Featured by the Australian Department of Industry

Featured by the Australian Department of Industry

Hearing of support of ResMed as a supplier of assemblies for the ventilators and of how we designed, developed and now manufacture Eye Protection Equipment, the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources contacted us to ask if they could feature us in a short video that use in their social media posts. We were... view more»

Fires & Floods – Business As Usual for W&S Australia

Monday, February 10, 2020 Over the weekend of Saturday February 8 and Sunday 9, Sydney experienced some extreme weather caused by a low-pressure system that sat off the east coast of NSW. This weather event brought damaging winds and flooding to many areas including Moorebank, the location of our Australian operations and head office.The flooded... view more»

ISO 13485:2016 for Sydney, Australia Plant

We are very pleased to annouce that our Sydney, Australia plant has been awarded certification to ISO 13485:2016. Our quality and production teams worked together to update our ISO9001 system to cover the requirements of the more stringent ISO 13485 standard. Their application to the task was evident in the results of the compliance audit which was passed... view more»

ASX Announcement – Appointment of W&S

W&S has been working closely with a new customer, Memphasys, a publically listed startup medical device company to commercialise their innovative new product. Memphasys' Felix device is set to revolutionise the IVF market space. Commenting on the appointment, Memphasys Executive Chair, Alison Coutts said: “The appointment of W&S Plastics, who have a high level of... view more»

Prototype Tools and Parts in Two Weeks

We recently manufactured four plastic injection molding tools, including two over molds, and supplied sample parts in two weeks. When given the challenge of producing prototype parts for a project with a critical timeline our team gathered together and combined their talents to streamline our toolmaking processes. The result was that we now have the proven... view more»

Best Supplier Award

In October 2018 we were presented with an award for Best Supplier by ResMed, one of our major customers. The awards event which was held in Penang, Malaysia was attended by our Operations Managers, Dale Berthon-Jones (Australia) and Baktha Durairaj (Malaysia). The award is due to the excellent performance of our two plants and as... view more»

Quality Assurance – Capability Verification Analysis

Our Capability Verification Analysis (CVA) process ensures that that parts we supply today are the same as those that were supplied immediately after tool validation. Conducting a capability verification analysis on an already qualified and running tool allows us to identify, through the use of scientific analysis, whether the tool or process has drifted from... view more»

Product Development – Early Engagement

A simple question and a quick followup may have saved our customer many thousands of dollars and countless hours of development time. This newsletter clearly shows the benefit of engaging us early in the product development process to avoid design costly and time consuming design oversights. Click here to open this interesting and informative case... view more»

Celebrating 40 Years

Something great to celebrate.  In 1978 Lindsay Wiseman and Trevor Symes had a great idea.  They decided to start their own plastic injection molding business. In the 40 years since, the idea has turned into a multinational company with manufacturing facilities in Australia and Malaysia and offices in Singapore and the USA. This newsletter reminds... view more»

Release of Quality Results for November 2017 – February 2018

Analysis of our quality record data has shown that for the period of November 2017 through February 2018 our Johor, Malaysia and Sydney, Australia plants combined had a first pass yield of 99.755%. Line rejects reported by customers were less than 43.9 parts per million supplied which equates to 0.0045% or better than 5.4 σ. This great... view more»