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About Drillman

Drilling Equipment manufacturers Australia is a subsiduary of Manufacturing Group which was founded on the belief that a superior quality product, featuring the ever important supply and support, can be provided by its subsidiary companies utilising a local and highly skilled labour force, to ensure the longevity of our Australian manufacturing industries. Recognising an emerging gap within industry for a wholly Australian owned and operated company, manufacturing equipment and delivering projects at an ever important competitive price, Drillman continue to believe in the ability of well managed local industry.

With this philosophy in mind both Directors and staff are active board members and financial sponsors of multiple industry bodies and organisations and continue to believe in, as well as supporting local business growth wherever possible.

In support of the above philosophy and after having gained a vast amount of experience in the capital equipment manufacturing and high value project management industries by holding senior positions within the most recognised global brands, The Drillman’s two founding directors – Mr Sam Hosier and Mr Mike Wilkes continue to keep local industry growth at the forefront of their business ideology.

What We Do


Employing degree qualified mechanical engineers and design draftsmen utilising the latest versions of Inventor 3D modelling software and CAD programs to produce the most cutting edge and detailed models, allows manipulation on screen prior to manufacture, backed up by performing FEA – finite element analysis, the customer is able to ensure fully proofed engineered design and regulatory compliance. Please click for further Engineering Information.


With experience in a multitude of standards from Australian (AS) to gas field (API) our full team from engineering to administration are very well versed in meeting full compliance in the relevant fields ensuring that all projects are completed to the utmost levels of compliance and regulatory conformance with equipment audits and standards compliance reviews available also.

Surface Treatment

12x5m down draft paint booth capable of 2pac paint system.

Pressure Welding

Employing highly skilled tradespeople holding trade and pressure welding certification, and having pre-qualified procedures on a varying range of pipe sizes and materials, we have the ability to manufacture gas pipelines and pressure vessels with 100% X-ray and NDT pass rates to date, as well as full fabrication facilities from basic structural to custom designed and engineered supporting assemblies.

Site Service

Drillman has several mine spec as well as non mine spec service vehicles for all types and sizes of “in-field” service and maintenance support either local or regional. These vehicles are manned with employees holding an array of inductions and certificates from confined space, first aid, working at heights to generic coal, GIQ and multiple mine site specific locations.

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