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Fight MND Ice Bucket Challenge

On the 24th September 2021 staff at Ararat’s AME Systems raised substantial funds toward research into motor neurone disease as part of the Fight MND Ice Bucket Challenge. Eight staff braved the icy water, including Managing Director Nick Carthew, raising over $5,500.


New future for The Rex

LOCAL manufacturer AME Systems has decided to do something about the accommodation shortage in Ararat by purchasing the recently vacated Rex Hotel.


Boeing Australia completes first Loyal Wingman fuselage

Boeing Australia has completed the major fuselage structural assembly for its first Loyal Wingman aircraft, part of the Royal Australian Air Force’s Loyal Wingman – Advanced Development Program. (Boeing photo) BRISBANE, Australia,  February 10, 2020 – The Boeing [NYSE:BA] Australia team recently completed major fuselage structural assembly for the first Loyal Wingman. The aircraft is one of three…


AME’s Dianne Radford receives OAM

AME Systems’ Board Secretary, Dianne Radford, has officially received her Order of Australia (OAM) at an Investiture Ceremony on 19 April at Government House hosted by the Hon Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria.


AME Systems (Vic) now a Smoke free Workplace

AME Systems (Vic) is now a smoke-free workplace across the entire work site at 18 Gordon Street, Ararat and at its new plant in Melbourne. This initiative compliments many other health and wellbeing programs implemented over the past few years.


Building relationships with the community

AME Systems (Vic) is taking the opportunity to build on its strong relationship with community by inviting the new Ararat College VET Hospitality Department to join the Ararat Lions Club’s involvement in their bi monthly Best Practice luncheons for the 300 plus staff.


Key contributor to regional sustainability

AME Systems (Vic) is a key contributor to the region’s economy employing a growing workforce in excess of 350 staff at this time. The majority live locally within Ararat and district, however others travel from Ballarat, Stawell, Avoca and even as far as Warrnambool daily. On an annual basis the workforce alone injects approximately $15…


AME Systems (Vic) appoints a new General Manager

Leading Australian manufacturer, AME Systems (Vic) have appointed Mr Dean Pinniger as their new General Manager. Mr Pinniger has taken over the role from Mr Peter Carthew, owner of the business, who will focus on his role as Managing Director, and Chairman of the AME Systems (Vic) Board of Directors. Mr Pinniger has been a…


AME’s defence contract

The Ararat Advertiser Article by Jessie Antonio ARARAT – AME Systems is set to benefit from a new Department of Defence contract which will see an additional 101 Bushmaster vehicles purchased from Thales in Bendigo. The Ararat company supplies the circuitry for the vehicles which have been credited by Defence as saving more than 40…


Defining moment for AME Systems (Vic)

Ararat – The current strategic review and realignment of the management structure of AME Systems (Vic) has been seen as a defining moment by the new management team. AME Systems (Vic) is positive about the future of the company both domestically and internationally, but on a local front is also committed to being the workplace of…


AME Systems (Vic) announces company realignment and strategic review

The Ararat Advertiser, (Jodie Holwell) ARARAT – AME Systems (Vic) announced the details of a newly realigned management structure on Wednesday, set to take the company on its journey into the future. “Work commenced in August 2010 on the quarterly strategic review,” managing director Peter Carthew said. “The company has taken a very close look at…

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