FURPHY Engineering was announced as the 2017 Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA) Fabricator of the Year recently, which pays recognition the company’s performance across a comprehensive range of business metrics. Furphy Engineering was awarded due to being able to demonstrate innovation, quality assurance, the company’s market success, community engagement, health and safety record and its commitment to the training and development of employees.
The award also acknowledges Furphy’s 150-year history of manufacturing in Australia and the leadership of five generations of Furphy family members. The business’ core values have remained the same since 1864, and it continues to invest in product innovation and the ongoing development of the company’s team. Today Furphy Engineering combines in-house design and engineering expertise with state-of-the-art equipment and a dedicated three-tiered QA/QC department to deliver high quality, Shepparton made stainless steel tanks to a wide range of Australian industries.
Furphy Engineering managing director, Adam Furphy said, “It is a great honour to be recognised amongst Australian manufacturing in receiving this award. Our company motto of ‘Good, Better, Best’ truly represents both our philosophy of continuous improvement and our commitment to delivering stainless steel tanks that have been designed and built to the highest possible standards.
“We expend a great deal of energy to ensure that this claim can be made so it is particularly pleasing to be acknowledged with this prestigious award from a tremendously important institution such as the WTIA.”