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CastAbout is in Beta Testing

We are currently in Beta Testing which means we want your feedback. Before launching the CastAbout platform we are over-engineering our system, ensuring it meets your needs.

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How the system works

Search users can specify the relevant manufacturing criteria to find the most suitable manufacturer that fulfils the requirements.

Capability Identification

A Capability searcher will identify the required capability for manufacturing their product.

Capability entry

The capability is entered into the system by the user with additional information about the component. such as Dimensions, weight, Material, Qualifications of the manufacturer, Quality requirements.

Suitability formula

The intelligent system will find the most suitable manufacturer for the search criteria. Creating the most suitable candidate for the job.

Ranked results

The system produces results of the manufacturers who have the required capabilities and requirements for the searchers needs. They will be ranked by what is important to the searcher.

How you join the system

Joining CastAbout’s system is easy, quick and intuitive.

Sign up

Fill out our online form and we will set up your account.

Enter your details

Enter your account details and your manufacturing capabilities.

Create connections

Search through our system and create those important connections.

Get it done

Have your next job completed here in Australia.

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Verification Process

All manufacturers that show up in the recommendation will be verified to ensure:

  1. Their stated capabilities are correct and true
  2. Their certifications are accredited and valid

We verify using a 30-minute video-link were we ensure that listed capabilities are true.

What is the verification process?

One of our experts will organise a video call at a time that suits you. From here, you will show us your exact capabilities. It’s that simple!

Why do we verify?

We believe in creating a fair, honest system. We ask our listing manufacturers to provide evidence they can do exactly what they say they do.

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Who is CastAbout for?


Who is a searcher? CastAbout’s system is built to be searched by those who understand how things are made. Typically engineers, procurement managers, manufacturers, OEM part manufacturers & business owners.

Listing manufactures

Currently, CastAbout has been created for metal manufacturers. We plan to expand our system to all Australian manufacturers in the future.

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A small fee for huge potential



  • Receive enquiries for work relevant to your business capabilities. 

  • Less quality and manufacturing issues 

  • Higher success rate on quoting

  • Access to local Australian demand for specific capabilities


$40/ pm

  • Includes a manufacturer listing and all features

  • Includes all search features.


$40/ pm

  • Unlimited searchers

  • Saves time searching for suitable manufacturers that can complete work competitively, quality and best lead times. 

  • Reduced supply chain risk using local manufacturers. No more imports!

  • Access to Australia wide network

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