Why Thistle Fabrication

Why Thistle Fabrication

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MISSION STATEMENT

TO BE RECOGNISED AS THE LEADING PROVIDER AND FIRST CHOICE BY CLIENTS IN FABRICATION, REPAIR, SHUTDOWN AND LABOUR HIRE SERVICES IN AUSTRALIA.

  • Thistle Fabrication is a local, Western Australian owned company with a strong commitment to excellence. When you deal with Thistle, you deal directly with the owners of the business, ensuring the highest level of service.
  • A dedication to honesty and integrity in all dealings has seen Thistle develop a track record of sustained, long-term relationships with many clients.
  • Having achieved full AS4801 and OHSAS18001 Occupational Health and Safety accreditation and ISO9001 Quality Management System accreditation, we can assure our clients, work is carried out to the highest standards

Premises

Our facility comprises of 1154m2 workshop with 400 amps of three phase power, two x 10 tonne overhead cranes with 6.6 metres under hook and fully reticulated Dry Compressed Air. The laydown area is over 1500m2.

Welding Procedures & Processes

With over 22 years in the fabrication and welding business we have built up a large library of qualified procedures covering international standards ASME B31.3, AWS D1.1 and Australian standards AS3992 encompassing AS4041, AS2885 and AS1554. These procedures utilise welding processes such as FCAW, MMAW, GTAW and GMAW-STT and combinations of them. Procedures approved by ABS, DNV & Lloyds Register.

Staff

Our staff are weighted with experience in vessel and pipework fabrication including the two Directors, a SHEQ Co-Ordinator, Estimator, Workshop Supervisor, Quality Control Officer, Expeditor/Materials Control, Checker, Administration staff, various Tradesmen and Apprentices.

Apprentices/Training

Thistle Fabrication actively reinvest into the community by encouraging new and young people into the workforce. As such we work closely with apprentice training groups to employ and foster young people onto our industry.