Bosco Office & Storage is part of the OPIE Manufacturing Group – Designing & manufacturing in Australia for 60 years. 

Wilson & Gilkes has recently undergone an acquisition by the Opie Group, further strengthening its position in the industry.


Our history

Australian designed and manufactured Industrial  Benches, Toolboxes and storage solutions workplace storage solutions.


Wilson and Gilkes was acquired by OPIE Manufacturing Group in 2023. 

Opie Group has been making quality fabricated products since 1962; this new acquisition will enable Boscotek to leverage the latest technology and skills in it new Head office and factory at OPIE Group, 109 Russell Street, Emu Heights NSW 2750.  

Wilson & Gilkes was established in 1945 by Mr Alex Wilson and Mr Eric Gilkes. The company manufactured a broad range of photographic equipment which gave the company its precision and quality culture

OPIE Manufacturing Group  is recognised as one of Australia’s leading sheet metal fabricators. who’s engineers and industrial designers produces Boscotek to save space and improve efficiency in your workshop or lab or industrial space.

Boscotek is a truly competitive and flexible manufacturer specialising in sheet metal storage. In recent years OPIE Group  has been a key supplier to large infrastructure and defence projects. Our team took a basic concept for traffic tunnel fire service metal structures, and helped create a modular system that slashed site installation time.


Our values

The OPIE Manufacturing Group recently acquired Wilson & Gilkes, a company that has been operating since the post-WWII economic reconstruction period. Over the past 75 years, Wilson & Gilkes has witnessed significant changes in manufacturing, economy, and society. During its early years, the idea of using automated laser technology for complex metal cutting, such as in Boscotek, would have been unimaginable. However, Wilson & Gilkes has always believed in the capabilities of its people and their commitment to achieving flexible manufacturing solutions that deliver optimum results for their Boscotek customers.

Today Opie Group employs a team of qualified staff and the talented teams from Wilson & Gilkes including industrial designers, mechanical engineers, electricians, sheet metal tradespeople, fitters and machinists, toolmakers, powder coaters, and welders. These skilled individuals contribute to the company’s ability to provide high-quality products and bespoke innovative solutions.

With the acquisition by OPIE Manufacturing Group, Wilson & Gilkes and Boscotek will have access to the latest manufacturing advancements and resources available at Opie’s state-of-the-art facility in Emu Plains. This relocation will further enhance Boscotek ability to deliver high-quality products and innovative solutions to their customers. By leveraging Opie Group’s extensive manufacturing expertise and advanced facilities, Boscotek aims to achieve even greater levels of efficiency, precision, and product excellence.

The acquisition by  OPIE Manufacturing Group of  Wilson & Gilkes represents a significant step forward for Boscotek, allowing them to embrace new opportunities and continue leading the industry with their commitment to innovation and qualities

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