2017 Partners & Sponsors

The Partners and Sponsors assist delegates in obtaining relevant information on timber and engineered wood building systems, and is a major source for supplier contacts and networking by attendees.

Partners & Sponsors at Frame Australia 2017

Active Fasteners/BeA

Active Fasteners/BeA

Silver Partner

Active Fasteners supply customized fastening systems and automated fastening equipment for frame & truss fabrication, and provide new fastening innovations in timber frame and panel construction.
BeA provide modular-tool systems that offer solutions from automated packaging to single-unit fabrication to mass production, with customized solutions for prefabricated houses, furniture, automotive, appliances and packaging.
 

activefasteners.com

Andiamo Engineering

Andiamo Engineering

Exhibition Partner

Andiamo Engineering is a privately-owned engineering consultancy with a growing national footprint. With a commitment to best practices, Andiamo Engineering is an industry leader in technological innovation and is revolutionising the panelised construction industry in Australia. Andiamo Engineering is committed in developing and transforming the market for pre-fabricated panelised wall systems, with the primary aim to assist market entrants to successfully establish their operations, to optimise the transition to a higher quality, more sustainable and energy efficient construction process, and thereby ensure the continued growth and success of the industry.
 

andiamoengineering.com

Australian Forestry Standard / PEFC

Australian Forestry Standard / PEFC

Session Sponsor

Australian Forestry Standard Limited (AFS) is a not-for-profit company responsible for developing and maintaining Australian Standards for Sustainable Forest Management.
 
The primary functions of AFS are to:
 promote sustainable forest management of Australia's forests through AS 4708 (The Australian Forestry Standard)
 provide chain of custody certification through AS 4707 (Chain of Custody for certified wood and forest products)
 support and maintain the development of AFS and other related standards
 maintain accreditation as an SDO
 support and facilitate the use of AFS for forestry certification within Australia and 
 see and maintain mutual recognition for AFS internationally.

AFS is also the PEFC National Governing Body for Australia and the Australian Forest Certification Scheme has been endorsed by the PEFC.
 

www.forestrystandard.org.au

Australian Framing Automation

Australian Framing Automation

Exhibition Partner

AFA represents Modular Building Automation (MBA) from the UK for timber framing machinery in Australia and New Zealand, with the range including machinery for timber framing, floor cassettes manufacturing, butterfly tables and panel handling equipment for flexible automation solutions for the off-site building and construction industry. 
A highlight is the MBA Mobi-One, a complete all-in-one assembly machine for timber frame panel walls that performs framing, cladding, routing, membrane application, batten fixing and outfeed operations, simple to operate and represents excellent value for money. 
AFA also supplies German high quality timber shredding machines and briquetting presses for timber offcut handling and waste reduction.

www.ausframe.net.au

Bliss & Reels

Bliss & Reels

Bronze Partner

Bliss & Reels are the exclusive local sales and service representatives for Randek and Uniteam.
Randek are the world’s most experienced provider of equipment and production lines for prefabricated housing/building manufacture.  This includes both standard and purpose-engineered equipment for manufacture of open timber frames, closed wall panels, modular buildings, floor cassettes, and roof trusses.  
Uniteam are the world’s leading supplier of precision 5 axis CNC technology for structural timber elements. This includes machinery for processing of beams or panels made from CLT, LVL, Glulam, or solid timber
 

Combilift Ltd

Combilift Ltd

Exhibition Partner

Combilift manufactures a wide range of innovative handling solutions for long and bulky materials, pallets, containers and oversized loads. With a network of dealers in over 75 countries it is the acknowledged global leader in its sector. Combilift products ensure the safe, space saving and productive handling of your loads, and enable versatile and streamlined indoor and outdoor operation.
Our Specialists have the knowledge and experience to recommend the right Combilift for every application and provide assistance on sales, hire and after sales service, along with trained service engineers offering first class customer service with swift response times. 

www.combilift.com

EWPAA

EWPAA

Exhibition Partner

The Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia has a proud history that is continuous back to May 1934 when nine Queensland manufacturers founded the Queensland Veneer and Plywood Board. Throughout this long history the association has been fiercely independent of government funding, supported on a voluntary basis by the veneer, plywood and laminated veneer lumber (LVL) and wood panel manufacturers in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Papua New Guinea and supported by affiliate members who are suppliers of goods and services to the industry.
OUR MISSION
To maximise the medium to long- term financial benefits to all of its members – achieved by using the EWPAA as a vehicle to provide those functions which none of the members, as individual corporations, can effectively provide for themselves.”
 

