Company Overview

Mincham’s priority is to service, develop and produce advanced light-weight solutions for the defence, aerospace and high-tech’ industries.

We specialise in engineering design, prototyping, production and through-life support of multiple defence platforms, as well as other highly technical industries.

Established in 1996, Mincham is a family-owned manufacturing business based in Adelaide, South Australia. With a strong passion to service, develop and produce advanced light-weight solutions for the defence, aerospace and high-tech’ industries. We pride ourselves on maintaining our core values as our upmost priority, our people, our integrity, our excellence, our passion to pioneer and our dedication to all our stakeholders.

Products and Services

We have broad capabilities and focus on producing flexible solutions for our customer.

We specialise in:

Composites – All processes – plant comprising of large (8m x 3m) and small (1.5m x 1.5m) autoclaves, ovens, vacuum systems, hot pattern press (3.6m x 1.5m), large down-draft preparation bays (17m x 7.5m), in-house mould manufacture, control environmental rooms, etc.

Machining and Sheet Metal – Aircraft & Defence – welding ovens, guillotines, welders (TIG, ARC, OXY & MIG), saws, 160 tonne press, 3.0m and 1.5m press-break NC, blasting, sheet rollers, sheet notcher, CNC lathe, CNC 4 axis milling machines (2.2m x .8m) , CNC 5 axis (750mm) CNC router (3m x 1.5m), CNC stencilling, coordinate measuring machine, ultrasonic inspection and much more.

Engineering Design Services – Aircraft & Defence – solidworks, simulation tools, autodesk, material development & testing, process engineering and automation, tooling design, program management, & ballistics.

Sovereign Products – Such as UAV-Tube Launched Aerial Delivery systems (TLADS), variable Delivery A class stores (VDA), Pitot Protection And Surveillance System (PPASS), aeromedical equipment and rifle suppressor systems.


ISO 9001

Major Projects

Other Projects

  • Anzac Class Frigates
  • Land 400
  • Advanced Rocket Motor Technology Demonstrator (ARMTD)
  • CEA radar components
  • Mincham-Tube Launched Aerial Delivery System (TLADS) UAV
  • Mincham-Variable Delivery Store (VDA) A Class store
  • Mincham-RAAF Pitot Protection and Surveillance System (PPASS)



  • Architectural, Engineering and Technical Services
  • Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing
  • Other Manufacturing
  • Other Repair and Maintenance
  • Other Services
  • Professional and Scientific Equipment Manufacturing
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Transport Equipment Manufacturing

Other Capabilities

  • Composite manufacturing
  • CNC machining
  • Advanced structures
  • Aerospace maintenance