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R E McMAHON PTY LTD has a solid history of successful growth for over 40 years. The Company was founded in 1966 by Mr. R McMahon.

We are now the largest industrial plumbing company in the Wollongong area. We have worked for some of the biggest industrial companies in both Wollongong and Sydney.

Our standing is recognised by NATA Certification to ISO 9001 -- the International Quality Management System. We achieved Quality Accreditation to AS 3902 in 1993.

Director of the Company is --Mr Renzo Garato. He has extensive knowledge and experience of industrial plumbing and chemical handling systems. Over the last 17 years, we have `worked smarter' to expand the scope of our work, and the number of customers we serve. During that time, we have more than doubled our staff: we now employ some 50 people.


We have also made large investments in equipment and technology to continue to provide the level of service our customers require.
In particular, we have greatly extended the range of products and services we provide in plastic piping systems.

We have worked extensively for some of the largest companies in Australia. Work has included specialist one-off fabrication jobs, and long-term on-site maintenance contracts.
Clients have included:--
  • Bluescope Steel
  • BHP Billiton BHP Collieries Division
  • Orica/Botany & Port Kembla
  • Shoalhaven Milling
  • Incitec
  • APPM Shoalhaven
  • ABB Engineering Construction Pty Ltd
  • Baulderstone Hornibrook
  • Intec Copper
  • Sydney Water
  • Pacific Power
  • Transgrid
  • Integral Energy
  • Eraring Energy
  • Project Co ordination
  • Lend Lease
  • John Holland
  • Veolia Water
  • Ansto
  • Reece Industrial Supplies

We have two large factory areas. Both have ample space for the extensive equipment they contain, and for the often large items of work-in-progress. We pay special attention to housekeeping (including ventilation) for health and safety purposes -- which affects the quality, precision, and timeliness of the work we do for Customers.

Our equipment in each area is considerable, with much specialist equipment not available elsewhere in the region. We have:-

  • Heavy duty, precision metal cutting and forming tools.
  • 6 tonne excavator
  • 9 tonne tipper
  • 4 wheel drive backhoe with extender hoe
  • Elaborate jigs and special welding equipment for plastic fabrication.
  • Specialist plastic welding equipment to carry out --
  • Butt fusion welding
  • Socket fusion welding
  • Electro-fusion welding
  • Bead and crevice free (BCF) welding
  • Infra-red (IR) welding
  • Extrusion and hot air welding
  • Specialist welding equipment for
  • Aluminium welding
  • Stainless steel welding

You are welcome to inspect our equipment, and assess our capacity for yourselves. Please ask us to arrange a visit.