Member Profiles

  • Current Financial Company Members of LSAA have their company profile listed on the LSAA website and can submit news, awards and other articles for publication on the website.
  • Discounted fees apply for Conferences, Seminars and Design Award Entries.
  • We have a passion for realizing excellence in producing world class lightweight structures.
  • Members are engaged in the design, fabrication, erection of lightweight structures and are well supported by material suppliers of fabrics, fittings and cables.

Members with complete service (Design, Engineering, Fabrication, Installation)

Members with predominantly Design, Fabrication and Installation service

Members with predominantly Design and Engineering service

Members with Software and Consulting Service

Members who are predominantly suppliers

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ABC Products is an established industrial fabrics company offering first class service and superior quality products. Our reputation comes from satisfying our clients needs and providing solutions on time and within budget. We strive to be a partner with our clients aiming to be a 'one-stop-shop' for all their shadecloth, PVC, POLY and other fabric needs.

Founded in 1978 by George Formosa, we have extensive knowledge of every aspect of industrial fabrics & shadecloths. Our experience will save you money. With 
products and services suitable to the average guy off the street to other manufacturers and tradespeople, you only need the one number.

ABC Products has it's central administrative office in Glendenning, Sydney NSW, with the ability to service locally and nationally.

 

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Mehler is a European manufacturer of high quality membrane and fabrics for textile architecture, roofing, sun protection and tents.

In the market for coated fabrics we are among the world's leading companies. Among the brands VALMEX®, POLYMAR® and AIRTEX®

Over 53 million square meters of material will be produced and distributed annually.  Over 60 years of development and production experience are the basis of mature products. Ongoing research and development to improve existing composite materials and open up new application areas. A machinery that always corresponds to the latest technology, ensures high and consistent quality of our products. 

 

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technet GmbH
provides software for lightweight structural design.

The generation of free forms, the statical analysis and the subsequent cutting pattern generation is guaranteed by our software.

EASY is a fully comprehensive suite of software modules for the complete design of lightweight structures. Our experienced support team is prepared to help in various ways to optimise your production with technet's software.

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Nolan.UDA is a diverse national supplier of commercial & industrial textiles and associated hardware. The company has seven branches strategically located in capital cities throughout Australia. Each branch housing an independent sales team with inventory to service their specific requirements. Nolan.UDA prides itself on our core business principals: integrity, innovation and value for money.

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Having successfully completed the multi-million dollar Grand Pavilion for Major Projects Victoria and Multiplex, Oasis Tension Structures has the resources to undertake projects of any size and complexity.

Oasis is a multi-award winning business and is the current ACASPA 2011 Overall Winner. Oasis also holds the IFAI 2011 Outstanding Achievement Award for tension structures less than 600sq.m. These, together with numerous other awards, are testament of Oasis's commitment to excellence over a journey lasting many years which continues today. 

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Shade to Order Pty Ltd

We offer a full design service that can include:

  • Fabric design
  • Structural & finite element analysis
  • Steelwork design & Workshop drawings
  • DA drawings
  • Computer generated rendered images
  • Superimposed photographs
  • Structural engineering design
  • Scale models

Member Profile: Shade to Order has been manufacturing sails since 1979. We are 100% Australian owned and wherever possible, we use Australian made goods and services.

Aeronaut Automation 

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Manufacturer of Plotter Cutters for the Tension Membrane & Shade Industry

Capabilities:

Aeronaut Automation manufactures automated plotter/cutters with CAD and nestling software to suit a variety of applications, from sail making, sail stringing machines, carbon fibre, rubber and canvas goods, and much more.

Member Profile: See website

Website: www.aeronaut.org 

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Greenup Design International, GDI, is a specialist Tension Membrane Engineering consultancy located on Australia’s Gold Coast. GDI was formed in 2010 by David Greenup who is the owner and CEO of GDI.

GDI utilizes the latest in specialist computer modeling and analysis software including “Membrane” (aka “NDN”) which is used for the shape finding, analysis and patterning of complex three dimensional fabric shapes, with the supporting structure fully 3D solid modeled in Autodesk’s “AutoCAD” or “Inventor”.

GDI offers a full range of services from concept design through to steel workshop drawings and fabric cutting patterns. GDI is committed to providing the complete package for their clients in every aspect of tension membrane design.

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SEMF Pty Ltd is a multi-disciplinary engineering, scientific and management company that provides consultancy and management skills for all facets of construction projects. We provide complete sustainable solutions – from initial planning, design, construction and facilities management by ensuring that we plan and act for the long-term good of our customers, our partners and our community.

We also strive to be sustainable in all that we do, by ensuring that we plan and act for the long-term good of our customers, our partners and our community. 

 Pattons - Specialist Textile Solutions

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Pattons is a well recognized, accredited and award winning industrial fabrics firm focused on delivering innovative and creative structures and designs.  Pattons was established in 1953 and has been delivering quality solutions for over 60 years. Pattons operates predominantly in the commercial and architectural sectors providing tailored structures for the construction and event industry.

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Hiraoka Architectural Structure Fabrics are designed to provide outstanding performance and aesthetic beauty. These fabrics are the result of 30 years of innovation and technical leadership in the architectural structure market.

Hiraoka pioneered the development of PVDF surface coatings, anti-stain technology utilizing photocatalysts, flame resistant technology and weathering resistance to provide an outstanding service life.

Hiraoka Architectural Structure Fabrics are available in a range of fabric constructions to suit medium to large scale fabric structures. Highly translucent materials are also available.

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Miami Stainless is an Australian owned and operated importer and distributor of high quality steel hardware for the shade and sail industries.

Since 2002 Miami Stainless has grown to supply over 2500 products, distributing across Australia and around the world.