Engineering continuous improvement

Originally starting off as a small mobile welding service, SMW Group is now a fully fledged service, maintenance and welding supplier with 450 employees. The Central Queensland manufacturing hubs have helped SMW Group make the most of regional tender opportunities.

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SMW Group


Rockhampton, Central Queensland


Over 450

Grant funding



  • Over 21 years, SMW has evolved from a small welding service into a fully fledged service, maintenance and welding supplier.
  • With support from the Rockhampton manufacturing hub, the company was supported in increasing skills and capabilities needed for larger projects and connect with Tier 1 contractors.


  • Company commitment to investing and re-growing manufacturing in Central Queensland.

Future growth

  • As the only publicly listed company headquartered in regional Queensland, SMW is a regional voice for business. SMW Group aims to diversify and win larger projects, which may otherwise be lost to international companies.

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Last updated: 17 Jun 2021