Congratulations to our client ANCA on winning Australian Exporter of the Year 2015

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick would like to congratulate our client  ANCA (Australian Numerical Controls and Automation), for receiving the prestigious Australian Exporter of the Year Award  at the 53rd Australian Export Awards held in Melbourne last Friday 27 November . ANCA was also the winner in the Manufacturing category.

The awards were presented by Trade and Investment Minister, Andrew Robb, who said  that ‘ANCA has been a leader in its field for 40 years and in that time it has significantly expanded its export markets and is on track for a record year of growth’. Pat Boland, the co-founder and director of ANCA, accepted the award and thanked the ANCA team and his co-founder Pat McCluskey.

Pat Boland (pictured left) and Andrew Robb (pictured right.
Pat Boland (pictured left) and Andrew Robb (pictured right at the 53rd Australian Export Awards

The Australian Exporter of the Year is selected from the winners of 12 national award categories including Agribusiness, Business Services, Creative Industries, Education and Training, Environmental Solutions, Health and Biotechnology, Information and Communication, Manufacturing, Minerals, Energy and Related Services, Online Sales, Regional Exporter, and Small Business. The Manufacturing Award recognises outstanding international success by a manufacturer and is sponsored by the Australian Made Campaign.

Specialising in hi-tech tool and cutter grinders used to make products such as planes, cars, smart phones and medical devices, ANCA exports 98% of its products to leading companies such as Boeing, Sandvik, and Rolls Royce. ANCA offices are located worldwide including the UK, Germany, Japan, China, Thailand, Brazil, India, Mexico and the USA, supporting a global network of agents.

POF has been working with ANCA since 2006. Again, we congratulate ANCA on their well-deserved success.

53rd Australian Export Awards


Andrew is the current Board Chair and a member of the Engineering Team of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick.