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


Glenfern Dental logo

Knox's First Environmental Upgrade Agreement

Knox Council has signed its first Environmental Upgrade Agreement (EUA) with Glenfern Dental in Upper Ferntree Gully, allowing the business to install a 12.6kW solar PV system that will ultimately r...

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Bayswater business dressing up to make a difference in indigenous health

The Back In Motion Bayswater team is fundraising this month to support a fulltime Health clinic for the indigenous Australian community on remote Palm Island, QLD. The team are running a “mak...

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Bayswater Business Endeavour Award Winners

Local Bayswater business, Andrew Donald Design Engineering (ADDE) have been announced as the winner of Most Innovative Manufacturing Company award at The Endeavour Awards . Finalists were evaluat...

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Camatic Seating

Wantirna South Business Finalists at Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame

Camatic Seating have been honoured by the Victorian Government, selected as one of the finalists in the 2019 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards - Medium Business category, held on Tuesda...

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Megara leads in plastics manufacture & recycling

With all the negative publicity surrounding plastic, Megara Australia is a plastics manufacturer with a difference. The Bayswater-based company has launched a video showing how it closes the loop on...

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Natures Organics embraces the 'least impact'

Whether it’s water, power, waste, ingredients, containers and even toilet paper, Natures Organics takes the ‘least impact’ path. From its Ferntree Gully facility, Natures Organics manufactures more ...

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CVGT provides a perfect match

When Shaun underwent a heart valve replacement, he couldn’t continue his work as an automotive workshop foreman. His employer wanted to help him find a new role, so contacted CVGT Australia, which p...

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International awards aid growth

Starting in a tin shed near Hastings, Phoenix Tapware has grown to become one of the dominant producers of bathroom products in Australia, picking up a swag of international awards along the way. Bu...

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Milestones aplenty as Sienna's cancer test goes global

Sienna Cancer Diagnostics thanks its existence to the scientists who were awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. These researchers discovered telomerase, an enzyme that plays an im...

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New Touch Industries logo

New LiftMaster for New Touch

New Touch Industries in Bayswater has welcomed two new members to the team that will save time and money. The laser cutting and fabrication company has recently installed a LiftMaster Compact connec...

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Ritchies Rowville innovative concept store a hit

Ritchies IGA Rowville has made a significant investment in a Fine Food and Wine Merchant concept store with many innovative features. The store redesign was based on the Ritchies Dromana store, whic...

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Stuck for good staff? Here's how Catten Industries found a solution

The Bayswater-based precision sheet metal fabricator and manufacturer of sheet metal components, started with one Burmese employee and was so pleased with his work ethic and attitude that through word...

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US export success for BMPRO

Knoxfield manufacturer, BMPRO, has secured substantial contracts with two of the largest manufacturers of RVs in the United States: Thor Motor Coach and Jayco USA. BMPRO is the leading supplier of c...

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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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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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