissioning. Before joining Austeng, Russell had over four years experience as mechanical engineer and designer and has worked for leading building services engineering & consultancy firms (NDY & KBR) within Melbourne […]
CARL TOMCZAK Project Engineer Carl is a mechanical engineer from the University of Melbourne (B.Sci/Masters Eng). Whilst at Austeng he has gained experience in working on projects, amongst other things, within the food manufacturing and green tech sector thereby expanding his range of skills.
MARK GUSTKE Draftsman Mark is a Mechanical Design Draftsman with over 40 years experience in manufacturing, across various industries. Working alongside our engineering team Mark has been involved in numerous Austeng design and build projects over the years, and now brings his extensive knowledge and enthusiasm to us on a permanent basis.