History

History

 

2017

Sydney Desalination Plant

February 2017 – Sydney Desalination Plant Inspect, test and report site’s electrical and control infrastructure, restore the plant. This includes cables and cable supports, electrical equipment, instruments, security and SCADA systems, the main high voltage switchyard and the various high voltage substations.
2012

Won a major project with Sydney Water

In 2012 Thompson Controls won a major project with Sydney Water for electrical and SCADA upgrades of numerous plants, some which are current and ongoing.
2006

Port Kembla STP, Tubemakers

2006 – Port Kembla STP, Tubemakers – Step Screens – Design, supply and commissioning of electrical instrumentation and process control equipment
2003

Nuplex Industries

2003 – Nuplex Industries, Botany – Resin manufacture – Replacement of main switchboard
2002

Transfield Montgomery Watson Joint Venture

2002-2003 – Transfield Montgomery Watson Joint Venture, West Hornsby and Hornsby Heights – Waste water treatment plant STP – Electrical and Instrumentation, design, engineering, engineering, construct/installation and commissioning incl. SCADA and Controls
2002

Mauri Foods

2002 – Mauri Foods, Harbin, China – Yeast Production – Commissioning and plant supervision
2002

Astra Zeneca, Austin Australia

2002 – Astra Zeneca, Austin Australia – Electrical and Instrumentation, design, engineering, construct/installation, commissioning incl. PLC’s and Controls
2002

MPI, Albright and Wilson

2002 – MPI, Albright and Wilson – Leorix Filter System – Electrical and Instrumentation, design, engineering, construct/installation, commissioning
2002

Offered a management buyout

In 2002 the company offered a management buyout and it changed its name from Tryton to Thompson Controls. Then in 2010 It moved from Wetherill Park to its current facility at Eastern Creek.
2001

Clough Lucas Joint Venture

2001-2002 – Clough Lucas Joint Venture, Bundeena Maianbar, Sydney NSW – Water and Wastewater pumping Stations – Electrical design, manufacture and installation of electrical Kiosk’s and controls
2001

OTV Kruger / Gold Coast City Council

2001-2002 – OTV Kruger / Gold Coast City Council, Beenleigh, Qld – Waste water treatment plant – Electrical and Instrumentation, design, engineering, construct/installation, commissioning
2001

Yokogawa Australia

2001-2002 – Yokogawa Australia, Bondi, NSW – New SCADA System in Sewage Treatment Plant – SCADA Comms, Design, construct, commission
2001

Sydney Water/AWT/Transfield

2001-2002 – Sydney Water/AWT/Transfield, St Marys, NSW – St Marys STP – Design, supply and install electrical and instrumentation works for construction of Tertiary Clarifiers.
2001

Clough Lucas Joint Venture

2001-2002 – Clough Lucas Joint Venture, Bundeena Maianbar – Sewage Pumping Stations – Design, supply, install and commission electrical kiosks and field instrumentation.
2001

Sydney Water/AWT/Transfield

2001-2001 – Sydney Water/AWT/Transfield, St Marys, NSW – St Marys STP – Design, supply and install electrical and instrumentation works for retrofit of digesters.
2001

Sydney Water/Transfield

2001-2001 – Sydney Water/Transfield, Rouse Hill, NSW – Rouse Hill STP – Stage 1, Phase 2 Upgrade.
1999

Sydney Water

1999-2000 – Sydney Water, Orchard Hills / Mulgoa – Orchard Hills Water Filtration Plant and Mulgoa Water Pumping Station – Design, supply, install and commission electrical switchboards, DC Drives, instrumentation and SCADA / PLC Control system.
1999

Sydney Water/AWT, St Marys

1999-2000 – Sydney Water/AWT, St Marys, NSW – St Marys STP – Supply and install instrumentation and electrical modifications for process conversion of Stages 1 and 2.
1999

Sydney Water

1999 – Sydney Water, Bondi, NSW – Instrumentation Upgrade in Sewage Treatment Plant – Instrumentation, Electrical, Design, construct, commission
1999

