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Cottam Engineering manufacture and repair components for Agricultural, Earth Moving and Mining industries. We specialise in gearcutting – design and manufacture of gearboxes and gearbox overhauls. Gearcutting of spur, helical and internal gears that can be machined up to 1.5m diameter. Modify existing drive gearboxes and drive trains. Most of our work entails gearbox manufacture and one-of products and modifications. We are situated in Corcoran Street, Berrigan NSW. Cottam Engineering was formed in 1978 as a private manufacturing and repair company. The present site was purchased in 1981 and developed into a practical and productive machine shop with separate welding shop - a total factory area of 720 sq met.. Joe has a total hands-on approach to all business activities and training of apprentices. Over the thirty years in business we trained some exceptional apprentices and can say they have all stayed in the trade managing other enterprises or operating their own business. Most of our staff has stayed with us for many years providing our excellent experienced staff.

Joe Cottam is a qualified Fitter and Machinist / Welder with forty years experience in diesel engineering, earth-moving equipment and general engineering. Joe has earned a high level of respect in his time in the industry. He is the business owner / manager and celebrated 30years in business in 2008. Joe Cottam formed the business on his own in 1978 operating in rented premises. Joe designed, built and operates the Modified Pulling Tractor “Riverina Screamer”. He has been involved with Modified Tractor Pulling for 24 years. Joe is a Life Member of Berrigan Apex, an inaugural member of Berrigan and District Development Association and Chairman of Y.C.S. Cottam Engineering participated in the Bridge to Bridge 2005 Solar Car Project and the 2008 Solar Car project with Finley High School (adopt a school program).