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Manufacturing partners

13 Seeds Hemp Farm Tasmania

We are a hemp grower, processor and hemp products manufacturer based in Tasmania

We all want to be healthy and well and to be good stewards of the planet and environment. We started 13 Seeds Hemp Farm Tasmania because we want to support local people and local economies and for our children to inherit a legacy of purpose and action.

Contact name Terry Memory
Phone 0425 331 512
Email admin@13seeds.com.au
Website www.13seeds.com.au

Ars Imperatoria Consulting

Management Consulting

Ars Imperatoria (latin for "strategy") is a Tasmanian based management consulting agency. We work with clients across a variety of industries including FMCG, Construction and local government. We partner with specialist consultants in areas including marketing, public relations, financial management and human resources to provide a complete service offering to Tasmanian businesses of all sizes.

Contact name James Baker
Phone 0400 791 190
Email james@arsimperatoria.com.au

Beauty and the Bees

Since 1993, Beauty and the Bees have been making 100% natural, high-quality, handmade skin and hair care products in Tasmania.

For over 25 years, Jill and the team at Beauty and the Bees have proudly maintained their eco-friendly ethos, making all their hair and skin care products from scratch, using locally-sourced natural ingredients, packaged in reusable, plastic-free materials.

Beauty and the Bees have proudly kept the skin and hair of eco-conscious people healthy, vibrant and youthful, naturally!

Beauty and the Bees use only premium quality Australian ingredients found among the healthy ingredients traditionally used in effective skin and hair care; ingredients like our island's unique raw, unpasteurised Leatherwood honey, certified organic olive oil, certified organic/biodynamic Tasmanian herbs, and high-quality clays.

To find out more about the Beauty and the Bees philosophy, visit their website: www.beebeauty.com.au.

Beauty and the Bees Tasmania produce 100% chemical-free, luxuriously rich Leatherwood honey products that really work, handmade - ethically - in a small business - by women just like you.

Contact name Jill Saunders (Founder)
Phone 03 6274 1955
Email info@beebeauty.com.au
Website www.beebeauty.com.au

Biofouling Solutions Pty Ltd

We are team of highly qualified marine scientists who specialise in the management of biofouling and invasive marine species.

Our services cover the broad range of scientific, professional and technical skills required to effectively manage biofouling and invasive marine species (IMS). We specialise in pragmatic management of IMS risks via reducing the potential for their transport and introduction. We have specific expertise in managing biofouling on man-made surfaces including a wide range of immersible infrastructure, the external surfaces of a diverse array of complex vessels and within internal seawater systems.

Contact name Ashley Coutts
Phone 03 6229 2334
Email admin@biofoulingsolutions.com.au
Website www.biofoulingsolutions.com.au

Cargill Malt Asia Pacific Pty Ltd

Our core business is originating and transforming malting barley into malt for the brewing, distilling, baking and other food related industries.

Cargill Malt acquired Joe White Maltings in 2013. The Joe White Maltings brand is highly regarded domestically and internationally in the brewing and distilling industry. The business was established in 1858 in Ballarat Victoria during the gold rush. Today, Joe White Maltings is the largest Australian maltster with seven production facilities spread across Australia's prime barley growing regions. Joe White Maltings has had a long association with Tasmania dating back to 1928, when the founder Joe White assisted in the establishment of a Tasmanian barley growers pool in association with barley merchants. Our malting facility in Devonport was opened in 1967, which today supplies Tasmanian malt to the Cascade Brewery and to world class Tasmanian distillers and craft brewers. Joe White Maltings is the only maltster remaining in Tasmania. Our goal is to promote Tasmania's clean air and water, natural beauty and reputation for high quality local produce through our products both domestically and internationally.

Contact name Peter Youil
Phone 0419836660
Email peter_youil@cargill.com
Website www.cargill.com.au/en/malt

Cawthorn Welding Pty Ltd

Metal fabrication and boat building business located south of Hobart at Electrona Industrial Estate. Established in 1993.

Cawthorn Welding has diverse workforce with a varying range of ages, skill sets and years of experience.
We undertake steel, aluminium and stainless fabrication
Boat building, work barges, pontoons
Vessel modifications and refits
Work for the aquaculture and fishing industry
Truck trays
Chipper bin bodies
Hooklift bins and waste bins
Water tankers
Grain bins
Structural steelwork
Earthmoving equipment repairs, mudbuckets, grabs, etc

Phone 03 6267 9305
Email admin@cawthornwelding.com.au
Website www.cawthornwelding.com.au

CBG Systems Pty. Ltd.

CBG Systems is an Australian company specialising in the design, development, supply and installation of fire, thermal and acoustic insulation systems for a range of marine, industrial, commercial and defence projects.

For more than 30 years, we have been a leading innovator, setting the benchmark in the marine insulation and lightweight passive fire protection industry.

Our products and services are designed to save lives and property whilst fostering efficiencies.

CBG Systems has extensive experience in managing projects around the globe. Our ability to deliver against project milestones is supported by one of the largest permanent work forces in the insulation industry, as well as a network of national and international expert contractors.

CBG Systems' core strength is our ability to combine conceptual understanding of critical project elements and translate them into practical solutions that work.

Our main competencies are:

Marine Fire Divisions
- Expert assistance and advice in the design and installation of fire divisions;
- Access to an extensive knowledge database on insulation issues associated with critical areas such as engine rooms, vehicle decks, bulkheads, deckheads and penetrations;
- Whole of life vessel support and maintenance arrangements for fire divisions;
- Supply and installation of other fire boundary devices such as doors, dampers and removable insulation jackets;
- Supply and installation of high temperature exhaust insulation systems to classification society standards;
- Supply and installation of profile wrap fire divisions;
- Design and installation of modular panel systems;
- Active research and development programs;
- Extensive experience within conventional marine and high-speed craft industry developing insulation solutions for structural fire protection to meet stringent International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and military standards;
- Major project experience with knowledge developed through installation of systems across more than 100 new built vessels; and
- Management of large remote teams with experience in deployment of personnel internationally and nationally.

