Company Overview

A family-owned Australian engineering business specialising in reliable and comprehensive engineering solutions and services.

Established in 1962, J C Smale enjoys an enviable reputation as a partner of industry-leading enterprises across many sectors.

With manufacturing and assembly plants in Melbourne and Malaysia, the company’s key asset is the highly experienced and knowledgeable team of qualified mechanical engineers and trades – most of whom have been with the company for many years. It is this team that enables J C Smale to consistently deliver quality solutions to customers both locally and globally.

Customers seek out J C Smale for innovative equipment and automation solutions encompassing project management, engineering, mechanical and electrical manufacture, installation, commissioning, ongoing maintenance, spare parts support and service.


We have the expertise and capacity to undertake both small and major projects in Australia and overseas, with a world-class team.

This team is supported by highly skilled technical and production personnel, and J C Smale has an ongoing commitment to maintain and develop skilled engineering personnel by offering training and apprenticeships to local young people.


J C Smale is a family-owned business that always has been, and always will be, a company that trades on its reputation for engineering excellence, problem solving, integrity and customer service.

These values and our culture are important to us and set the foundation for what we expect of each other as part of the Smales team.


We have worked with customers around the globe, including major supply and installation projects in Australia, South Africa, USA, Russia, United Kingdom, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Germany, New Zealand, Singapore and Bolivia.


Founded in 1962 by Jack Smale OAM, the company has grown from humble beginnings into a business partner and employer of choice.


We have a world-class engineering team with the qualifications, knowledge and experience to produce outstanding work.