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Retracom’s Group of Companies is one of Queensland’s most successful privately owned businesses, regularly appearing within the top 100 of the Q400 awards (Queensland top 400 privately owned companies). 

Established in 1974 Retracom has proven to be a market leader within the manufacturing industry and construction industry and is a testament to the company’s commitment, expertise and integrity in all that we do.

Retracom’s turnover for FY2012 was $25M and we employ approximately 80 staff and upwards of 150 sub-contractors.

Retracom’s Group of Companies comprises three separate businesses being Transportable Buildings, Hire Buildings and Insulated Panels Contracting.

Projects undertaken by the group include:

  • Mining and Infrastructure projects with our portable buildings business;
  • Industrial and Commercial Food Processing and cold room panels/cold storage facilities with our Contracting business; and
  • Large temporary office hire and accommodation hire projects within the Resource, Infrastructure and Mining sector, through our Hire business.

Located at Crestmead Brisbane, Retracom has also recently set up a satellite office in Toowoomba to take advantage of infrastructure projects in the Surat Basin. 

The success of Retracom is based on the vision of the Managing Director Martin Porter. Martin has been at the helm of Retracom for over 25 years and has been the driving force behind its success. Being a family based business Martin’s three sons have all worked for the business and recently the eldest son Shannon Porter was promoted to Chief Executive Officer for Retracom Hire and Transportable Buildings.

Martin’s long term vision focuses around creating a vibrant, contemporary and innovative company that maintains a healthy respect for its traditional values embracing them into the next generation and beyond.


80 Magnesium Drive
Crestmead, Queensland 4132
07 3489 4444