The Team

Andrew Ouwejan

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Master of Engineering (by Research) from Swinburne University of Technology – Melbourne, Australia.

Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical and Materials) from the University of Auckland, New Zealand

Andrew has a wide range of experiences in the metallurgical industries in both New Zealand and Australia. He is a practical, hands-on metallurgist with unique industry experience and contacts.

Brief Work History and Profile

Before establishing METLAB LTD, Andrew spent four years as the Chief Metallurgist at a metal refinery specialising in the production and metallurgy of a wide range of brass and bronze alloys.

In other roles, Andrew carried out the following work:

  • Hardening and tempering a wide range of steels
  • Mechanical testing
  • Metallography
  • Plasma nitriding of steels
  • Projects on Die-Casting and Extrusion Dies
  • Project Technology
  • Production Engineering
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS analysis