PacRim Stainless 2018: Stainless Steel Trends in Urban Infrastructure and Modern Architecture
3 and 4 October 2018 | QT Gold Coast Hotel
Brought to you by the Australian Stainless Steel Development Association (ASSDA), PacRim Stainless is the premier annual conference event bringing together Australia's stainless steel industry and colleagues from abroad in an exclusive networking environment.
The conference provides a broad range of national and international speakers and delegates, plus a variety of social opportunities to network, share knowledge and enjoy the conference destination.
PacRim Stainless 2018 will be ASSDA's 25th National Conference and 14th International Forum focusing on the Asia-Pacific region.
- ASSDA Annual General Meeting and election of office bearers
- Two half-day conference sessions with an exceptional line-up of speakers from around the globe and nation
- Exciting Gala Dinner, including the ASSDA Supplier and Fabricator Awards
- Annual PacRim 2-ball Golf Ambrose with players vying for the Barry Durrant Memorial Trophy
- Farewell Dinner with happy hour drinks
Event sponsorship provides a one-off opportunity to showcase your company's brand and services with leading national and international stainless steel players and decision-makers.
A range of sponsorship opportunities are now available, and packages can be tailored to suit your marketing objectives and requirements.
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.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017
The Australian Stainless Steel Development Association's Twenty-Fourth Annual General Meeting will be held at 1.00pm on Wednesday 11 October 2017 in the Sunset Room at QT Gold Coast Hotel, 7 Staghorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217.
The QT Gold Coast Hotel is the venue for PacRim Stainless 2017, ASSDA's 24rd annual national conference and 13th international forum focusing on the Asia-Pacific Region.
- Call to Order and Roll Call
- Confirmation of Minutes of the Twenty-Third Annual General Meeting held on 19 October 2016
- Matters Arising from AGM Minutes, 19 October 2016
- Receipt and Adoption of the 2017 Annual Report
- Election of Office Bearers and Directors:
- Appointments: Appointment of Auditor
- Other Business
Please note, only members of the Association may vote, but all conference delegates are welcome to attend the meeting.
ASSDA BOARD NOMINATIONS
Stephen Robertson, Amari Metals Australia - President
James Crozier, Fagersta Steels - Treasurer
Con Logos, Outokumpu - Director
David Sheedy, Arcus Wire Group - Director
Howard Seligsohn, Sanwa - Director
Richard Matheson, Nickel Institute - Director
Richard Raper, Australian Pickling & Passivation Service - Director
Stephen Orridge, Vulcan Stainless - Director
Stephen Warnett, Tasman Sinkware - Director
PacRim Stainless 2017 Recap
With attendees and speakers from around the world plus home-grown talent, PacRim Stainless 2017 was a tremendous success.
Held at QT Hotel on Queensland's Gold Coast from 11-12 October, the stainless steel industry gathered for two days of education, inspiration and networking at what was ASSDA's 24th National Conference.
The conference offered an exceptional line-up of speakers who shared their experience and expertise in new trends and technologies, perspectives on global and local stainless steel market direction, plus a fabrication panel that discussed stainless steel innovation, recent project highlights and best practice welding procedures.
Thank you to all speakers who joined our program: Peter Munckton (BOQ), Graham Sussex (Sussex Materials Solutions), Neil Henry (ABB Engineering Services UK), Robert Beson (AR-MA), Tim Stoddart (Stoddart), Kevin Finn (Paige Stainless Fabrications), Steve Scott (Rivet Engineering), Peter Kuebler (BOC), Juerg Schweizer and Markus Pirkkalainen (Stalatube Oy), Jim Lennon (Red Door Research), Glenn Byrne (Rolled Alloys UK) and Trent Mackenzie (ASSDA).
This year's event saw the launch of the Australian Industry Stainless Steel Supplier and Fabricator Awards. Three individual prestigious awards voted on by the industry were presented at the conference Gala Dinner.
Recognising excellence in supply performance, YC Inox Co., Ltd. celebrated two wins, taking out the awards for Long Product Supplier of the Year and Flat Product Supplier of the Year.
The Fabricator Project of the Year Award recognises excellence in Australian design and fabrication of stainless steel, and nominees were selected from projects featured in Australian Stainless Magazine during 2016 and 2017. Congratulations to Stoddart who won this award for the fabrication and installation of over 50 tonnes of stainless steel in Sydney's Wynyard Walk.
The Peter Matheson Industry Service Award was also presented during the dinner to two industry veterans in recognition and appreciation of their commitment and service to the Australian stainless steel industry - Sam Adel for over 50 years of service, and Ken Hayes for over 43 years of service.
An afternoon of golf was enjoyed by a small group of delegates at the Palmer Gold Coast, with players vying for the Barry Durrant Memorial Trophy. The 2-ball golf Ambrose for 2017 was won by Gary Lantzke (Callidus Welding Solutions) and Glenn Byrne (Rolled Alloys UK).
Many thanks goes to our generous sponsors for their support and contribution to the conference, whom without, this event would not be possible: Atlas Steels, Metal Centre Australia, Paige Stainless Fabrications and Viraj Profiles.
Our thanks also to all delegates who attended the 2017 event. We look forward to seeing you all again next year and encourage you to bring your colleagues and make the most of the opportunity to connect with the Australian stainless steel industry.
Australian Industry Stainless Steel Supplier and Fabricator Awards
6.30pm | Wednesday 11 October 2017 | QT Gold Coast Hotel, Surfers Paradise
ASSDA is excited to announce that the PacRim Stainless 2017 conference will include the inaugural Australian Industry Stainless Steel Supplier and Fabricator Awards.
Three individual prestigious awards voted on by the industry will be presented at the PacRim Stainless Gala Dinner.
The supplier award categories and nominees are as follows:
FLAT PRODUCT SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR
Recognising excellence in supply performance.
Daming International Holdings Ltd
Stanch Stainless Steel Co., Ltd.
YC Inox Co., Ltd.
Yue-Seng Industrial Co., Ltd.
LONG PRODUCT SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR
Recognising excellence in supply performance.
Ching Hann Industries Co., Ltd.
Froch Enterprise Co., Ltd.
Viraj Profiles Ltd
YC Inox Co., Ltd.
FABRICATOR PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Recognising excellence in local Australian design and fabrication of stainless steel.
Australian Museum, SGM Fabrication & Construction
Elizabeth Quay Pedestrian Bridge, Unifab Welding
Newcastle Memorial Walk, SGM Fabrication & Construction
Story Bridge (safety barriers), Stainless Engineering Services
Wynyard Walk, Stoddart Manufacturing
To secure your seat at ASSDA's inaugural Australian Industry Stainless Steel Supplier and Fabricator Awards, please register here.
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