Loscam is currently celebrating its 75th anniversary since its foundation and it was further celebrated with the cutting of the red ribbon to officially open their new Brisbane Pallet Repair facility located in the new industrial park within Richlands in mid-July.
Gathered with more than 120 dignitaries, customers, suppliers, executive team members and many of the ANZ regional team, it was a day which signified China Merchants Loscam's continuous strategic focus on growth in the region.
This new facility allows significant expansion of repair and storage capacity for the state and is complimented with brand new machinery. This investment is critical in ensuring LOSCAM’s continued support to the expanding local customer base and to meet the growing expectations around quality and product diversity.
In leading the official speeches Daniel Bunnett, executive vice president for LOSCAM Australia and New Zealand, opened by stating his appreciation to the team’s contribution and the support of their parent company in China Merchants Group (CMG), “there is an enormous amount of work which goes into driving a Greenfield site development. The effort from the local team in driving the market share gain and then leading this development has been first rate. I would also like to acknowledge our parent company in China Merchants Group who continues to invest in the long term strategic future for the region.”
LOSCAM’s executive vice president of finance, Linda Tsui, delivered a speech on behalf of Zhao Huxiang, LOSCAM’s chairman and CMG’s board of directors and vice chairman, expressing his congratulation. “This new Richlands facility is further strong evidence of China Merchants ongoing support to LOSCAM. Another example of our commitment to take a new lead and give it a new definition to the logistic industry in the Australian market place. It is not only to better serve but to offer a brand new experience.”
Sirin Limpaitoon, President of LOSCAM, then followed with his speech to offer his appreciation and the company’s objective to serve its customers. “A definite representation and evidence of us, the LOSCAM team, our underlying promise to our customers that we are at your call, ready to support, and drive solution.”
Lastly, Milton Dick MP, Federal Member for Oxley closed the speeches with congratulations to the LOSCAM team with their choice of location and ongoing success.
Guests were then given a tour of the brand new repair line and facility and its automation and significant safety initiatives which set a standard for repair centres within the region.
Established in 1942, LOSCAM has been expanding its equipment pooling model to 12 countries making it the largest pallet pooling company in Asia Pacific. From beginnings in mostly pallet related solutions to a catalogue of products ranging from IBC, Bins, Fresh Produce Crates, Retail Ready solutions and a series of customised solutions to meet customers’ business needs. LOSCAM has also advanced its capability from domestic product supply to cross border solutions.
“Embracing Passion and Innovation” for 75 years, the official Anniversary kick-off in the first week of July commenced LOSCAM’s internal staff campaign, external CSR events, and certain announcements on new facilities and markets to remark the team’s determination for deriving a new level of capability in supporting global supply chain solutions.