The new generation Tradelink Bundaberg branch is not only bigger than the previous store, but is also in a more prominent location than the former site. With 150 square metres of open plan showroom space, the centre provides the most comprehensive range of plumbing products with a level of customer service that is unprecedented, according to Branch Manager Damien Nunn.
Airco Fasteners recently confirmed that it has acquired the Otter Group, one of Australia’s largest suppliers of nails, screws and wire products. With the acquisition confirmed on April 27, Airco Fasteners has officially taken over the Otter Group business, which includes the Fastening, Interbath, and Intergarden divisions. Otter went into receivership in March and negotiations by Airco to buy the group began soon after.
With a significant rise in break and enters in Australia, the increasing need for high quality security systems is evident. The Australian Bureau of Statistics recently reported that of the 8.9 million households in Australia, over 16 per cent experienced some sort of break-in to their home, garage, car or shed in the 12 months from 2014-2015. In this extensive report, Christine Bannister investigates current trends in the safety and security market.