BTS 19: No place like Holmwood

By: Cobey Bartels, Photography by: Nathan Duff


Holmwood's display one of the longest on show

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Brisbane-Based trailer manufacturer Holmwood Highgate had a ripper display for the show and yes, there is a theme here – they obviously build them well in Queensland.

Holmwood Highgate, now 69 years young, is known for its aluminium tanker range, a material that offers weight savings.

That is, if you know how to manufacturer with it.

"Anyone can weld steel," Holmwood Highgate national sales director Ian Williamson says.

"But not everyone can weld aluminium.

"Our welders are leaders in the field."


Read more about Holmwood's homegrown innovations here


The manufacturer showcased their trick 26-metre B-double tanker, built for IOR Petroleum and featuring the latest Hendrickson INTRAXX suspension.

You couldn’t miss this thing, as it was arguably one of the longest trailer setups at the show.

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