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You are more than just a customer...

We are your Industry Partner.

Not only do we understand the importance of streamlining your business by eliminating obsolete and overstock issues... our extensive product range, portfolio of innovative Inventory Management system solutions and procurement expertise equips your business with a superior supply service for your sustainable future.

Thomas Warburton Head Office in Dandenong South, Victoria Australia
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Our Customers

Servicing many of Australia’s largest manufacturers

We are a major supplier to both the private and government sectors, with a wide range of customers in industries including but not limited to:

  • Armed Forces

  • Australian Defence Force

  • Automobile Manufacturers

  • Boat/Ship Building Manufacturers

  • Construction

  • Defence Automobiles

  • Defence Technology

  • Electrical Switchboard / Data Manufacturers

  • Food Industry

  • Foundries

  • Machine Construction

  • Metal Fabrication

  • Mining

  • Power Generation

  • Pump Manufacturers

  • Transport

  • Truck and Trailer Manufacturers

  • and a vast array of other industry sectors


Our History

Thomas Warburton Pty Ltd – Since 1858

When the man himself, Thomas Warburton arrived in Melbourne on New Year’s Day, 1853, he found little demand for his skills as a mechanical engineer. Luckily though, Warburton had set sail for Australia with his bride, Martha (Frost), an enterprising young woman who turned her hand to supplying the rising demand for tents among the inhabitants of growing Melbourne.​

The Würth Group

World Market Leader in the trade of connecting materials

The Würth Group is the global
market leader in its core business -
the development, production and sale
of assembly and fastening materials.

Today, the globally operating Würth Group consists of over 400 companies in more than 80 countries and with over 85,000 employees worldwide. Over 43,000 are permanently employed sales representatives.


The Würth Group generated total sales of EUR 19.95 Billion in the business year 2022 (growth of 15.1% from 2021 globally).


The Würth Group is split up into two operational units: Würth Line and Allied Companies. The Würth Line companies are responsible for the Group’s conventional core business, the sale of assembly and fastening materials.


The product portfolio contains, among other things, screws, bolts, screw accessories, anchors, chemical products, furniture and building equipment for professional users. The entire product range comprises of over 125,000 products.

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Würth Group 2022; ‘Facts and Figures'

Würth Group 2021; ‘Annual Report’



EMS Policy Statement

Thomas Warburton is a leading distributor of fasteners and related industrial products. Our business is based on the fundamental principles of mutual trust, reliability, straightforwardness, and honesty. 

The Environmental Management System model is based on the requirements of ISO 14001.

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Our Compliance And Code of Conduct

Mutual trust, reliability, honesty and straightforwardness

...both inwards and outwards, are the fundamental principles deeply ingrained in both Thomas Warburton’s and the Würth Group’s corporate culture. 


Our commitment to these values was first laid down in the Corporate Philosophy which was written in the 1970s by Prof. Dr. H. c. multi. Reinhold Würth, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Würth Group.


Our Corporate Responsibility

What will the future bring?

We do not have a precise answer to this question either.


Global issues such as climate change, sustainable development, the recent Covid pandemic, the scarcity of natural resources, increasingly short economic cycles and demographic change have an impact on markets and demand patterns, presenting new challenges to our business activities every day. 


As a customer, supplier, partner, employee or interested member of the public, you expect specific, legitimate measures and responses from us.

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