Category: Engineering

18 / 08 2017

In the June issue, we ran the feature Story “The Furphy Generations”. Here is our follow up Q&A with Adam Furphy, Managing Director of J. Furphy & Sons, which was started by his great, great grandfather. Today, together with his wife and 3 children, Adam lives and works in Shepparton, in regional Victoria, where the company has been based since 1873.  Tell us about yourself… I am a Mechanical Engineer by qualification, now running the family business in Shepparton. I am married with 3 young children aged between 10 and 14. I was born in Shepparton and have spent most of my life here apart from some time at boarding […]

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14 / 07 2017

Our MD Adam Furphy was recently interviewed by the Victorian Chamber of Commerce regarding the impact of rising energy costs on Australian manufacturers. His interview features in the current Energy-Themed edition of Business Excellence magazine.

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02 / 05 2017

We are seeing a shift away from Carbon Steel Tanks to Stainless Steel. WHY? It’s all about WOL ‘Whole of Life’ cost, which delivers longer service life, lower maintenance requirements & less disruption to your business. Consider these cost implications for your business operations. What’s the life expectancy of your tank’s interior coating? What is the cost to re-coat your tank? Does your tank have insulation or cladding that will need to be removed for the re-coating to occur? How long will you need to shut down the operating area surrounding your tank during the re-coat? Review our case study for a comparison of the performance potential.

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10 / 03 2017

Furphy’s in house design team and engineers at the 7,500m² workshop in Shepparton successfully designed, constructed and installed two flammable chemical storage tanks,  fabricated from grade 2205 duplex stainless steel, meeting Australian Standard AS1692, with access systems meeting Australian Standard AS1657. Find out more.  

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21 / 10 2016

This month’s Australian Welding Journal features Furphy Engineering’s Case Study detailing the benefits of converting from Carbon Steel to Stainless Steel Tanks in the Petrochemical Industry. From superior corrosion resistance and lower maintenance costs to increased fuel quality and cost savings for the project.  For all the details.

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