BOC Australia wins prestigious Manufacturer of the Year award
Melbourne, 13 July 2018: BOC Australia, a member of leading gases and engineering company The Linde Group, was presented with the prestigious Manufacturer of the Year Award and Safety Solution of the Year Award for its $15 million robot cylinder automation system at the Endeavour Awards held in Melbourne last night.
BOC was also recognised as a finalist in the Supply Chain Integration and Technology Application categories for its new $20 million specialty gases facility that has increased its capacity to produce and supply over 8,000 high purity and specialty gases to high value sectors in Australia and abroad.
John Evans, BOC South Pacific Managing Director, said it is an honour to receive industry recognition for two significant investments completed at its Sydney Operations Centre, which were opened earlier this year.
“BOC has a long, proud manufacturing history in Australia spanning over 80 years. We believe embracing the new era of advanced manufacturing is vital for our long-term success and will continue to invest to ensure we meet the needs of our customers and staff long into the future.
“With safety as our number one priority, it is rewarding to see our world-leading robot cylinder automation system recognised for safety excellence. It has almost eliminated the risk of manual handling injuries to our staff, while setting a new standard in safety across the global industrial gases industry.
“Congratulations to all BOC staff, Linde global colleagues, contractors and suppliers who were involved in the successful delivery of these projects.”The Endeavour Awards by Manufacturers’ Monthly is a premier awards program for the Australian Manufacturing industry. It promotes, recognises and rewards excellence within the industry.