About Us

Background

Advance Anti-Slip Surfaces Pty Ltd is one of Australia's fastest growing, most successful producers of anti-slip products. Advance Anti-Slip Surfaces Pty Ltd is a fully owned Australian company with a long term commitment to ensure that Australia develops as a centre for safety in anti-slip excellence.

Advance began as a family business in 1990. Since then, the company has maintained a steady annual growth rate of 23%, showing itself to be a dynamic and major force in the Australasian safety industry. The Advance Research and Development centre in Melbourne is actively involved in leading edge product and application development on an international level.

Advance's growth comes from two sources: 72% of sales are repeat orders from previous customers, while 28% of sales are to new clients. Advance supplies anti-slip products to manufacturing, mining, marine, petrochemical, corporate, local and state governments.

Some of our clients are:

  • BHP Billiton
  • Rio Tinto Worley
  • ABB Joint Venture
  • International Sea Drilling Ltd
  • Atwood Oceanics Aust P/L
  • Japan Drilling Co Ltd
  • Port Waratah Coal Services Ltd
  • Centaur Nickel Pty Ltd
  • Amcor BP Australi
  • Australian Stevedores
  • Qantas Airlines
  • Melbourne International Airport
  • GMH Toyota Australia
  • Cadbury Schweppes
  • Nestle's Confectionery

Company History

Since its inception, Advance has had a strong commitment to sourcing the highest quality materials to ensure unequalled performance, quality and reliability. To ensure continuing quality, greater control of manufacturing and higher investment, the creation of Advance's own production, research and development facilities became essential. Such a centre was established in Glen Waverley, Victoria.

Advance's success has been achieved by building long term relationships with its customers and by maintaining the highest possible levels of responsiveness, reliability, quality products and service and the ability to supply on time.

Advance Company Philosophy

Advance Anti-Slip Surfaces Pty Ltd has identified three main areas as the essence of its corporate philosophy.

Continual Product Development

Advance maintains its focus by re-investing profits in Research and Development. In order to maintain the highest possible quality of anti-slip products available to the market place, Advance up grades its manufacturing facilities by:

  • Sourcing the highest quality materials available
  • Continually improving manufacturing standards and processes

Customer Focus

Consult with the customer to determine their specific requirements in order to provide the best product solution to meet their needs.

Quality Assurance

To ensure strict levels of quality assurance for any product manufactured or distributed by Advance.

Guaranteed Service Standards

Recognise the importance of post-sale service, maintenance and support, Advance is committed to maintaining its excellent levels of high quality.

Advance Design Philosophy

  • A. Design high quality, cost effective products that meet the demanding needs for anti-slip products in the manufacturing, mining, petrochemical and all other industries.
  • B. The real needs of the customer have to be addressed at all stages of the design process. Advance actively seeks input from the marketplace as to their requirements.
  • C. All Advance products must reflect the performance and quality requirements of the customer for today and the future. This is incorporated into the design rationale of the research and development team.
  • D. Product development must take into account the company philosophy of providing the "Total Solution"

Advance's commitment to quality in both materials and service applies for all products.

Research and Development

Advance is committed to continued Research and Development. Advance is able to meet the changing needs of the market and bring customers a real lead-time advantage in the acquisition and application of new technology as well as any new enhancements the in raw materials sourced for the manufacturing process. The continuing expansion, enhancement and development of the Advance product range ensure that Advance keeps abreast of the changing industry standards and market expectations.

This makes the investment in the Advance range a long-term prospect.