Wilson & Gilkes (Make) manufacturing is a proud Australian manufacturer with deep roots and a deeper understanding of the needs of the Australian market.

Our Vision

The vision began with Alex Wilson more than 60 years ago continues to this day under the stewardship of Ian Wilson, who continues to innovate an invest in the best people, best technology and best manufacturing techniques.
Manufacturing Technology

We Invest in the Best Technology

Looking to the future, Make manufacturing is committed to enhancing its already advanced design and prototyping facilities and introducing higher levels of automation, providing clients with ‘world’s best practice’ lean and JIT manufacturing capabilities.

Our Specialities

Design & Engineering

We're one of the only Australian companies that can take a product from concept to final product.

  • Material science
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Architectural design
  • Industrial design
  • 3D prototyping
  • Mechatronics
  • Electromechanical
  • Industrial engineering
  • Toolmaking
  • Electrical trades
  • Sheet metal trades

Project Management

Our vast experience and proven track record ensures we meet your unique goals and objectives.

  • Tooling management
  • Supplier selection
  • Supplier management
  • Component sourcing
  • Quality control Risk management
  • Materials sourcing
  • Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing liaison
  • Assembly
  • Packing & shipping

Product Manufacturing

We are strong believers that a products profitability and long term success begins in the production line.

  • Project management
  • Material selection
  • Stress analysis & FMEA
  • Product testing
  • Prototype production
  • Production manufacturing
  • Production co-ordination
  • Specification documentation
  • Quality assurance
  • Tooling management

Manufacturing Technology

We have the worlds best technology to help our clients build and maintain a competitive edge.

  • Laser cutting
  • CNC punching
  • Press work
  • CNC bending
  • Welding
  • Spot welding
  • Insertion
  • Stud welding
  • Powder coating
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