The Mitchell Plastic Welding team

About us

MPW company history

Mitchell Plastic Welding Pty Ltd (MPW) is a family owned and operated business originally started by Michael Mitchell in 1988. Michael moved from being a builder by trade, into Plastic Welding, over 30 years ago.

What MPW does

Mitchell Plastic Welding Pty Ltd (MPW) is a family owned Tasmanian company specialising in manufacturing, plastic fabrication and repair capabilities to the Aquaculture, Industrial and Agricultural Irrigation Sectors. MPW services clients in Tasmania, mainland Australia and overseas. 

We specialise in High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) products including but not limited to: welding of waterlines for irrigation, rotomoulded products, manufacturing of fish pens, bird net stands and pontoons, for the expanding aquaculture sector.

Did you know, we are the only company of its kind in the Huon Valley to offer rotomoulding facilities, enabling the production of innovative designs for clients’ needs?

With our head office in Castle Forbes Bay, Tasmania, we employ over 50 staff in positions of:

Estimating, Business Development, Fabricators, Production Supervisors, Plastic Welders, Quality, Safety/HR, Rotomoulding, Diesel Mechanics, Asset Controllers, Admin and Labourers.

Our people

Michael Mitchell

Michael Mitchell

Owner/ Director

Maxine Ashworth

Maxine Ashworth

Accounts / Administration

Michael Rowe

Michael Rowe

Operations Manager

Brendan Mitchell

Brendan Mitchell

Owner/ Managing Director

Mark Cartledge

Mark Cartledge

Business Development Manager

Proud to call Tassie home, and proud to be known outside of Tasmania, and outside of Australia.