Industrial Insulation
- Installation of thermal insulation and cladding to high and low temperature piping;
- Installation of Standing Seam Panel tank insulation systems;
- Installing insulation to containment vessels and exhaust systems;
- Plant shut-down assistance;
- Maintenance of insulated plant and equipment;
- Acoustic insulation solutions;
- Passive fire protection to commercial buildings;
- Light gauge metal fabrication; and
- HVAC ducting and extraction systems.

Contact name Javier Herbon
Phone 03 6272 6105
Email info@cbgsystems.com
Website www.cbgsystems.com

Daly Potato Company

Home cooked ready-to-eat meals.

We’re passionate about bringing you a quality product you can enjoy with your family and friends. And, because we know you’re busy, we now offer an exciting range of ready-to-eat products. Hearty and home-style, you’ll feel like you’ve made them yourself. We love what we do - and we hope you will too!

Contact name Susie Daly
Phone 0407 535 425
Email russell@dalypotatoco.com
Website www.facebook.com/tasmanianpotatosalad

Denman Marine

Denman Marine specialises in Wooden boat construction, repair and restoration using Tasmania's world renowned boat building timbers.

Kettering based Denman Marine was founded by Andrew Denman in 2005 and since establishment, Denman Marine has built or restored nearly 50 vessels, which are now spread throughout Tasmania, mainland Australia and overseas.

Denman Marine utilises both traditional and modern timber boat building methods and is renowned for their high levels of finish and ability to custom build vessels to suit client needs.

Denman Marine has experience in providing vessels for film and television production - an example of which was the production of custom vessels for the Hollywood film Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

Denman Marine also holds exclusive agencies for the following international companies;
• Swallow Boats(UK)
• Barton Marine Products (UK)
• Bruynzeel Plywood (France)
• Chesapeake Light Craft (USA) – the world’s largest kit boat producer

Although one of Australia’s southern most boat builders, transport of completed vessels is easily arranged to any mainland or worldwide destination.

Contact name Andrew Denman
Phone 0413 765 984
Email andrew@denmanmarine.com.au
Website www.denmanmarine.com.au

Divine Soaps Australia

Divine Soaps( and so much more) is a small family owned business in Tasmania.We offer a natural range of soaps and skincare that clean and nourish your skin.

Divine Soaps and skincare are handmade to delight your senses . Our philosophy is of providing naturally handcrafted products made the highest quality Tasmanian ingredients.In that sourcing many of the ingredients from here in Tasmania,the ancient and greenest place on the Earth. Enriched with Tasmanian organic botanicals,Tasmanian spring water,and Organic cold pressed Tasmanian Olive oil our Divine Soaps offer a unique brand of skincare,soaps,laundry products and pet soap.

Contact name Mrs Jan T Dixson
Phone 0418 105 515
Email divine.soaps@bigpond.com
Website www.divinesoapsaustralia.com

Elphinstone Pty Ltd

Elphinstone Pty Ltd is a leading manufacturer of quality products for the global underground and surface mining industries. Elphinstone Pty Ltd forms part of the Elphinstone Group.

Based in Tasmania, Australia, Elphinstone Pty Ltd is an established Caterpillar Original Equipment Manufacturer with over 40 years’ experience in the mining industry. Elphinstone specialises in the design, manufacture and support of quality equipment for the global underground, surface mining and rail maintenance industries.

Current products include the Haulmax extended distance, off-highway haul truck; the technologically advanced Railmax road-rail excavator and Elphinstone underground mining support vehicles. As an authorised Caterpillar Original Equipment Manufacturer, all Elphinstone products are sold and supported via the global Cat dealer network.

Contact name Kelly Elphinstone
Phone 03 6442 7777
Email kelphinstone@elphinstone.com
Website www.elphinstone.com

Embalm Skincare

A natural, hypo-allergenic skincare range designed for women with sensitive skin

The value of preserving our youth, our precious genes, and our health is priceless.

Embalm Skincare was created to help women cultivate beautiful skin, and to preserve it in its best possible condition.

Renowned for their high levels of antioxidants and super nutrients, the Australian Botanicals in our range are second to none.

Founded by Mel Driver, a multi-award winning skincare formulator, Embalm Skincare is a natural, skin-loving hypo-allergenic skincare range designed for women with sensitive skin.

Mel experienced first hand how harmful synthetic products can be to someone's else and after she suffered a serve allergic reaction to hand sanitiser, has created a 100% honest and transparent skincare range so that women who use the range know and can trust what they are putting on their skin.

Contact name Mel Driver
Phone 0408370553
Email mel@embalmskincare.com.au
Website www.embalmskincare.com.au

Engineers Australia (Tasmania Division)

Engineers Australia is the trusted voice of the profession. We are the global home for engineering professionals renowned as leaders in shaping a sustainable world.

Engineers Australia is the national forum for the advancement of engineering and the professional development of our members. With over 100,000 members embracing all disciplines of the engineering team, Engineers Australia is the largest and most diverse professional body for engineers in Australia. Engineers Australia Tasmania Division is based in Hobart and has approximately 1300 members statewide. The Tasmania Division advocates for the recognition of the role Engineering plays in the Tasmanian economy and community and provides opportunities to advance knowledge to the benefit of the state

Contact name Paul Hurworth
Phone 0419 549 931
Email phurworth@engineersaustralia.org.au
Website www.engineersaustralia.org.au

Essential Oils of Tasmania

Essential Oils of Tasmania is a fully integrated business that produces a diverse range of pure essential oils and fine plant extracts for the flavor, fragrance and aromatherapy markets across the world.

