And we’re here to serve you.

At furst, our vision is to make your operations come to life. We want to give business people ultimate control over processes and information to use in meaningful ways. Simply put, we want to multiply your success.


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.


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



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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Peter White
Peter WhiteEngineering Manager

Drawing on more than 30 years of industrial engineering experience, Peter 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 Andrews
Paul AndrewsEstimating Manager

With real on site experience, Paul ensures all facets of the scope of works have been considered and allowed for. He applies creative and resourceful methods to maximise the competitiveness of bids.

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.

Harleigh Kollner
Harleigh KollnerProject Manager

Harleigh 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.