WesTrac Newcastle Branch Opens

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WesTrac Newcastle Opens its Doors

WesTrac have now moved into their brand new purpose-built facility near Newcastle New South Wales.

Effective 2 July 2012, WesTrac’s current Newcastle operations including Thornton Parts, Thornton Service and Tomago Truck Centre have relocated to 1 WesTrac Drive, Tomago.

Designed as a long term commitment of service and support to the community of Newcastle, the 23 hectare site is comprised of 12 major purpose built facilities, interconnected with a circulation spine, security buildings and extensive hardstand areas and landscaping. Key features of the facility include:

  • WesTrac Institute, a comprehensive training centre for those looking to enter the heavy equipment industry
  • a 12,000m2 Parts Distribution Centre, including a 500m automated conveyor system designed to increase picking efficiency and warehouse management
  • a Sales and Administration building, holding over 100 staff and boasting more than 15 meeting areas and a 45-seat theatre, plus a large Cat merchandise store
  • Highway Truck Centre, dedicated to servicing the Cat® Truck and featuring a state of the art driver’s lounge, dedicated sleeping quarters and first-class amenities
  • a Component Rebuild Centre, housing up to 150 people with the ability to complete the entire overhaul process under the one roof
  • an onsite cafeteria and first-class staff amenities, capable of servicing up to 400 staff at any one time


With the project commencing in May 2009, WesTrac Newcastle has been designed to provide the full range of Caterpillar services and equipment maintenance for all the industries we serve and has the flexibility for future growth, embedding the company as an important contributor to the Hunter region and its people.

Development Snapshot:

First Dirt Turned: February 2011
Completion Date: July, 2012
WesTrac Site Area: 23 Hectares
Expansion Site Area: 17 Hectares
Building Area: 45,178m2
Total Area (approx.): 51,436m2
Building Volume: 560,000m3
Length (front to rear): 700+ Metres
Total Steel Tonnage: 2,900 Tonne
Total Volume of Concrete: 25,800m3
Total Number of Pavers Installed: 4,500,000
Initial Forecast On Site Staff: 400+ persons

WesTrac Newcastle

1 WesTrac Drive, Tomago NSW 2322
Main Admin: (02) 4964 5000
Parts: (02) 4964 5066
WesTrac Institute: (02) 4964 5200