Making advancements for the world's most advanced jet fighter
Marand is a leading supplier of high-quality precision tooling, machine tools and automated production solutions to the defence and aerospace industries. Their current customers include Lockheed Martin, Boeing, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and BAE Systems. Marand is Australia’s largest contributor to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), including a contract with BAE Systems for the manufacture of vertical tails worth more than $700 million. These JSF contracts allow other Australian companies, like advanced fibre composite manufacturer Quickstep, to access the global supply chain.
Marand is also the sole supplier of the F-35 engine removal and installation trailer to Lockheed Martin. Marand has a longstanding relationship with both the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (and previously the subsumed Defence Industry Innovation Centre) and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.
Marand is part of the Workforce Behind The Defence Force.