Swedish company and SACC member Randek www.randek.com was chosen as the major supplier for the largest offsite/prefabricated construction factory in Australia. This large investment has been made by the company Timbertruss www.timbertruss.com.au. This project was sold in partnership with Randek’s local representatives, machinery supply specialists Bliss & Reels www.blissandreels.com.au.
Timbertruss are located in Corio, Victoria (just outside Geelong). They have two giant factory buildings, totalling over 30,000 square metres, with multiple Randek production lines for wall frames, wall panels & roof trusses.
Timbertruss are actively supplying projects with panelised wall & floor elements for panelised construction. This approach to construction offers large time, quality & productivity gains over site methods and is an approach still relatively uncommon in Australia, though common in Sweden.
Automated roof truss production:
Robotic wall frame production:
Wall panel production:
Bliss & Reels is one of the largest machinery suppliers in Australasia, with a wealth of experience in the supply, commissioning and service of a wide variety of production machinery for steel, concrete, asphalt and timber industries.
Bliss & Reels provide comprehensive range of services, including turn-key installations;
- Advice, project management
- Shipping, commissioning and installation
- Training and after sales service
- Spare parts sales delivered to stores
Based in Melbourne, servicing Australia & New Zealand, they are proud to represent some of the world’s leading production machinery manufacturers, who are at the forefront of machinery design and production output. Bliss & Reels are committed to continuing growth and expansion into related activities with an increased focus on automation, safety and environmentally friendly technologies.
Randek are pioneers in creating innovative automation solutions for customers within the prefabricated house manufacturing industry. The have developed and manufactured high performance machines and systems for prefabrication of walls, floors, ceiling, roof trusses, cut saws, butterfly turning tables and specialized machinery since the 1940s. Today Randek is one of the world’s leading suppliers of high performance machines and complete systems for effective house manufacturing with 90 percent of the production being exported from their factory in Falkenberg, Sweden.