Stuart Manufacturing, Australia

Stuart Manufacturing is Australia’s leading commercial ice making machine supplier Stuart’s competitive advantage comes through designing machines to perform in Australia’s unique conditions.


  • Visualise component fitment to reduce assembly time
  • Eliminate misalignment of mounting holes in sheetmetal panels
  • Eliminate variance between suppliers of sheetmetal components, due to variance in bend allowances

SolidWorks Benefits:

  • Virtual prototypes created to simplify fitment and assembly processes
  • New design variations created in a fraction of the time taken previously
  • Misalignment of holes eliminated
  • Variance in sheetmetal panels eliminated

“Since we started using SolidWorks we have achieved a 15% reduction in machine assembly time.”

Chris Warncken