About us


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Cablex is Australia’s leading, globally recognised manufacturer of custom cables and harness assemblies. Industries we currently service include Defence/Aerospace, Transportation, Telecommunication, and Electronic.

Cablex is a highly accredited ‘one stop shop’ for both complex and standard cable solutions, with the flexibility, agility and world class expertise that ensures the production of cost competitive quality products and solutions.

We provide complete ‘End-to-End’ solutions which includes product development, manufacturing, testing, installation and after market services.

In 1985  Cablex is founded , we are an established global supply chain partner with AS9100C, ISO 9001:2008 and ITAR compliance. Our highly experienced operators are IPC/WHMA-A-620B Certified, and trained in lean and 5S principles.

Our manufacturing and customer support centres are located in Melbourne, Australia (Head Quarters), Bangalore India and Incorporated in the USA.


Our Commitment

Developing and maintaining strong partnerships


At Cablex we consider our clients to be our valued ‘Partners’. Through these partnerships we ensure that not only do we provide superior quality solutions and service, but that we also strive to add genuine value through collaborating effectively and efficiently.

Cablex has established a number of strategic alliances with various organisations which extends our ability to provide competitive and effective solutions.

Superior quality, service and know how

As an industry leader Cablex has established a reputation for providing superior quality solutions, service and know how.  This reputation is built around our world-class expertise and experience, high level Certifications, Accreditations and Quality Assurances along with our ‘Continuous Improvement’ and ‘Lean Principal’ strategies. We are committed to investing in cutting edge equipment, capability development, prototype creation and staff training.

Flexibility which ensures your needs are met

Cablex is focused on providing responsive and flexible service, from initial project discussion right through to manufacturing and integration. As a result of this, a large and diverse range of capabilities has evolved within Cablex, providing a flexible highly skilled workforce to meet the ever changing customer requirements.

Competitive edge

Cablex delivers quality products and service at a globally competitive price through both our lean Australian and Indian manufacturing facilities.


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1985 – Cablex is founded by Michael Zimmer.

1986-1990 – Builds long term relationships with key clients, specifically in the telecommunications sector. Becomes Incorporated. Michael Zimmer and Heidi Krebs directed.

1991-1997 – The awarding of significant outsourcing contracts resulted in move to larger premises.

1998-2003 – Cablex expands its capabilities, investing in up-skilling and strategic alliances in the Transportation, Telecommunications and broader Defence industries. Becomes Incorporated in the USA.

2004-2009 – Strategically invests in the Aerospace sector winning a significant contract and acquires AS9001B quality certification, also expands into India and launches the installation component of the company.

2010 – Secures further global Aerospace contracts. Cablex Systems India Awarded ISO 9001 Certification in 2013.

2010 – Adds onsite installation services.

2010-2014 – Secures and extends several large scale Rail project contracts.

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Cablex Student Engagement Programs

Workplace Learning

In association with AIDN (Australian Industry Defence Network) and University Engineering Faculties Cablex participates in  a variety of student placement initiatives which provides students with real on the job experience and skills at Cablex. The initiatives enable students to remain engaged and informed about current industry work practices, processes, work place opportunities, and projects.


Our Student Engagement Events have been developed in partnership with University Engineering Faculties. The Events include inviting Engineering students to participate in private tours of our East Bentleigh facilities. The tours allow students to understand current industry work practices, see the engineering/manufacturing process in action, meet with like minded industry engineers and understand Cablex’s involvement in larger scale global projects.

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Cablex sponsors the University of Melbourne, “MUR Motorsports” team involvement in the Formula SAE Australasia Competition.  The Formula SAE is a yearly race car design competition entered by hundreds of universities around the world that brings together the thrills of racing with practical engineering elements of design and manufacturing and even considering the business model for scaled-up production. 

Charity Programs

We support a variety of local and international charities with a focus on empowering people so that they can better their situation and helping children in need.