About Us

Founded by Roy Martin Shotton (17 June 1944 to 22 October 1999), P&R Sheetmetal was established in 1977.With 9 staff members we quickly grew a reputation for Precision and Quality. In 1996 P&R invested in their first Laser cutting machine,which lead the company into a new phase of high turn over, precision products. P&R became a Quality Endorsed company in 2001.

While still a family owned company, we now employ more than 85 staff members and are one of the leading sheetmetal companies in the country today.

Our business divisions include:

  1. ParMED - formerly known as Hendicare Mortuary Equipment
  2. P&R Sheetmetal - Leading supplier of sheetmetal to industries including Bio-Medical machinery, Point of Sales and Logistics
  3. Shotton Lifts - Manufacturer of cost effective customer oriented vertical transport solutions to the diverse market including Passenger, Disabled, Residential, Commercial and Industrial Market

Some of our Reference sites where ParMED products are used (some under Hendicare branding):

  • Gold Coast University Hospital
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • Cairns Base Hospital
  • Australian Catholic University - Banyo QLd
  • Australian Catholic University - Sydney
  • James Cook University - Townsville
  • University of Western Australia
  • Prince of Wales Hospital - Randwick
  • Calvary Hospital - ACT
  • John Hunter Hospital- Newcastle Forensic Medicine Facility
  • Qld Health Scientific Services (John Tonge Center)
  • Griffith University-Gold Coast
  • Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine
  • University of Queensland
  • Australian National University
  • Townsville Hospital
  • Nambour Hospital
  • Auckland Hospital
  • South Australian Police Department of Forensic Medicine.