www.ewp.asn.au

Homag / Weinmann

Homag / Weinmann

Principal Partner

The HOMAG Group is a leading manufacturer of modern, high-performance machines, production lines and systems for the construction of prefabricated timber buildings, with a coordinated portfolio for woodworking including solutions for utilising computer-controlled, automated machinery with a range of CAD/CAM-interfacing controls.

As part of the German HOMAG Group, WEINMANN portfolio includes beam processing, production of wall elements, roof and floor elements and the processing of large-scale board materials and handling, storage systems and providing solutions for cross-laminated timber (CLT).

www.homag.com

Housing Industry Association Vic

Housing Industry Association Vic

Exhibition Partner

As the only national industry association for Australian building professionals, we represent the interests of the housing industry at regional and national levels. Our extensive membership program supports residential builders, trade contractors, developers, design professionals, kitchen and bathroom specialists, manufacturers and suppliers. We have been supporting the Australian home building industry for more than 60 years.
 

hia.com.au

hsbcad

hsbcad

Bronze Partner

hsbcad offers market leading solutions for Autodesk’s AutoCAD® and Revit® platforms with total design accuracy, efficiency and flexibility to define your unique engineering methods for wood and steel construction. The hsbcad solution is a complete package for quick framing of walls, floors, roofs, CLT homes, Log homes, SIP homes and much more. 
It provides the ability to create scalable flexible 3D manufacturing models with full quantity take offs, interfacing with the industry’s leading CNC machines. The overall Management System, with a drawing repository and the control of the flow of jobs between all the manufacturing processes.  

www.hsbcad.com

Hundegger Australasia

Hundegger Australasia

Gold Partner

Hundegger offers innovation matched with high performance in production of engineered timber frame and mass wood systems, with unique functionality and reliability in their ‘state of the art’ solutions for processing including cutting saws, panel processing and CNC machines, along with the most recent software technologies and robotic developments to meet customer’s future requirements.
As an Australasian company, we offer high levels of technical support and backup service with a comprehensive range of spare parts and a decade of experience in servicing local markets.
 

www.hundegger.de

Hyne Timber

Hyne Timber

Bronze Partner

For six generations, the Hyne name has been famous for timber. Today, we are one of Australia’s largest producers of sawn timber products, a leader in preservative treatments and an iconic supplier to the Australian construction industry. We also implement standards throughout our business that underpin our commitment to product quality, service, safety and sustainable timber production.
 

www.hyne.com.au

Impresa House

Impresa House

Bronze Partner

Impresa House is the next evolution in sustainable, energy-efficient, fully customisable construction, combining advanced European CNC technologies and innovative Australian building design skills, we’re engineering the world-class, prefabricated buildings of the future, today.
Our buildings are manufactured offsite to increase construction speeds and deliver vastly improved structural, thermal and acoustic properties, engineered specifically for the harsh and demanding Australian climate. We’re harnessing the power of new technologies to prefabricate home designs so you can build your development faster and more efficiently, saving more time and money.

www.impresa.house

Lonza Wood Protection

Lonza Wood Protection

Bronze Partner

Lonza Wood Protection is part of the Lonza Group, a leading Swiss based biotechnology and specialty chemical company.  We work in partnership with wood processors and manufacturers throughout the Asia Pacific region to preserve, protect and enhance the durability and resilience of wood products against decay, mould, termites, fire and other hazards. Our portfolio of wood protection products includes leading brands such as Tanalised®, Tanalith®, Vacsol® and Antiblu® which have a history of use of up to 70 years in the region.

www.lonzawoodprotection.com

LP Building Products

LP Building Products

Exhibition Partner

At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we’ve been creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry.
 
From engineered wood panels and siding to outdoor building solutions and design software, our innovative products have combined strength, technology and durability.
 
Today, LP is continuously working toward the future of building.
 
