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Barker Trailers latest company to join the Vernier Society

The Vernier Society are pleased that Barker Trailers have joined the Society as “Gold Members”. Another long established Melbourne family firm with Acting MD Scott Barker, sees the benefit of the Society for networking, a great monthly speaker program and the opportunity to spend more time working ‘on’ the business, rather than ‘in’ the business […]

Member Company: Barker Trailers

BARKER TRAILERS – manufacturers of world-class Semi Trailers. We have been in the business of manufacturing trailers since 1974, so we know what works – a no-nonsense approach to orders and production combined with good old-fashioned hard-work. This philosophy backs our long-term aim of making all our customers Barker customers for life. Barker Trailers leads […]

The Great Debate – Germany vs Australia – 11th August 2016

The Great Debate – Germany vs. Australia Kooyong Tennis Club, Glenferrie Road, Kooyong Thursday 11th August 12.30 pm to 4.00pm The Vernier Foundation, part of the Vernier Society, was established to encourage more young people into careers in Australian engineering and manufacturing. We are inviting young scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians to participate with Society […]

Vernier Luncheon – 14th July 2016

  Our guest speaker will be Vernier member, Meredith Crittenden the Executive General Manager of Industrial Control Technologies based in Geelong.       The Society was given a fascinating insight at our July meeting into a recent study trip our member and guest speaker Meredith Crittenden, the Executive General Manager of ICT Geelong, made […]

Vernier Meeting – 9th June 2016

“Collaboration – The opportunity created by Additive Manufacturing and the CSIRO’s Lab 22 Innovation Centre”   Our guest speaker will be Dr Leon Prentice of CSIRO who leads the ‘Materials and Processes Research Group’ in the CSIRO’s Manufacturing Business Unit.     “Dr Prentice argues that the Australian manufacturing industry is at a critical point; […]

Vernier Society February 2016 – The Honourable Lily D’Ambrosio

Speaker – The Honourable Lily D’Ambrosio – Victorian State Minister for Industry and Minister for Energy and Resources. The Victorian Vernier Society 2016 Speaker Program started its year with a real feather in its cap with a high profile speaker in the Victorian State Labor Government’s Minister for Industry and Minister for Energy and Resources, […]

Member Company: Lovitt Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

Lovitt Technologies Australia Pty Ltd owned and operated by Mike Ramsay Lovitt Technologies Australia (LTA) was founded in 1954 as George Lovitt Manufacturing Pty Ltd. It commenced operation in the manufacture of cutting tools and components for the automotive industry. Over the past 50 years, LTA has evolved with the demands of its customers, and […]

Member Company: Sutton Tools

Sutton Tools is a proud family business with 90 years of experience in tool making. Jim Sutton and the late Bill Sutton, both Vernier members, built upon the business their father established and have positioned the company so that the Sutton brand is recognisable internationally. Now Peter Sutton, Chief Manufacture Officer, brings the next generation to Vernier.  […]

Member Company: Balcombe Engineering

Balcombe Engineering Pty Ltd has been the leading Australian specialist manufacturer in the flange industry for over 50 years servicing a diverse range of customers for flanges, spectacle blinds and tubeplates / tubesheets, in the Petrochemical, General Industrial, and Food industries. The Melbourne facility is located in Hallam and houses Australias largest range of flanges and valves as […]

Member Company: Ronson Gears Pty Ltd

Ronson Gears are one of Australia’s leading gear manufacturers.  We utilise the very latest in CNC gear profile grinding, CNC gear cutting and CNC rack milling technology and an Australian first in CNC gear metrology from Germany.  All of which give our customers products of the highest quality. The company manufactures spur gears, helical gears, […]

Kerry Little

Member Kerry Little has heavy industrial manufacturing experience in building materials, construction industry experience and works as a Non Executive Director, Business Mentor and Executive Coach in manufacturing industries.

Jack Parr

Member Jack Parr has international experience in high technology manufacturing companies and currently advises senior executives on strategic development and lean manufacturing.  He is a strong contributor of articles to the society.