Who Are We?


Established in 1996, Mincham is a family owned manufacturing business based in Adelaide, South Australia. With a strong passion to service, develop and produce advanced light-weight solutions for the defence, aerospace and high-tech’ industries. We pride ourselves on maintaining our core values as our upmost priority, Our people, Our integrity, Our Excellence, Our Passion To Pioneer and our dedication to all of our stakeholders.

The Beginning

Mincham (Formerly known as “Mincham Aviation” prior to re-branding in 2020), was founded in 1996 by current Managing Director, Darryl Mincham. Departing the R.A.A.F in the 1990’s, Darryl begun work as a contractor; shortly after he & his wife Debra, decided to start Mincham Aviation due to the overwhelming demand for skilled aerospace structure technicians.
Originally focussing on servicing commercial airliners and niche technology projects, Mincham expanded into Aero-medical and eventually back to Darryl’s true passion of working with Defence .


Our Niche

A broad range of capabilities that provide flexible solutions for our customer from start to finish.


From initial concept through to CAD and simulation testing, our in-house engineering team has all bases covered.


After a design is approved, we have in-house capability for low-rate manufacturing to test prototypes


From individual component manufacture, through to painting and assembly, we do it all; in-house

Through-Life Support

We take pride in supporting existing projects through modernisation or general maintenance and service life over-hauls

Our Social Commitments

Our organisation maintains a significant veterans and minority employment program, with near on 50% of our workforce being veterans , and the remainder coming from diverse cultural backgrounds, we pride ourselves on being a role model for equality.

The company has a genuine passion for helping charities. Past and current charities includes the likes of the Leukemia Foundation, The Road Home, Soldier On, RFDS and numerous others.

Where We’re Going

With a growth rate envied by many, Mincham has invested significantly into building a foundation that will enable sustained growth over the coming decade. With the development of a new facility, enhanced capabilities, capacity and a culture based upon our core values, our stakeholders are excited to be a part of the journey. A strong part of this journey will be furthering our relationships and strategic partnerships with like-minded organisations.