Our Team



Technical Director
Clayton George
Managing Director
Andrew Carroll

Clayton joined Cold Forge in 1980.  Clayton is the third generation of industrial component manufacturers in his family, with his grandfather having started the business in the 1930’s.  Clayton is the engineering and technical lead in the business with decades of experience in zero-defect manufacturing.  Clayton is a qualified Fitter & Turner (Machinist) by trade.  Clayton spends a great deal of time in the field working with customers to defining solutions for recurring problems. Clayton is a major shareholder in the business.


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Sales Director
Joe Commins

Joe joined Cold Forge in 2020 after 6 years at JSteel and almost 20 years at ThyssenKrupp.  Joe has both local and international experience and has developed an exceptional understanding of the dynamincs of the rail market in Australia.  Joe is responsible for developing long term business relationships, detailed commercial strategies and securing, negotiating and managing of commercial contracts.

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Operations Manager
Phill Bugeja

Phill joined Cold Forge in 2002 and previously spent over 10 years with AJAX Fasteners.   Phil has been in the fastener industry since 1972.  Phill was Cold Forge’s factory foreman before the business exited manufacturing in 2011.  Phill is responsible for the management of the warehouse including shipping and receiving functions, freight handling and oversight of the specialist machine jobbing shop.


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Andrew joined Cold Forge in 2004.  Andrew has spent the majority of his career in entrepreneurial start-ups and has experience in a broad range of fields having spent a number of years in corporate advisory.  Andrew has a background in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the AGSM.  Andrew leads major bids and works closely with Clayton Joe and Steve to service the business' major customers.  Andrew along with Clayton is a major shareholder in the business.


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Sales Manager
Steve Brown

Steve joined Cold Forge in 2012 after 20 years with Ramset in Sydney.  Steve handles the day to day customer sales enquiries and is the key initial contact point into the business.


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Finance & Administration Manager
Bruce Jones

Bruce joined Cold Forge in 2008 after 15 years with Schindler.  Bruce is a CPA.  Bruce is responsible for the finance functions in the business and keeping both our customers and suppliers happy.  


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