Steber on display at MNC Expo

Steber on display at MNC Expo

Leading Australian fibreglass boat builder, Steber International of Taree, was one of over 40 regional businesses exhibiting at the inaugural Mid North Coast Manufacturing and Engineering Expo staged at Port Macquarie.

Industry Mid North Coast organised the expo and executive director, Jill Follington said the event provided a unique opportunity for industry to connect and see what other organisations and individuals are achieving in the manufacturing and engineering space on the Mid North Coast.

Steber general manager, Mr Alan Steber said: “It was a great opportunity to network and learn about the capabilities and innovations of a wide cross-section of Mid North Coast businesses”.

“We need to continually push the benefits of manufacturing in regional Australia and the expo was an ideal stage.

“Hopefully it will become an annual event”, Mr Steber concluded.

The expo was hosted by Newman Senior Technical College and featured 2012 Young Australian of the Year, Marita Cheng as keynote presenter on the topic of “The Amazing World of Engineering.

Among guests at the event were Federal Member for Lyne, Dr David Gillespie and State Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams.

PHOTO: Alan Steber and Port Macquarie MP, Leslie Williams discuss regional manufacturing challenges and opportunities.