Essential Oils of Tasmania (EOT) has, for over 30 years, produced a diverse range of pure essential oils, supplying the international food, flavor, fragrance and aromatherapy markets. Being located in Tasmania, we are privileged with an unspoilt environment, warm dry summers and cool wet winters making it an ideal region to grow a range of essential oil crops and native plants. EOT is a fully integrated business from growing crops to manufacturing the finished oils, with a range of extraction and processing systems to tailor products to customer requirements.

Contact name Lisa Lods
Phone 03 6229 4222
Email info@eotasmania.com.au
Website www.eotasmania.com.au

Fifth Estate Co.

Makers of Tasmanian Beeswax based hair products.

Fifth Estate Co. is a Tasmanian Men's hair styling business - founded in 2017 by two Tasmanian guys who wanted a premium local offering.

We have developed a range of premium hair care products that are beeswax based which is a natural alternative to hair gel.

Our products are now stocked in 16 different venues across Tasmania (primarily hair salons and premium gift shops/hotels).

We are very proud of both our Tasmanian roots and also of using Tasmanian beeswax as our base product. We ship and are available online to customers outside of Tasmania.

Contact name William Coats
Phone 0413 304 699
Email william@fifthestateco.com
Website www.fifthestateco.com

Hemp Association of Tasmania (HATas)

Hemp Association of Tasmania is the facilitator for the development of industrial hemp in Tasmania

HATas promotes a viable and profitable cropping alternative for growers by facilitating the development of a hemp industry in Tasmania:

  • Educate growers
  • Train agronomists to support growers
  • Work with the processors
  • Assess infrastructure needs
  • Partner with brands that will build provenance for Tasmanian hemp products.

Phone 0499 244 367
Email secretary@hatas.org.au
Website www.hatas.org.au

Honey Tasmania – The Beehive

Honey Tasmania invites you to experience the delicious and fascinating world of honey, learn about the remarkable journey from flower source to jar and appreciate the wonder that is the honeybee.

Honey Tasmania invites you to experience the delicious and fascinating world of honey, learn about the remarkable journey from flower source to jar and appreciate the wonder that is the honeybee.

Come taste uniquely different varieties of pure raw honey made by millions of industrious bees.

Watch the queen laying eggs, see a new baby emerge from a cell and experience the delight of the bees communicating through their waggle dance from two wonderful new display beehives.

Sample unique honey alcohol, as well as Tasmanian whisky and gin. Discover beauty products made from honey and beeswax, honey- and bee-related handmade gifts, books on bees and honey, as well as many more honeybee focused products.

Come enjoy a delicious honey ice cream in the garden while watching the bees fly amongst the flowers.

Contact name Rebecca Campbell
Phone 03 6331 9300
Email honey@honeytasmania.com
Website www.honeytasmania.com


Fast ferries on the move A light ship cluster has evolved from a shipbuilding revival led by Incat - designer and builder of some of the world's fastest ocean-going vehicle and passenger ferries.

Incat's origins lie in a Hobart disaster in 1975, when an accident caused the collapse of the Tasman Bridge - linking the city's eastern and western shores. Founder Robert Clifford's existing river ferry company stepped in to meet the three-year demand for river crossings during the repairs. His business became the modern group that is Incat. The company has built more than 30 catamarans since 1989 and they operate in countries including Britain, Channel Islands, Spain, Denmark, Italy, Canada, the United States, Argentina, New Zealand and Korea. An 86-metre vessel, HMAS Jervis Bay, provides high-speed capability for the Royal Australian Navy. Incat holds The Hales Trophy for the fastest Atlantic Ocean crossing by a passenger ship.

Contact name Kim Clifford
Phone 03 6273 0677
Email incat@incat.com.au
Website www.incat.com.au

Independent Brewers Association (Tasmania)

Representation of Tasmania's independent breweries

On average, a new independent brewery opens in Australia every six days. Over 600 independently-owned breweries span the country, each one with its unique identity and contribution to Australian life. The Independent Brewers Association provides a united voice for independently-owned brewers across Australia.

We work with government agencies, industry, trade and international counterparts to represent the interests of Australian independent brewers. Working alongside our members, we seek to build a strong, sustainable future for our industry and to unify our sector under the vision of Quality Independent Beer Everywhere.

Contact name Jon Burridge
Phone 0438 955 694
Email jon.burridge@cryermalt.com.au

Joanna Gair Paper

Tasmanian handmade paper studio, specialising in Tasmanian botanical and recycled textile papers

Handmade in Tasmania by artisan papermaker Joanna Gair (of Roo Poo Paper fame) this tiny, eco friendly paper mill specialises in papers made from Tasmanian plant fibres blended with recycled cotton.*

Using first century techniques and traditional equipment, each sheet of paper is made entirely by hand with the utmost dedication to environmental practices. Offering a core range of wholesale greeting cards and fine art prints, as well as specialty corporate ranges such as Whisky Paper for Lark's distillery and Beer Paper for Boags Brewery. Joanna also makes bespoke paper products, and includes Tetsuya Wakuda, Sean Connery and as clients.

*Recycled cotton sourced and processed by Vincent Industries, an Australian Disability Enterprise.

Contact name Joanna Gair
Phone 0405 742 174
Email info@joannagairpaper.com
Website www.joannagairpaper.com

Liferaft Systems Australia

Liferaft design on a grand scale… A Tasmanian specialist in marine evacuation systems has impressed northern Europe with an innovative self-righting liferaft.

