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Meet our experienced team.

CQ Tec Services are you local technical services provider operated by partners Grant Suthers and Kim Asher. We offer calibration and metrology services from our Electrical, Pressure and Torque measurement laboratory. We also specialise in dental equipment engineering, repairs, maintenance, installation and technical design.

Our Team offer expertise gained through an extensive and diverse range of technical backgrounds. Our dedication to quality outcomes is second to none.



Kim completed a Bachelor of Applied Science at the C.I.A.E., now C.Q. University, in 1978 and worked in research for the CSIRO Division of Entomology for 12 years.

While working for the CSIRO, Kim also completed an Associate Diploma in Electrical Engineering in 1986. Over the past 30 years, Kim has also operated a small biomedical engineering business, which was integrated with CQ Tec Services in 2001.


Grant has 40 years technical experience ranging from broadcast engineering and operations to vibration testing and condition monitoring, non-destructive and mechanical testing. Grant holds current NATA-signatory status as a consultant with Axs Testing in hydrostatic pressure and leak testing to Australian and American Standards for gas and petroleum pipelines, pressure vessels and piping. Grant has been a consultant to industry for the past twenty two years and for twenty of those, he has been involved in dental equipment engineering.


Allison Chirio


Allison Chirio completes the CQ Tec Services team, having joined us in October of 2014 as office administrator (and technician wrangler). Allison has a broad range of experience in industries as diverse as Nursing, Television & Radio, Wholesaling and Traffic Control.

Having an extensive background in hospital administration and theatre nursing, logistics, sales and business administration, Allison is now enjoying the challenge of providing dental, veterinary and medical practices with engineering services and growing our calibration and metrology laboratory.