About MakMax Australia

About MakMax Australia

35 Years of Innovation

Originally formed in 1984 as Shade Structures Pacific, MakMax pioneered the industry in Australia and raised to prominence through its innovative shade structures for the 1988 World Expo in Brisbane.

In January 2001, Shade Structures Pacific became a member of the Taiyo Kogyo group of companies. Formed in 1947 in Japan, Taiyo Kogyo, is the largest membrane company in the world and has a global reputation for technical innovation.

MakMax Australia is the market leader in the design, engineering, fabrication and installation of custom fabric structures for a variety of applications. We create unique award winning tensile membrane structures in Australia, the Pacific and South East Asia.

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Australia Pavilion, 1988 World Expo in Brisbane

The MaxMax Australia Team

The strength of MakMax Australia lies in the extensive industry experience and depth of knowledge our team bring to each and every project.

The MakMax Australia team boasts an array of Australian-recognised qualifications and industry registered certification. With a strong emphasis on working collaboratively between departments and skill-sets, the combined professional capability guarantees our clients the best possible outcomes, regardless of project size.

MakMax Australia also holds appropriate building licences and permits in areas it operates.

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Michael Lester

Chairman

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Yoshihiro Iwata

Managing Director

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Nevil King

Operations Manager

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Martin Eddleston

Director of Engineering

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Sam Wiscicki

Financial Controller

Haydar Yasir

Haydar Yasir

Engineering Manager

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Michael Chong

Senior Product Engineer

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Keagan Leamy

Project Engineer

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Basem Salama

Project Engineer

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Sarah Flanders

Project Engineer

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Jason Mihatov

Senior Drafting Manager

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Ramon Jose

Draftsperson

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Nicholas Clews

Draftsperson

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Mitra Lawson

Draftsperson

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Chris Wyllie

Stadium Contract Administrator

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Jessica McDermott

Contracts Administrator

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Alberto Del Arco

Project Manager

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Brian Vandervelde

Project Manager

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Lucas Jackson

Project Manager

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Muhammad Younas

Project Manager

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Julian Phillips

Project Manager/
WHS Advisor

Sam Sharfiri

Sydney Football Stadium Project Manager

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Diane Bramble

Business Development Coordinator

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Graham Bonney

Senior Business Development Manager Custom Projects

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Peter Kamols

Senior Business Development Manager Custom Projects

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Alex Priego

Client Manager Umbrellas

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Ash Moghaddas

Business Development Manager

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Al Morris

Marketing Coordinator

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Richard Outhred

Senior Estimator

Youchen Liu

Procurement Coordinator & Estimator

Gaytri Mittal

Estimator

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Chris Greenhalgh

Factory Manager

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Tracey James

Product & Umbrella Coordinator

Quality Assurance

MakMax Australia is proud to have ISO Certification in three standards.

QUALITY

As a company that strives for excellence, we have developed a Quality Management System based on the requirements of ISO 9001 and industry expectations. By implementing this system in every aspect of our business, we ensure that we continue to deliver excellence in product and service.

HEALTH & SAFETY

Safety is our first consideration in all that we do. MakMax Australia is committed to upholding the highest possible safety standards across our business. Our duty of care is embedded in our values, organisational culture and operating systems, and is an inherent part of how we carry out our business every day. Our OHS management system is certified to ISO 45001.

ENVIRONMENT

MakMax Australia recognises that operating in a sustainable, responsible manner is an important business practice We are conscious of our responsibility to the environment and ensure our people are engaged with our environmental protection processes. We are committed to continually improving our systems and performance. Our environmental management system is certified to ISO 14001.

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Would You Like More Information?

Contact us today to discuss your project requirements. We are the market leader in the design, engineering, fabrication and installation of custom fabric structures for a wide variety of applications and industries. We have extensive project experience and offer endless possibilities when it comes to custom design solutions to meet your needs.