GWA Group Limited (GWA) listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in May 1993 and is Australia’s leading supplier of building fixtures and fittings to households and commercial premises. The Company had approximately 1,800 employees at 30 June 2012 with manufacturing and distribution facilities located across Australia and with branch offices in New Zealand
GWA currently operates through three distinct business divisions including:
- GWA Bathrooms & Kitchens
- GWA Heating & Cooling
- GWA Door & Access Systems
GWA Bathrooms & Kitchens is Australia’s foremost designer, manufacturer, importer and distributor of domestic and commercial bathroom and kitchen products. The product range is distributed under Australian brands including Caroma, Dorf, Fowler, Stylus, Clark, Epure, Radiant, Irwell and international brands including Hansa, Schell, KWC, EMCO and Virtu. The division also includes Dux Hot Water which is an Australian manufacturer and importer of hot water systems for residential and commercial markets.
GWA Heating & Cooling is an Australian designer, manufacturer, importer and distributor of heating and cooling systems for residential and commercial markets. The product range is distributed under Australian brands including Brivis, APAC, EcoSmart and Radiant.
GWA Door & Access Systems is a leading Australian designer, manufacturer, importer and distributor of a comprehensive range of domestic and commercial door hardware and fittings, garage doors and openers. The product range is distributed under Australian brands including Gainsborough, Trilock, Renovator, Austral Lock, Gliderol, Matador and international brands including Salto, Hillaldam and Eco Schulte. The division is also an Australian supplier of safes, locks, alarms and locksmithing services to major commercial enterprises through API Locksmiths.
GWA has grown significantly since listing as a result of the strong operating performance of the core building fixtures and fittings businesses and through successful acquisitions. The Company remains committed to growing shareholder wealth through continuous business improvement initiatives and pursuing growth opportunities that add value to its core business segments and that support expansion into new markets.