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Osmoflo: Desalination & Water Recycling

“We considered a number of options interstate to
establish our corporate headquarters, but in the end,
Burton was the wise choice”.

Marc Fabig (Founder & Principal, Osmoflo)

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Your door to business success in Salisbury

Salisbury is a place of opportunity where businesses succeed. Nearly 6,400 businesses call Salisbury home. Over $10 billion of investment is planned or underway. Businesses are making the move to Salisbury because of its infrastructure, affordability, workforce and opportunities. In many respects the area has become the centre of South Australian economy being fuelled by new thinking in start-ups, established firms and research institutions.

With many developments underway and business expanding these are just a handful of examples that illustrate why doing business in Salisbury makes good business sense:

Codan relocates its 250 staff to Technology Park, Mawson Lakes

Codan centralised its Adelaide operations to Technology Park at Mawson Lakes bringing over 250 staff. Codan exports to more than 150 countries with leading-edge technology solutions that solve customers’ communications, safety, security and productivity problems in some of the harshest environments on earth. Their expansion continues with the recent win of $8 million radio communications contract.

$985 million Northern Connector starts this year

$985 million Northern Connector will begin this year which will provide retued travel time and improved access Edinburg Parks. The new non-stop motorway connecting the already completed Northern Expressway and South Road Superway links, will provide an unimpeded journey from Gawler to Regency Park; a total of 43 kilometres. See the video fly though of Northern Connector.

Ellex- Medical Equipment Manufacturer makes the move to Technology Park, 150 staff

Ellex has brought an office building of some 4,500 square metres, this will become the headquarters of this ASX listed company. They design and make ophthalmic lasers and ultrasounds to treat eye disease. This move will bring over 150 staff with plans to grow significantly to meet increasing export demands.

Speedcast undertakes multi-million expansion of their teleport and satellite capacities

Speedcast has expanded its teleport and satellite facilities with the addition of two new satellite dishes and a growth in staff. Speedcast provides services for clients in the natural resources, defence and government sectors.

40ha Food Park at Parafield is being master planned- potential tenants show interest

South Australia’s premier food processing precinct is being developed at Parafield Airport. The 40 hectare Food Park will provide firms with superior access to transport infrastructure, shared services, skilled workforce and energy saving solutions. Now is the time to be an early tenant to secure the best sites and to shape the precinct to meet your needs. More information.

Lockheed Martin Australia open their secret combat facility

In November combat system manufacturers Lockheed Martin Australia opened its new facility, which integrates the best sensors, sonar, radar, navigation, imagery systems and weapons for Australia’s future submarine combat systems. This centre is open to other businesses to access to help with integration issues and to test and provide the best combat systems for Australia’s defence needs.

Boeing chooses Mawson Lakes for first ever SA headquaters

Global aerospace giant Boeing established their first ever South Australian headquarters at Innovation House at Technology Park to prepare for eight Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft at the RAAF Edinburgh Base. More information

Edinburgh Parks sites get snapped up

Many businesses are recognising the great value industrial property represents at Edinburgh Parks. Firms including Mayfield Engineering, Dowell Windows, Keith Timber, Comfresh and Your DC with a number of other sites under negotiation. This has resulted in the take up of over 10.5 ha and approximately 250 jobs in Salisbury.

Manufacturing continue to grow through sophistication and exporting

Manufacturing continue to grow through sophistication and exporting with the likes of Osmoflo, Mayne Pharma, Bickfords and RM Williams

Osmoflo turns 25 delivering 450 projects globally
In just 25 years Osmoflo has grown to a globally known water treatment provider, having delivering over 450 projects globally. It is a home grown success story.” Managing Director Graham Dooley explains. “It is amazing to think of the growth the company has experienced in this time. From just two people starting the business in 1991, to just this year the Barka project in Oman alone employing 700 people.”

With their headquarters in Burton, Osmoflo has provided countless industries and companies tailored water solutions. Some include Santos, Coopers Brewery, AGL Power, Chilean mining powerhouse Antucoya and even the Hong Kong Jockey Club. Hear why they like doing business in Salisbury.

Mayne Pharma expands to double exports
Mayne Pharma plans to grow with an $11 million expansion at their pharmaceutical facility at Salisbury South. This will double their exports to $60 million this year. To accelerate this growth they will invest $11 million to purchase a large-scale fluid bed spray coater.. Fluid bed processing technology is used to apply various polymers to drug particles to modify the rate of release of the drug when ingested. More information.

RM Williams grows exports markets with Louis Vuitton
R.M. Williams now exports to 15 countries, has more than 50 retail stores in Australia and a store in London. Now with part ownership with Louis Vuitton it has bolstered their sales and marketing expertise. This is increasing demand for product produced at its Salisbury South facility where its manufactures footwear, apparel and accessories for men and women incorporating seasonal ranges such as Longhorn, and Stockyard. Hear why they like dong business in Salisbury.

Bickford’s grows through a diversified range of beverage brands
Bickford’s has become famous worldwide for their category leading premium juices, traditional cordials and iced coffee mix brands. The firmcontinues to expand its markets domestically and overseas becoming experts in contract packing and developing international brands within Australia including wine, spirits and other alcoholic beverages. Bickford’s is now one of a few bottling companies in the world to have invested in sterile filtration technologies, allowing production of beverages without the need for preservatives or pasteurization. Find out more why Bickfords likes doing business in Salisbury.

Harbour Town-style shopping centre at Parafield starts this year

Habour Town-style shopping centre featuring fashion outlets, sporting good stores, homeware retailers and an alfresco dining area will get underway at Parafield Airport this year with plan to open next year. It plans to have 70 outlet tenancies totalling over 14,000sqm. Tenancies ranging from 59sqm to 691sqm, with an extensive Food and Beverage precinct. More information.

As you can see Salisbury is packed full of surprises and have far reaching capacities and opportunities beyond what most realise for see her for more business stories or call Ben Kirchner on (08) 8343 8456 to find out more about what you missing out on! We offer site selection support where you can access our team’s knowledge of the local property market including zoning, contact with land owners, developers, agents and government bodies to assist your development needs.

The Salisbury Council has been committed over many years to supporting industry, development and investment and have dedicated resources to assist you be it that you looking to relocate your business, need business advise to start or grow your business or your in the area or you want some support to maximise your existing investment.

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