Design and manufacturing company Keech Australia was recognised for its innovation at the recent Endeavour Awards ceremony held in Sydney.
Keech won the Endeavour Award for Most Innovative Company in Australia with the judges commenting, ‘Keech Australia stays true to its principle of continuous innovation, finding solutions to current challenges, anticipating future needs and rolling out new products to benefit its customers worldwide’.
Keech CEO Dr Herbert Hermens said the recognition was a just reward for the company's investment in innovative technologies and its focus on research and development.
According to Dr Hermens, the company’s focus on innovation is reflected throughout the entire organisation. Keech’s Innovation and Quality Centre is a central hub for collaboration by its metallurgists, scientists, innovators, patternmakers and QA specialists. Sourced from the world's best, this team works together developing new products to combat issues experienced by customers in the field, and continuously improve existing products and processes.
Now in its eleventh year, the Endeavour Awards saw a record number of entries with Keech going up against organisations including Woods Furniture, ModWood Technologies, Cyber Technology, Seeley International, Austube Mills, Mexx Engineering and Sevaan Group who were all finalists for the Innovative Company Award. Keech Australia was also a finalist in the Environmental Solutions Award category, won by Longwarry Food Park.
Keech Australia produces high integrity steel castings for national and international mining, excavating, construction, agricultural, rail transport and defence industries.