Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Marand’s manufacturing plant located in Moorabbin Victoria has a complete range of manufacturing capabilities including fabrication, 5 axis machining, complex assembly, electrical wiring, hydraulic and pneumatic assembly, painting and commissioning.

Goods Receiving

Marand has 2 receiving stores, one for raw material and the other for commercial items. The majority of the material used must be certified and through our quality system, the stores print out labels and mark each individual piece of material as well as entering all receipts on our MRP system.

Fabrication

Marand’s skilled welders are tested and accredited to various industry and customer specific accreditations for the welding of mild steel, aluminium, invar and armour plating in both MIG and TIG welding. All critical welds are certified by a third party and reported in our quality system. Small sheet metal and light fabrication work is also performed in-house.

Machining

Our range of milling machines is extensive. Our latest acquisition is a 5 Axis Breton Flymill with a capacity of 6 metres x 3.5 metres and a height of 2 metres under the bridge. This machine compliments our other 5 Axis machines as well as the five large 3 Axis machines in our main bay. These machines are serviced by cranes with a total lifting capacity of 30 ton.

Our small machining section has both manual and 3 Axis machines capable of producing small intricate parts to fine tolerances.

Our turning section comprises of two Mazak Mazatrol lathes with a maximum swing of 350mm. The manual lathe has a swing of 650mm and 1500mm between centres.

 

Mechanical Assembly

Marand has three separate assembly areas. Assembly of jigs, fixtures and aerospace tooling is carried out in our tool room, Building and reconditioning of large machine tools such as our Under Floor Wheel Lathe and Hydraulic Presses is performed in our main bay with 30 Ton capacity overhead crane or the separate assembly plant under a 10 ton crane. In total Marand have approximately 5000 square metres of assembly area.

We support our equipment and machine tool building with regular on site service and support globally.

Electrical Assembly

Marand’s qualified A grade electricians manufacture, install and commission all the equipment manufactured to the customers specifications. From the build of the electrical cabinet to the final installation of the cameras provided for operator awareness the electrical team ensures a trouble free and safe machine.

Painting Facility

Our paint bay is a heated facility to pass the stringent requirements of our various customers. Inspection such as paint thickness on 2 pack paint is carried out and recorded to ensure our products withstand the various conditions they will be subjected to.

Latest News

  • Land 400 opportunity provides future Ford Geelong site potential

    9 November 2017

    Today Marand announced a plan to breathe new life into the historic Ford Geelong facility. Marand is currently negotiating with Ford about the future use of the Geelong facility to open up further advanced manufacturing jobs for Geelong. Marand Executive Chairman Mr David Ellul said “As teaming partners for Land 400, we would love to produce the BAE Systems AMV35 Hulls and Turrets here in Marand’s Geelong facility. Marand and Ford Australia have worked together for over 40 years; I’m currently in discussions with Ford to ensure we can make this a long term reality in the next chapter for the Geelong community.”

  • BAE Systems and Marand announce teaming agreement on Land 400

    2 February 2017

    BAE Systems Australia and leading Australian defence SME Marand today announced a teaming agreement for LAND 400, building on the companies’ long-term partnership on major projects.

  • First in Australia, Marand now accredited for NADCAP Measurement & Inspection

    Marand is now accredited for CMM and Laser Tracker measurement and inspection by The National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap).