Hummingbird Electronics have completed their relocation to their new purpose-built Innovation Centre located at the Defence Technology Business Park outside Newcastle in Williamtown, New South Wales.
Hummingbird Electronics had been at its previous premises in Port Stephens since its establishment in 2008. Hummingbird is shaped by its bespoke product design, unparalleled specialist knowledge and its superb quality service.
Since being acquired by the South Australian manufacturer REDARC Electronics in May 2015, Hummingbird Electronics has undergone many changes within their business to align their manufacturing and logistical facets with that of REDARC. Their impressive growth to date has been partially due to Hummingbird’s ability to bring new and improved products to the automotive, mining and transport industries both domestically and abroad.
REDARC are currently in the middle of a significant expansion of its Lonsdale facility in Adelaide. The catalyst for Hummingbirds relocation is its impressive growth and to shift with REDARC’s significant expansion plan. The move to the Williamtown ensures Hummingbird continues to build its longstanding relationships in the region, enhance its capabilities in new markets and to put itself in the best possible position to deal with opportunities for future growth.
Hummingbird’s National Sales and Marketing Manager, Mark Bruce, said the move represented exciting times for the both REDARC and Hummingbird.
“Being located adjacent to Australia’s largest operating Air Force Base will allow Hummingbird to be situated alongside other like-minded electronics, aerospace and air industry companies attracting highly skilled personnel, new business development and engineering opportunities.”
The Williamtown Aerospace Centre (WAC) enables its organisations to be part of Australia’s national and international defence capability. It is currently home to several large defence focused organizations such as Raytheon, BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin. On completion, the WAC will comprise of 4 buildings with each occupancy custom designed to suit its tenant’s requirements.
Technology Place is located off the gateway to Newcastle Airport and Williamtown Drive. It is adjacent to Australia’s largest operating Air Force base the RAAF Williamtown, enabling ease of access all over Australia
For more information on the Williamtown Aerospace Centre, click here - http://www.williamtownaerospace.com.au/