Makeables is a social enterprise operating in the Brisbane suburbs of Rocklea and Tingalpa. As a social enterprise, Makeables trades to tackle social problems such as improving communities and providing people access to employment and training.
Makeables exists to provide meaningful training and employment opportunities for people living with disability, guided by the vision that everyone deserves independence, skill development and satisfaction.
The team at Makeables provides its customers with assistance in making the manual elements of the production and distribution process simpler – Makeables add value to these businesses with anything ‘makeable’ such as assembly, packing and finishing, to name a few of the services they can provide.
Business Manager Tony Burns said “Makeables is proof that outsourcing does not mean sending your work offshore. We do those time consuming jobs in an efficient and cost effective way leaving our customers and their staff free to focus on meeting the needs of their business.”
Makeables have tackled all kinds of jobs over the years including…
- Assembly – Folding and cutting, bundling, light construction, industrial assembly and pallet
production, display stands, assorting and folding collateral
- Packing – Sorting and collating, expo and conference kits, bagging, boxing various items, repacking,
counting and weighing
- Finishing – Labelling, cleaning, shrink wrapping, heat sealing, processing mailouts and
“Our services are reliable, cost effective and timely and each job we do is delivered exactly to our customers’ specifications. Providing scalability, our customers move faster and leverage their labour costs to maximise return on investment. Makeables can tailor its services to meet the specific needs of any business – people are often surprised by what we can help them with!” Mr Burns said. “But best of all, by engaging Makeables, you are helping to provide employment and training opportunities that change people’s lives because support from your business empowers us deliver on our aim to increase long-term employment opportunities and skills for people living with disability.”
If you would like more information on how Makeables can support your business, contact Tony at Makeables on 07 3292 9111.