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: business@knox.vic.gov.au


KnoxBiz

First NATA-accredited 01dB Calibration, Service & Repair Centre in Australasia opens in Melbourne

Media Release - Melbourne, Australia, 10 April 2019 ECOTECH’s 01dB Calibration, Service & Repair Centre has just received its full NATA-certification as an ISO 17025 compliant laboratory. Locate...

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Hayes Girling Financial

Hayes Girling Financial - Excellence in Client Engagement Award

Hayes Girling Financial recognised with Count Financials’ 2019 Excellence in Client Engagement Award Hayes Girling Financial has received the 2019 Excellence in Client Engagement Award from Count F...

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sheen

Best Body Repairer

Sheen Group Bayswater is thrilled to have won this year’s prestigious VACC Best Body Repairer Award. Shared with Sheen’s Bulleen location, Sheen Panel Service Bayswater received the award at the Cro...

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coral

Coral Healthcare - Finalist in Best New Online Retailer Award

After operating for less than a year, Knoxfield-based condom manufacturer and marketer, Coral Healthcare, was recognised as a finalist in The Australia Post Online Retail Industry Awards (ORIA’s). C...

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Hayes Girling wins two Count awards

Hayes Girling Financial has won two awards at the national Count dealer awards. Not only did the Rowville firm win Count’s Outstanding Quality Award, but Trini Montes, Hayes Girling’s Financial Plan...

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Torus

Jump on the next wave of innovation with Torus

Looking outside its traditional client base is opening up new markets for world-leading games developer, Torus Games and they are inviting Knox businesses to join them on the innovation journey. Tru...

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KnoxBiz

Knox Leisureworks makes a splash at awards

Council’s Knox Leisureworks was presented with the prestigious Health Club of the Year Award at the recent 2018 Aquatics & Recreation Victoria Industry Awards. In front of more than 700 industry and...

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solar 4 rv

National award for Solar 4 RVs

Solar 4 RVs has been recognised as an ABA100 Winner in The Australian Business Awards 2018 for Eco Innovation. The Australian Business Awards recognises high-performing organisations that implement ...

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Natures

Natures Organics flicks the switch on massive solar installation

Ferntree Gully is now home to Australia’s largest privatelyowned roof-mounted solar power system. Natures Organics, a leading producer of natural household cleaning and personal care products, has i...

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ADDE

Open house at ADDE showcases palletiser

Equipment for one of the biggest projects ever undertaken by Andrew Donald Design Engineering (ADDE) has been delivered to AstraZeneca. As reported in Knox Business Life in November 2017, the ADDE p...

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Wattrix profits from Australian Made moniker

In any business you need to find a point of difference that enhances your unique product or service. Wattrix has taken on the Australian Made logo to do just that. Wattrix operates two divisions, el...

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$10M investment in lolly manufacturing plant

Following a relocation of its manufacturing facility from Sydney to Knoxfield this year, Prydes Confectionery is investing more than $10million to expand the capability and double the capacity of its ...

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Tasty Fresh Food Co. Recipe for Success

When Colin Lear started his lunch truck business in 1979 he had no ambitions other than having a go at a one-man-van venture. Now close to 40 years later Lear services around 30,000 customers daily an...

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Knox Leisureworks - Health Club of the Year

Council's Knox Leisureworks was presented with the prestigious Health Club of the Year Award at the recent 2018 Aquatics & Recreation Victoria Industry Awards. In front of more than 700 industry and...

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Sheen Panel Service - Award Winners

Following another busy year dealing with countless car collisions and minor bingles across the state whilst helping thousands of Victorian motorists get back on the road, Sheen Group were thrilled our...

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YMCA Vic Wins Excellence in Incident Management

Presented by Royal Life Saving Society – Australia, YMCA Victoria were one of six individuals and organisations recognised in the National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards for their significant cont...

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Solar 4 RVs - Winner in the Australian Business Awards 2018

Congratulations to Trish and Phil of Solar 4 RVs , Rowville who won the prestigious award of ABA100 Winner in The Australian Business Awards 2018 for Eco Innovation . The Australian Business Award...

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Congratulations to local business Siemens

Media Release - Ben Carroll, Minister for Industry and Employment - 28 May 2018 Women Shine At Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Awards Three accomplished women have taken centre stage at this year’s ...

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Carribean Park - Award Winners

Congratulations to Caribbean Park who have been awarded the Best Business or Industrial Park as part of the Property Council Australia Innovation and Excellence Awards for 2018. The awards recogni...

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Mae Collard School of Music

The Mae Collard School of Music ' s tuition programs nurture a love and enjoyment of music and are tailored to suit all ages and levels of experience, from beginner through to advanced. Our school...

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Wellness on Wellington

Wellness on Wellington - Award Finalist

On 26th April 2018, Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) announced the finalists of the AGPAL and QIP Excellence Awards . Wellness on Wellington was announced as one of finali...

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FG Roberts

Extreme changes for 85 -year-old-company

"We've made absolutely extreme changes," said Gary Bell from Soy Products in Bayswater. The changes relate to a complete restructure of the company over two-and-a-half years that involved an initiat...

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solar 4 rv

Award Finalist

Solar 4 RVs, a specialist provider of lightweight, flexible solar panels and solar systems for RV and marine applications, is a finalist in the 2018 Australian Small Business Champions Awards. With ...

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Caribbean Park

Caribbean Park a finalist

For the second consecutive year, Caribbean Park has been selected as a State and National Finalist in the Best Business/Industrial Park category for the Property Council of Australia’s - Excellence an...

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setec

SETEC Celebrates 50 years

Australian family-owned Knoxfield company Setec has celebrated 50 years designing and manufacturing power solutions. The significant milestone was celebrated with an event in February at Crown which...

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Homewood

Homewood apprentice wins Vic comp

Winning apprentice Bryce Noble will represent Victoria at the World Skills Australia competition in Sydney in June. Earlier this year Bryce won both the Certificate 2 and Certificate 3 in Engineerin...

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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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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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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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