Liferaft Systems sold its first production run within days of the new liferaft passing approval testing with flying colours. The sale, to one of Norway’s biggest domestic ferry operators, kicked off other sales to Norway, as well as the Canary Islands and Britain.

International regulations introduced in 2000 for existing conventional passenger ferries have created a strong demand for the 100-person, self-righting liferaft. As part of a marine evacuation system the liferaft enables full evacuation in less than four minutes and can be launched by a single crew member.

“The complete marine evacuation system design has been a breakthrough, with a unique concept that is lighter, smaller and features faster evacuation time,” says the Managing Director, Michael Grainger. The company is one of the few world-wide to specialise in the manufacture of medium to large evacuation systems for passenger vessels. Its services include installation and crew training.

It has recently established a market in Greece, equipping 18 conventional passenger and freight vessels with evacuation systems. Although Liferaft Systems' main market is northern Europe, the company also markets into North America and is exploring demand in Japan. Its multi-million sales in marine evacuation systems are a far cry from 1995 when it made its first international sale, to Spain.

These days 93 percent of the company's products are exported, with the remainder produced for fast ferry builder, Incat Australia Pty Ltd, located literally around the block. It was the demand for reliable, locally produced evacuation systems that provided the original impetus for establishment of Liferaft Systems in 1992. “Tasmania works well as our base. It couldn’t be more convenient – a good economy, a myriad of suppliers, easy access to waterways for testing and approval processes and a marine base that means we can get a skilled labour force,” Mr Grainger said.

Liferaft Systems has a European office and a worldwide network of certified service agents. It is a founding member of the Tasmanian Maritime Network.

Contact name Michael Grainger
Phone 03 6273 9277
Email info@lsames.com
Website www.lsames.com

Linii Tasmania

Boutique Souvenirs made from finely milled Huon Pine

The brand has been developed around the last five letters of its botanical name. LAGOSTROBOS FRANKLINII.

The Huon Pine is Australia's oldest living tree and is endemic to Tasmania.

Linii Tasmania sell innovative boutique finely milled packaged Huon Pine. We are Tasmanian owned and operated; all raw product is legally sourced from the West Coast.

It has been certified Australian Made.

With our main product packaged in 70gm and 285gm Jute Bags with contemporary screen printing, information tags and “ON POINT” presentation.

The product is vacuum packed to ensure it is as fresh as the day it left the sawmill. Our products have traveled through several international ports and have always cleared customs.

Our range offers generous profit margins and will add product diversity and new customer engagement to any business stocking Linii.

Our manufacturing process supports people with intellectual disabilities.

Contact name Joris Roell
Phone 0414 612 580
Email linii.tasmania@gmail.com
Website www.linii.com.au

Mabel and meg

Mabel and meg are a small boutique manufacturer of candles, diffusers and bath salts

We are a brand that identifies as being part of a unique island located in a small coastal village. We feel strongly connected to our surroundings of wild oceans, lush farmland and unique wilderness.
We are promoting this mainly through Instagram @mabel_and_meg

As a start up business we are looking to gain access to training and network opportunities with in the brand Tasmania network.

We also own a retail store in Wynyard and have initiated a community business network that we hope can partner with local council, and tourism entities to build and market our region more effectively. The end goal of the group is to improve numbers and achieve economic growth in the region that will have impact on lifestyle, employment and awareness of our region.

Contact name Rachille Price
Phone 0477621111
Email hellomabelandmeg@gmail
Website www.chille.com.au/collections/mabel-and-meg


MarineDirectory.net was formed to promote Tasmania's recreational marine capability and provide timely information on products and services to boatowners.

Tasmania has many small recreational marine businesses producing great products and services, but often they fail to promote what they can do for the growing number of local and interstate boat owners.

MarineDirectory.net was formed to connect boat owners with timely information about quality marine products and services in Tasmania. It supplies information and articles to attract boat owners to visit Tasmania, and has produced a series Sailing to Tasmania for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival (AWBF) newsletter.

This information is also being promoted through other national community groups with high boat ownership.

About Tim: a volunteer for the AWBF, Tim manages the Maritime Marketplace for the festival. Since 2009 he has built the marketplace from ten exhibition booths to over seventy and has already secured revenue of over $140,000 for commercial display spaces for AWBF 2015. Tim manages a marina and is currently completing a Diploma in Business.

Contact name Tim Oxley
Phone 0412 883 071
Email oxley.tim@gmail.com
Website MarineDirectory.net


Marinova is a privately owned biotechnology company specialising in the development and production of high purity marine extracts for nutritional, cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications.

Marinova is a progressive biotechnology company dedicated to the development and manufacture of seaweed extracts for the betterment of human health. Specialising in high purity fucoidan compounds for use in nutritional, cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications, we are recognised around the globe as the leader in our field.

The company is widely acknowledged as for its unique extraction technologies, commitment to innovation and quality of products. As a result of our research programs we have pioneered the development of the novel Maritech® extraction technology and accumulated a valuable portfolio of intellectual property.

In combining our unique manufacturing technologies, intellectual property and expertise in clinical research we have created a library of natural bioactive compounds for use in a range of medical, nutraceutical and dermatological applications. Marinova supplies fucoidan to world-renowned research institutions and some of the world's largest pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies.

Through our extensive research and development program and extraction capabilities we continue to consolidate our position as the leader in our field.

Contact name Kevin Krail
Phone 03 6248 5800
Email info@marinova.com.au
Website www.marinova.com.au

Mayben Artisan Jeweller

Award winning designer and jeweller Shauna Mayben offers tourists and locals the opportunity to experience a unique visit to Tasmania by attending a jewellery workshop and making their own wedding bands - a truly Mayben experience.

Shauna is also available for commissions and specialises in engagement rings, lockets and other bespoke jewellery.

