Victorian manufacturing takes centre stage
Published: 4 June 2018
The 2018 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame awards provided the perfect stage to celebrate the outstanding local businesses and individuals that make up the $28 billion industry.
The Hall of Fame gala dinner, held last week, was attended by hundreds of industry stakeholders, and recognised outstanding manufacturing businesses and individuals.
Congratulations to the following winners at the 2018 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards.
Company award winners
- Manufacturer of the year – small business with less than 20 employees: Osteon Medical
- Manufacturer of the year – medium business with 20 - 200 employees: Creature Technology Co.
- Manufacturer of the year – large business with over 200 employees: Bosch Australia
- High growth sector – Construction: Entegra Signature Structures
- High growth sector – Defence: Albins Performance Transmissions
- High growth sector – Food and Fibre: Chobani
- High growth sector – Medical Technology and Pharma: Leica Biosystems
- High growth sector – New Energy Technologies: Keppel Prince Engineering
- High growth sector – Transport: Bombardier Transportation Australia
- Company induction: Boeing Aerostructues Australia
- Leader in Workforce Skills Development: PACCAR Australia
- Leader in Industry 4.0: Siemens
Individual award winners
This year's Individual awards winners are:
- Honour Roll – Service to Industry: David and Tony Ellul, Marand
- Young Manufacturer of the Year: Vanessa Katsanevakis, Sussex Taps
- Woman Manufacturer of the Year (joint winners): Vanessa Kearney, Viva Energy & Jill Walsh, Actco Pickering Metal Industries
For further information about the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame visit our Business Victoria website.