The Company was originally founded in the Mid 1950’s primarily to repair, service and maintain fuel tankers of American origin used in the Korean war and subsequently sold off for use in Australia.
As the welding of light alloys was unheard of in Australia, the company imported the first aluminium welding equipment and technology into Australia. From these beginnings, Holmwood Highgate (Aust) Pty Ltd has grown to become a much respected name in the bulk liquid transport industry with a reputation for the most reliable equipment. Holmwood Highgate (Aust) Pty Ltd is Australia’s longest running Aluminium Road Tanker Manufacturer. Holmwood Highgate (Aust) Pty Ltd has well proven products Australia wide and export to the International market place. We specialise in the manufacture of Bulk Liquid Transport Equipment for a vast range of products as well as original equipment fuel tanks for a number of truck manufacturers in Australia and Japan.
We also cater to the mining industry via our mining equipment supply company, “Narwhal Fluid Quip” which is Australia’s leading manufacturer of Fuel and Lubrication Service vehicles for Major Mining Companies. Units are designed and manufactured to suit vehicles with payloads up to 85 Tonne or more if required. Highgate Engineers specialise in the manufacture of “High Quality” pontoon boats selling under the brand name of “Runaway Bay Pontoon Boats”. This branch also offer pontoon parts,accessories and kits service.