FrameCAD Solutions has opened its Australian office, and the appointment of a new regional sales manager for Australia and South East Asia.
FrameCAD Solutions has opened a new office in Melbourne to provide customers with a greater level of sales and technical support to meet the demands of growing business in Australia.
The office will also provide support for new opportunities and expansion into South East Asia. This expansion reflects the success of new technology FrameCAD Solutions has recently launched and is focused on supporting the needs of customers in Australia.
Peter Blythe has joined FrameCAD Solutions and will run operations in the new Melbourne location. Peter Blythe has been involved in roofing and sheet metal equipment for almost ten years.
With an Advanced Diploma of Mechanical Engineering, Peter has experience in drafting, machinery design and prototyping, product development, support, installation and is now focused on sales and marketing.
This breadth of experience gives him the industry specific knowledge necessary to advise and build long term partnerships with companies focused on rapid steel construction systems.
“The appointment of Peter Blythe to run our office in Melbourne is a real asset for FrameCAD Solutions but more importantly, brings a significant level of skill to the region” said Mark Taylor, Chairman of FrameCAD Solutions.
“Peter will be focused on helping our customers get the most out of their construction operations and he has a real depth of experience in partnering with organizations in the cold formed steel industry to make the best choices when setting up manufacturing plants. Having a local office in Australia will help us deliver even better support for our customers to help them achieve true end-to-end integration in their cold formed steel design and manufacturing operations”.
Peter Blythe’s appointment comes at a time when FrameCAD Solutions is releasing the new TF350 Steel FrameMaster manufacturing plants. The TF350 is a natural progression from earlier models offering more advanced wall, truss and floor joist manufacturing, integrated coil flattening and lubrication, a new swaging system and higher punch and feed speeds.
The TF350 features a throughput of between 400 and 700 meters per hour from galvanized coil steel stock. The release of the new range of manufacturing plants is complemented with new software releases in FrameCAD Detailer version 4 for versatile detailing and advanced design flexibility and updated factory control systems with FrameCAD Solutions factory.