Ron Gee Enterprises Pty Ltd began operations in Penguin Tasmania in 1969. The company located in Penguin to service local pulp and paper manufacturers as well as a titanium dioxide plant and an acid plant. Today with over 40 years of experience RGE is a major provider of Design, Manufacture, Installation and Maintenance services to the Chemical Processing, Water, Waste Water, Desalination, Mining and Pulp & Paper industries, Australia wide and overseas.

The range of process equipment that can be manufactured from fibreglass (FRP) is virtually limitless. These products include electrostatic precipitators, settling cones, mixer / settler units, piping, reactors, scrubbers and tanks.

RGE are specialists in the manufacture and installation of fibreglass reinforced plastic products including:

Corrosion Resistant Tanks and Vessels

Storage vessels have been manufactured up to 900m3.

Industrial Process Piping and Ducting Systems

From 25mm to 3600mm diameter in standard lengths of either 6 or 12 metres. Common pressure ratings range from 200kPa to 1000kPa, but vacuum and higher-pressure ratings can also be
designed for.

Corrosion and Abrasion Resistant Linings

To protect concrete (eg bunds) or steel (line tanks) RGE use a variety of coating materials selected for the particular environment.

Gas Scrubbing and Cleaning Equipment

Equipment includes packed bed scrubbers, electrostatic precipitators, venturi scrubbers, exhaust stacks
RGE has made a stack 72m high and 1.5 – 1.8m diameter at Bogosu in Ghana.

RGE is focused on quality, reliability and customer service which it achieves by using trained and experienced staff, innovative engineering, high level understanding of chemical corrosion and a commitment to continuous improvement by adopting and refining new technology and products. Specialty requirements can be incorporated into the design of vessels such as agitation requirements, fire retardancy, electrical conductivity, abrasion resistant linings as well as ladders and walkways.

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With a Quality Assurance program equivalent to ISO9001 Ron Gee Enterprises can offer high quality products using any of the following techniques:

  • Filament Winding
  • Contact Moulding
  • Pultruded Products
  • Plastic Welding
  • Vacuum Bagging
  • Polymer Concrete

RGE is a substantial company with a turnover in excess of $10,000,000 and would normally employ approx. 70-80 full time staff at its four sites. RGE has the ability to quickly expand its resources to cater for unexpected workloads due to specific projects or shutdowns that occur within the mining and chemical processing sectors. It has undertaken work in most areas of Australia, and also in Africa and South-East Asia.

RGE has invested heavily in plant and production infrastructure, and currently owns all of its main premises and equipment. This includes the head office and main fabrication plant, an additional factory of 450m2 on the same site, and 2000m2 at the Townsville factory.