Businesses that have successfully transitioned
The Victorian Government is supporting the automotive industry with a range of programs and initiatives, including the support some businesses may need to diversify. Read on to learn more about how some businesses have successfully transitioned from making parts for the the automotive industry, to servicing a wide range of different geographic areas and sectors.
Managing Director of Dolphin Products, Mario Turcarelli, tells us how the automotive supply chain company has managed to find new successes through adaptability and the support and assistance received from the Victorian Government.
Ron Harrop, of Harrop Engineering, speaks about how – after the announcement of the Ford, Holden and Toyota closures – his business has been able to go from strength to strength, by diversifying into other areas with the help of Victorian Government co-funding.
Dean Haritos, Group Managing Director, MHG Asia Pacific discusses how, without the support of the Victorian Government, MHG's manufacturing facility wouldn't exist today. The family-owned business was able to use government funding to help transform the business from an automotive glass supplier to a diverse architectural glass supplier.
Managing Director of Pedders Suspension, Mark Pedder, believes there continues to be a range of opportunities in Australian manufacturing, and encourages automotive supply chain businesses to look at the Victorian Government assistance available.
Page last updated: 15 February 2017