Local manufacturer Trendpac inducted into the Family Business Australia’s Hall of Fame

Berkeley Vale manufacturer, TrendPac has been inducted into the Family Business Australia NSW/ACT Hall of Fame. The second-generation company shared the prestigious honour alongside Ella Bache and joins former NSW inductees, including Raine & Horne, Akubra Hats, Kennards Hire, Scenic World, and another Central Coast family business, Sharpe Bros., who were inducted in 2008.

VEEM weathers choppy seas to make good progress

Perth marine engineering group VEEM has grown profits in the latest financial year despite the cyclical nature of some of its big ticket defence contracts. The company, which manufacturers ships propellers, drive shafts and stabilising gyro systems, recorded net profit after tax of $2.76 million in 2019, up $500,000, on turnover of $40.7 million. EBITDA…

Gas network up to hydrogen challenge – industry

Australia’s gas industry is up to the challenge and opportunities presented by the increasing use of hydrogen as a fuel, according to industry players. The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association ceo, Steve Davies told the APGA annual convention yesterday that Australia’s 45,000 kilometres of high pressure gas pipelines were the optimal infrastructure to deliver gas.…