Andy Ellul commenced business in a small 900sq foot factory as a one man toolmaking operation.


Approved "Boeing" Tooling Designer & Manufacturer.


Achieved "ISO 9000" accreditation for General Engineering activities.


Achieved "QS 9000" accreditation for Auto Industry contracts.

Gained "BRITISH AEROSPACE" accreditation - part 1 & 5 global supplier status.

Awarded "Panasonic Robotics" agency.

Won "Automate Best New Product Award" for Panasonic robotic welding cell design & safety integration.

Won the Victorian Government's inaugural "DesignTech Engineering Excellence Award".


Gained "Civil Aviation Safety Authority" (CASA) accreditation for Aerospace industry contracts.

Achieved "TIER 1" supplier status to the Auto Industry.


Commenced "Total Manufacturing Solutions" (TMS) Marand's Standard Machine Tool Sales Division.

Awarded "SNK, OKK, OM & Kuraki Machine Tool" agencies.


Formed "Atlas Rail" company then acquired a 100 year old UK Machine Tool company (Atlas Engineering). Relocated engineering & manufacture to Australia and commenced exporting Innovative CNC Machine Tools to Global Rail Industry.

Won "Ford Australia Gold Supplier Excellence Award".

Awarded "KUKA Robotics" Master Distributorship & System Integrator for Australian Market.

Gained "BOEING/HdH" component manufacturer approval.


Won "Manufacturing Hall of Fame" award from Victorian Goverment.

Gained "ISO 14001" Environmental Accreditation.


Awarded "Takasawa Machine Tool" agencies.

Gained "AIRBUS" approval for Tooling Design & Manufacture.

Won first "F35 Joint Strike Fighter" Support Equipment Contract to be awarded anywhere in the world by Lockheed Martin USA.

Accredited to "ISO 9001-2000" Quality Management Standard.


Won second "F35 Joint Strike Fighter" contract to place a senior Engineering/Automation Consultant within the CS & E IPT at Lockheed Martin's "Skunk Works" in Palmdale, California USA.


Achieved AS9100 accreditation for Aerospace activities.

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