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For over 100 years, BOC (a Linde company) has been a proud contributor to advances in industry and everyday life, including welding and cutting, steelmaking, refining, chemical processing, environmental protection, wastewater treatment, food processing and distribution, glass production, electronics, and healthcare.

In welding, BOC’s technical experts guide customers through an extensive range of welding and cutting options, including gas mixtures, to help them achieve their budget, productivity and quality demands.

As the exclusive supplier of EWM digital welding machines in Australia and New Zealand, we help customers with Welding 4.0 via new technology solutions for areas such as robotics and automation saving fabricators time and money.

For more information visit www.boc.com.au



As a Wesfarmers company, Coregas is the largest Australian owned Industrial gas company. Coregas manufactures and distributes compressed gases and cryogenic liquids to almost all industries, ranging from heavy industry and manufacturing to healthcare and specialty users such as laboratories.

Welding and cutting is core to our business and our product offerings. With our dedicated technical team and broad range of industrial and specialty products, we can provide expertise and support initiatives to further improve productivity, quality, and safety.

Coregas is changing gases around the country, seeking to raise the bar in terms of service, quality, and value. We believe that the best way to grow our business is to listen to customers and deliver on our promises to them.

For further information, visit: https://www.coregas.com/


Originally evolving from the industrial weighing sector, Diverseco has built on its capabilities to become one of Australia’s leading integrated measurement and automation solutions provider to a broad range of industries.

Diverseco is proud to supply the world’s leading industrial and collaborative robot solutions to a growing range of industry sectors. The combination of both Kawasaki Robotics’ range of industrial robots and Doosan Robotics and OnRobot’s cobots and robot grippers respectively, Diverseco is able to provide a solution for virtually any application that is able to be automated.

Diverseco will help you to eliminate common welding problems and discontinuities such as undercutting, excessive melt-through, incomplete fusion, incomplete joint penetration, porosity, weld metal cracks and heat affected zone cracks, all through industry-leading welding robot systems. Their specialists will work alongside your team to ensure that your operations are aligned with your perfect robotic welding solution, from the initial consultation to the installation and post-installation servicing.

For further information, visit: https://diverseco.com.au/


With a rich legacy dating back to 1982, Gentronics has been dedicated to serving industries just like yours, providing unrivalled expertise and a comprehensive range of welding products, consumables, and industrial supplies. Our mission is to empower you to achieve the best results by offering the finest selection of top- quality products at competitive prices, ensuring you have everything you need to successfully complete your next project.

At Gentronics, we specialise in Welding Automation, Generators, Engine Driven Welders, Turning Rollers, Positioners, Compressors, Benders, Notchers, and Safety Equipment. Whether you require equipment or consumables for TIG, MIG, MMA, CNC, Inverter MIG, Welding Wire, Filler Rods, Aluminium, Stainless Steel, or even gas cylinders and refills such as Oxygen, Acetylene, and Argon, we are your one-stop solution.

Our commitment extends beyond merely supplying welding products and equipment. With our Welshpool service centre, we offer comprehensive repair and maintenance services for all your equipment. No matter the scale of the task or the complexity of the machinery, we have you covered. And to minimise downtime and maximise convenience, our team of On-Site Service Technicians is readily available to assist you whenever the job requires it.

At Gentronics, we take pride in offering more than just products and services. We provide a dynamic environment where welding enthusiasts and professionals alike can immerse themselves in a world of possibilities. Our state-of-the-art Welding Bay, located on-site, is a haven for welders of all skill levels.

Step into our Welding Bay and be greeted by an extensive array of cutting-edge welders proudly on display. From traditional models to the latest advancements in welding technology, we have it all. Our commitment to innovation ensures that you have access to the most up-to-date equipment that enhances your welding experience.

At Gentronics, we pride ourselves on building lasting relationships with our clients. Our dedicated team of professionals possesses deep industry knowledge and a genuine passion for delivering exceptional service. We prioritise your satisfaction and aim to exceed your expectations at every step. Choose Gentronics as your trusted partner for all your welding needs. Experience the reliability, expertise, and personalised attention that sets us apart. Together, let’s take your projects to new heights of success.

