No business blues for these talented brothers

James and Cameron Gray spent their childhoods working with motorbikes, boats and any other engine they could get their hands on. Years later in 2011, the twin brothers’ mechanical skills and experience in fields such as electronics and coal mining saw them start Recon Industries Australia in Newcastle. “We were really good at pulling stuff apart,” James…
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DEUTZ Whispa Engines on their way to SA Country Fire Service

Last year we profiled Global Fire Solutions (GFS) who recently won a five-year contract with the South Australian Country Fire Service (SA CFS) and are using pumps powered by DEUTZ Whispa Diesel Firefighter engines. A DEUTZ customer of more than 10 years, the SA CFS have chosen the Whispa range for it’s higher horsepower rating,…
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Thanks to Bob, your choice of saw is clear-cut

A world-first concrete saw developed in Australia using a DEUTZ engine is set to hit local and overseas markets. Bob Irvine’s Queensland-based Cleancut Construction Products invented the world’s first 4-wheel drive concrete saw, which is also the first to vacuum all its own waste as it cuts and complies with workplace health and safety lifting…
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Building a powerful partnership

Two quality products have created a unrivalled firewood processor after New Zealand’s Mahoe Sawmills chose a DEUTZ engine for its popular Whoppa Choppa. John Bergman and his brother, Ben, began milling the kauri tree, which can live for 2000 years, in the Bay of Islands’ remote hills in the 1980s. Mahoe Sawmills started manufacturing portable…
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Fighting fires with DEUTZ Whispa engines

Global Fire Solutions (GFS) is a successful family business that started in 1999 and represents some of the world’s leading fire apparatus manufacturers. Trevor Wing, wife Christine Wing, daughter Kelly Richardson and son Damian fulfil the administrative, marketing and sales functions of the company and share many decades as members of the Fire Service with Trevor’s…
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Torque Industries Test the Latest DEUTZ Engine

  The Torque Industries story started in Adelaide back in 1985 and they have been a leading supplier in Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Filtration and Automation in Australia ever since. A new DEUTZ customer, Torque Industries recently installed a BF4L2011 DEUTZ Drive engine on a Hydraulic power unit. The engine runs a Hydraulic power unit system that is used…
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