We’ve come a long way since our inception in 1978. From our humble beginnings in Perth, Western Australia, we have grown to become truly national company. With a firm commitment to our founding core values, we always strive to deliver quality products & excellent service to YOU, our valued customers.
View our milestones and short video below to find out more about our story.
Founded in 1978.
Founded by Guy Vinciguerra.
First product manufactured – Formstrip 101.
Our first ever manufactured product was Formstrip 101 – an excellent cleaner, degreaser, deruster, decarboniser and paint stripper for ferrous metals. Formstrip 101 is still a very popular product 40 years later!
Moved into Chemform office & manufacturing facility – 1982.
In 1982, we moved into our current office and manufacturing plant. As we grew over the years, so too did our facility. Today our head office consists of office space, a production facility and 4 warehouses.
By 1990, we had diversified our customer base and product offering.
By 1990, we had diversified our customer base and product offering. We became specialists in a number of industries including mining, rail, hospitality and more.
Reached 34 staff members in 1999.
As we gained more customers in a wide range of industries and developed new products, we needed more hands on deck. As such, our team grew to 34 staff members in 1999.
We took our first steps towards national expansion in 2013.
In 2013, we established an office and distribution centre in Adelaide, South Australia.
In 2014, we revitalised our brand.
With a new logo and and suite of new documents, videos and training, we offered our distribution partners and customers useful and exciting tools.
In 2018, we have over 50 staff across the country!
With over 50 staff across Australia, we have grown to become one of the largest privately Australian owned manufacturers. We continue to focus on YOU, our valued customers and will always strive to deliver quality products & excellent service!