Baker & Provan was originally
established in 1946 to operate as a toolmaking firm, from about 1975 the company
began concentrating on larger capacity CNC and conventional machining,
fabrication, project work and machine building.
In 1989 the company entered the
defence market with the manufacture of slewing arm davits for the Australian
Navy. This involvement has continued with the supply of other equipment and the
company now having the capacity to both supply original equipment and then
provide all aspects of through life support.
During the last decade considerable
effort and investment has been made to improve manufacturing capacities, build
an effective structure to support complex projects and acquire the skills
required to operate a highly efficient service organisation.
A 4800 square metre factory in
western Sydney now supports four divisions:
Traditionally the backbone of the
business, the company has a significant range of advanced machining and
fabrication skills available to manufacture and repair minor and major
components through to complex assemblies and complete lines.
The company specialises in jobs
involving in-house manufacturing, supply of proprietary components and equipment
and final assembly and acceptance testing of completed end items.
Baker & Provanís Service Division is
dedicated to the delivery of high quality Engineering
and Maintenance Services
including sourcing and manufacture of spare parts.
The third arm of Baker & Provan provides
design, manufacturing and project management skills for major
infrastructure and defence projects.
enjoys an enviable reputation for service and quality and consistently meets the
most exacting performance standards and customer expectations.
Baker & Provan
acquired reclamation specialist NuBuilt Engineering in 2005. The experienced
personnel of Nubuilt also came across to Baker & Provan and now drive the
reclamation business utilising Baker & Provanís large machining and fabrication
resources and facilities.