Timeline2022-03-03T21:54:50+11:00

1988

1988

West-Trans is founded, and starts off as a small body building shop employing around 10 people

1994

1994

Jim and Percy Whittle acquire West-Trans Equipment in Mulgrave, NSW

1995

1995

A partnership between West-Trans and Hammar Australia begins which continues to this day

1995

Jim Whittle and some of the team

1995

West-Trans’ only factory at the time where manufacturing, painting, and installation all took place

1996

1996

West-Trans manufacture first hooklift

1996

The original West-Trans bi-fold design

1998

1998

Jim Whittle designs the iconic West-Trans MXS-150 skip loader

2001

2001

Main factory in Mulgrave is extended to facilitate for growing demand of skip loaders and hook lifts

2002

2002

West-Trans have a rich history in manufacturing different truck bodies such as tippers, compactors, and even fire truck bodies

2005

2005

Second factory built in Mulgrave and is utilized as a fitting and painting factory

2006

2006

West-Trans Service in Botany is opened to provide more accessible services across the Sydney region

2008

2008

West-Trans become the Australian distributor of the Danish HMF truck crane

2008

West-Trans Equipment Victoria is opened

2014

2014

West-Trans Service is relocated from Botany to Prestons

2015

2015

West-Trans Equipment & Service WA is opened

2016

2016

West-Trans become the Australian distributor for Transcover tarping systems

2018

2018

Second property in Mulgrave is purchased for more fitting capacity

2019

2019

West-Trans celebrates 25 years under the current family ownership

2020

2020

Third factory acquired at main facility in Mulgrave as another fitting factory

2021

2021

West-Trans install solar panels to their three main factories at its main facility in Mulgrave, NSW

2021

2021

Manufacturing and installing of flay trays for crane fit ups

2022

2022

West-Trans implement robotic welding cells at its main manufacturing facility in NSW

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