Eriez Magnetics opens $8 million facility

Eriez Magnetics Pty Ltd
Monday, 09 December, 2013


Eriez Magnetics Australia has opened a new manufacturing plant to replace its previous facility. Located in the Melbourne suburb of Epping, the new $8 million facility will make magnetic separators, vibratory feeders and flotation equipment for a number of applications, including mining, minerals processing, food, chemical, plastics and packaging.

“Eriez-Australia will continue to provide the best in customer service and advanced manufacturing processes to deliver quality products to our growing continental marketplace,” said Malcolm Davy, Eriez Magnetics Australia MD.

Left to right: Tim Shuttleworth, CEO of Eriez Magnetics International; Cr Rex Griffin, Mayor of Whittlesea Council; Malcolm Davy, Managing Director, Eriez Magnetics Australia.

Left to right: Tim Shuttleworth, CEO of Eriez Magnetics International; Cr Rex Griffin, Mayor of Whittlesea Council; Malcolm Davy, MD, Eriez Magnetics Australia.

“Victoria has always been a successful base for Eriez operations. It has provided Eriez with an outstanding workforce and access to important contract services. We believe this facility will give Eriez a competitive edge here in Australia as well as other markets Eriez serves from Melbourne. Our future growth will mean more jobs for the area.”

Eriez manufactures and markets magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment through 12 facilities located on six continents. The company’s products are used in the process, metalworking, packaging, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries.

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