In May, Hardman Bros., together with R & I Instrument & Gear Co., exhibited at Australia's premier engineering expo, AUSTECH.  Held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in the Southbank region of Melbourne, it provided a valuable opportunity to meet with existing and new customers to showcase our capabilities and products.

There was a high level of interest in all of the parts, equipment and product demonstrations on the stand. Despite the feedback that numbers were down on past years we found there was no shortage of interest and enthusiasm from both existing and potentially new customers, and also student groups seeking assistance to solve various machining and component challenges.

Two of the big attractions were our ‘6 Speed Sequential Trans Axle’ manufactured by Hardman Bros. and a Helicopter Search Light built by R & I.

Interest in our stand was increased by our promotional ‘STAR TRANSAXLES’ blimp flying around inside the shed.  This provided some heart stopping but funny moments as it was guided by various inexperienced ‘pilots’ as it was tracked by a searchlight.  Also on display was Ken Horner’s historic Twin Racing Motorcycle based off a design by Phil Irving of Vincent Motorcycles fame and aptly named ‘Irving Vincent’.

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