Business Success

If your business has:

  • won an award
  • received a grant
  • experienced growth; or
  • has a good news story,

we would like to showcase your business in this section of our website.

Email us with all the details and don't forget some pictures.

Email: knoxbiz@knox.vic.gov.au


King Group

Aussie Award Winning Eziloader Trailer

Design Engineer Perry Carter and Businessman Ron Mileham of the King Group in Bayswater started Eziloader Trailers because of the problems encountered with loading and unloading conventional trailers,...

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westfield

40-year celebration for Westfield Knox

On Friday, 9 November Westfield Knox celebrated its 40th anniversary. The centre opened in 1977 with 88 stores and had 34,000 sqm of GLA (gross lettable area). Since then, Knox has had two major r...

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Matthews

Matthews Australasia is on the move! Business growth has necessitated the Australian company moving to larger premises, which are currently being built at Caribbean Park. Matthews has been headquart...

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Solar 4 rv

Solar 4 RVs makes award shortlist

The My Business Awards is the longest-standing business awards program in Australia and identifies and acknowledges the achievements of Australia’s best business operators. Winners of these prestigi...

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KIA

Triple crown for Kia dealership

Ferntree Gully Kia has been awarded Australia's Number One KIA Dealer three years in a row: 2014, 2015 and 2016. Dealer Principal, Cameron Doidge, purchased the business in 2012 and also owns Ferntr...

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Worksafe

Two Bayswater finalists in WorkSafe Awards

Two Knox businesses were finalists in the 2017 WorkSafe Victoria Awards: Viewscape and Branach. Open to Victorians in any industry, the awards have nine categories and celebrate everything from indi...

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idt

Australian drug manufacturer signs $2m government agreement

Drug manufacturer IDT Australia has signed an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Development agreement with the Victorian state government. The exact terms of the agreement have not been disclos...

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ADDE a major supplier in $100M investment

The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, addressing a business breakfast at the Australian High Commission in London, welcomed the announcement by Mr Pascal Soriot, Chief Executive of AstraZeneca, of a $...

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AIR ENERGY

Air Energy part of one of the largest projects in southern hemisphere

Industrial pipework specialist, Air Energy in Knoxfield, has just completed supplying a project for a gold mine in outback Australia that houses the largest horizontal fuel farm in the southern hemisp...

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redfine

Business Development Programs "mindblowingly helpful"

"It was the turning point for me," says Natalie Wild from Redefine Life, a health counselling and support services centre in Boronia. Natalie is referring to a business development program she parti...

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NGV commissions Kings Fibreglass to create Ron Mueck artwork

The National Gallery of Victoria has commissioned Kings Fibreglass in Bayswater to produce a complicated art installation designed by renowned artist Ron Mueck. Ron, Melbourne-born and living in the...

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pfd

PFD Food Services invests $50m in new facility

After site preparations commenced 18 months ago, PFD Food Services started moving its operations from its original Rushdale Street facility to its new Henderson Road, Knoxfield location in early Novem...

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storage king

Sponsorship Win-Win

When Storage King Knoxfield opened in July 2016, one of the company's aims was to engage with the local community. Sarah Fewell, Storage King’s Manager, said it was during one of the many Economic D...

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35% Growth for Bayswater automation business.

Knox Council helps engineering solutions company on growth path 15 years in business is a significant milestone and that is what Tony Bowyer from Automation Systems & Controls in Bayswater will be...

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Award for 20-year old practice

2017 is a significant year for Hayes Girling Financial, a public practice accounting and financial planning firm, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and last month it won the 2017 Exc...

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Black Box Logo

Black Box turns 40

Based in Scoresby, Black Box Network Services is a world leader in data services, convergence technologies and network infrastructure. F ounded in 1976, Black Box's longevity, amidst massive changes...

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Cleaner wins environment award

Sebastian Property Services has won the 2016 Cleaning Industry's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Environmental Sustainability. Sebastian has developed its cleaning and environmental program to ...

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Clockit

Clock'it clocks up 21 years

Over the past 21 years, Scott Staples, founder and owner of Clock'it Cabinets, has delivered hundreds of precision cabinets and fine furniture. Such is the company's quality and reputation that from...

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Decade party for Marion

It's been a whirlwind year already for Marion Wheatland from Fancy Spinning a Yarn who celebrated 10 years in business in February and was featured on Channel Seven's Sunrise show in January. This f...

