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ASSDA announces winners of the 2017 Australian Industry Stainless Steel Supplier and Fabricator Awards


The inaugural Australian Industry Stainless Steel Supplier and Fabricator Awards was held on 11 October 2017 as part of ASSDA’s annual PacRim Stainless conference.

Three individual prestigious awards voted on by the industry were presented at the conference Gala Dinner, including ASSDA Flat Product Supplier of the Year, ASSDA Long Product Supplier of the Year, and ASSDA Fabricator Project of the Year.

Both the ASSDA Flat Product Supplier of the Year and ASSDA Long Product Supplier of the Year Awards recognises excellence in supply performance, and the selection of each winner is based on the following criteria: Quality; Delivery and service; Responsiveness and flexibility, and; Competitiveness.

The 2017 nominees for Flat Product Supplier of the Year were Daming International Holdings Ltd, Outokumpu, Stanch Stainless Steel Co., Ltd, YC Inox Co., Ltd, and Yue-Seng Industrial Co., Ltd.

As voted by a committee of ASSDA Sponsor Distributor Members, we are pleased to share that the winner of the 2017 ASSDA Flat Product Supplier of the Year is YC Inox Co., Ltd.

The nominees for Long Product Supplier of the Year included Ching Hann Industries Co., Ltd, Froch Enterprise Co., Ltd, Valbruna Australia, Viraj Profiles and YC Inox Co., Ltd.

Taking out the win for 2017 ASSDA Long Product Supplier of the Year is also YC Inox Co., Ltd.

The ASSDA Fabricator Project of the Year Award recognises excellence in Australian design and fabrication of stainless steel, and this year’s nominations were selected based on projects featured in Australian Stainless Magazine during 2016 and 2017.

The nominees included the Australian Museum – SGM Fabrication & Construction, Elizabeth Quay Pedestrian Bridge – Unifab Welding, Newcastle Memorial Walk – SGM Fabrication & Construction, Story Bridge (safety barriers) – Stainless Engineering Services, and Wynyard Walk – Stoddart.

All nominations presented were outstanding, and is a tribute to the high standard and quality of Australian stainless steel design and fabrication.

As voted by a committee of ASSDA Board Members and the ASSDA General Manager, we are pleased to share that the 2017 ASSDA Fabricator Project of the Year is Stoddart for their involvement in Sydney’s Wynyard Walk.

Congratulations to all winners.