Furst Electrical wins Waste Water treatment contract!

By |2019-07-02T04:10:38+00:00March 24th, 2015|Automation projects|

We're excited to reveal our latest project coup for the Water Corporation of Western Australia. Furst Electrical have been engaged to design and fabricate the electrical control system for 5 x skid mounted electrical control cabinets for a vacuum pump system that will form part of a process to reuse methane to generate electricity. It [...]

Robotic Automation for Warehousing and Distribution business

By |2015-08-03T21:57:57+00:00January 23rd, 2015|Automation projects|

Furst Electrical completed the electrical installation for the first Australian distribution business to employ robots to pick and pack online purchases. The innovative system is the creation of Norwegian business Autostore, and is designed to increase the material handling efficiency and inventory storing capacity for warehousing and distribution businesses. […]

Why ASIO are doing a background check on me

By |2015-01-22T04:48:16+00:00October 3rd, 2014|Automation projects|

One of the things I love about my job is that it takes me to some interesting places. Furst is involved in a range projects for major, regional and defence airfields around the country. Accessing secure areas without an escort requires an ASIC card from ASIO. I never imagined my electrical expertise would take me [...]

Furst Electrical bags Catch of the Day Automation!

By |2020-03-12T01:45:55+00:00July 14th, 2014|Automation projects|

Ever bought something from Scoopon or Catch of the Day? Furst Electrical have teamed up with Swisslog to automate their warehouse and distribution facility in Melbourne. The 500k electrical automation revolutionises the way warehousing is done in Australia. It is the first of its kind in the country. Swisslog’s highly sophisticated light goods material handling [...]

Automation of a Melbourne Water Bottling Facility

By |2015-03-23T22:55:37+00:00June 24th, 2014|Automation projects|

Next time you’re walking down the aisle at the supermarket, cast your eye across the volume and assortment of different sized bottled water available. There’s stacks, literally! It’s not easy for a machine to fill a bottle of water; It needs to unload a stack of around 1250 empty bottles from a pallet and organise [...]


By |2019-07-02T04:07:44+00:00April 29th, 2014|Automation projects|

We have a fantastic opportunity for a full time, first or second-year apprentice to join our team. Furst Electrical is a specialist industrial electrical contracting business operating mostly around the Eastern and South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. When you work with us you will learn all aspects of this exciting trade from highly experienced, hard [...]

Harleigh Kollner is a Furst Electrician!

By |2019-07-02T04:12:18+00:00October 30th, 2013|Automation projects|

We’re wrapped to have Harleigh Kollner join us as an A grade electrician to help Mark and the team. It’s amazing we’ve taken this long to hire Harls (actually, we tried a few times!). We know Harls from his long standing work in automation for the food and beverage industry, his intimate knowledge of control [...]

Disconnecting to Relocate a Machine

By |2019-07-02T04:06:33+00:00July 10th, 2013|Automation projects|

This week a few of our team started the often daunting task of disconnecting electrical controls for the relocation of a large machine. The destination is 100% bottling in Cheltenham, Victoria and the machine is currently located at Coca-cola in Brisbane. There’s a few reasons why this is not an overly straight forward move. [...]