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Committed to quality and excellence

On the 1st of April 2021, the ARA Group acquired JBM Power, expanding on the design and manufacturing capabilities of switch boards and switch rooms. JBM Power now operate as ARA Electrical. 

The acquisition of JBM Power completes our turnkey offering and truly does make ARA Electrical a one stop shop in the market. The switch room business will also provide opportunities for other parts of the wider ARA group.

JBM Power Electrical expands ARA Electricals capabilities in the following areas:

LV Siemens – SivaconS8 Motor Control Centre and Distribution Boards

  • Fully Type tested to IEC61439 and AS/NZS .
  • Arc fault containment in accordance with TR61641
  • Earthquake tested
  • Fully withdrawable starters and feeders
  • Segregation to upto form 4B
  • Safe access
  • Single sided, back connected, and back to back options
  • Top & Rear main busbar zones,
  • Insulated or uninsulated busbars

LV Siemens – Simotrol Motor Control Centre and Distribution Boards

  • Type tested to AS3439 including limited arc fault containment.
  • Demountable starters and feeders to AS 3439.1 (Forms 1 to 4)
  • Safe access
  • Single sided, back connected, and back to back options
  • Generous busbar zones,
  • Insulated or uninsulated busbars
  • PLC panels

LV Outdoor IP56 and custom kiosks

  • Aluminium / Stainless Steel Outdoor Kiosks
  • Mild Steel custom enclosures
  • Designed to comply with Customers requirements.
  • Demountable starters and feeders  (Forms 1 to 4).
  • Marshalling Panels for Substations.


Transportable Switch-room packages

  • Transportable Switch-room on-site manufacturing
  • FIP systems, Vesda Detecion, CCTV Security, Gas suppression, HVAC
  • Structural Steel Access Platforms & Stairs
  • 2hr FRL – 120/120/120 construction
  • Turnkey solution
  • Panel installation, Inter-panel wiring and testing.
  • Protection, Control and Communication Panels
  • Battery system
  • Data Racks

Sheet metal manufacturing

Our Sheet metal manufacturing operations have the latest machines & technologies including:

  • CNC machines
  • Break Press
  • Chemical Clean process
  • Folding machines
  • MIG & TIG welding
  • Powder coating

We also manfacture ensloses using the following materials: 

  • Aluminimum 
  • Stainless steel 
  • Mild steel


Integrated electrical and communication solutions

ARA Electrical is a specialist in delivering fully integrated electrical and communications solutions. We provide a range of high-quality, customer-driven solutions for clients across multiple industries –; mining and resources; infrastructure; defence; steel; renewables and government – through our four key capability areas:

Service and Maintenance

Operating 24/7 to provide clients with scheduled and reactive maintenance, repairs, and risk assessments.

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Manufacturing reliable, quality solutions through a large range of innovative products built to Australian and international standards.

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Providing all aspects of electrical project management, installation and construction.

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Designing and engineering innovative solutions for a range of electrical projects.

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