Form Cut - Design | Create | Protect

Form Cut | Design Create Protect

Form Cut is a pro-active Defence focused organisation, developing Packaging, Handling and Storage solutions for the safe and secure transit of defence material as required by the Damage Minimisation Initiative [DMI] under Strategic Reform Program (SRP).

Packaging and Defence Product Specialist

Form Cut, based in Southern Australia, is an integrated design-led manufacturer with a strong focus on creating purposeful solutions together for our large Australian and International client base.

Our specialist team of Industrial Designers and Engineers deliver custom, protective packaging solutions for military use, incorporating shock and vibration attenuation for fragile and sensitive products, thermal and acoustic insulation and linings, seals, gaskets, sub-assemblies, occupant protection systems and a growing range of our own product lines.

Established in 1999, Form Cut has grown from strength to strength, starting life as a die cutting operation, building on experience, introducing new processes, services and products.

Located in Lonsdale, South Australia, 30 minutes south of Adelaide, Form Cut supplies products nationwide and internationally. Applying a philosophy of continuous improvement and technological development we are proud to announce that we have been certified through SAI Global to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System.

Form Cut is ISO 9001
Form Cut is ISO 9001

Australian Foam Packaging

Today, a core section of our business is directed towards the manufacture of innovative protection solutions. While Form Cut is active in multiple industries across the Australian manufacturing sector, it is a particularly strong contributor in the defence sector. Protecting Defence Lives and Assets Form Cut is actively involved in the manufacture of protective transit packaging solutions compliant to the Defence Packaging Standard, DEF(AUST) 1000C and the development and manufacture of Occupant Protection Systems currently integrated into the ADF’s Protected Mobility Vehicle (PMV) Bushmaster fleet.

Form Cut Custom Protective Cases with Foam Inserts
Form Cut Custom Protective Cases for Defence

Supported by Form Cut’s established design and development processes which incorporate important criteria such as product fragility, sensitivity, presentation, material, recyclability and end use application, we have recently established DMI our Damage Minimisation Initiative. DMI operates independantly to Form Cut, applying a structure process of Enquiry, Qualification, Analysis, Concept, Detailing, Prototyping and Production.

DMI is a partnering process across a supply chain that ensures the complete Through Life requirements for asset protection are appropriately considered, significantly reducing the cost of ownership.

Form Cut employ state of the art in-house CAD and CNC technologies that further enhance profiling, die cutting and varied proprietary fabrication techniques.

We also currently deliver Foam Packaging Interstate to Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.

Relevant to our work in ther Defence industry, Form Cut has extensive experience designing and manufacturing products in the following categories:

Presentation Cases
Packing frames
Packing Sets
Tote Packaging
Cartons & Containers
Custom Inserts
Protective Packaging
Floatation Systems
Reusable Packaging
Industrial Seals

Form Cut Custom Protective Cases for Defence