We’re creating stronger, longer lasting and more innovative products while focusing on protecting the environment. We are committed to developing products engineered to perform and built to stand the test of time.

lpcorp.com

Multinail Australia

Multinail Australia

Exhibition Partner

Multinail has been a respected Australian business since 1979, leading the industry in the production of light weight, pre-fabricated timber truss and frame systems, products and solutions. 
Multinail’s technology centre on the Gold Coast is home to the design, testing and manufacturing of structural metal building products, the development of specific machinery for the timber truss industry, structural engineering department, software development and technical support.
Engineering - Multinail has an experienced team of registered structural engineers that provide detailed design services and advice to clients for light weight pre-fabricated timber systems.
Software - Multinail has been developing detailed software programs in-house since 1980, providing clients with efficient and comprehensive solutions for the pre-fabricated timber industry.
Machinery - Multinail Machinery has been designing, manufacturing, maintaining and exporting machinery that powers leading fabricators across the globe since 1990.
 

www.multinail.com.au

Randek

Randek

Exhibition Partner

Randek are a Swedish company that began working in the industry in the 1940’s to deliver high-performance machines and systems to prefabricated house manufacturers, initially developing manual machines, and later pioneering highly automated production lines.
Randek are the world’s most experienced provider of equipment and production lines for prefabricated housing/building manufacture, including both standard and purpose-engineered equipment for manufacture of open timber frames, closed wall panels, modular buildings, floor cassettes, and roof trusses.  
 

www.randek.com

Simpson Strong-Tie

Simpson Strong-Tie

Exhibition Partner

For over 60 years, Simpson Strong-Tie® has focused on creating engineered structural products that help people build safer, stronger buildings economically. Considered a leader in structural systems research, testing and innovation, Simpson Strong-Tie is recognised for its broad range of connectors, fasteners, anchors and repair, protect and strengthening systems. To find out more about our range visit the website or call 1300 STRONGTIE (1300 787 664)

www.strongtie.com.au

Tecbuild Systems

Tecbuild Systems

Exhibition Partner

TECBEAM joists are a premium Australian engineered composite floor frame system, with superior structural and dynamic performance offering exceptional span and load capabilities. TECBEAM can often obviate the need for structural steel beams in point load, or long span applications in multi-residential, commercial, low and medium density applications, and has the advantage of ceiling and floor materials being directly fixed to the timber flanges.
 

www.tecbuild.com.au

Tilling SmartStruct

Tilling SmartStruct

Exhibition Partner

The Tilling Group SmartStruct division focuses on the commercial markets, dealing with large engineered solutions to meet the growing demands of a modern construction era. Our engineering and design centre can provide full engineering services, specifically focusing on timber (re)engineering in lieu of alternative material construction, estimation and customised design.
 

www.tilling.com.au

Uniteam

Uniteam

Exhibition Partner

Uniteam are the world’s leading supplier of precision 5 axis CNC technology for structural timber elements. This includes machinery for processing of beams or panels made from CLT, LVL, Glulam, or solid timber

www.uniteamcnc.it

Weinig

Weinig

Silver Partner

WEINIG offers pioneering solutions and products as a global standard.
Whether it’s cutting, profiling, jointing technology, milling, drilling or gluing - Weinig stands for pioneering solutions in all aspects of solid wood processing. Weinig provides high-performing machines and systems as well as customised concepts that cover the entire production cycle from raw material to finished product.
 

 

www.weinig.com.au

WoodSolutions

WoodSolutions

Principal Supporter

WoodSolutions provides architects, engineers and other building professionals with information about how to use wood products, with a comprehensive website that offers a one-stop, independent source for information and technical details about designing and specifying with timber and engineered wood products.

www.woodsolutions.com.au

XLam Australia

XLam Australia

Delegate Hospitality Sponsor

Australia’s first Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) manufacturing plant will be built by XLam in the Albury Wodonga region, representing a $25 million investment and creating 54 local jobs. The high tech sustainable timber facility will produce 60,000m3 of CLT each year.
XLam has been manufacturing the innovative and versatile building material in New Zealand for five years and shipping it to Australia, in competition with European importers. Operational late in 2017, the new facility will be the sole manufacturer of CLT in Australia, and one of the most technologically advanced CLT plants worldwide.
 

www.xlam.co.nz

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