ABOUT US

Since 2005, Australian manufacturers, distributors and utilities organisations, small and large, have relied on Mark Furst for providing dependable, expert, and personalised electrical engineering, switchboard and control cubicle fabrication, installation and PLC programming solutions.

 

Furst Electrical is a well managed company with a family history. Today, we have grown to deliver industrial projects in Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales and Queensland. Furst has worked with all major forms of construction contracts and delivery methods and has an impeccable reputation for honesty, integrity and fair dealing.

 

In the industry, the company is recognised as one of Australia’s most respected industrial electrical contractors, enjoying excellent working relationships with all industry stakeholders including suppliers, subcontractors and industry organisations. The security of our client’s projects is protected by our strong balance sheet and prudent financial management.

OUR PEOPLE

We are proud to combine our family history with our unique industrial control systems knowledge to offer clients personalised service and expert advice. Our superior service is built by a team of loyal staff, many of whom have been with Furst since the beginning.

OUR FACILITIES

We maintain a ISO9001 certified quality system at our fabrication facility, located in Boronia, Victoria. The workshop area is 1200Sqm and houses specialist equipment for the fabrication of switchboards and control cubicles / control panels. We work collaboratively with customers who are welcome to inspect our control panel fabrication during the project and witness Factory Acceptance Testing before delivery. 

QUALITY AND SAFETY

Quality and safety management are key values that underpin the Furst culture. Around the business our conversations start with safety and end with quality in the context of continuous improvement and customer focus. Our overriding goal is to deliver consistent quality project outcomes for our clients, with zero harm to our people. Our quality policy can be downloaded here.

OUR CORE VALUES

Change that is meaningful

Increased production. Safer operations. Decreased costs. Automation should produce a net gain.

Reinvent the Wheel

Digital disruption requires true innovation. Delivering real value calls us to continually challenge what we know.

Details, Details

The devil is in the detail. Because little things can have an enourmous impact. Nothing, absolutely nothing is irrelevant.

Relentlessly Proactive

Prepare an umbrella before the rain. And lead the way to deliver solutions that provide true value.

Integrity

Be as honest as the day is long. Do absolutely everything in your power to be transparent and forthright.

ABOUT US

MEET OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Mark Furst
Mark FurstDirector

Mark has spent his career in automation and process control. He’s passionate about emerging technology and regularly speaks at industry events on the subject.

 

Mark designs new operations as well as refining existing processes. Marks experience spans electrical control systems in hygienic environments, hazardous areas and airfield control. His fingerprints are on every job we do.

 

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Lee Furst
Lee FurstDirector

Lee’s background is in operations and accounting. Lee bridges the gap between technical expertise and polished operation of your job.

 

With an MBA and a wealth of business experience, Lee’s razor sharp attention for delivery schedules, compliance and documentation means you won’t get any surprises during your project.

Lee has delivered projects for manufacturers in food and beverage, materials handling, greenfield/brownfield sites & airfield control systems.
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Robin Marshall
Robin MarshallEngineering Manager

Drawing on more than 30 years of industrial engineering experience, Robin brings value-engineering ideas for every client.

Peters experience ranges from oil and gas to food and beverage. He believes that potential pitfalls and unnecessary costs can be avoided by implementing tried and tested planning methodology.

Paul Furst
Paul FurstManufacturing manager

With real on site experience, Paul ensures all facets of the scope of works and technical specifications have been considered in the fabrication process. He applies quality workmanship and proven methods to deliver the highest quality control cubicles on the market.

Paul initiates suggestions to deliver additional savings for our clients. His network of professional contacts means Furst leverages pricing from a broad range of suppliers to give our clients the best value for money.

Peter Smyth
Peter SmythProject Manager

Peter leads and manages the facilitation of projects to ensure all relevant tasks are carried out in accordance with the construction programme.

Harleigh is on site full time for daily communication and liaison with clients and stakeholders. He maintains a cooperative and fair relationship on site so that milestones are met.

Danny Benac
Danny BenacCivil Manager

Danny has over 10 years of civil construction experience and is our Victorian civil site foreman.

Over the course of his career, Danny has been involved in varied projects including industrial facilities, airfields, commercial sites and residential developments.

 

Danny has a comprehensive understanding of compliance and a experience working to detailed project specifications.