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Craftsman : Craftsman 2012
14 RAEME CRAFTSMAN 2012 Wurth Australia -- 30 years and still going strong It was June 29th, 1982 that Wurth first started operating in Australia. In that time, Wurth was only active in the state of Victoria, but not long after grew to cover every state around Australia. Today the leadership team of Serge Oppedisano, Alan Baldwin and Matthew Mayne guide Wurth Australia to ensure quality products are delivered in a timely manner. This includes managing the ongoing growth and infrastructure of the business from the three offices in Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne. Today, Wurth Australia has over 500 employees and 43,000 customers across the great Southern Land and it is still going strong. New sales representatives are being employed every week to accommodate for the rapid growth of the business and new products are being launched every month to stay ahead of the competition. In recent years Wurth Australia has expanded its way of business to suit the market. Three pick up shops were opened, one in Muswellbrook, New South Wales, one in Ormeau, Queensland and one located in Dandenong South, Victoria to keep with demand. The launch of their new website has kept them up to date with the new digitally savvy world, along with their great presence on social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter to spread the Wurth word about the importance of quality. Together with their customers, ambassadors and supporters, Wurth Australia is well on the way to becoming the No. 1 supplier of assembly and fastening materials. Today, the team provide operators across a diverse range of industries fast access to 12,000 active articles. Customers can access anything from a single bolt to a pallet of silicon quickly and conveniently. Looking at the industry leading product range, all aspects of the workshop are covered: Consumables & Hardware According to the demands of the market, Wurth has established an industry leading range of consumables. From silicone to hardware, to personal protective equipment and lubricants, Wurth carries an active article range that has been rigorously tested to their exacting quality standards. Each chemical is compliant to the relevant standards and carry an available and easily accessible Material Safety Data Sheet. Tools By 2015, Wurth will be the largest supplier of hand tools globally. With tools designed and engineered for professional use, operators can be confident they have access to the right tools for the task at hand. Organised Systems (ORSY) Clear and product specific storage enables quick and easy access in addition to transparent inventorying monitoring. Their tailor-made service offer includes individual planning of the system as well as the assembly, labelling, initial stocking and continuous maintenance of your ORSY racks. Master The 12V and 18V cordless Wurth Master range provides the best power- to-weight ratio on the market, and 240V corded tools deliver the high performance customers associate with the Wurth name. Backed by quality German engineering and a two-year warranty, the exclusive and expanding range of Wurth Master power tools is a complete necessity for any workshop. Together with the highest quality products and a commitment to service excellence, Wurth is a true extension to your team. Call Wurth Australia today to learn more about the solutions they can offer your workshop.