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MaxiTRANS Australia Pty Ltd is an Australian publicly listed company. It owns a number of trailer and semi-trailer brands manufactured for the road transport industry.

MaxiTRANS is the largest manufacturer of these products in Australia with several brand names under its umbrella, including Freighter, Maxi-CUBE and Hamelex White among others.

Ballarat is home to MaxiTRANS’ largest manufacturing facility. It is one of the largest employers in the region, employing approximately four hundred and fifty staff at the site, in both skilled and semi-skilled positions.

The company hosts numerous visits to its site not just from customers, but from community groups and schools, and is working towards environmental improvements including recycling initiatives, the installation of water tanks, waterless urinals and other sustainable practices.

With its commitment to product quality, the safety, well-being and training of its employees, as well as the care of its immediate and larger environment through the continuous improvement of all its processes, MaxiTRANS has proven itself a key player in the Ballarat community.

Ballarat is home to MaxiTRANS’ largest manufacturing facility, building well-known brands including Freighter, Maxi-CUBE and Hamelex White. MaxiTRANS has always regarded its employees as its most important asset and its customers as its number one priority. We strive to consistently provide high quality products, services and solutions to our customers, maximum return on investment to our shareholders as well as to be a highly regarded and safety conscious corporate citizen.

In 2012 renovations on the Ballarat facility were completed, part of a significant investment in the company’s future in the region totalling in excess of 15 million in the past 10 years.

Awards: 2012 Acquired Azmeb Global Trailers, 2012 Acquired Queensland Diesel Spares, 2008 Powercor Manufacturing Award at the CGU Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards, 2008 Standards Australia Australian International Design Award for our Freighter EziLiner product.


MaxiTRANS values it people as its most important asset and endeavours to retain the considerable expertise of its employees through a commitment to training, skills development and personal challenges. There are a number of different reward and recognition schemes available to its employees and its vigorous OH&S program ensures employee wellbeing is always a key value.


Trevor Negus
GM - Manufacturing


Phone: 03 5339 0300