APC HISTORY

The following is a timeline of key Australian Portable Camps Innovation up to present day. The purpose of this timeline is to show how innovation and manufacturing has  evolved over time.

Frank Always Looked Towards The Future!

Australian Portable Camps was founded in 2001 by Frank Martino. Frank is a very well-known chef and entrepreneur that started working in Tennant Creek mining and construction camps in 1968. He branched out into catering projects all over Australia, a major contract being the Ranger Uranium mine construction village contract where he looked after well the entire caravan park and housing estate.

Seeking to maintain a personal feel, APC is a family company where Frank oversees the entire operation and will take you personally through the necessary steps from inception to commissioning of each camp project. Frank is always on the front line for each project mobilization and site installation to guarantee that all work complies with the project requirements, specifications, safety, and environmental needs. APC has developed and built up a team of dedicated professional people who are committed to providing you with the best possible service beyond your expectations, and their approach and professional attitude is that “there is nothing impossible for APC to do”. Contact APC today where Frank will be more than pleased to meet with you and discuss your project camp requirements and provide you with a complete packaged, hassle-free solution.

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Vision To Reality - 2001

Frank Martino, drawing upon his three decades of industry experience, saw the potential to turn his dream into reality. He envisioned the concept of Australian Portable Camps (APC), refining his ideas to create innovative modular buildings.
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Establishing Foundations (2001-2004)

In 2001, APC took its first significant step by establishing its inaugural manufacturing facility in Aldinga Beach, South Australia. This marked the beginning of their journey towards realizing Frank's vision.
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Achieving Milestones (2004-2011)

In 2004, APC achieved a remarkable milestone by securing a contract as the accommodation provider for the SEAGAS pipeline project. Here, APC demonstrated their capabilities by successfully relocating a 250-man camp 200 kilometers away in just one week, showcasing their efficiency and expertise. In 2007, the company expanded its manufacturing capabilities with the construction of a new facility in Monarto.
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Pioneering Innovation (2011-2022)

APC continued to set industry benchmarks in 2011 when they were awarded the contract to supply a Construction Camp on Borrow Island. Notably, this project featured APC's pioneering double-story solution, a groundbreaking innovation. In 2022, APC achieved another impressive feat by designing, manufacturing, transporting, and installing a 1600-man camp in less than 9 months, solidifying their reputation as leaders in the modular building industry.

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Australian Portable Camps was founded in 2001 by Frank Martino. Frank is a very well-known chef and entrepreneur that started working in Tennant Creek mining and construction camps in 1968.

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