A Smeaton Grange enterprise that started as a small start-up in 2006 has now turn out to be a world chief in chemical transport.
Omni Tanker, a complicated manufacturing firm, has developed world-first know-how in bulk tanker gear to dramatically enhance the protection and effectivity of corrosive chemical transport.
Managing director Daniel Rodgers mentioned the Omni ISO Tank is predicated on the corporate’s patented core know-how, conceived by founder Invoice Rodgers and refined by a crew of expert engineers and technicians.
“The Omni ISO Tank has been designed to securely transport Class eight corrosive chemical compounds – akin to acid – by highway, rail and sea in addition to different chemical compounds akin to hydrogen peroxide and ammonium hydroxide,” he mentioned.
“The tank is constituted of superior carbon fibre composite supplies with an built-in thermoplastic inside to make it 40 per cent lighter than conventional metal tanks and extremely corrosion resistant.
“Not solely does the Omni ISO Tank dramatically enhance the protection of transferring aggressive chemical compounds but in addition makes it extra environment friendly by permitting operators to move extra product inside their weight limits and scale back upkeep prices.”
Mr Rodgers mentioned growing this know-how was a testomony to their expert crew and Australia’s capability to develop world-leading superior manufacturing options.
“Expertise is vital to provide us an edge and compete in world markets,” he mentioned.
“We’ve got validated the efficiency of Omni Tanker with Australian highway transport operators and are actually launching it for intermodal transport in international markets.”
Jobs, Funding and Western Sydney minister Stuart Ayres mentioned the corporate had secured a $100,000 grant from the NSW Authorities to assist develop the tank.
“A Constructing Partnerships grant helped Omni Tanker design, engineer and manufacture two prototype tanks and put together for testing in Germany,” he mentioned.
“Now the corporate is exporting worldwide after gaining regulatory approvals for gross sales in Australia, Europe, the US, Canada, and elements of Africa and Asia.
“Omni Tanker is a superb instance of a Western Sydney superior manufacturing firm displaying the world the way it needs to be achieved.
“As much as 75 new jobs over 5 years could possibly be created via its development in worldwide markets.”