Australia’s processing industry has never played such a crucial role in the economy, with local abattoirs rapidly investing in capital infrastructure to help meet global demand for Australian meat. ICA specialises in developing componentry and full turnkey systems for abattoirs of all sizes, from family run operations to large scale producers and exporters.

We have turnkey packages for:

  • Tote storage, delivery and retrieval systems
  • Automated tote stackers / elevators
  • Tote lowerator / tipper units
  • Cryovac tray handling systems
  • Trim cutting tables
  • Final cut packing tables for Cryovac trays
  • Boning Room Layout


Operational Advantages

  • Systems designed with operator ergonomics in mind.
  • Open design construction for hygienic applications.
  • Large range of belt types to suit specific applications.
  • Integrated controls package.
  • Innovative designs to provide plant flexibility


Past clients

our reputation
within the industry

While we create one-off solutions, we never treat our customer relationships that way. ICA prides itself on building long standing, ongoing partnerships with our clients. Our ability to continue to add value to our clients’ plant efficiency and production is fundamental to our success, and our intimate knowledge of the specifics of materials handling in every client industry is the reason we enjoy satisfied clients and long-term relationships.

The reason clients choose ica

Our Point of Difference

ICA has the expertise, capacity and financial strength to undertake any size project anywhere in the world. As a provider of turnkey solutions, ICA provides a complete in-house service including engineering, design, manufacture, supply, installation and electronic process control from concept through to commissioning. With a combined experience of more than 300 years in materials handling technology you can rely on the ICA team to successfully deliver your next project.

Our Company

Formed in 1979, ICA is a privately-owned company with a 40+ year history of global engineering excellence, driven by a stable, skilled workforce. Wholly Australian owned and operated, our Head Office and manufacturing facilities are located in Bendigo, 160 kilometres north of Melbourne in Central Victoria. On our 15 hectares of land we have a total developed factory complex of over 10,000 square metres within three separate fabrication and assembly buildings. Our Melbourne office in Tullamarine also provides design and sales support.

Our Capabilities

Custom design and turnkey solutions, from micro projects to multi-site global installations. ICA have industry specific expertise, and provide in-house design, manufacture, testing and commissioning. Our team are expert installers providing custom training and ongoing site support.

Turnkey Systems

Turnkey systems are the most cost-effective way of achieving the best system solution for materials handling. ICA specialises in delivering turnkey systems that are adaptable and versatile – enabling you to include and remove components as required. We're a company of inventors and innovators who love starting from scratch to create the best possible system that totally meets your needs, now and into the future. We design modular systems to allow for upgrades and we are able to be involved on an ongoing basis to ensure your equipment is maintained to optimal efficiency. Modular turnkey systems give you the advantage as the latest software, control and sensor technologies can be brought into play - and this is the key to providing market adaptability.