A SAGE Group Company

24/7 Support: 1800 724 373

Victoria’s leading industrial automation specialist

Specialising in Melbourne industrial automation and control solutions and industry-derived skills training

SAGE Automation, Melbourne

For emergency automation breakdown support 24/7, call 1800 724 373

For other enquiries, call 1300 00 SAGE [1300 00 7243]

Level 1/ Unit 2

216 Turner Street

Port Melbourne, VIC 3207

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Starting in the Adelaide shed of founder Andrew Downs, SAGE quickly outgrew its humble beginnings and established a strong reputation for industrial automation in South Australia.

Expansion interstate was the next logical step, and Melbourne, Victoria, the perfect fit.

Fostering our existing working relationship with Ford, SAGE began establishing a local presence in Victoria, developing our close links to the manufacturing and automotive sectors.

SAGE Melbourne’s early start saw a small team sharing office space with two other companies in Port Melbourne back in 2004. In 2006, Paul Markwick, still with SAGE to this day, relocated from Adelaide to head up the new Melbourne business.

Quickly establishing a 24/7 service offering, Goodyear Belting became our first service level agreement (SLA) customer – remaining with us to this day. Our first significant project in Melbourne was in the food and beverage industry, providing an automation solution for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter’s new dairy plant.

Now located on Turner Street in our dedicated SAGE Group Melbourne office, along with two more offices in Geelong and Keysborough, the team has grown to more than 75 staff members, offering service to the entire state and backed by national coverage.

Through our SAGE Group offering, you can now gain access to not only automation services, but a suite of digital transformation solutions – from automation and training to consulting and industry expert hiring – for a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, Defence, transport, utilities, resources, energy and smart cities.

The SAGE Melbourne office houses SAGE Automation, Nukon, Skills Lab, and Embedded Expertise – providing you with the Digital Key to unlock your digital transformation goals.

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Learn more about SAGE Group capabilities from inside our Melbourne office.

Find out more about our Melbourne PLC training courses

  • Learn more about automation training with our sister company, Skills Lab

Find out more about our Melbourne automation services

COVID-19 Update from the Victorian team

We understand you might be having resourcing issues associated with:

  • Workforce coming to work unwell, risking infecting site
  • Workers in isolation awaiting test results Interstate or international support missing or delayed

SAGE can help you with these challenges.

Our Victorian Control System Technicians are all locally based, highly qualified and ready to work whenever and wherever you need.

  • Victorian shift coverage: Highly-skilled essential workforce: A-Grade Control System Technicians with a combined 180 years of experience.

  • Multidisciplinary skills: Electrical maintenance, SCADA, PLC, operational support, instrumentation, hazardous area, shift supervising, reactive and planned maintenance, small project work.

  • Immediate start: Our technicians can hit the ground running with minimal onboarding. Our site and technology experience means we can get started within hours.

  • Any time of day 24/7: We can work onsite with minimal notice for as long as you need us: hours, days, weeks.

  • Metro and regional: We have customers from Melbourne Metro to Gippsland, Mildura, and Warnambool. We have well-established ties with local Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, and Utilities sectors.

  • Stringent COVID-Safe Standards: Our COVID-Safe Pre-site Attendance Checklist has been in place since March, with additional precautions introduced to meet safety requirements, including face masks and a thorough internal contact tracing program. Our full-time permanent staff will take leave and isolate in the event of any symptoms.

  • National resources: We're local but are backed by a national business of more than 500 people. 

We also have the ability to remote into your site to support and safely upskill your team.

If resourcing constraints are putting your production at risk, feel free to contact one of us below. 

Victorian Team

Scott Giroux
State General Manager
Michael Petulla
Business Development Manager - Water, Energy & Manufacturing
Avi Subramanian
Business Development Manager - Transport, Smart Cities, Pharmaceuticals, Oil & Gas

SAGE Projects in Victoria


SAGE enables Royal Botanic Gardens to map popular visitor routes

SAGE delivered a smart cities solution for the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria in their Melbourne and Cranbourne Gardens. Thirteen SAGE Edge units were installed across the two locations to continually monitor visitor movement using passive detection. 


SAGE provides ITS solution in multimillion-dollar Monash Freeway upgrade

The highly anticipated Monash Freeway upgrade is under construction and SAGE is delivering the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) that will help slash travel times for motorists. 


SAGE acquires Victorian System Integrator, ICT, in boost for regional service

SAGE recently acquired Geelong-based System Integrator, Industrial Control Technology (ICT), to expand its geographic footprint in Victoria. The acquisition encompasses all ICT staff, who will continue to service clients from their Geelong base.

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