The Seven Hills office comprises the major functions of senior administration, business development, engineering design and drafting, sales, and project management for the infrastructure, environment and defence operations.
Using state-of-the-art finite element analysis tools and CAD systems, RPC Technologies provides unparalleled skills in the design and development of fibre reinforced composite structures. The engineering team provides innovative engineered solutions to industry that have put RPC Technologies at the lead in technical development in the fibre composites field. We are a Bureau Veritas Quality International accredited company complying with AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008.
Our Seven Hills workshop also undertakes the design, construction and maintenance of specialist tooling, such as filament winding equipment, for other operations within the group. In addition, fabrication and rehabilitation work for the Department of Defence on specialist military equipment is undertaken at this facility.
The Broadmeadow facility is home to RPC’s advanced technical hub which covers the disciplines of mechanical and electrical engineering, materials science, and industrial design, supported by the most sophisticated state-of-the art design and testing equipment. In addition, there is approximately 4,000? square metres of manufacturing space ensuring RPC has sufficient infrastructure and technical resources to mobilise the largest and most complex of composite orders from this facility.
RPC’s purpose-built flagship facility was built in 2010, and provides significant additional manufacturing capacity to the RPC Group. Established specifically to cater to the needs of our clients in the Transport, Infrastructure and Environment and Defence sectors, the facility boasts an expansive, temperature-controlled factory fully equipped with a wide range of equipment, including overhead cranage, full extraction systems, a specialist infusion room, paint booth, and post curing oven.
RPC Pipe Systems Pty Ltd is an advanced manufacturing company that specialise in water surety solutions.
We hold an exclusive Australian manufacturing and support licence for Flowtite®, the world’s most advanced and respected continuous wound GRP pipe systems, technology and brand.
RPC Pipe Systems employs 65 skilled staff at its Lonsdale plant, and distributes its Flowtite® pipe and fittings throughout Australia, New Zealand and the South East Asia region through Iplex Pipelines Australia Pty Limited (‘Iplex’).
The Batam Island facility is the largest of the composites manufacturing facilities within the RPC Group, and is strategically located within the Batam bonded zone and free trade area. The size of the manufacturing operation in Batam is approximately 7,200 square metres, but can expand to meet create capacity if required. Products produced in this factory have been supplied to many successful projects throughout Australasia. High quality rail components, odour containment covers for sewerage treatment plants, cooling water pipes, cooling tower shells and a host of other composite components have been manufactured in this facility.
The Batam facility is fully staffed by Australian management and shop floor supervision. RPC Technologies operations, engineering and maintenance personnel regularly visit as new projects come on stream that require specialised input. There is also an engineering department employing seven qualified engineers doing design and project management.
The Batam factory can manufacture large composite structures, and has previously made filament wound pipe up to 3.6m in diameter and lengths up to 12m. Part of the Batam facility can also accommodate fabricated composite product up to 6m in height, catering for the largest of projects. Post curing ovens, rotators, pipe end preparation grinders, radial drilling and other machining equipment fully equips the Batam operation for most types of composite projects.
Established in 1995, the Singapore office is a representative and sales operation which manages RPC projects throughout South East Asia. The operation is staffed by local Singaporean Nationals demonstrating RPC’s commitment to Regional Operations.