Toyo Tyres

Minto, New South Wales


Civil, structural and hydraulic engineer; project manager

Founded in 1945, Toyo Tyres is a Japanese tyre manufacturer with operations spanning Australia, Europe, and North America.

Woolacotts Consulting Engineeers was engaged to refurbish an old cable manufacturing complex into a rubber products facility for Toyo Tyres.

Project scope

The scope of work included project management, structural, civil and hydraulic engineering engineering consultancy services.

The project brief required the coordination of consultant documentation, tendering and contract administration on several concurrent works packages.

The packages included two separate building packages (internal and external works); a complex electrical package, including new substations to power the facility; a separate communications and security package; and a fire services package including new booster pumps and sprinklers.

The design brief included:

Replace external paving

New truck turning bay

Openings in precast wall framing

Documentation for re-roofing

Alterations and strengthening


Design of mezzanine to support a rubber manufacturing plant

New two storey offices

Refurbishment of two buildings


Other Toyo projects

Woolacotts has completed several projects for Toyo Tyres, including design of a manufacturing facility and tyre store in Sunshine, Victoria, as well as alterations and additions to rubber products facilities in Moorebank and Enfield.


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