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We offer world class switchboards
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One Stop Shop For All Your Switchboard Requirements

Commencing operations in 2010, DARA Switchboards was born from the management buy-out of the Australian manufacturing arm of a world-leading electrical engineering company.

Our elite management team has over 30 years of experience gained from working with some of the world’s most respected low voltage electrical component design and manufacturing companies .

All industry leaders are in their specialist areas of design, project management and manufacturing operations.
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World-class electrical switchboards from Australia based DaRa

At DaRa, we’ve been delivering world-class electrical switchboards to the Australian market and beyond for the last 7 years.

As one of the leading switchboard manufacturers Melbourne-wide, we have an enviable reputation for using the latest technology, design and manufacturing techniques to provide innovative and responsive electrical switch board solutions for both Australian and global markets.

Switchboards for sale for commercial, industrial and residential projects

Our standard and custom switchboards are suitable for all kinds of commercial, industrial and residential projects, and have been designed and manufactured to meet all local and international compliance regulations.

Designed and manufactured right here in Melbourne in three of our fully integrated 5000m2 manufacturing plants using the latest engineering and design technology, we’re a key supplier to around 10 multi-national companies, including BP, Tesla, Puma Energy, BHP Billiton, Citipower Powercor, Origin Energy, Energy Australia and Sunpower etc .

So, the next time you’re looking for a reliable switchboard supplier, make sure to look out for the DaRa logo.

Custom-made switchboards for both the Australian and International markets

Through continued research and development, we’ve earned a commanding position in the Australian and international switchboard market. All our switchboards are manufactured to each customer’s individual requirements, and we pride ourselves on meeting stringent quality procedures, to ensure reliable, cost effective solutions.

We can design and manufacture anything switchboard related, from automation switchboards, group metering panels, DSG panel boards, DSE panel boards and DSC panel boards to tee off boxes, supply pillars, temporary power boards and electrical accessories, and have the capability and expertise to deliver a high quality custom switchboard solution for you.

From small beginnings to one of the leading switchboard manufacturers in Melbourne

Our electrical boards manufacturing company began life in 2010 in Mulgrave Victoria with a staff of just 10, following the management buy-out of the Australian manufacturing arm of a world-leading engineering company. Since then, we’ve gone from strength to strength

With continuous innovation and investment, we’ve brought the company right up to date with the opening of our second electricity switchboard production plant in Cranbourne West, and a current workforce of over 80 employees. The third manufacturing facility focused on producing type tested modular switchboards are getting operational right now.

Bringing new and innovative switchboard designs to the market

During the last 7 years, we’ve placed high emphasis on research and development which has allowed us to introduce new product lines to the market through innovative commercial, industrial and home switchboard design. This in turn has enabled us to expand our manufacturing, warehousing and national distribution facilities, and substantially increase our revenue.

Whether we’re investing in new punching, folding, engraving or laser label making machinery, coaching our employees on lean manufacturing techniques, or mentoring the electrical engineers of tomorrow through our engineering internship program; our commitment to delivering exceptional electrical switchboard design has enabled us to expand the scope and capacity of our switchboard manufacturing, and deliver a record number of electrical switch boards to the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

Melbourne switchboard manufacturers with decades of industry experience

One reason why DaRa has become so successful, is down to our elite management team.

With over 30 years of industry experience gained from working with some of the world’s most respected low voltage electrical component design and manufacturing companies, we’ve been able to transfer our skills, knowledge and expertise to design and manufacture high quality responsive switchboards for all sectors.

Each member of our management team are experts in their area of specialism, whether that’s to do with design, project management or manufacturing operations.

An Australian switchboard company that knows all about good customer service

In addition to providing the best electrical switchboard on the market for all kinds of applications, we’re fully committed to giving our customers the best possible customer service.

No matter what kind of electricity switchboard you need, we always aim to deliver an expert solution, on time and within budget. Our aim is to make things happen, and we’ll always do our best to meet lead times, no matter how difficult they may appear.

We put our customers first, and it shows; as we have a loyal and ever-growing customer base in utility, mining, resources and throughout the industrial and commercial sectors.

An ISO accredited switchboard manufacturer

DaRa is not only an ISO 9001: 2008 accredited company, but we also have accreditation from original manufacturers such as CUBIC, ELSTEEL and Legrand LX3, so you can rest assured that our stringent quality procedures enable us to produce systems that are both reliable and cost effective.

We’re also a member of the National Electrical Switchboard Manufacturers Association and the Clean Energy Council of Australia.

Interested in an engineering internship in Melbourne with DARA?

As one of the leading manufacturers of custom switchboard solutions, we’re always on the lookout for people with a passion for engineering.

We want to give today’s new engineers a chance to shine in our ever expanding business, and give them the skills they need to develop the innovative switchboard solutions of the future.

Our mission is to support young engineers, by providing at least 50 internships per year, If you’d like to be considered for a DaRa internship, get in touch with us today.

Contact DaRa for costings for your new switchboard

To obtain a price for your new switchboard, simply send your specifications to the team here at DaRa, and we’ll do the rest. Based on your application and installation requirements, we’ll advise on the best system for you, together with comprehensive costings.

If you’re happy to go ahead, our design engineers will draw up the approval and construction drawings using the latest design software and AutoCAD technology. We aim to have the drawings ready for your approval within 48 hours of receiving your initial enquiry for standard switchboards.

Following your approval to begin the manufacturing process, your switchboard will be assembled, fitted with the specified equipment and wired according to your specifications, prior to final testing and QA. Only when we’re completely happy with the finished product will it be delivered to your site.

However, you can rest assured that delivery will always be to schedule. After all, we have a reputation for meeting deadlines to uphold.

Need further information? Get in touch with the team here at DaRa

If you need any information or would like to discuss your custom switchboard requirements, our sales and engineering team are here to help.

Call 03 8544 3300 for pricing, send an email to info@dara-switchboards.com.au or complete our online contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

We’re your one-stop-shop for all the latest switchboards for commercial, industrial and residential use, and distribute our products Australia-wide and internationally.

Dara are a switchboard manufacturing company based in Melbourne. We sell switchboard gear online such as switchboard escutcheon, switchboard enclosures, meter panels & more.
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