For further information, visit: https://www.gentronics.com.au/


One Gas Australia

Introducing One Gas Australia, a trailblazer in the Industrial & Hospitality Gas industry, committed to revolutionising the business landscape with a unique and inclusive approach. 

Our fundamental philosophy centers around empowering our customers through our ground-breaking NO RENT Cylinder purchase program. By granting complete control and ownership of the cylinders, we empower our customers to treat them as indispensable tools and equipment, just like any other essential asset. 

At One Gas Australia, we set the benchmark for unwavering commitment to innovation, service excellence, and unmatched value for all our esteemed customers. We take pride in spearheading the paradigm shift towards Rent-Free ownership in both the industrial & Hospitality Gas markets, heralding a new era of progress. 

Driven by our unwavering dedication to making a positive impact, we forge meaningful partnerships with our Stockists and Customers, catering to the needs of metropolitan as well as rural communities. Our reach extends far and wide, leaving no region untouched by our deliberate and focused efforts. 

With decades of industry experience under our belt, we bring profound expertise in the welding industry to the table. Let us guide you towards finding the perfect gas solution for any job, ensuring optimum performance and unparalleled results. 

At One Gas Australia, the future of gas ownership is here, and we invite you to be a part of this transformative journey.

For further information, visit: https://onegasaustralia.com.au/

Outsource Institute

Outsource Institute (AUS), founded in 1998, is an Australian Engineering College (RTO- registered training organisation), delivering qualifications in Engineering, Welding, and specialised trade and technical skills to the Mining, Defence, Manufacturing, and Engineering sectors both domestically and internationally. Having partnered with the industry for over 25 years, we are at the forefront of what skills and knowledge are needed in the metals and engineering sector and we make it our business to deliver it both directly and through industry partnerships with Weld Australia, Custom Fluid Power, SMC Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd, Workforce Success, RPR Trades, Solidus IQ, Technoweld and Diverseco.

These established industry partnerships offer a complete solution to all your needs in:


  • Welding Supervision Ticket 10, AS 1796-2022 Pressure Vessels and AS 2214-2019 Structural Steel (Certificate 10)
  • Welding Certificates Tickets 1 to 9 AS 1796-2022

Engineering: mechanical, fabrication, instrumentation, maintenance, refrigeration and air conditioning, fluid power, drafting, automotive electrical technology, mobile plant technology and heavy commercial vehicle mechanical technology.

Specialised Skill Sets: advanced hydraulics, pneumatics and air conditioning.

For those students who are interested in furthering their studies post their vocational course, we have recognition for our courses in the form of articulation pathways with some of Australia’s top universities: University of Queensland, Southern Cross University, Griffith University, the University of Southern Queensland.

For more information, visit outsourceinstitute.edu.au or call 1300 136 904.


With many years of experience working with some of the largest construction companies in Australia, ProQM specialises in a range of skills to help you and your company with all things construction. ProQM has a team of dedicated surveillance officers and inspectors to undertake inspections for various disciplines, in a range of industries including:

  1. Tier 1 and 2 construction companies
  2. Construction supply chain, structural steel fabricators and architectural steel suppliers, precast manufacturers and coatings contractors
  3. Tailor systems to suit the size of the business or the scale of the project

Being NATA accredited to ISO/IEC 17020, ProQM can provide Tier 1 and Tier 2 construction companies with accredited reports, to meet the VicRoads requirements for structural steel, structural and precast concrete, and protective coatings. If your construction company requires leeway suppliers, structural steel fabricators or architectural steel suppliers, look no further than ProQM.

Our aim is to always ensure that your construction projects run smoothly and efficiently to ensure first time right deliverables, our reporting system is also real time, so you, as the client, receive the report as our inspector is driving out the gate.

For more information, visit www.proqm.com.au or call 1800 467 767.


For further information, simply contact: Michelle Bignold (National Manager, Sales and Marketing) on 0437 106 726 or m.bignold@weldaustralia.com.au