MiniFAB (AUST) Pty Ltd was recently named the 2011 Enabling Technology Company of the Year at the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame.
"MiniFAB is an outstanding example of the type of inventiveness and entrepreneurship that makes Victoria a leading centre for innovation," said the Victorian State Government Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade, Richard Dalla-Riva.
The Enabling Technology Company of the Year award is designed to recognize companies that have made significant contributions to Victoria's manufacturing industry by embracing enabling technologies (nanotechnology, microtechnology, biotechnology and ICT) in their products, processes and services.
"We are very excited to be recognized by this award in its inaugural year. We are very proud of our team whose expertise and dedication allows us to deliver for our clients," said MiniFAB Chairman, Michael Wilkinson.
Since 2001 the Manufacturing Hall of Fame has celebrated excellence in manufacturing in Victoria. It showcases locally based companies who are providing world-class, innovative solutions to challenges of manufacturing.
"The Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame celebrates the heroes of Victoria's manufacturing sector – those companies and individuals who are leaders in their field, locally and internationally, and who have a great story of success to share with us," said Mr Dalla-Riva, when presenting the awards.
Established in 2002, MiniFAB provides its clients with a full-cycle service, from concept design and definition, to prototyping, right through to manufacturing.
For almost a decade MiniFAB have been providing customized solutions for clients across a diverse range of industries, from food packaging, to aerospace, to medical devices and diagnostics, etc.
"MiniFAB is now established as a leading developer and manufacturer of real world solutions and products that use micro and nano technologies," said Mr Dalla-Riva.