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Why choose Hotwash Australia?

  1. Our commitment to excellence sets us apart. With a track record of delivering top-notch results, we've earned the trust of countless clients across the country. From major cities to remote regions, we're dedicated to serving you wherever you are.
  2. When it comes to efficiency, safety, and environmental responsibility, there's no better partner. Our cutting-edge Hotwash Automatic Parts Degreasing machines and expert support are here to transform your operations.
  3. Hotwash Parts washers are designed for optimal performance and efficiency, saving you valuable time and labour costs. Plus, our biodegradable, water-based detergents promote environmental responsibility while achieving superior cleanliness.
  4. Whether you're in VIC, QLD, NSW or WA, Hotwash Australia is your go-to partner for elevating workshop productivity and safety. Join the ranks of satisfied customers who've chosen us to make their operations cleaner, safer, and more efficient. Discover the Hotwash Australia advantage today.
  5. Australia Owned and Operated - with over 40 years of industry experience. We can advise you on the model that best suits your business needs.
  6. We operate Across a Multitude of Industries - Automotive, Transport, Mining, Engineering, Aviation, Marine, Earth Moving and More...

Hotwash Covers All Bases

Hotwash Australia is respected for their exceptional design capabilities that set it apart in the industry. With a proven track record and a team of highly skilled professionals, Hotwash Australia consistently delivers innovative and effective design solutions to suit the industry in which it operates.

Hotwash Australia has firmly established itself as a formidable competitor in manufacturing capabilities, known for its precision, efficiency, and commitment to quality. Partnering with a state-of-the-art fabricating facility and a team of skilled experts, Hotwash Australia consistently delivers products that meet the highest standards with their heavy-duty and extra heavy-duty parts washers.

Hotwash Australia has garnered a stellar reputation for its comprehensive maintenance and service capabilities, which are geared towards ensuring the longevity, reliability, and optimal performance of their range of parts washers. With a customer-centric approach and a team of skilled technicians and contractors, Hotwash Australia's maintenance and service offerings are designed to provide peace of mind to clients across Australia.

To ensure we keep our customers satisfied, we cover all bases required to deliver a service that is second to none:

  • Design
  • Manufacture
  • Maintain

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Safety and Maintainance

Hotwash Automatic Parts Degreasing machines offer a safer alternative that not only enhances workshop productivity but also minimizes the risks associated with having skilled tradespeople manually clean parts by hand.

Our machines are designed with health and safety in mind. They are economical, portable, and compact, making them a practical addition to any workshop. These innovative machines automatically clean dirty, greasy parts using biodegradable, water-based detergents, eliminating the need for extended downtime and labor-intensive cleaning methods.

Consider this: If you have a tradesperson or apprentice spending four hours cleaning parts manually, the latest Hotwash can complete the same task in just 15 minutes. Moreover, the cleanliness achieved by Hotwash machines exceeds what can be achieved through manual cleaning.

Invest in the well-being of your team and prioritize safety in your workshop. Hotwash Automatic Parts Degreasing machines are your solution to efficiency, productivity, and a cleaner, safer work environment. Don't let valuable hours slip away when a better, safer option is available.


PEOPLE - PLANET - PROFIT... Smart Solutions Take Care of All Three

As of October 2023, the automotive service and repair sector faced a shortage of over 40,000 workers, including approximately 27,000 qualified technicians and 13,500 apprentices. This shortage is exacerbated by an 11.5% increase in total automotive workshops since 2021, with nearly 3,000 new workshops entering the market in the last two years.

Since then, these numbers have remained stagnant, leaving each workshop in the country short of one technician, with 50% lacking an apprentice. The situation is projected to worsen before any signs of improvement emerge.

Despite the challenges, technicians are being compensated above award rates, with master technicians earning an average of $83,000 (excluding superannuation) and first-year apprentices averaging $36,000. However, this places considerable financial strain on small businesses, who must now dedicate more time to operational tasks rather than business growth.

Given these circumstances, every hour of the day becomes invaluable for workshop owners, emphasising the need for cost efficiency at every level. While the shortage presents a significant dilemma, it sparks opportunities for forward-thinking entrepreneurs to address this crisis.

The key objective is to develop products and services that streamline non-revenue-generating tasks, ensuring employees focus primarily on activities with a positive ROI. One notable time-consuming task in workshops is the manual cleaning of dirty, greasy parts—a process historically reliant on caustic, hazardous chemicals detrimental to both employee health and the environment.

Since then, significant innovations in engineering and higher standards within the chemical industry have liberated workshops from the hazards of the past. Now, they optimise their time and that of their employees, enhancing revenue generation and providing better, faster, more efficient service to customers. Furthermore, they actively foster improved work-life balance for their employees, aligning themselves with a community of conscientious business owners who recognize their duty to care for both the environment and the individuals powering their operations.

Jim McDonald, the proprietor of Hotwash Australia, has dedicated a substantial portion of his professional journey to crafting a company that offers solutions to these challenges. His focus lies in delivering clean, cost-effective, environmentally friendly products and services to the industry. With a network of over 1,200 automatic parts washers spanning the nation, Jim takes pride in affirming that Hotwash Australia is actively contributing to positive change in the sector.

Jim welcomes conversations with like-minded thinkers wishing to collaborate and make positive strides to protect our environment, while improving the workplace for employers and employees alike.