MAYBEN ARTISAN JEWELLER was born out of a desire to create beautiful bespoke jewellery using the finest Tasmanian materials as well as stones collected from around the world.

A third-generation jeweller with a background in design and fine arts, goldsmith Shauna Mayben has created a studio in Moonah, Tasmania which at its heart has an ethos based on connection, sentiment and originality.

Shauna has always had a passion for beautiful objects. Her enthusiasm to share her knowledge with those who have an appreciation for the handcrafted coupled with the desire to create makes the Mayben experience truly one of a kind. She opened her studio in 2017 to teach students the craft of silversmithing and loves to share the experience of couples wanting to make their very own wedding bands.

At the core of MAYBEN ARTISAN JEWELLER is the desire to create collections which combine personal, precious and fine jewellery with fashion-forward statement pieces that will be valued throughout the owner’s lifetime.

Contact name Shauna Mayben
Phone 0400 985 665
Email shaunamayben@gmail.com
Website www.mayben.com.au

Maynot Pty Ltd

Organically and natural ingredients made into skin care. Natural product manufacturing.

We are a small scale manufacturing and retail company who manufacture and sell organically and naturally derived skin care products, in Waverley, Tasmania.
We principally sell these products online and at our Primary Complementary Medicine Clinics in "Limbo" http://limboptyltd.com/
Clinics are located at:
'Holyman House' Level 3, Suite 51, 52-54 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania, 7250.
'Brunswick Business Incubator', 420 Victoria Street, Brunswick, Victoria, 3056.

Contact name Dr (Osteo) Nick Dawkins
Phone 0417 430 433
Email maynotptyltd@gmail.com
Website maynot.com.au

Muir Engineering

Award-winning Tasmanian business, Muir Winches and Windlasses, the trading name for Muir Engineering is riding high on a boom wave in international pleasure yacht construction.

It exports precision deck equipment to more than 50 countries and supplies 80 percent of all production boatbuilders in Australia - and it all began with a gap in the local market.

Opportunity knocked when founder John Muir realised his family boatyard, established by his father Jock - a boatbuilder, designer and one of Australia's leading blue water yachtsmen - was repairing an increasing quantity of winch gear on large commercial and recreational boats.

“Imported pleasure boat winches were not designed for Tasmanian conditions. There was a real need for reliable anchor winches,” John says.

Muir has designed and manufactured anchoring systems for a large number of well-known vessels over the years. Some of the more recent one have included the 'Constellation', 'Stargate I' & 'Stargate II', 'Trick', 'Thunder', 'La Baronessa', 'Adix' and the sail catamaran 'Douce France'.

Contact name Grant Asher
Phone 03 6211 8811
Email grant.asher@muir.com.au
Website www.muir.com.au

Nanna’s Farm Beauty Products

Founder Valerie Haines launched Nanna’s Farm Beauty Products in 2002. With background both in farming and pharmaceuticals and a natural passion for helping others Valerie’s business quickly grew gaining notoriety within her home state of Tasmania and around the world.

Valerie Haines is from a long line of proudly Tasmanian farmers. Growing up, Valerie was surrounded by the many healing properties of the land and the natural remedies used for many different ailments.

Valerie’s long line of farming heritage and respect for the land fostered an understanding of nature. This valuable knowledge helped Valerie create many healing creams for her family and the people that so devotedly loved and worked the land.

Valerie also went to work as a pharmaceutical assistant learning valuable skills in the mixing of ointments the ingredients use. It was this experience which evolved into a skill of both the land and chemistry that led her to thinking of new and innovative combination with the natural remedies Valerie had already known. These skills combined to what was to become one of the most natural healing and rejuvenating creams known around the world for their natural healing and purity of ingredients.

Contact name Valerie Haines
Phone 03 62 65 7037
Email daval2@bigpond.net.au
Website www.nannasfarmbeautyproducts.com.au

Naturally Millie Ma

Artisan Handmade Natural Soaps and Creams. Rich oils, butters, pure Tasmanian spring water and Tasmanian Olive Oil and incorporating as much Tasmanian content as possible.

Local Small Business that manufactures handmade and high quality body & bath products that are full of rich Tasmanian content. Naturally Millie Ma's products are available all over Tasmania in selected shops, Salamanca Market and other local markets and online.
Discounts offered to all Members of the Australian Defense Force.

Contact name Rowena Brazzill
Phone 0437 484 311
Email rowena@milliesmaa.com.au
Website www.milliema.com.au

Neville Smith Forest Products (NSFP)

NSFP is one of the largest and most advanced processor of sustainable regrowth forest and wood products in Australia, specialising in one of the world's most beautiful and durable cool climate timbers, Tasmanian Oak.

Neville Smith Forest Products (NSFP) is a family owned and vertically integrated enterprise operating within Tasmania.

NSFP's Tasmanian footprint consists of two individual forest and wood processing businesses, located at each end of the state of Tasmania. They are a purpose built green mill designed to process smaller regrowth hardwood logs located in the Southern Forest (south of Huonville) and a Millworks operation in the north of the state (Launceston) that specialises in the drying, reconditioning and machining of the green timber sourced from the southern green mill.

These businesses operate with a collective goal of maximising the value of Tasmania's most sustainable and renewable resource: regrowth Tasmanian Oak logs.

NSFP's core business of processing and manufacturing high value appearance grade timber products for the interior design and home decor market is one of the largest in Australia, supplying both domestic and overseas markets.

NSFP employs 70 staff across Tasmania and has been operating within the Timber industry since 1924.

Contact name Drew Freeman
Phone 03 6326 1181
Email drewf@nsfpgroup.com.au
Website www.nevillesmithfp.com.au

Olive & Ash

At Olive Oil Soaps & Skincare our products are made from Tasmanian Olive Oil, locally grown Herbs & Spices. All of our products are made for the most sensitive of skin so everyone can enjoy them.

