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Weld Australia’s NSW and ACT award winners named

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Winners of Weld Australia’s NSW and ACT Welding Excellence Awards were named at an event in Sydney on Wednesday night.

The industry peak body held the event at Waterview in Bicentennial Park, Sydney, and described them as showcasing and celebrating “the world-class work being undertaken by local welders, fabricators and industry educators” over the last 12 months.

Among the winners were:

  • NEPEAN Engineering & Innovation claimed the 2023 Company of the Year Award – Fabrication, with Macfab Engineering named runner up in the category;
  • Indigee Metals – a joint venture between JNC Group (Aust) and Precision Metal Group – took out the 2023 Indigenous Company of the Year Award; and
  • The Health and Safety in Welding Award was jointly awarded to Apex Welding Safety (AWS) and TSS Engineering. 

“Our celebrated winners this year represent both businesses and individuals dedicated to crafting innovative and sustainable strategies, prioritising safety, and enhancing the overall skill set in the welding community,” said Weld Australia’s CEO, Geoff Crittenden.

A full list of winners is reproduced below.

  • Company of the Year Award – Fabrication: NEPEAN Engineering & Innovation
  • Indigenous Company of the Year Award: Indigee Metals
  • Company of the Year Award – Supplier: Allweld Services
  • Health and Safety in Welding Award: Apex Welding Safety (AWS) and TSS Engineering (joint winners) 
  • Project of the Year Award: TSS Engineering 
  • Training and Education – Organisation Award: NSW Department of Education
  • Training and Education – Individual Teacher Award: Nathan Kelly from TAFE NSW Orange
  • Young Tradesperson of the Year: Harrison Field from A-OK Metal Fabrication
  • Welding Professional of the Year Award: Alireza Samimi Mottaghi from Professional Welding Clinic for the Welding Coordinator category; David Parr from Alfabs for Welding Supervisor (with Joel Mennie from MC Quality Control named as runner up); and Shaun Brown from MC Quality Control for Welding Inspector.

Picture: credit Weld Australia

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