RCR Tomlinson Ltd was established as a result of the merger of listed companies RCR Engineering Ltd and Centurion Industries Limited in December 1996.
RCR Engineering Ltd was established in Western Australia in 1979 to provide diversified fabrication and machining services to industry in the south-west region of Western Australia. The company grew steadily, strengthening its resources and skills base by participating in major regional project developments.
Centurion Industries Limited was incorporated in Western Australia in 1985 to acquire the business, assets and property of Clyde Industries Limited's Welshpool site. This business traded under the name Tomlinson, the origins of which date back to 1892. Tomlinson was one of the oldest engineering companies in Australia; boilers manufactured under this name continue to be held in extremely high regard throughout the country.
Following its acquisition of the Tomlinson business, Centurion Industries continued to manufacture, sell and service a comprehensive range of high quality boilers, in addition to providing services to its customers in the mining and oil and gas industries.
Since its establishment in 1996, RCR Tomlinson Ltd has undergone substantial and sustained growth to emerge as one of Western Australia's leading multi-disciplinary engineering firms, supplying a products and services to a diverse clientele, both in Australia and overseas.