MUIR WINCHES AWARDED 2014 AUSTRALIAN EXPORTER OF THE YEAR & BEST MARINE INDUSTRY EXPORT PERFORMANCE – LARGE EXPORTER

Laurie Smith, Austrade with Matthew Johnston, Managing Director Muir Winches AustraliaThe Club Marine Australian Marine Export & Superyacht Industry Awards are presented annually to reward the outstanding achievements of Australian marine industry exporters and superyacht industry manufacturers, service providers and industry individuals. Last Night Muir Winches Australia were awarded the ‘2014 Exporter of the Year” and “Best Marine Industry Export Performance – Large Exporter’ awards at the 2014 Club Marine Australian Marine Export and Superyacht Industry Awards Gala Dinner in Sanctuary Cove, Queensland.

Muir design and manufacture the most extensive selection of anchor windlasses and equipment available on the world market for pleasure craft, mega yachts and commercial vessels from 5m (16ft) to over 150m (499ft).

Managing Director Matthew Johnston was at the dinner to accept the award. Matthew said “The last few years had been tough for all Australian marine exporters but there is still a good market for quality products in this competitive global market and Australia continues to hold its own”.

Muir design and manufacture the most extensive range of anchor windlasses and equipment available on the world market.  With over a century of combined experience in anchor windlass technology, Muir technicians and engineers, have designed and developed a superior range of pleasure craft windlasses and products that meet the requirements of the most discerning clients and their vessels.

Stylish and modern in design, Muir windlasses are manufactured from the highest quality components and materials such as fabricated 316 stainless steel. Muir anchoring systems are designed for extreme durability, reliability and performance.

Head office, manufacturing and design facilities are located in Tasmania, with Muir owned and operated warehousing and sales facilities located in Sydney, the Gold Coast, Florida USA, Stuttgart Germany and Southampton, UK. Their extensive distribution network covers the rest of the globe.

Muir employ over 40 staff with the majority of them being situated at the head office and factory in Kingston, Tasmania.