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ASSDA announces winners of the 2018 Australian Industry Stainless Steel Supplier and Fabricator Awards


The second Australian Industry Stainless Steel Supplier and Fabricator Awards was held on 3 October 2018 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 2018 nominees for Flat Product Supplier of the Year were Daming International Holdings Ltd, Outokumpu, Stanch Stainless Steel Co., Ltd, YC Inox Co., Ltd, Yue-Seng Industrial Co., Ltd and Yuen Chang Stainless Steel Co., Ltd.

As voted by a committee of ASSDA Distributor Members with the Platinum, Gold and Silver categories, we are pleased to share that the winner of the 2018 ASSDA Flat Product Supplier of the Year is Daming International Holdings 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 the ASSDA Long Product Supplier of the Year is 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 2017 and 2018.

The nominees included the Dulux Merrifield Facility – John Beever Australia, The Arbour (Optus Stadium Park) – Structural Dynamics Australia, Centenary Library – Ancon, Fuchs Lubricants Plant Expansion – Furphy Engineering and TFG Group, and Collins Square (stainless steel columns) - Fabmetal Specialists.

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 2018 ASSDA Fabricator Project of the Year is Furphy Engineering and TFG Group for their work in the Fuchs Lubricants Expansion Plant project.

Congratulations to all winners.

Pictured above (from left to right): Tom Moultrie, TFG Group and Stephen Lawrence, Furphy Engineering - 2018 ASSDA Fabricator Project of the Year.