Sydney Water/AWT/Allied Constructions

1999 – Sydney Water/AWT/Allied Constructions, St Marys, NSW – St Marys STP – Design, supply and install electrical and instrumentation works for WAS thickening, flow scalping and stage 3 fine screens.
1999

Sydney Water/AWT

1999 – Sydney Water/AWT, St Marys, NSW – St Marys STP – Sludge Cakes, all instrumentation and electrical work
1999

McGrath Engineering

1999 – McGrath Engineering, Crestmead Brisbane QLD – Controls for WWTP – Electrical and SCADA, Design, construct, commission
1999

Merck Sharpe and Dohme

1999 – Merck Sharpe and Dohme, Granville, NSW – Pharmaceutical Plant – Shutdown and Maintenance work
1998

Austin Australia

1998-1999 – Austin Australia, Bathurst, NSW – Sausage Skin Manufacturing Facility – Electrical and Instrumentation, Design, construct, commission
1998

Sydney Water/AWT

1998-1999 – Sydney Water/AWT, St Marys, NSW – St Marys STP – Supply and install electrical and instrumentation works for tertiary filters.
1998

Biotech

1998 – Biotech, East Roseville, NSW – Water Purification Plant – Design and construct electrical and control system for water purification plant.
1997

John Holland Constructions

1997-1998 – John Holland Constructions, Berrima Cement Works – No. 6 Kiln Upgrade – Electrical and Instrumentation, Design, construct, commission
1997

Sydney Waste Services

1997-1998 – Sydney Waste Services, Lidcombe Liquid Waste – Liquid waste disposal processing plant – Electrical and Instrumentation, Design, construct, commission
1997

Reed Constructions

1997-1998 – Reed Constructions, Northern Suburbs – Sewage Pumping Stations – Design, supply, install and commission electrical kiosks and field instrumentation.
1997

John Young Kelvinhaugh

1997-1998 – John Young Kelvinhaugh, Malabar NSW – Malabar STP – Design, supply and install electrical and instrumentation works for screenings outloading facility
1997

Water Board, Cronulla

1997 – Water Board, Cronulla, NSW – Cronulla STP – Supply and install PLC cubicles for Cronulla STP
1997

John Young Kelvinhaugh

1997 – John Young Kelvinhaugh, Malabar NSW – Malabar STP – Design, supply and install electrical and instrumentation works for filtered effluent facility
1997

John Young Kelvinhaugh

1997 – John Young Kelvinhaugh, Malabar NSW – Malabar STP – Design, supply and install electrical and instrumentation works for water heaters facility
1997

Relocated the workshop to Wetherill Park

In 1997 the company relocated the workshop to Wetherill Park where technical and admin/support staff grew at its peak to 120 as the company provided more specialized services for specific construction projects.
1996

Minproc Engineers Ltd

1996 – Minproc Engineers Ltd, Cronulla, NSW – Cronulla STP – Supply and install electrical and instrumentation works for sludge dewatering plant.
1996

Sydney Water

1996 – Sydney Water, North Head, Sydney NSW – Upgrade Sludge Handling System in Sewage Treatment Plant – Electrical and Instrumentation, Design, construct, commission
1996

Carlton United

1996 – Carlton United, Broadway, Sydney – Wort Kettles 1, 2, 3, Automation – Instrument/Electrical installation and control panel manufacture.
1995

Warman International Limited

1995 – Warman International Limited, North Head, NSW – Sludge Degritting Plant – Design, supply and install electrical instrumentation works.
1995

BHP

1995 – BHP, Castle Hill – STP – Supply and install electrical modifications to STP
1995

Warman International

1995 – Warman International, Hornsby Heights STP – Clarifier System – Design, supply and commissioning of electrical instrumentation and process control equipment
1995

