Success Stories Archive

Stern’s Playground owner Joel Stern with one of the company’s pools.
09 Jun 06 Safe Backyard Bathing, Without Taking a Bath
Quality steel components, coupled with creative installation, are fast making above-ground pools a safe and affordable option for landscaped backyards, especially those on slopes. [Read more]
Lindsay Guscott displays some of the automotive components that Production Stamping Co fabricates.
09 Jun 06 Keeping it Quiet in the Cabin
The sound of a quietly purring car engine is music to the ears of any motoring enthusiast, but for staff at a Melbourne metal fabrication company it's also a sign of a job well done. [Read more]
DSI Mining’s Manager, Australian Mining Business Unit, Derek Hird, “We’re one of the world leaders in ground control products.”
08 Jun 06 DSI Leads World in Innovation
Providing innovative solutions fast has helped DSI Mining become a global leader in mining products and systems. [Read more]
Ron and Rysha Hosking of Farm Houses of Australia outside one of their latest homes
10 Jan 06 Ultra-Modern Technology Meets Country Charm
A Victorian based marketing and design company specialising in recreating farm houses is using the latest computer technology to help bring designs to three dimensional life for clients. [Read more]
Mario Amabili and his son, David, of Amace industries in McLaren Vale, South Australia
06 Jan 06 Smart Steel Safeguards South Australian Wines
A McLaren Vale family business is helping to preserve some of South Australia's greatest assets, in steel. [Read more]
Alfresco Lifestyle Extensions managing director Stephen Henderson
14 Nov 05 Lifestyle Drives Home Extension Market
A Melbourne based housing extension company and medium sized builder have teamed up to offer homebuyers a more complete lifestyle package. Alfresco Lifestyle Extensions has built all steel pergolas using COLORBOND® steel for two of the display homes featuring in the new range of Ewington Homes, which builds about 80 homes a year. [Read more]
John Datsopoulos and Sia Volaris of Adelaide rollformer Alpha Industries
10 Nov 05 Expanding Steel Business Gets an Edge
An innovative family owned and operated South Australian business is riding a wave of demand for steel building products by adopting new technology as it expands and consolidates its product range. Manufacturer of carports, garages, rural and industrial buildings, Alpha Industries has installed a new rollforming machine at its Cavan premises to expand its production methods. [Read more]
Olympiade Transportable Homes owner, Frits van der Plas
23 Aug 05 Steel Homes First for Far Flung Frontiers
The Swiss Alps are the last place you'd expect to find prefabricated homes manufactured in Queensland using BlueScope Steel products. Yet Switzerland and the Pacific islands of Noumea and Tahiti are just some of the locations Olympiade Transportable Homes has delivered to in the past 22 years. [Read more]
Godfrey Steel Office Equipment of Glynde, Adelaide, SA
17 Aug 05 Cabinets Designed to Outlast Governments
Adelaide's Godfrey Office Equipment has manufactured and sold more than one million steel filing cabinets throughout Australia since opening its doors 51 years ago. With about 40 kilograms of steel going into an average filing cabinet, that's an average consumption near 1,000 tonnes of steel a year since 1954, all of it to help keep papers under rule, from humble office memos to highly sensitive government policy documents. [Read more]
Alan Mackie, General Manager, Cyclone Industries
15 Aug 05 Steel Nous Makes Garden Tools Like the Pros Use
The company behind one of Australia's icon gardening brands has revamped its use of steel in locally made tools of exceptional durability for the home. Cyclone Industries worked closely with Australia's foremost steel supplier, BlueScope Steel, to develop a special grade of hard steel comparable to the heavy duty gear used day in and out by professional tradespersons. [Read more]