Building equipment company Ashi Hire was founded by three brothers – Elzi, Shai and Yuval Schildkraut – in 2004. The brothers previously had experience in this area of business, but started the company from scratch and built it from the ground-up. Fourteen years later, Ashi Hire - located in Port Melbourne - now employs eight staff, with the Schildkraut brothers each operating as co-directors.
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Lancefield-based Sankey Excavations was founded by Shane Sankey along with his wife Kylie, who acts as company director. Operating very much as a one-man-band, Shane manages the day-to-day work on his own along with raising five sons with wife Kylie.
For thirty five years, Wonga Garden and Building Supplies has supplied a large range of products to everyone from domestic home and DIY gardeners to commercial builders and developers. The family-run business was founded by Craig Thompson, his father and his brother in 1983 and commenced operations in Wonga Road in Warranwood where it continues to operate from today. The family-oriented aspect of the company continues with Craig’s son making it a three-generation family-run business.
Complementing the hugely successful Daily van and cab-chassis range comes the new Daily Minibuses. With new Euro VI engines providing more power, lower fuel consumption and best in class cost of ownership, it offers increased comfort for both driver and passengers, advanced connectivity and unlimited versatility.
Reigning premieres Richmond have taken delivery of a new Isuzu NNR 45-150 AMT SWB. This is a 3 year partnership between Westar Truck Centre and Richmond Football Club. The truck will be used to transport equipment to and from games in Melbourne and also to the airport when travelling interstate.
With the ability of its Japanese factory-built tipper body to tilt to the left side, right or rear, Isuzu’s NLR 45/55-150 Tri-Tipper really is a byword for flexibility. The tipper function offers 20-second raise and lower times and its tipper body is constructed with durable heavy duty steel and features drop sides and an auto release two-way tailgate. It also has an auto release body lockdown hook, shovel rack and non-slip side steps.
“I had been in the market for a capable 4x4 for sometime, being a tradie in the building industry I often thought how great it would be if you could combine a work vehicle with an off road adventure vehicle.
I looked at 4x4 utes but none of them stacked up to my needs for both work or off roading; the rear trays are too small for work gear and while they might be ok for a weekend away off road you’re still limited to the amount of gear you can carry especially for longer trips.
On a recent balmy Melbourne evening, guests had the chance to view up close the new Western Star Roadstar. Based on the iconic Western Star 4900, the new Western Star Roadstar was built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Western Star badge.
Packed with a range of unique features, the Roadstar is a truck like you’ve never seen before. Outside, a 50th Anniversary bumper, rear light bar with LED tail lamps, stainless steel wheel guards and tread plate decking gives the truck its distinctive and unique look.
Gibson Groundpsread is no stranger to the MAN brand, already operating TGM 4x4s for its ground spreading business and TGS 26.480s for carting Revive compost.
A family owned company, Gibson’s has been servicing the local farmers for 60 years. It was founded by Bill Gibson in 1953 when he started carting firewood, split posts and bagged fertiliser to the local farmers of Yarram. The company now has branches throughout Gippsland in Traralgon, Rosedale, Yarram, Dutson and Bayles.
Outstanding customer service the key in relationship with Westar31st October 2018
Western Star helps Sankey Excavations be a cut above the rest31st October 2018
Western Star delivers the goods for Wonga Garden Supplies4th August 2018