SIA Flexitanks Opens Australian Office

SIA Flexitanks Expands Operations in Adelaide, Australia

SIA Flexitanks, a leading global provider of flexible bulk liquid transport solutions, is thrilled to announce the opening of its new office in Adelaide, Australia.

This significant move is not just a growth of our geographic footprint; it represents a deepened commitment to enhancing our regional presence and elevating the level of customer service we provide. The Adelaide office will serve as a key hub in Australia, furthering our mission to deliver top-notch flexible bulk liquid transport solutions and reinforcing our dedication to meeting the evolving needs of our clients inthe region.


Leveraging Expertise in the Australian Market

SIA Flexitanks has established a remarkable track record in New Zealand, setting a high standard in the flexitank industry. This success story is a robust foundation as we extend our operations to Adelaide, Australia. Our experience, particularly in the Australian wine sector, has honed our expertise in handling delicate cargo with utmost care and efficiency. The Australian wine industry, renowned globally, demands precision and reliability in transport – qualities that SIA Flexitanks embodies and brings to the forefront in this new venture.

In Adelaide, our goal is to replicate and build upon this success, leveraging our deep understanding of the nuances of liquid transportation. This expansion is not merely geographical; it’s an evolution in our service offering, aiming to cater to a broader spectrum of industries beyond wine. With a keen focus on innovation and adaptation, we intend to apply our learned expertise from the wine sector to meet diverse liquid transport needs in the region, ensuring the same level of excellence and reliability that has become synonymous with the SIA Flexitanks brand.

A picture of text saying Adelaide Awaits, new offices in AUSTRALIA.


A Hub for Enhanced Customer Service and Efficiency

The establishment of our Adelaide office is a strategic decision, capitalizing on the city’s prime location for shipping and logistics, especially in the bulk liquid transport sector. Adelaide’s positioning offers unparalleled access to major shipping routes, enhancing our operational efficiency and enabling quicker, more effective distribution. This geographical advantage allows SIA Flexitanks to offer expedited and more reliable services to our clients, further enhancing our ability to meet the dynamic demands of the market.

Our Adelaide hub is designed to optimize customer support, with a focus on providing tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of the local market. The office will act as a central point for our operations in Australia, facilitating better coordination and faster response times. This move is a direct response to our commitment to delivering superior service and demonstrates our dedication to being at the forefront of customer satisfaction and operational excellence in the flexitank industry.


Mathew McDonald at the Helm of Adelaide Operations

Mathew McDonald, our appointed Country Manager, brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the Australian Flexitank market. Under his leadership, we anticipate forging stronger relationships within the industry and reaffirming our position as a dependable partner in bulk liquid transportation.

With Mathew at the helm of the Adelaide operations, SIA Flexitanks is set to embark on a new era of growth and innovation. Mathew, who is based in Adelaide, brings an impressive 20-year track record in the shipping industry, with the past 17 years dedicated to the Flexitank sector. His extensive experience with companies like Braid Logistics Australia and DHL, where he held significant roles, has equipped him with a deep understanding of the flexitank market, making him an ideal leader for our Adelaide office.

Mathew’s expertise is particularly notable in his work with freight forwarders and exporters in Adelaide and Melbourne, dealing with a variety of products like wine, canola oil, olive oil, milk, and lubricants. This experience is invaluable for SIA Flexitanks as it seeks to expand its footprint in the Australian market. His approach to integrating SIA’s global standards with local market insights is expected to strengthen our industry relationships and solidify our position as a reliable partner in bulk liquid transportation.

“The opening of our Adelaide office marks a strategic move towards expanding our footprint in Australia and diversifying our service offerings,” said Mathew McDonald, Country Manager of SIA Flexitanks in Australia. “We are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead, and we are confident that our presence in Adelaide will contribute to the continued success of SIA Flexitanks in the region.”

A photo of Mathew McDonald SIA Flexitanks Australia Country Manager against a white background with the white SIA Logo

Mathew McDonald, Australia Country Manager

A Vision for Growth and Innovation

As expressed by Mathew McDonald, this expansion into Adelaide is a significant step in widening our footprint in Australia. It’s a move driven by our ambition to innovate and grow, and we are excited about the future prospects this new office brings. SIA Flexitanks’ expansion signifies a major step in our vision for growth and innovation in the liquid transport sector. This move, as highlighted by our CEO Damien McClean and Country Manager Mathew McDonald, is more than just a geographic extension; it’s a strategic enhancement of our capabilities in a vital market. The Adelaide office is positioned to leverage our strong foothold in the Australian wine market, furthered by a significant recent wine contract. This expansion also opens doors to diversify beyond the wine sector, exploring opportunities in other liquid commodities.


”SIA Flexitanks is proud to continue its legacy of excellence in the industry, and the new office in Adelaide represents a commitment to innovation, customer satisfaction, and growth. The company looks forward to building strong partnerships and exploring new possibilities in the Australian market.”

– Damien McClean- CEO. SIA Flexitanks

A photo of Damien McClean, SIA Flexitanks CEO.

Damien McClean, SIA Flexitanks CEO

Our Adelaide operation is poised to elevate SIA Flexitanks in the Australian market, capitalizing on the region’s dynamic trade environment. The appointment of our first country manager in Australia is a testament to our commitment to providing exceptional customer service and managing our growing business efficiently. This new phase in our journey is not just about reinforcing our existing strengths but also about seeking out new avenues for business, ensuring we remain at the forefront of innovation in bulk liquid transport.


Continuing a Legacy of Excellence

SIA Flexitanks are now loading flexitanks in over 70 countries around the world in line with our global expansion. Our expansion to Adelaide is a significant milestone in our ongoing journey of excellence and innovation. This new chapter in Australia is not just an extension of our geographical reach, but a reaffirmation of our unwavering commitment to our clients and the industry. Our dedication to providing top-tier solutions and exceptional customer service, a hallmark of our decade-long success, is at the forefront of this expansion. We aim to forge new partnerships and opportunities in Australia, driven by our passion for innovation, customer satisfaction, and sustainable growth.

Our Adelaide office stands as a testament to SIA Flexitanks’ core values and our mission to be a global leader prioritizing stakeholders, including our clients and partners. We are on an exhilarating path of technological advancements poised to enhance logistics operations dramatically. Our history of revolutionizing businesses with efficient, environmentally friendly solutions underpins our reputation as an industry leader. With our extensive network of global offices and expertise in flexitank design and operations, we ensure seamless, high-quality service at every stage. This expansion marks a continuation of our legacy of setting industry standards and pioneering innovations, like the Multilayer Flexitank, to consistently deliver safety, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.


About SIA Flexitanks

SIA Flexitanks is a global leader in the flexitank industry, known for its innovation, reliability, and customer-oriented approach. With a global network of offices, the company’s expansion in Adelaide signifies its dedication to meeting diverse client needs and seizing new market opportunities.

SIA Flexitanks is a renowned Award-Winning Manufacturer in the flexitank industry, known for its dedication to quality and innovation. The company specializes in creating flexitanks that undergo rigorous testing and utilize advanced thermoplastic technology. Catering to a diverse range of global clients, SIA offers bespoke, high-quality solutions for shipping a variety of products worldwide. As a member of the Container Owners Association (COA) and holding certifications like ISO 9001:2000 and FSSC 20000, SIA upholds the highest standards of safety, reliability, and sustainability in bulk liquid transportation. Their years of experience in the design, manufacture, and operation of flexitanks position them as a leader in providing safe, reliable, and cost-effective bulk liquid shipping solutions.


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