Automotive Diversification Programme - Grant recipients

  1. Round 3 Grant recipients
  2. Round 2 Grant recipients
  3. Round 1 Grant recipients

Round 3 Grant recipients

The following applicants have been awarded funding offers under Round 3 Automotive Diversification Programme.

Applicant Organisation

Project Description

Grant Amount (ex GST)

Expected Total Investment (ex GST)

Harrop Casting Technologies Pty Ltd

The project is to establish a full production facility to produce large copper heat exchanger castings of up to 4,000kgs

$516,970

$1,050,441

ZF Lemforder Australia Pty Limited

Production of a new, innovative pneumatically operated side-tipping option for large transportation machines in the mining, construction and agriculture industries

$603,500

$1,898,364 

Robert Bosch (Australia) Proprietary Limited

Development and installation of a state-of-the-art high precision assembly line to produce High-Efficiency Diodes for export, new customers and new applications

$1,000,000

$6,209,000

Maxiplas Injection Moulding Pty Ltd

Commercialisation of a new range of nestable, stackable and folding transport solutions for the logistics market

$1,000,000

$2,504,488

Multislide Industries Pty Ltd

The project is to introduce advanced product forming capabilities enabling local designers to produce high-end furniture efficiently and at practical volumes

$259,100

$518,200

Orbital Australia Pty Ltd

The project brings in-house capability of combined thermal and vibration compliance testing for satisfying Highly Accelerated Life Test (HALT) and Highly Accelerated Stress Screen (HASS) as required to meet Orbital’s defence customer propulsion system needs 

$101,691

$203,382

Backwell I.X.L. Pty Ltd atf The Backwell Unit Trust

Equipment to manufacture components for a new generation wide screen gas log heaters

$345,000

$706,500

Quality Plastics & Tooling Pty Ltd

Development and manufacture plastic food apparatus for single serve disposable food packets

$230,000

$460,000

Luna Nameplate Industries Pty Limited

Purchase of machinery to fulfil new licensed consumer product agreements to supply Asia, the U.S and Europe with a range of unique products.

$441,122

$882,244

Premcar Pty Ltd

Acquisition of a 5-axis milling machine to develop low cost tooling and parts. 

$300,000

$620,000

Total Tooling Co. Pty. Ltd. Installation of a Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) at Total Tooling Co Pty Ltd $816,000 $2,405,448
  Totals $5,613,383 $17,458,067

Round 2

The following applicants have been awarded funding offers under Round 2 Automotive Diversification Programme.

Applicant Organisation

Project Description

Grant Amount (ex GST)

Expected Total Investment (ex GST)

Australian Precision Technologies Pty. Ltd.

Development of advanced manufacturing aerospace and defence capability for large and complex components.

$1,000,000

$3,170,000

Backwell IXL Pty Ltd ATF The Backwell Unit Trust

Development of an innovative fast mounting system for commercial solar rooftop applications.

$450,000

$900,000

Cutler Brands Pty Ltd

Integration of a high speed, multi-colour direct printing and plastic shrink sleeve production line to create world class capabilities not currently available in Australia. The project will target the food, beverage and cosmetics markets.

$1,000,000

$2,117,136

Luna Nameplate Industries Pty. Limited

The manufacture of vacuum formed, chrome-effect printed flexible emblems that are suitable for all industries. These emblems are a highly cost effective replacement to the traditional die cast or plastic moulded chrome plated emblems.

$109,000

$261,000

MHG Glass Pty Limited

 

The project encompasses a new architectural glass processing business leveraging existing skills and capabilities.

$1,000,000

$3,922,070

M.T.M Pty Ltd

Creation of new car door checks, which control the door closing system, in order to meet the Global Material Management Operations Guidelines.

$354,770

$709,540

Numetric Manufacturing Pty. Ltd trading as Axiom Precision Manufacturing

Establishment of an advanced aerospace semi-finishing manufacturing cell to support Australian made tail fins for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program.

$265,577

$751,155

Trident Plastics (SA) Pty Ltd

Commissioning of an injection moulding machine with a 5000tonne clamp pressure to manufacture a range of non-automotive products for sale in Australia and export markets.

$1,000,000

$4,775,000

Venture DMG Pty Ltd

Manufacturing of new hybrid shopping trolleys. These trolleys are made from steel and injection moulded plastic and represent the latest global trend in shopping trolley design and manufacture.

$498,993

$997,986

   Total $5,678,340 $17,603,887

Round 1

The following applicants have accepted funding offers under Round 1 of Automotive Diversification Programme.

Applicant Organisation

Project Description

Grant Amount (ex GST)

Expected Total Investment (ex GST)

Adelaide Tooling Pty. Ltd. based in Adelaide, SA, as trustee for The 2D Unit Trust

Equipment to manufacture steel fixings and metal bracket products for the Australian building industry.

$360,000

$851,000

Backwell I.X.L. Pty. Ltd. based in Geelong, VIC, as trustee The Backwell Unit Trust

Equipment for the manufacture of components for new generation heating, venting and lighting units and other non-automotive products.

$205,000

$410,000

Blown Plastics Pty Ltd based in Adelaide, SA

Machinery to develop and manufacture export packaging for the local fast moving consumer goods industry.

$831,250

$1,782,500

Ceramet Pty Ltd based in Ballarat, VIC 

New production lines for products for the solar, electronics and building industries.

$340,000

$980,000

Dolphin Products Proprietary Limited based in Melbourne, VIC

Equipment to produce booster detonator retention items for the global mining industry.

$540,000

$1,160,000

GTS Industries Pty Ltd, based in Melbourne, VIC

Integrated work cells for steel products used in the domestic and overseas construction, infrastructure and housing sectors.

$1,000,000

$2,850,000

Monroe Australia Pty. Limited based in Adelaide, SA

Equipment to enable the company to manufacture and export powder metal sintered multi tunable valve support components used in shock and strut dampers worldwide.

$125,500

$270,000

Precise Global Pty Ltd based in Adelaide, SA

Equipment to improve the company’s capability to supply hot stamping products into the US.

$250,000

$575,000

Precision Components Australia Pty Ltd, based in Adelaide, SA

Equipment to manufacture heliostat fields for the solar thermal power industry.

$1,000,000

$2,780,000

Quality Plastics & Tooling Pty Ltd based in Adelaide, SA

Expansion of clean room and in-mould labelling facilities to supply thin walled food and liquid containers to the food processing, cosmetic and medical sectors.

$600,000

$1,200,000

SMR Automotive Australia Pty Limited based in Adelaide, SA

Equipment to manufacture illuminated image projection devices for automotive and other industry sectors.

$971,474

$1,942,948

Venture DMG Pty Ltd based in Melbourne, VIC

Equipment to manufacture light display panels for retail, commercial and domestic applications within Australia.

$500,000

$1,400,000

   Total $6,723,224 $16,201,448

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