Specialists in paint, coatings and structural body repairs…

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Our aim is to enhance soldier modernisation

For over 50 years, Nathan’s has worked hard to become a leader in the repairs and refinishing of defence vehicles, plant & equipment. Operating in a market that demands precision and reliability, Nathans have established themselves as the SME of choice to Defence and Industry.

The capabilities offered extend from smash repairs through to protective coatings – including repaints to surface preparation and application of specialist paint schemes.

Over the years Nathans has maintained a broad range of light, medium, heavy and protected vehicles along with plant equipment for both the ADF and defence prime contractors.

  • Current, licensed & certified Defence supplier of service
    • Defence Recognised Supplier Scheme – Strategy Supplier
    • Letter of Recognised Supply – issued by the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG)
  • Dedicated Defence Key Account Manager
  • Nathans is dedicated to Defence and Industry, as such aim to reduce unnecessary overheads and aim to meet a sensible balance between technical, contractual and managerial risk
  • Is a strategic partner & approved applicator of Australian manufactured APAS 0502 NIRR military coatings. (Axalta & PPG)
  • Expansive ability for Smash Repairs & refurbishment to light, medium & heavy vehicles, machinery & equipment (from complete rebuilds & extensive panel repairs)
  • In all our projects we have achieved value for money which is underpinned by the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPR’s), we have commercially based our decisions on:
    • facilitating accountable and transparent decision making
    • encouraged appropriate engagement with risks
    • we have been commensurate with the scale and scope of the project requirement
    • minimise overheads for defence & industry
  • Achieve a sensible balance between technical, contractual & managerial risk, whilst ensuring & maintaining sound governance & accountability
  • Commercial currency
  • Facilities, staff & equipment to manage large plant / equipment & various vehicle systems
    • Nathans supports a broad range of Trucks, Buses and light commercial vehicles  including special application vehicles operated by the Australian Defence  Forces,  Road Transport, Bulk Liquid handling and Load Handling industries
  • Nathan’s strives to support Australia’s Defence systems, enabling National Security and the technical platforms that support our Nation
  • Nathan’s have successfully conducted work for the  Australian Defence Network which is the largest procurement agency in the Commonwealth and is responsible for some of  Australia’s most complex procurement activities
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42 TRAINED PROFESSIONALS ON STAFF

Overview

Explore the sections below to find out more about how we work with Defence projects.

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CAPABILITIES OVERVIEW

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DISCRIMINATORS

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ACCREDITATIONS

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KEY CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS

Our Services

Nathan’s facility was built from the ground up with the one objective:
to keep clients commercial and heavy vehicles on the road with a fast, low cost service and quality workmanship that’s right first time.

Specialist technicians carry out repairs, modifications and paintwork to heavy vehicles, machinery, equipment, helicopters and aviation components.

Our facility provides one of the most modern and environmentally friendly repair facilities of its type in Australia.

With a dedicated Defence Account Manager, we provide the following services:

Smash Repairs and Refurbishment to light, medium & heavy vehicles, plant & equipment – trucks, trailers, machines and equipment, components and 4WD’s

Resprays and Specialist Spray painting

Anti-Corrosion treatment and Protective Coatings

Chassis Repairs, Extensions and Modifications

Crack Testing of Components

Fibreglass and Carbon Fibre Repairs

Fabrication, Welding and Bonding

Abrasive Blasting

Sign Writing and Graphics

Our large workforce is committed to quality standards, full compliance and our environmental certification. Nathan’s provide quality, reliability and sustainability for a range of projects – from large commissions to small and one-off specialist requirements.

Contacts

Michelle Nathan

Military Program Manager

Commercial Defence Manager

02 4577 7277

0439 678 110

defence@nathans.com.au

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