Olive & Ash (formerly Natures Path) is now in its 10th year in manufacturing its premium quality pure olive oil soaps & skincare and sold at markets both locally & Interstate & internationally through our e-commerce site.
By following the traditional method of using only olive oil in our soap making which is the original process from the 8th century we are not diluting the benefits of the olive and all of its wonderful nutrients that are as beneficial for the skin as they are internally therefore the outcomes that are achieved in supporting all skin types and conditions like dry skin, eczema & psoriasis.
What we love about manufacturing in a place like Tasmania it is easy to develop relationships with your growers and suppliers and helping each other out to succeed in our business but also knowing where the ingredients come from and the ethic of the supplier meets ours so we can confidently tell our customers the story of the origin of our products. That is why we do not want to grow our own olives but support small growers so we can all prosper. There is much more that comes from Tasmanian foods as value adding and we are a testament of that.

Contact name Deb
Phone 03 6254 1263
Email info@oliveandash.com.au
Website oliveandash.com.au/contact


PANTAZIS is a small Tasmanian distillery owned by Amalia Pantazis that produces essential oil and hydrosol.

PANTAZIS Tasmania is a pure handcrafted aromatic water extracted from the distillation of botanicals. Using fresh and blessed Tasmanian spring water, it is a body mist that refreshes, revives and realigns.  An aromatic water: an aroma, a fragrance. A daily ritual, harnessing the scent of Tasmania including these species: Blackheart Sassafras (Atherosperma), Saffron Flower (Crocus sativus), Lavender (Lavandula) and Mountain Pepper Leaf (Tasmannia lanceolata). FLOWER. LEAF. RESIN. WOOD. HERB. SPICE. 

Contact name Amalia Pantazis
Phone 0438 636 116
Email panamatasmania@gmail.com
Website pantazis.com.au

Penguin Composites

We are a local company specialising in Composite product primarily incorporating fibreglass. We also manufacture a range of slideon campers and caravans under the brand Islander Campers

Penguin Composites is a Tasmanian-owned private company operating on the North West Coast of Tasmania (Australia) since 1976.

We employ an average of 40 fulltime staff, with skills in Composite Reinforced Plastics, CAD Design, Welding, Engineering, and Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing.

The firm has developed considerable expertise in the application of GRP product in a number of environments including industrial, mining, defense, marine and recreational areas. Staff are regularly involved with customers in product design and customisation.

Components manufactured by Penguin Composites are exporting to many interstate and international destinations.

Contact name David Mercer
Phone 03 6437 2791
Email ceo@penguincomposites.com.au
Website penguincomposites.com.au

PFG Group

The PFG Group Pty Ltd (PFG) is a Tasmanian owned and operated company with almost four decades of experience in the design, manufacture and supply of plastic solutions and commercial products

The PFG Group Pty Ltd (PFG) is a Tasmanian owned and operated company with almost four decades of experience in the design, manufacture and supply of plastic solutions and commercial products to the marine, aquaculture, mining, civil construction, industrial services and agriculture sectors. PFG also owns and operates Prairie Signs, Tasmania’s only statewide graphics company.
PFG currently has three factories in Tasmania and two in South Australia and we distribute products and services globally. Our head office is located on the waterfront in Goodwood and with factory/warehouse infrastructure exceeding 12,000 square metres, we have the facilities and logistical expertise to service the local Tasmania market while further expanding our national and international opportunities. PFG employ approximately 50 staff across all sites.

Contact name Rob Miley
Phone 03 6274 0222
Email robm@pfg-group.com.au
Website www.pfg-group.com.au

Richardson Devine Marine Construction

High performance catamarans and monohulls, RDM are experts in the construction of lightweight, high-performance, aluminium catamarans and monohulls for the passenger ferry market and associated marine industries.

The vessels are tailored to individual requirements and can range in size between 12 to 40 metres. Recent vessels have been low-wash catamarans specifically for tourist passenger operations in protected river areas. Other vessels have been for limited offshore requirements in Australian and the United States west coast.

Contact name Roger Janes
Phone 03 6272 7800
Email roger.janes@rdm.com.au
Website www.rdm.com.au

Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft

We manufacture stockwhips, belts and saddles that are used the world over.

Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft is a one of a kind shop and a great place for the whole family. Nowhere else in Tasmania will you be able to see Australian Stockwhips and Saddles made right under the one roof.

Learn about the work that goes into crafting up to 48 strands of leather and witness how the World's Longest Stockwhip is taking shape, a project that is 10 years in the making.

The retail shop offers a range of products which includes knives, R.M. Williams, Akubra’s, belts, handbags, boots and much more. Kids can even make their own bookmark, key-ring or leather coaster.

Contact name Simon
Phone 03 6424 3972
Email info@simonmartinwhips.com.au
Website www.simonmartinwhips.com.au

Soapology Tasmania

Makers and sellers of handmade cold process soaps and body butters.

We create and manufacture our soaps and body butters to our uniquely designed formulas and recipes using local and imported ingredients. Our soaps and body butters contain all-natural plant based oils and butters and are totally vegan by design. We sell our soap products via our online shop and regularly attend local farmers' markets and craft fairs throughout the North West coast of Tasmania. We welcome special order enquiries.

Contact name Mal Thorpe
Phone 0428 521 164
Email sales@soapologytasmania.com.au
Website soapologytasmania.com.au


STOREMASTA is an organisation of dangerous goods experts that specialise in providing end to end dangerous goods storage and management solutions.

STOREMASTA is an organisation of dangerous goods experts that specialise in providing end to end dangerous goods storage and management solutions. We deliver compliance through the execution of our dangerous goods management methodology.

