The Daily Courier reported that Bunnings is spending $810 million to "cement" its foothold in the state amid the rising competition. The home improvement retailer said it will build 20 more stores in Queensland over the last five years. The move is expected to generate more than 5,000 jobs during the course of the construction period.
The Powered Hand Truck PHT-140, a universal materials handling solution developed by Makinex was voted the Best New Product during the HRIA Convention Gold Coast, 29 April – 2 May, 2014.
Since 2007, International Sales Manager Paul Weaver has pioneered sales, distribution and service for the company as it has expanded from a humble two-man operation in Sydney to an international company. Paul started in a national role at Makinex and soon became responsible for global sales as the business expanded overseas.
The Cormidi Dumper range distributed by Makinex for eight years now has a new addition to the family, a 350KG narrow access dumper.
Keeping it Green is an Australian business that specialises in the supply and hire of synthetic turf, providing quality locally-produced synthetic grass across Australia and New Zealand.
Makinex distributor, Pacific Hoists has unveiled a new V8 team, driver and car that will race in the 2014 V8 Supercars Dunlop Series.
Since its first release in 2006, the Jackhammer Trolley has been a popular Makinex product both locally and overseas, with more units sold incrementally each year. The JHT quickly gained acceptance due to its ability to reduce labour time by as much as six times and has been widely used in the flooring industry, from tile removal to demolition and surface preparation. It is categorically the only product of its kind, taking the majority of weight, vibration and impact of a jackhammer and thus reducing back pain and operator fatigue.
Makinex are pleased to announce the launch of operations and sales in North America, in a strategic move towards growth in international markets
As proud supporters of the Hire and Rental Industry Association (HRIA), Makinex will be exhibiting at the upcoming HRIA Convention in the Gold Coast on 29 April - 2 May.
The Makinex Dual Pressure Washer has been termed a “very handy machine” due to its versatility and ability to clean surfaces easily.