Manor Constructions Pty Ltd

1995 – Manor Constructions Pty Ltd, Crookwell STP – Sewage Treatment Plant – Design, supply and commissioning of electrical instrumentation and process control equipment
1995

Miteco

1995 – Miteco, Glebe Island – Sugar Refinery – Installation of electrical instrumentation and control, including pneumatic test/commissioning.
1995

Carlton United Breweries

1995 – Carlton United Breweries – Broadway, Sydney – Brew House – Communication and Data – Communication and data cabling/installation of associated equipment.
1995

Carlton United Breweries

1995 – Carlton United Breweries, Broadway, Sydney – Bi Filter Line – Installation of instruments/cabling and calibration.
1994

Aquatec-Maxcon

1994 – Aquatec-Maxcon, West Hornsby STP – Digester System – Design, supply and commissioning of electrical instrumentation and process control equipment
1994

Barclay Mowlem

1994 – Barclay Mowlem, West Hornsby – Sewage Treatment Plant – Sludge Dewatering – Design, supply and commissioning of electrical instrumentation and process control equipment
1994

Aquex Dewatering Plan

1994 – Aquex Dewatering Plan, Liverpool – Mining Technology – Design, supply and commissioning of electrical instrumentation and process control equipment
1994

CADAC Thiess Joint Venture for Kooragong Coal Authority

1994 – CADAC Thiess Joint Venture for Kooragong Coal Authority, Kooragang – Coal Stockpile and ship loaders – Sub-contract management, supervision and commissioning of electrical instrumentation and process control equipment
1993

Minproc Engineering Ltd

1993-1998 – Minproc Engineering Ltd, Huangshi, China – Coal Gasification Plant, Design, supply PLC/SCADA & Instruments.
1993

Warman International

1993-1998 – Warman International, Xing Tai, China – STP – Sewage Treatment Plant – Design, supply HV Switchgear (10kV) Transformers, PLC/SCADA Mimic Panel & Instruments.
1993

Warman International

1993-1995 – Warman International, Shijiazhuang, China – Drinking Water Plant – Design, supply of HV Switchgear (10kV) LV Switchgear (380V) – MCCs, PLC/SCADA and instrumentation.
1993

Westcliff Coal Colliery

1993 – Westcliff Coal Colliery, Westcliff – Methane Compressors and Associated Equipment – Design and construction of electrical and control system.
1992

ICI

1992 – ICI, Villawood NSW – Metamorphosis Project – Supply of all material, testing/commissioning, installation of electrical works.
1992

Warman International

1992 – Warman International, Yangzhou, China – Drinking Water Plant – Design, supply of HV Switchgear (35kV & 6.0kV) PLC/SCADA and instrumentation.
1992

ICI Botany, Linde Australia Pty Ltd

1992 – ICI Botany, Linde Australia Pty Ltd – Polythene No 2 Plant – Complete installation of instrumentation, control and electrical equipment, cabling, termination, testing, commissioning under controlled Quality Assurance Plan
1992

Kelloggs Botany

1992 – Kelloggs Botany – Building 15, Alvey (St Louis USA) – Warehouse Material Handling System – Design, manufacture of motor control cubicles and PLC panels, field installation, testing and commissioning.
1992

CSR Sugar Division

1992 – CSR Sugar Division – Pyrmont Sydney – Plant Upgrade – Design, supply, commission of software, Electrical design; MCC and Instrument panel manufacture.
1992

Dyno Wesfarmers

1992 – Dyno Wesfarmers, Rockhampton QLD – Explosives Manufacturing Plant – Design, supply and commissioning of PLC, and continuous Process Control equipment.
1992

BHP

1992 – BHP, Appin Colliery, NSW – Alternative Fuel Plant (Methane Inc) – Supply of electrical instrumentation and control systems and installation, testing/commissioning.
1992

Kelloggs

1992 – Kelloggs – Botany, NSW – Capital Works Projects General Upgrade and Maintenance – Electrical installations, testing/commissioning.
1991

