Leading computer company Allied Corporation will establish a new global HQ in Adelaide and quadruple its workforce with 75 new staff to manufacture high-end gaming personal computers.
Allied has been producing custom PC brands in three Adelaide facilities for many years, with its products known for their high quality and suitability for gaming, as well as selling to US-based defence and space industries, health care and other high-tech organisations.
The Allied Stinger range starts at $1,299, for example while the top of the line ALLIED M.O.A.B. (pictured) is priced from $3,399.
Allied CEO Aron Saether-Jackson said the company would become one of Australia’s largest private PC manufacturers, with capacity to manufacture up to 100,000 state of the art PCs a year.
Saether-Jackson said: “A lot of people think there isn’t much of an opportunity for high-tech computer manufacturing in Australia – but we’re proving these doubters wrong.
“Our products are in demand all over the world. We make high-spec computers for gamers, for governments, for businesses who demand high performance and value.”
Privately owned Allied is in advanced discussions with the SA Government about the location of its new global HQ.
Saether-Jackson said: “Our products are in demand all over the world.
“This month, we signed a deal to distribute our gaming PCs through one of the largest electronics retailer on the planet, delivering widespread distribution in the United States.”
Saether-Jackson said the company already had a sizable footprint in Adelaide, making the city ‘the perfect place for our global HQ’.
He praised the new state government’s focus on skills and high technology manufacturing.
“Prioritising the skills of the future means we can invest, knowing we’ll have workers with the right training coming online when we need it.
“We’re in a race for the jobs of the future and we welcome the vision of the government, and its policies that prioritise procurement from SA-based firms over companies from overseas.”
Welcoming the announcement SA Premier Peter Malinauskas said of attracting high technology manufacturing: “The first step is as a government, we prioritise local procurement.
“South Australian companies should be at the front of the queue when we’re spending money as a government.”
Picture: Allied Corporation
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