After completing an Apprenticeship at General Motors Holden in Production Engineering in 1978 Jim left to start his own business in a rented workshop in Salisbury.

In 1996 the business moved to newly renovated premises with its 6 employees and after 44 years in the business Jim has covered most of the needed types of work and had a lot of experience in the finer details of running a small business.

Jim also has experience in running businesses in the farming and hospitality sectors. Being very passionate about the advancement of SME’s in South Australia. Jim now is keen to be involved with Northern Economic Leaders.