Machinery Automation and Robotics (MAR) is a leading supplier of integrated automation and robotic solutions to the manufacturing industry. MAR has built its reputation over the past 17 years as one of the most respected technology solution providers in the marketplace. For more than a decade, the Telstra and Australian Governments’ Small Business Awards have been recognised for showcasing individual Australian small businesses and the role which the sector plays in our nation. Small businesses hold a long and proud tradition of producing some of Australia’s best innovations. This sector also plays a critical role in the Australian economy. The small business sector in Australia employs almost 3.6 million people and accounts for 28 per cent of total wages and salaries generated by all Australian businesses.