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Ecotech celebrates 40 years

Environmental monitoring pioneer, Ecotech, has come a long way since humble beginnings in the 1970s to celebrate 40 years of achievements with a special commemorative book championing its people title...

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Eve John

Eve John presents at Summit

"Without them we would not have been able to restore the garden. It is now an asset to Coonara and the community and complements the restoration work done on the stone building," Mrs FitzGerald said. ...

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Home Based Business exports to 35 countries

Real Leather, a Bayswater home-based business since 2002, has reached 35 countries; the destinations to which it exports its small leather goods. Owned by Kingshuk 'King' Barman, his leather product...

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Youth Theatre is 35

For 35 years, MBCTA Youth Theatre has been working to encourage kids who are passionate about performing by making the most of their potential while building self-esteem, confidence and development of...

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Healthy eats at Sigma

Rowville business, Sigma Pharmaceuticals, is making changes to its on-site café, fridges, catering and vending machines to increase healthy eating options and reduce workplace injury and illness. Si...

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Unique technology from RUAG earns federal grant

RUAG Australia, formerly Rosebank Engineering, has successfully won a Capability Technology Demonstrator (CTD) grant from the Commonwealth of Australia for laser cladding repair technology. Laser cl...

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Green Room Interiors Award Winners

Green Room Interiors Award Winners

A local business owner, Tania Bell of Green Room Interiors, has just been awarded a prestigious online award for her interior decoration business. Founded just over 10 years ago, she has been decorati...

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Best beans in the 'burbs

Best beans in the 'burbs

Local business owner Stephen Coster who runs Chosen Bean cafe at Mountain Gate shopping centre has recently won a bronze medal at the Australian International Coffee Awards for his espresso. This was...

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ProQuip save money using solar

ProQuip save money using solar

Bayswater-based company ProQuip is reducing its electricity bills while reducing its carbon footprint since installing a solar system. Martin Haines, managing director of ProQuip, said switching to...

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Wantirna Plumber top five in Australian Innovations Awards

Wantirna Plumber top five in Australian Innovations Awards

Alex John, local plumber invented the BENT-OVER Silicone Nozzle, the world's first flexible, extendable and reusable silicone nozzle. The BENT-OVER Silicone Nozzle recently came in fourth for an Austr...

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New addition to the New Touch Group of Companies

New addition to the New Touch Group of Companies

Industrial Laser Cutting (iLasercut) in Townsville joins the New Touch Group of Companies Victorian based New Touch Laser Cutting are pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Industrial Laser ...

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King's Fibreglass - National Small Business Champion!

King's Fibreglass - National Small Business Champion!

2013 Australian Small Business Champion Awards For the third time in four years, King's Fibreglass from Bayswater has been named Champion Manufacturing at the Australian Small Business Champion Ga...

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Aerotrans Australia

Aerotrans Australia

Aerodynamics; a unity of two great brands For over 30 years two brands have dominated truck aerodynamics ; Fuelscoop for cab mount products and NoseCone for body and trailer mounted devices. ...

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Joy Foods

Joy Foods

Joy Foods has moved within Knox to larger premises. This contract manufacturer is consolidating four small factories in Bayswater to one much larger one in Rocco Drive, Scoresby. A specialist in the...

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Acrylic Display Systems and iCreate

Acrylic Display Systems and iCreate

Hard work. Dedication . Innovative thinking . That's been the secret to success and growth for Acrylic Display Industries (ADI) and iCreate in Knox. What began as a family-based small business in a...

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BJ Seminars International

BJ Seminars International

Every business faces change: Times. Economic climates. Product types Managing change is where BJ Seminars comes into its own. Just back from overseas This locally-based business - l...

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The Grand on Cathies Lane wins the 3AW Momentum Small Business Success Awards

The Grand on Cathies Lane wins the 3AW Momentum Small Business Success Awards

The Grand on Cathies Lane  The Grand on Cathies Lane recently won the 3AW Momentum Small Business Success Awards for the month of June. These awards support and celebrate small business innovati...

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Local Business Ecotech aquires Alstrom

Local Business Ecotech aquires Alstrom

Ecotech acquires Alstom's chemistry and environmental business   Ecotech, a global leader in environmental monitoring, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Alstom's Chemistry and...

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