George White has grown to become Australia’s leading stockist, distributor and importer of non-ferrous metals.
We are the leading specialist importers, stockists and wholesalers of non-ferrous metals. We sell, off the shelf and by special order, an extensive range of non-ferrous metals to the Manufacturing Industry and the general public.
Purchasing only the highest grade metals from international suppliers for resale and manufacturing. These metals must comply with international product and Australian Standards.
We are continuously looking at moving with new industry standards, along with being able to provide customers with premium services, we have recently replaced some machinery which has provided better service to our customers. With the latest Guillotine and machinery we are more capable then ever before to better assist anything from one off cuts, to larger repetition orders.
George White was established in 1854 and is still owned and operated by the White family. This year we are celebrating 165 years of business!
We currently have 2 generations involved in the business and they are focusing on delivering new products to Australian and Overseas industries.
This knowledge, experience and the established relationships we hold with suppliers is a foundation for us to keep delivering high quality product and services to Australians.
George White operated a plumbing business in Edinburgh, Scotland prior to 1854. He then sailed to Melbourne to establish George White & Co to start a new life with his family.
George White & Co was established in Melbourne in 1854 and is a 100% Australian owned and operated company.
Since 1854 George White & Co Pty Ltd has enjoyed a reputation for providing a professional, quality service and products.
The Company is currently run by 5th & 6th generation direct descendants of George White who are proud to continue the provision of this first class service to our customers.
Brass & Copper P/L an associate company owned by the directors of George White & Co P/L operate in Sydney NSW and continue a first class service to NSW customers.
We believe the key to our success is in being customer focused and we will cut to any length and size for immediate distribution or collection, or provide metals for the fulfillment of small, medium and large contracts.
We stand behind our image and reputation as a foremost leader in this industry by implementing an Internal Quality Management System to ensure our products are compliant to the requirements of Australian and International Standard.
To ensure that we continue to provide customers with a first class product we purchase only the best products and conduct inspections to confirm that each delivery conforms to the relevant product standard.
All staff who liaise with customers must have an in-depth knowledge of the products they are selling. And on request, we will provide customers with the necessary technical and manufacturers product information in relation to a product, upon which to base their purchasing decision.
We acknowledge that our staff are an important component of our business and we provide a safe and harmonious workplace and encourage them to contribute to the effective and efficient operation of our quality system. Complying with the latest Occupation Health & Safety obligations, George White & Co are continuously reviewing our Policies and Procedures to ensure we can provide a happy and healthy work environment.
Our staff take great pride in the operation of the management system and in being customer focused at all times. Our Sales and Warehouse staff are experienced in the non-ferrous industry and are trained to handle every type of enquiry. Our business has grown and prospered on the foundations of a prompt, reliable and friendly service and competitive pricing.
With over 50 years experience in the Metal Industry , Phillip is 5th Generation of the White Family, he shares his knowledge and experience to the younger family members and takes great pride in growth and succession of George White & Co Pty. Ltd.
The son of Late Bruce White (Phillip’s Older Brother). From his early beginnings in the Store and Warehouse, to now managing Purchasing and Sales. Ben provides a wealth of knowledge for our staff and customers in sourcing products. As well as overseeing daily operations, Ben’s knowledge in foreign exchange, metal trading, metal suitability create a competitive edge for George White & Co Pty. Ltd.
Son of Phillip White, beginning employment by working in the factory and store, processing orders, then working in Sales, to now overseeing Accounts and Administration. Lachlan ensures the George White & Co Pty. Ltd. well grounded for further growth and development.