Blade Engineering Pty Ltd began trading in October 2013 at 1-7 Nixon Rd. in Wingfield
The Managing Director of the business, Ian Totty, has over 40 years of experience in the specialised transport equipment manufacturing industry as the manager of several very successful & respected businesses. Blade designs and makes equipment for a broad range of industries especially the waste management, mining, civil construction and mobile material handling markets. Ian has assembled a crack team, many having been involved with him in previous companies but also some new blood, keeping that youthful edge in the group.
Ian has grown the business carefully and gradually, from a team of 5 to the current 20 personnel. The results have been rewarding, having started the business in an uncertain economic climate.
Ian says that apart from the most obvious important factors being service, quality and price, the willingness to design and build something specifically to suit the needs of the customer is becoming more of a saleable feature and is becoming harder to find.He says as more equipment comes in from overseas, the customers are faced with settling for something that might not be what they really need or want.
Using the most modern engineering processes and tools including 3D modelling and FEA (stress) analysis. Blade engineering is capable of designing and certifying equipment to all relevant codes and standards.
In house fabrication, hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, electrical and painting provide a prompt delivery lead time New equipment has been sold nationally and a range of satisfied clients has now been established.
Ian has had 45 years of experience in the transport manufacturing industry. For almost 30 years he has managed successful & respected local manufacturing businesses. Blade Engineering is the first business he has owned and he is very proud of the standards that the company has set and the response from his clients.
Jon has expertise and years of experience as a diesel mechanic, hydraulic & pneumatic technician. As Blade Engineering Works Manager however, his greatest skill is his ability to lead a loyal & skilled group of employees achieving a high quality performance, which is recognised by Blade’s clients. He genuinely cares about the welfare of the customer’s business.