History


2017

ISO Certification:
ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Certification, AS/NZS 4801 Occupational Health and Safety Certification, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System Certification

2013

Celebrate 20th Anniversary with customers and staff- St Kilda (12th March).
Rail facility officially opened by Mr. Andrew Lezala, CEO, Metro Trains Melbourne.
Obtained Certification to ISO9001.

2012

20th December, Thermo King Rail Australia facility building complete.
Revise company Logo from ‘Southern States Thermo King’ to ‘Southern States Group’.

2011

Rebrand Rail division to ‘Thermo King Rail Australia’ – National Dealership.
Complete final plans for new Rail Warehouse.

2010

Employ over 50 employees. Celebrate 10 years as Anteo Dealer.

2009

Employ own In-House Lawyer and open Human Resources Department.

2008

Update company logo.

2007

Sell Sunshine facility.
Move into new facility at Burns Road, Altona.

2006

Finalise plans for a new facility and start building.

2005

Purchase land at corner of Burns Road and Kororoit Creek Road, Laverton with plans to build a new facility in April 2007.

2003

Celebrate 10th year Anniversary.

2002

Thermo King Certi-Tech- Level 1 : Seven technicians qualify.

2000

Sell over 40 lifts in 1st year.

1999

Awarded Anteo Dealer for Victoria and Tasmania.

1998

Move to new purpose built SSTK facility opened by Sean Kinsella - President Thermo King Corporation.

1995

Purchase land corner Fairbairn Road and Spencer Street in Sunshine for proposed Thermo King facility.

1993

Southern States Group opened for business on the 6th September 1993.