STOREMASTA methodology: Identify - Assess - Control - Sustain

By executing our methodology, we help organisations reduce risk and improve efficiencies in the storage and management of dangerous goods. We do this by using our distinctive capabilities of service excellence, advanced manufacturing ability and legislative knowledge.

With a national network of field specialists, we provide services such as dangerous goods risk assessments and onsite compliance audits. When it comes to implementing controls to mitigate the risks associated with hazardous chemicals, we design and manufacture tailored solutions in our Australian based manufacturing facility. We also provide standard dangerous goods storage products, maintenance services and scheduled compliance audits to help you sustain your regulatory compliance.

Contact name Walter Ingles
Phone 03 6430 3400
Email walter@storemasta.com.au
Website storemasta.com.au

TAS Essential Services

TAS Essential Services supports a range of family owned businesses in Tasmania to grow and thrive.

Acting as a corporate shared services Hub for Tasmanian family-owned businesses, we provide financial, marketing, sales, operations and HR support services.

The businesses operate in a broad range of sectors including food services, agriculture, manufacturing, irrigation, marketing, hospitality, building and construction.

Contact name Lesley Aitken
Phone 03 6319 6384
Email admin@tasessentialservices.com.au

Tasmania Maritime Network

The Tasmania Maritime Network comprises the heart of the maritime industry, boasting innovative and world leading companies with leading edge products, technology and services, supported by highly adaptive and skilled workforces.

Contact name Richard Lowrie
Phone 0419 504 227
Email rlowrie@incat.com.au
Website www.tmn.org.au

Tastex Knitwear & Uniforms / Devilknits

Tastex Knitwear and Uniforms / Devilknits is a Tasmanian Manufacturer of quality knitwear and knitted products, including school, corporate and workwear, plus our unique range of Devilknits Envirowoolly native animal soft toys and gifts.

Tastex Knitwear and Uniforms / Devilknits has been manufacturing high quality knitwear in Tasmania since 1970. We are a social enterprise, located in Glenorchy, Tasmania. We are Quality Assured, maintaining ISO 9001:2015 and our knitwear and knitted products are also approved to use the Australian Made logo.

Our Glen Mill School knitwear is distributed throughout Tasmania and mainland Australia. We also supply corporate knitwear and uniforms to a wide range of businesses and government departments throughout Tasmania. Our knitwear is renowned for its quality and durability. It has stood the test of time.

Tastex offers a top quality embroidery service. We embroider school, corporate and sporting club logos onto both knitwear and other uniform items, making it easy for customers to come to us for all their knitwear and uniform needs.

Our Unique Devilkknits range of Envirowoolly native animal soft toys and gifts are manufactured using the off-cuts from our knitwear production. These off-cuts are recycled as stuffing for our toys, reducing waste and producing a great product which is child and pet safe, machine washable and environmentally friendly. They are available both on our Devilknits online store at www.devilknits.com.au and from our factory outlet in Glenorchy. They are also available from selected tourist outlets and boutique gift shops throughout Tasmania.

When you purchase a knitted product from Tastex, you are not only receiving a top quality product, which is value for money, but you are also enabling us to continue to provide meaningful employment for our supported employees who have intellectual, cognitive and developmental disabilities.

Contact name Vicki Hawker
Phone 03 6272 8877
Email vhawker@tastex.com.au
Website www.tastex.com.au

Taylor Brothers

Taylor Bros has become a specialist in outfit-accommodation services to the marine industry, building a formidable reputation as well as an enviable order book over recent years.

The Hobart-based business has undertaken major contracts for the Australian and New Zealand navies, the offshore oil and gas industry and Antarctic expeditioners, among others.

Established in 1936, Taylor Bros originally built timber yachts and small coastal and river craft. It now operates as a diversified 21st century engineering company with a highly skilled workforce delivering fabrication, electrical and mechanical services to clients throughout Australia and also overseas. The company utilises a Quality Management System certified to ISO 9001:2008.

Contact name Phillip Taylor
Phone 03 6273 3700
Email phillip@taylorbros.com.au
Website www.taylorbros.com.au

Turner Stillhouse Pty Ltd

Tasmanian Craft Spirits Distillery - Artisan Gin, Whisky, Rum and other Spirits

We are a craft distillery working in a rich tradition of quality Tasmanian spirits.

Our newly released bespoke gin is made from scratch in small batches in Tasmania. Carefully distilled from a premium grape base, pure Tasmanian water and a unique blend of Tasmanian grown and internationally sourced botanicals.

Contact name Justin Turner
Phone 03 6776 1414
Email info@turnerstillhouse.com
Website turnerstillhouse.com

Wagner Framemakers

Fine art framing for institutions and individuals

A second-generation family business now run by Jemima and Felix Wagner, founded by Luke Wagner, WAGNER FRAMEMAKERS offer a refreshing and contemporary approach to Fine Art Picture Framing.

Available for on and off-site consultations, our range of services is vast, from private heirloom pieces, through to museum work. 

We pride ourselves on our extensive knowledge in the arts industry, our cutting edge equipment and our artisan finish.

We employ artists, so our entire team have a sensitivity to specific requirements within the visual arts. Contact us today to discuss your project needs.

Contact name Jemima Wagner
Phone 03 6234 8599
Email info@wagnerframemakers.com.au
Website www.wagnerframemakers.com.au

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Xen Botanicals

Deep in the heart of the lush, green Huon Valley, in the South of Tasmania, Xen Botanicals is the home of micro-batched botanical products. All our products are hand made on our little llama farm, using local ingredients wherever possible.

