War On Waste Event In Ballarat Creates Buzz For Recycled Plastic Products

On December 4th, Replas was a guest at the 'War on Waste Movement, educating for a sustainable future' at the Ballarat Tech School in Ballarat, Victoria. Craig Reucassel, War on Waste Documentary host, was the guest speaker who referenced Replas as a positive change and small solution to a big problem. "The message was focused [...]

By |2018-12-12T05:35:50+00:00December 12th, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on War On Waste Event In Ballarat Creates Buzz For Recycled Plastic Products

Upgrade at Replas Head Office in Ballarat

The Replas Head Office in Ballarat has received a big upgrade with a new board room, showroom, front display, and main offices. The China Ban has made councils, schools, and governments take notice on what they can do to become sustainable, through Replas products. The main production of Replas products are manufactured in Ballarat making [...]

By |2018-05-14T02:40:10+00:00May 14th, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on Upgrade at Replas Head Office in Ballarat

Timber No More! Resident Install Trex®Decking

In Ballarat, Victoria - Home owner Steven Jones has recently installed Trex® Decking to both his front and back porches. Impressed with the installation and product Steven explains, "we couldn't be happier with our Trex® installation. Looks fantastic and so serviceable, we just wash it down. It's a fantastic product, never again would we use [...]

By |2018-01-31T03:31:03+00:00January 31st, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on Timber No More! Resident Install Trex®Decking

Productive Discussions About The Circular Economy At Replas Head Office Ballarat

On Thursday, 7th of December, Shadow Minister for Environment, Nick Wakeling and Member of Parliament for Western Victoria, Joshua Morris, visited CEO Mark McClafferty, Director Russel Muller, and Production Manager James Ramsdale at the Replas Head Office in Ballarat. Nick and Joshua were looking forward to discussing the current issues with plastic use on the [...]

By |2017-12-08T04:53:48+00:00December 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Productive Discussions About The Circular Economy At Replas Head Office Ballarat

Open University

Students at Federation University in Ballarat, Victoria now have access to two innovative structures made from recycled plastic and composite fibre. Officially opened by Dr Paul Fleming the structures incorporate an access bridge and a disability ramp. Dale Boucher, Sustainability Officer, Federation University, said, ‘The new pedestrian bridge and walkway is a good example of product lifecycle. We [...]

By |2016-12-19T04:30:56+00:00March 18th, 2016|Newsletter Items|Comments Off on Open University

Getting to Know our Robots

Recently our Ballarat factory staff undertook training in the use of our robotic machinery. Conducted by Per Stigsson of Robot Spares Australia, the course helped to reinforce operator knowledge around robotic manufacturing, which has become an integral part of the Replas production line. The training was well-received by all staff concerned and general manager Mark [...]

By |2016-10-20T02:20:14+00:00December 16th, 2015|Blogs|Comments Off on Getting to Know our Robots

Replas Products are Everywhere, just ask the Traveller

It is always good to get feedback on our products from people in the community. After all, they are why we’re here. Replas is a long-standing employer in Ballarat. Recently local resident Mr Ray Croft kindly took the time to send a message after returning from a three month holiday in the top end of [...]

By |2016-07-23T10:22:57+00:00December 14th, 2015|Blogs|Comments Off on Replas Products are Everywhere, just ask the Traveller

Turning up the Power at Ballarat

As a result of a major electrical upgrade, our Ballarat facility now has a future-proofed power supply, enabling us to expand the production and raw materials areas of the plant with new machinery, more capability and better reliability. And no longer will those pesky magpies come flying in to short-circuit the system and close us down for [...]

By |2016-07-23T12:19:33+00:00November 17th, 2015|Blogs|Comments Off on Turning up the Power at Ballarat

Investing in more than technology

Replas believes in more than investing in technology. We also believe in investing in people, constantly encouraging our staff to widen their knowledge and skills. Jason Marinus, a machine operator in Ballarat recently completed his Certificate 3 in Warehouse Operations as part of a traineeship with Replas. Jason is the first staff member from the [...]

By |2016-10-20T02:20:16+00:00February 2nd, 2015|Blogs|Comments Off on Investing in more than technology

Replas tailors touching tribute

Replas seating is incredibly versatile and can be used in many ways - including as a tribute. In September this year a gathering was held at Golden City Hotel in Ballarat to celebrate the retirement of Alan, who has been with the company for many years. As a gift, colleagues arranged to have a customised [...]

By |2015-08-12T02:45:57+00:00December 1st, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Replas tailors touching tribute

Fearlessly rising to the challenge

Replas recently rose to a particular challenging task of creating an Enduroplank™ in black, differing from the traditional colours of brown or grey. The Ballarat manufacturing team stepped up and showed their ability to perform special customised orders. An incredible looking Enduroplank™ deck at Doughboy Parade, Murrarrie, Queensland was installed. A wonderful economically refreshing choice [...]

By |2016-07-26T13:01:12+00:00July 25th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Fearlessly rising to the challenge

Ballarat bound

The City of Ballarat has a policy of supporting local business and as Replas has its manufacturing facility in Ballarat, the council were happy to meet with Replas to discuss opportunities to work more closely together. Senior staff from the council including Sean Cameron - Manager Economic Development – met with Peter Patterson and Mark [...]

By |2015-08-06T23:53:01+00:00April 6th, 2013|Blogs|Comments Off on Ballarat bound

Replas appoints new General Manager for Ballarat facility

Replas would like to welcome Mark McClafferty to the Ballarat Manufacturing facility. Mark is a highly motivated Professional Engineer whose technical excellence is complimented by well-developed and proven leadership, management and communication skills. He has a proven track record in delivering well thought out and practicable solutions and is passionate and enthusiastic about the Replas [...]

By |2015-08-07T02:15:50+00:00November 15th, 2012|Blogs|Comments Off on Replas appoints new General Manager for Ballarat facility