ABOUT US

ABOUT STEEL WOVEN CABLE DIVISION

If you are into serious lifting specify steel slings and lift with confidence and safety. Andromeda Industries Plaited and Woven division manufacture plaited and woven steel products which are used in a wide range of industrial applications, such as mining, military, building, shipping etc.

Andromeda Industries Pty Ltd is a proudly Australian owned and operated company located on a 5 hectare site in the village of Moonbi NSW, 22 km north of Tamworth. It is the present entity of a series of firms and companies originated and operated by Raymond McLaren since 1962.

Over the years Andromeda has established itself as an innovator in the wire rope industry in Australia. Its special field is the design and manufacture of plaited and woven steel cables for rigging gear and terminal systems for these cables. The ability to carry through with research projects and apply the results has led to successful development of new products and manufacturing processes. Some of the research projects required many years before production commenced.  

Our first machining capability was establishment in 1976 and this has enabled the company to carry out these projects, and to manufacture the tools and machines to make the products. This early capability has been continued through to the present high tech machine tools employed in our Engineering Division.

Although much of the production technology is basically simple, it is quite original, meaning completely new, not copied from other companies. Powered by this originality, five products enjoy the status of a monopoly, while the rest are virtual monopolies.

The basis of the company is technical, that is the manufacture of physical products, the management believe that the human and social responsibilities are equally important.  

Presently the company operates as two divisions, which are Plaited and Woven Products and Reusable Rubber Products

Andromeda Industries supplies its plaited and woven steel cables to resellers and customers all over Australia and overseas, through an established network of 100 plus distributors.

As well, there are hundreds of direct end users drawing from the Reusable Division, Australia wide, while the Engineering Department provides machined components for Andromeda’s own divisions for further assembly and maintenance.