“70 years young and still having fun”

THE NORSTAR TIMELINE

 
 

1947

Ray Sailah started Preston Metals in Gilbert Road, Preston with partner Ted Wilson.

 

1952

Ray starts Norstar Junk company in Gilbert Rd, Preston.

 
 
 

1956

Ray buys property at Banbury Rd, Reservoir predominately trading Non-Ferrous scrap metals.

 

1970

Paul Sailah, Rays son, joins the business.

 
 
 

1980

Norstar Junk is renamed to Norstar Steel Recyclers.

 

1981

Purchased a 20 acre property at Dohertys Rd, Laverton North.

 
 
 

1989

Commissioned Lindemann 1250hp Shredder.

 

1997

Nortrade International, Norstar’s international trading arm commences.

 
 
 

1997

Commissioned Lindemann 1250 tonne Static Shear at Laverton North.

 

2002

Purchased an 8 acre property at Redgum Drive, Dandenong.

 
 
 

2004

Purchased property adjacent to Laverton North facility, bringing the operation area to a total of 37 acres.

 

2005

Commissioning of 4000hp, Lynxs Shredder installed at Laverton North.

 
 
 

2012

Commenced trading at Colchester Rd, Bayswater North

 

2014

Commisioning of 8000hp Mega shredder at Laverton North

 

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