Success Stories Archive

Vanessa Makris says Cyclo Fans, a member of the STEEL BY™ Brand Partnership Program, was the first company in the southern hemisphere to manufacture fans for commercial kitchens.
08 Mar 07 Cyclo Fans a Force in Commercial Kitchens
Engineering, affordability and Australian-made products are keys to the continuing success of a 60-year-old Victorian company facing growing competition. [Read more]
Valley Homes' Manager Aaron Mosely, a large number of the homes his company builds in the Hunter region of NSW have roofs made from COLORBOND® steel. Valley Homes are a member of the STEEL BY™ Brand Partnership Program
07 Mar 07 Hunter House Sales Hit The Roof
New South Wales builder Valley Homes has defied rising interest rates to record sales of A$30 million last financial year, attributing success largely to management's 'personal approach'. The company sells residential and investment properties priced from A$150,000 in the Hunter Region of New South Wales. [Read more]
John Franklin of Franklin Constructions, a member of the STEEL BY™ Brand Partnership Program, outside one of his company's homes featuring wall cladding made from COLORBOND® steel.
07 Mar 07 Steel Strong and Trendy In The Sunshine State
External feature walls made from COLORBOND® steel are emerging as a key trend in new homes being built in South East Queensland. John Franklin of Franklin Constructions says his company builds 25 to 30 homes a year in and around the Beaudesert Shire, about 64km south of Brisbane. [Read more]
Gary Palmer of GJ Gardner Homes, a member of the STEEL BY™ Brand Partnership Program, with one of the company's popular Country Living Collection homes, which feature framing made from TRUECORE® steel.
07 Mar 07 New Homes Steeled For Success in the Country
Country style homes with frames made from TRUECORE® steel and roofing made from COLORBOND® steel are proving a winning formula for New South Wales builder GJ Gardner Homes. [Read more]
Peter Ebzery, Sales Manager of Murphys Metal Roofing and Facade Services, a member of the STEEL BY™ Brand Partnership Program which uses about 300 tonnes of BlueScope Steel roofing products per year.
07 Mar 07 Sydney Roofing Company Nails Tough Jobs
A Sydney roofing company is fast building a reputation for safely tackling some of Australia's toughest commercial roofing projects. Murphys Metal Roofing and Facade Services works on two projects a month on average, and has installed roofs on major Sydney landmarks such as the Sydney Entertainment Centre. [Read more]
Lyn Comer of G.E. Silos, a member of the STEEL BY™ Brand Partnership Program, manufactures grain and pellet silos for farmers from ZINCALUME® steel
23 Jan 07 Orders Pouring in for Larger Grain Silos
Victorian silo manufacturer G.E. Silos has expanded its workshop to cater for a growing demand for large grain silos. Based at Goornong 30 kilometres northeast of Bendigo, the Company manufactures about 170 pellet and grain silos a year from ZINCALUME® steel. [Read more]
Chris Fullerton (left) and Maurice Ngatoko from Coast and Country Water Tanks, a member of the STEEL BY™ Brand Partnership Program, rollform tanks from AQUAPLATE® steel.
23 Jan 07 Rainwater Tanks Bring Business Flooding In
A rapid rise in rainwater tank sales has allowed a New South Wales Central Coast company to reinvent its business in recent years. Family owned Coast and Country Water Tanks started as a roofing company more than 15 years ago, but more than doubled sales when it moved into rainwater tanks. [Read more]
Jim Xidis of Brentwood Trailers, a member of the STEEL BY™ Brand Partnership Program, with a low loader
23 Jan 07 Rush For Low Loaders Fuels Trailer Business
New South Wales low loader and heavy transport manufacturer Brentwood Trailers is experiencing unprecedented demand for its products throughout Australia and overseas. [Read more]
Adrian Zadro holds one of Austec Panel Systems' innovative PANELPHEN panels. Austec Panel Systems is a member of the STEEL BY™ Brand Partnership Program.
23 Jan 07 International Fire Rating for Austec Panel Systems
A revolutionary fire rated steel and foam panel suitable for roof and wall structures has gained international recognition for Sydney based building systems developer Austec Panel Systems. [Read more]
Leah Voigt from Meleah Kit Fabrications, a member of the STEEL BY™ Brand Partnership Program, outside a shed using the American barn design.
23 Jan 07 Steel Barns Offer Housing Solution
Victorian company Meleah Kit Fabrications is helping to create a niche housing market by selling kit sheds as homes. The sheds are made from COLORBOND® steel and come in an American or Mansard barn design, ranging from 9.5 to 30 metres in length. [Read more]