Metcash’s Independent Hardware Group (IHG) is the largest independent hardware group in Australia, and a leader when it comes to servicing the Trade market.
Mitre 10 is the ‘mighty helpful’ hardware store and the largest independent network of hardware operators with over 300 stores, located in metro and regional areas, across Australia. Mitre 10’s Trade customers include national residential builders through to the local handyman – with the right service and products to help tradies ‘get in, get out and get on with it’.
Home Timber & Hardware also has a national footprint of approximately 180 stores with a strong Trade focus, highlighted by its ‘Go Where the Tradies Go’ brand essence.
In 2020, Metcash announced that it had completed the acquisition of a 70% interest in Total Tools. Total Tools is the largest independent tool network in Australia.
IHG is Australia’s largest home improvement wholesaler supplying more than 1,500 stores nationwide. These stores cater to a broad range of Trade and DIY customers and range from large format warehouses to convenience operations and Trade centres, as well as frame and truss sites in two States.
AFPA is the peak national industry body representing the resources, processing, and pulp, paper and bioproduct industries covering the forest products value chain.
AFPA represents all elements of the value chain from the sustainable harvesting of plantations and multiple use natural forest resource including forest establishment and management, harvesting and haulage, processing of timber resources and manufacture of pulp, paper and bioproducts.
AFPA’s membership falls under four chambers (Growers, Hardwood Processing, Softwood Manufacturing, and Pulp, Paper and Bioproducts) representing the core business of organisations at different points in the value chain.
TimberTrader News, the monthly news magazine for the timber, hardware and building materials industry, was established and first printed in October 1985 by founder Greg King.
TimberTrader News is a truly national marketing and promotional magazine with major emphasis on the news, views, information and latest developments within our sector of the timber, hardware and building materials industry.
The magazine promotes the interests of timber as a sustainable building and construction material. Readers include timber merchants, hardware stores and building materials centres; timber flooring specialists; pallet & box makers; timber window and door manufacturers; roof truss and wall frame fabricators; and their appropriate suppliers.
The Australian Hardware Journal is the gateway to the hardware industry in Australia. The magazine has been published since 1886 and is well-positioned to deliver the latest news, views and stories on Australian hardware. It is the only publication that the industry refers to as its own.
Glenvale Publications is one of Australia’s leading producers of business-to-business magazines. With a stable of three publications, a total circulation of over 6,182 (CAB audited September 2017) and a further unaudited circulation of 7,847 across Australia, we bring topical and up-to-date information to a diverse range of professional and trade-oriented subscribers. Our charter is to uphold the highest standards of journalism and ensure that our magazines retain their status as invaluable and accessible industry publications. Glenvale Publications values its role as a provider of practical and current information to many of Australia’s major industries.
We enjoy the support of industry peak bodies and have long-term relationships with principal advertisers, executives and decision-makers from the sectors we represent. Our business publications have benefited from company expansions and we will continue to thrive by safeguarding traditional high standards within bold and innovative practices.