Hordern and Company is an AUSTRALIAN family owned business that specialises in the supply of premium quality hand tools, lubrication equipment, abrasives and power tool accessories to the hardware, electrical and industrial supply markets in Australia. We are a leading distributor of the highest quality professional products in Australia and are a trusted partner of the world's best brands.
Hordern and Company was founded by Ian Hordern and John Hordern in 1953 whose family have had significant influence in the Australian retail industry. Hordern and Company continues today as an Australian family owned business and the current Managing Director Scott Hordern joined the company in 1985. From its inception, the company has extended and refined its range into a selective portfolio of hand tools, lubrication equipment, power tool accessories and abrasives. The business continues to grow and develop however the same principles of providing the Australian building and industrial industries with the very best of products the world has to offer and delivering the best service still apply today.
We represent a select group of leading manufacturers and our relationship with our manufacturers is fundamental to the success of our business. We have been representing a number of our manufacturers for many years. For example in 2006 Hordern and Company has celebrated 50 years of representing Stabila in Australia. During this time we have successfully developed the Stabila spirit level range to be the market leading professional brand in Australia. In addition, the company has developed other leading brands in Australia including Bessey, Erdi, Pressol, Rhodius, Felo, Kakuta and Setter.
Our world-wide resources enable us to assist our customers with those special requirements that arise from time to time, and extensive stocks of core products are maintained in our warehouse to support our distributors. We are able to assist our resellers in the marketing of our range and we have sales representatives in all Australian states that are able to provide the level of expertise and care that our distributors expect.