Our History

1960 – commenced manufacturing springs under the name of Automatic Springs Pty Ltd

1971 – commenced plastics manufacturing

1989 – partnered with New South Wales Health in the design of the worlds first personal sharps container. This initiative was to become the first of over 150 in the fight against the spread of blood borne viruses

1991 – moved to current premises after our previous factory was destroyed by fire

1995 – gained ISO9001:2000 accreditation

1997 – built more manufacturing and warehousing buildings

1997 – purchased our first competitive moulding operation

2000 – one of the first moulders in Australia to introduce nitrogen injection into moulding

2001 – added a further 10,000 square feet of warehousing

2002 – installed our first robots

2003 – purchased International Tool and Gauge

2003 – purchased the moulding operations of Aristocrat leisure industries

2003 – gained Australian and British Standards products certificate

2004 – built one of Australia’s largest and most advanced clean rooms at just over 12,300 square feet. Certified to class 3,500 and can go to class 350

2005 – formation of ASP Healthcare Pty Ltd as a separate entity

2006 – purchased an adjoining 4.5 acres of land and immediately

commenced using some of this space

2005 – opened our operations in the UK

2006 – gained FDA 510k accreditation

2006 – entered the US market

2007 – installed new IT financial systems giving customers access to realtime reporting on their orders and products

2008 – purchased blow moulding machines to better support existing customers

2009 – launched a new range of vending machines that were designed and developed in house

2009 – maintained growth during the GFC

2010 – acquired a further six moulding machines to accommodate growth

2011 – addition of moulding machines and significant investment in moulds for various applications

2012 – addition of a twin head blow moulding machine.