Our Company

Professional Consulting

Novatech Solutions Pty Ltd (NTS) is a dynamic project delivery group, servicing process and packaging in both the food and petrochemical industries.

Formed in 1998, it has established an excellent reputation through dependable completion of projects for clients. On time, on budget and to quality. NTS believes in working "hand in hand" with clients to ensure project success.

NTS offers clients integrated, multi-disciplinary project services embracing project management, engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning.

Our experience ranges from conceptual engineering studies to turnkey projects.

NTS is committed to delivering high standards of service to improve the competitiveness, growth and profitability of the food manufacturing industry.

Our Team

Eric Hendy

Managing Director / Principal Engineer

With over 25 years in the petrochemical and food manufacturing industries. Including Lion, Pental, Orica (IES), Chubpak, Farm Pride Foods, Kraft Foods Goodman Fielder among others, Eric heads the group providing leadership, innovation and sound engineering solutions.

Ron McKenzie

Executive / Senior Consultant

Ron is a mechanical engineer with over 40 years of project engineering and management experience in the food industry. His main background has been with Kraft Foods Ltd, Parmalat Australia Limited and HJ Heinz. With a high level of knowledge and experience in the Dairy industry, he is invaluable to any Engineering team.

He has also been instrumental in successfully completing many green field Dairy and Bakery manufacturing sites.

Steve Evans

Executive / Project Manager

A highly skilled engineer with practical applications background and 30 years’ experience in the food manufacturing industry. Experiences include Holgates Nutritional Foods, Chubpak, Kraft Foods, Goodman Fielder, Parmalat, Lion among others.

Bill Rebula

Principal Electrical Engineer

A highly experienced electrical engineer with over 30 years of experience. Who has contracted his services to a variety of consulting firms and manufacturing companies for major and minor projects, he is exceptionally experienced with switchboard design, industrial controls in lighting and general power design including environments containing old equipment. He also has expertise in auditing and reporting on current plants against the statutory and regulatory electrical standards.

Supporting Staff

Range of skills

Process and Project Engineers
Our engineering staff includes graduates to very experienced engineers with many years of engineering procurement, construction and installation and commissioning experience. It is the diversity of our team that results in our strength in assisting clients with their specific requirements.

Ranging from mechanical to electrical drafting needs, our drafting team has many years of experience with plant and equipment for the manufacturing industry.

PLC Programming
We are able to provide programmers who are extremely efficient and have a comprehensive knowledge in Allen Bradley, Siemens, and Mitsubishi.

Food Technologist
We are able to provide support for all quality assurance and R&D activities, which enables project compliance to HACCP, GMP and SDR requirements which is essential for accreditation and certification under AQIS, and government statutory and regulation requirements.

PPM Specialist (Technical writer & operations trainer)
A technical documentation controller supporting the group with ensuring all operating and technical information including procedures, training and relevant information on all projects are completed at handover.