Xen Botanicals uses natural products, grown or gathered locally where available. As well as using well known herbs like Calendula, St John's Wort, and Arnica which are commonly used for treating joint pains and arthritis, we like to make use of what many people call "weeds", those unloved but common plants on roadsides and in empty fields. Some of the most under-rated plants are "weeds" and we hope to show you the wonderful properties of some of these plants. We use weeds like dandelion and chickweed to make beautiful skin soothing balms. We use mullein and clover to make a natural, organic chest rub designed to help with coughs and colds.

We offer a variety of natural salves, using only organic natural ingredients, made with vegetable oils, herbs, flowers and organic beeswax. Our salves are made using natural ingredients like beeswax, essential oils and herbs. We also offer Vegan Australia approved balms for helping with rashes, sore skin, chapped skin, nappy rash, bug bites, insomnia, and stress: check out our Baby Balm, Dream Balm and Calm Balm.

Contact name Xen Botanicals
Phone 0450 854 767
Email info@xenbotanicals.com
Website xenbotanicals.com

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An island innovation

Living on an island has forced Tasmanians to ‘think outside the box’. And a Tassie company from Legana has done just that with a high-tech innovation that’s attracting global attention – including the eye of the US navy. 

21 June 2019, Edition 206

PFG acquisition expands horizons

Hobart-based advanced manufacturer, PFG Group, has broadened its sights after acquiring Kiel Industries in regional Victoria last year. This is a strategic move for the plastics specialist that told a leading manufacturing publication it wants to grow from a medium-sized to a large business. Company C.E.O. Michael Sylvester said: “The combination of PFG and Kiel merges two industry-leading capabilities - PFG’s polymer fabrication expertise and Kiel Industries’ exceptional rotational moulding skill.” The addition of Kiel enables PFG to expand its involvement in the transport, food-handling and fast-moving consumer goods sectors. “Through the Kiel Industries acquisition we are also making around 40% of the McDonalds’ playgrounds for Australia, NZ and the Pacific Islands, and we are a leading supplier of plastic pellets,” Sylvester adds. PFG is a leading supplier in the aquaculture and commercial marine sector, and exports its products, including the super-tough Aquatruck boats, around the world.

19 March 2019, Edition 203

McCain… does it again.

McCain Foods has announced it will invest $37 million upgrading its Smithton potato plant in North West Tasmania. This upgrade will see the site become the company’s primary retail French fry production facility in Australia and New Zealand. Work is expected to start in April and be completed by January next year. Potatoes are Tasmania’s highest value vegetable, worth $111 million at the farm gate and $345 million after processing, according to the latest AgriFood Scorecard. Minister for Primary Industries and Water, Guy Barnett said: “This multimillion dollar investment is a massive win for the Smithton community, and follows the addition of 17 new permanent jobs at the potato plant bringing its workforce to 95. A further 60 new jobs will be created during the construction phase, and $15 million will be injected into the Tasmanian economy in local trade and labour contracts.” He also calls it a significant vote of confidence in the Tasmanian agribusiness sector.

19 March 2019, Edition 203

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Raising the bar

As Hobart moves to ban single-use plastic, a Tasmanian ‘zero waste’ pioneer, who makes eco-friendly shampoo bars, has caught the attention of none other than Warren Buffet.

19 March 2019, Edition 203

Incat continues record run

Incat’s latest catamaran is proving, once again, that Tasmania is a world leader when it comes to high speed craft. Saint John Paul II – which will soon begin service as a fast ferry in the Mediterranean – is the 89th vessel to roll off Incat’s Hobart production line, and the company’s 44th large commercial fast ferry. After completing extensive sea trials in January, Saint John Paul II left Tasmania on February 6, bound for Malta. The vessel has been custom designed for Virtu Ferries and will be the largest Ro-Pax catamaran on the Mediterranean, with a capacity for 900 passengers over two decks, and able to carry 167 cars. Incat Chairman Robert Clifford said: “The 110 metre wave piercing catamaran, one of the largest and most revolutionary built by the yard, is the first Incat newbuild vessel to join the Virtu fleet … Virtu Ferries was seeking increased reliability, sea keeping, passenger comfort, capacity and economy … we believe we have turned that vision into reality with Saint John Paul II.”

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14 February 2019, Edition 202

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The lure of export success

The Tasmanian Export Awards have just celebrated their 25th anniversary, and a local company that makes just one product – a fishing lure that has reached cult status across the globe – has been there from the very start.

9 November 2018, Edition 200

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Advancing Tasmania’s manufacturing

Tasmania’s advanced manufacturing sector has experienced a major turnaround over the past two years, with niche specialist companies – such as Storemasta – leading the way.

12 September 2018, Edition 198

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Wild rivers inspire artisan brew

The wild rivers and pioneering spirit of Tasmania are the inspiration behind the first major beer launch in more than a decade at Australia’s oldest brewery site.

12 September 2018, Edition 198

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Best defence

Momentum is building to have Prince of Wales Bay officially recognised as a defence precinct, reflecting Tasmania’s growing reputation as a leading sector supplier.

11 September 2018, Edition 198

Scoot Boots is a ‘shoe-in’

A company that produces innovative protective shoes for horses' hooves – allowing them to forgo steel horse shoes – has been named the Telstra Tasmanian business of the year. Scoot Boots is a one-piece hoof boot that is both simple and light and aims to support a natural approach to horse care by promoting a barefoot way of caring for hooves. It is the brainchild of Dave MacDonald – who has been working with horses as a farrier and trainer for more than 30 years – who says: “Our Scoot Boots allow horses to virtually go barefoot, an option that is much more suitable to their overall health.” Scoot Boots, which is based at Acton Park near Hobart, is the only Australian manufacturer of protective equine hoof boots and now has more than 400 stockists worldwide.

13 August 2018, Edition 197

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