In the ever-evolving landscape of power solutions, Australian Power Equipment stands out for its remarkable innovation and reliability.

Awarded a prestigious Australian Enterprise Award for 2024, Australian Power Equipment has carved out a niche for itself as a leading provider of low-, medium- and high-voltage equipment, catering to the diverse needs of industries across Australia.

This 100 per cent Australian-owned company is an authorised agent of esteemed brands such as Untel cables, B&D transformers, Leistung switchgear, WE Walters substations and CAB cable systems, offering a comprehensive suite of high-quality equipment for sale and hire.

Australian Power Equipment actively engages in the entire lifecycle of power solutions – from specification and development to delivery and commissioning. What sets the company apart is its strong emphasis on sustainability, offering repurposed and refurbished solutions, including substations, transformers and switchrooms.

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A sustainable vision

At the heart of Australian Power Equipment’s ethos are three pillars that define its operations: safety and resourcefulness, a pathway to sustainability and community contribution. The company takes pride in its ability to think innovatively, ensuring jobs are equipped in the safest, most cost-effective and resource-efficient manner. Here, sustainability is not just a buzzword but a fundamental commitment.

For example, Australian Power Equipment recently acquired power and earthing transformers from a rehabilitated coal mining operation. By refurbishing and repurposing this equipment, the company played a pivotal role in a new renewables project.

Australian Power Equipment also contributes to the well-being of communities through sponsorships and donations. Its passion for supporting the rehabilitation and protection of Australian native wildlife showcases a genuine commitment to making a positive impact beyond the business realm.


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Critical sourcing expertise

A commitment to exceptional customer service underscores their dedication to helping mining, infrastructure and renewables businesses make the best decisions for their operations.

Recent geopolitical conflicts and disruptions in international shipping have posed significant challenges for businesses globally. Australian Power Equipment, however, has strategically addressed this issue through its Critical Sourcing and In-stock solutions.

The company’s extensive network allows them to source critical equipment swiftly, ensuring that projects and sites can resume operations promptly. By repurposing stranded assets and offering refurbished and repurposed equipment, the company not only addresses immediate challenges but also contributes to a sustainable cycle of equipment use and reuse.


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Global growth

There’s plenty more in store for Australian Power Equipment in the future. Its growth is not just confined to Australia alone, as the company expands its footprint in Europe and India, demonstrating its global relevance and impact.

Moreover, their commitment to second-hand repurposed equipment fosters a circular economy that reduces manufacturing requirements and shipping impacts.

With a steadfast commitment to excellence, sustainability and community stewardship, Australian Power Equipment continues to empower industries and contribute to a thriving environmental, social and economic future.

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