• Continuing growth: Rob Quinn (right) and Drew Hoxey, Axelent.
    Continuing growth: Rob Quinn (right) and Drew Hoxey, Axelent.
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Modular safety guarding and cable tray systems manufacturer Axelent is boosting its presence in Australia and New Zealand with a new Adelaide facility and a new business development manager.

The new 1400 square metre building in Melrose Park includes a warehouse, meeting rooms, and offices, and is aimed at growing Axelent’s product range and reducing order lead times in the region.

Helping this expansion along is Rob Quinn, Axelent’s new BDM, who says he’s thrilled to take up the role. “I look forward to continuing the growth in the New South Wales and Queensland markets and being able to support the customers in the regions with a local Axelent representative,” said Quinn.

“I am excited to be joining Axelent at a pivotal time of expansion and being able to work with such a strong distributor and customer base,” he said.

Drew Hoxey, sales director, says Quinn will ensure a strong focus on customer development and growth in NSW and Queensland.

“We will be able to expand our reach into industrial, warehouses, engineering and airport industries, plus maintain the distributors and resellers community that we have developed in the region,” he said.

According to Hoxey, the time is right to add to the Axelent team following the expansion of its product range with McCue forklift barriers, as well as its existing X-Tray cable trays and its Axelent Machine Guarding systems.

“Rob brings to the role 12 years’ experience in business development and sales and a strong background in mechanical engineering and tool-making. We look forward to introducing him to our customers and distributors,” said Hoxey.

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