About Toowoomba Engineering

For over 30 years, Toowoomba Engineering have been providing quality fabrication and 'end to end' metal manufacturing solutions to businesses across Toowoomba and the Darling Downs, Queensland and northern NSW, supporting a strong and loyal customer base.

Both owned and managed by the Farquharson family, our expert team design, develop, fabricate and engineer for many industry sectors including the agricultural, mining, construction and transport sectors.  We offer specialised metal services from laser cutting, engineering design and turret punching, through to press brake folding, welding and fabrication.  In addition, we offer full turnkey solutions with your product delivered and installed ready to use.

Our Values


  • Safety – we provide a safe work environment where staff can operate at their best.

  • Excellence – we are a team of experts focused on working together to achieve the best outcome for our customers.

  • Strong Partnerships – we build long term, mutually beneficial partnerships and relationships.  

  • Quality – we are a highly adaptable and responsive team committed to exceeding customer expectations.

  • Team Work – we are a loyal, professional team who are involved in a consultative management process.

  • Sustainability – we seek to advance environmentally sustainable manufacturing and agricultural practises.

Development of GROUND BREAKER Precision Agriculture

In 2010, brothers Andrew, Nick and Scott Farquharson purchased Toowoomba Engineering, bringing their combined strengths across engineering and manufacturing, agronomy, farming, business and finance.  Relationships with key players in the agricultural sector led the company to undertake an intense research and development program aimed at solving agronomic challenges faced by Australian farmers.

In 2014, the team made a major breakthrough for planting machinery that integrates precision technology with tyne planting row units.  This is a world first!  The success led to Toowoomba Engineering starting its own agriculture division branded GROUND BREAKER Precision Agriculture.

GROUND BREAKER Precision Agriculture, our latest machinery range, includes quality precision planters that allow farmers to maximise agronomic and economic gains by capitalising on genetic and technological improvements.  The GROUND BREAKER Precision Planters are specifically designed for the conditions of Australian growing regions and apply the world’s leading precision technology.

The GROUND BREAKER Precision Planters bring Toowoomba Engineering's patented tyne technology together with the very latest in global precision technology and innovative engineering design into a superior planting system.  This technology combines, for the first time, a tyne with precision planting technologies, providing farmers with control over applications in variable conditions such as soil type, moisture and nutrient levels.


In addition, the integration of precision technology with tractor software provides farmers with an advanced, 'whole of crop' cycle monitoring system.  This technology is at the very forefront of the precision agriculture technology revolution and is creating massive opportunities for farmers to enjoy the benefits of precision farming practices in a wider range of cropping situations.  

Read more about GROUND BREAKER Precision Agriculture


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