Leightons (Technical Resources) Pepsi/7 Up

1991 – Leightons (Technical Resources) Pepsi/7 Up, Huntingwood, NSW – Bottling Plant – Design, supply, install, testing/commissioning of marshalling racks, control panel, cabling and field instruments of a Yokogawa Distributed Control System.
1990

Meadow Lea Foods

1990 – Meadow Lea Foods, Mascot, NSW – Capital Works Projects, General Upgrade and Maintenance Works – Electrical instrumentation and control installations, testing/commissioning.
1990

CSR, SIS ‘88 Singapore

1990 – CSR, SIS ‘88 Singapore – Sugar Refinery – Design, construct Electrical Instrumentation/process engineering and structural work, supply/install/commission drum drier, conveyor systems
1990

Caltex Oil Refinery

1990 –  Caltex Oil Refinery, Kurnell, NSW – Total Upgrade of Refinery – Supply of Engineers to assist Caltex in the design of capital works projects.
1990

Caltex Oil Refinery

1990 – Caltex Oil Refinery, Kurnell, NSW – Supply, manufacture and assembly of I S marshalling panels.
1989

Visy Board Paper Products

1989 – Visy Board Paper Products, Emu Plains, NSW – Batching Plant – Design and installation of chemical/mechanical engineering, software design, programming and commissioning of field instruments.
1988

MWS & D Board

1988 – MWS & D Board Bondi, NSW (with John Holland) – Ventilation Control – Design, supply, manufacture and commissioning of PLC control panels and field instrumentation
1988

Bradford Insulation

1988 – Bradford Insulation, Ingleburn, NSW – Batt Packer Plant – Manufacture and installation of all field cubicles, electrical and instrumentation. PLC, MCC and control panels including testing/commissioning of whole plant – 24 hour continuous maintenance team for whole factory – supplying electrical, mechanical and instrumentation personnel.
1988

Du Pont Australia

1988 – Du Pont Australia, Bogan Gate, Warkworth & Girraween, NSW – Chemical and Explosive Plants – Design, supply, install, testing/commissioning complex control systems, PLC design, programme, testing/commissioning – MCC design, manufacture/commissioning – pneumatic and electronic instrumentation for hazardous areas.
1988

ICI Engineering

1988 – ICI Engineering, Rhodes, NSW – Shut Down Work – Design, supply, installation/electrical cabling, terminations, testing/commissioning – shut down work, workshop electrical/instrumentation, maintenance work, instrument calibration.
1987

Laporte Group Australia

1987 – Laporte Group Australia, Botany, NSW – AO Plant Upgrade – Design, supply, installation, commissioning of instrumentation and electrical cabling, termination, control panels, DAS system using Yokogawa 1 Micro X6 system;  Installation of  fire protection system.
1987

Boral Australia

1987 – Boral Australia, Port Botany, NSW – LPG Tank Farm – Design and installation of control equipment, SCADA system and manufacture of control panels
1986

Interox Chemicals

1986 – Interox Chemicals, Northern Territory and South Australia – Peroxide Dosing Plants – Design, supply, installation of controls and electrical systems.
1983

Santos

1983-1986 – Santos, Port Bonython, South Australia – Liquids Terminal and Refinery – Project management, engineering installation of instrumentation of control/computer and DAS panels
1980

Acquired more clients

In 1980 they acquired more clients such as Santos for their Liquid Gas & Liquid Load-Out facility at Whyalla. (See Projects Timeline below).
1978

Moved to Artarmon

The company moved to Artarmon in 1978 as it grew from 3 employees to 10 employees. It won numerous projects in their expert field for Union Carbide, Monsanto, and CSR, Shell, Laporte/Solvay Interox and others.
1973

Thompson Controls Established

Thompson Controls was initially established in 1973 as Tryton Instrumentation. It was located at the rear of a hairdressing salon in Northbridge and employed 3 staff. As Tryton grew it started to provide more electrical, process instrumentation and technical services to a particular niche markets and grew steadily in that..Read More