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KSB Australia Facility

KSB in Australia

KSB Australia Pty Ltd. is a leading pump manufacturer servicing the Australian Mining, Water & Waste Water Markets. Originating from Ajax Pump Works in 1939 and Forrers in 1988, the KSB Australia team have over 80 years’ local industry knowledge, a vast network of distributors, two sales offices and two distribution/service centres.

About us

KSB Australia combines high-quality products and qualified employees to provide tailored solutions to customers across the country. Our team of project engineers, experienced sales personnel, knowledgeable product managers, reliable service technicians and first-class fabrication team are ready to provide a tailored solution for your next project. 

The two main production facilities located on the east and west coast of Australia house a stock range of end suction pumps, vertical multistage pumps, submersible sewage pumps, submersible borehole pumps and an extensive rand of genuine spare parts, including GIW slurry pump parts and KSB mechanical seals.

KSB Headquarter in Bundamba outside view
Map of Germany with all locations

Locations across Australia

KSB Australia has two main assembly and service centres, located in Queensland and Western Australia with an additional sales office located in South Australia and sales personnel located across the country.

KSB Bundamba
KSB Bundamba is spread over 8,000m², and includes a 2,200m² workshop, with a large training facility and pump testing capabilities.

KSB Hope Valley
KSB Hope Valley is spread over 10,300m², and includes a 1,500m² workshop capable of repairing rotating equipment and assembling pumping equipment. KSB Hope Valley also features a newly commissioned hydraulic pump performance testing facility, which is able to test pumps of all sizes with it Clean Water Test Circuit and Waste Water Test Circuit.

KSB Australia Managing Director

Meet KSB Australia’s Managing Director, Philippe Olivier.

Our full management team includes, Brent Jooste – Financial Controller, Dorel Strungaru – Human Resources Manager, Brett Lewis – Mining & KSB SupremeServ General Manager and Sarel Erasmus – Water & Wastewater General Manager.

Philippe Olivier Managing Director


KSB Australia is a dynamic company that is synonymous with innovation and tradition. This brief overview will tell you about some of the milestones in the history of KSB Australia, from its establishment right through to its latest product innovations.


KSB Australia commissioned a new pump testing facility in Hope Valley, WA.


KSB Australia opens a new purpose-built facility in Hope Valley to service Western Australia.


KSB Australia moved to its dedicated Water and Wastewater Competence Centre in Bundamba, Queensland.


The company name KSB Ajax Pumps was changed to KSB Australia Pty Ltd.


The Forrers facility moved to the Tottenham facility.


Manufacturing moved to a state-of-the-art premises in Tottenham, Victoria.


KSB Ajax was formed bringing together the companies KSB and Ajax Pumps.


The KSB Group acquired GIW Inc. Grovetown, USA. This acquisition marks KSB’s entry into the slurry pump market.


Ajax Pump Work was established in Tottenham, Victoria.

Premium quality standards at KSB

KSB always works to the latest quality standards, in all areas of the company - Worldwide. At KSB in Australia quality takes top priority too.

The entire Group works to uniform quality guidelines based on the Business Excellence Model of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).

KSB letters on blue background

KSB Group

The KSB Group is one of the leading suppliers of quality pumps and valves and related services with an annual sales revenue of almost 2400 million euros, the company has a presence on all continents with its own sales and marketing organisations, manufacturing facilities and service operations. KSB employs more than 15,000 people.

The success of the company is founded on innovative technology that is the fruit of its own global research and development activities. As well as customers and employees, KSB also serves society at large. Examples of our CSR activities include environmental and educational projects. We are committed to the United Nations’ Global Compact. Its principles reinforce social, environmental and economic fairness worldwide.