Over 60 years of distribution excellence

With a history dating back to the 1950’s, HVG was formed in 1988 with the acquisition of the Halifax Group by Sanwa, a 100% Australian family owned business.

  • 1950s

    Halifax Group established

  • 1970s

    Alucobond Architectural established

  • 1977

    L Vogel and Son established

  • 1988

    Halifax sold to Sanwa

  • 1992

    Halifax head office and NSW distribution centre relocates to larger premises at Turrella in Sydney

  • 1994

    L Vogel and Son acquired by Halifax forming Halifax Vogel Group

  • 1996

    HVG Graphics Media commence selling Ritrama products in Australia

  • 1999

    HVG secures Homapal metal laminate distribution

  • 2001

    HVG Fabrics established

  • 2002

    HVG’s Smartstone established

  • 2005

    HVG Graphics Media commences as 3M Distributor

  • 2007

    HVG acquire Alucobond Architectural and Octanorm Australia

  • 2007

    HVG move into new purpose-built distribution centre and offices at Carole Park in Brisbane

  • 2007

    HVG Fabrics launches Visiontex

  • 2010

    Halifax Vogel Group now known as HVG

  • 2010

    Various HVG Divisions renamed and relaunched

  • 2010

    Smartstone relaunched with new identity and product range

  • 2010

    HVG Graphics Media launch own brand Revolution print films in Australia

  • 2011

    HVG move into new purpose-built distribution centre and offices at Derrimut in Melbourne

  • 2011

    HVG build new purpose designed distribution centre and offices at Bibra Lake in Perth

  • 2011

    Smartstone Australia move into dedicated new premises at Ormeau on The Gold Coast south of Brisbane

  • 2012

    HVG Decorative Building Products secures exclusive Australian distribution for Wilsonart Laminates

  • 2013

    HVG Facade Solutions established for new building façade products – Trespa Meteon and Terreal Terracotta.

  • 2013

    HVG launches Wilsonart Decorative LPM Panels

  • 2013

    HVG build new purpose designed distribution centre and office at Marleston in Adelaide

  • 2015

    HVG sells Octanorm Australia to AFI Branding Solutions

  • 2015

    HVG Fabrics secures exclusive distribution for Sattler Acrylics

  • 2015

    HVG Façade Solutions secure exclusive Australian distribution for Swisspearl

  • 2016

    HVG Fabrics secures exclusive distribution of Serge Ferrari products in Australia

  • 2018

    Alucobond Architectural and HVG Façade Solutions form one division HVG Façades with several new product lines.