From humble beginnings

Construction and industrial fastener supplier, WDS Group, supports original equipment manufacturers Australia-wide with its extensive product portfolio and aftersales team.

WDS is a family owned Australian independent distributor that supplies quality fasteners to a variety of industrial sectors including trailer builders, commercial vehicle manufacturers and heavy vehicle component specialists.

The company, which was founded in Kemps Creek by Hugo Perau in 1983 and has grown from a small local business to a national one-stop shop that caters to all manufacturers’ fastening supply requirements and needs.

Over the years, WDS has flourished. Hugo teamed up with his son, John, to grow the business, expanding the fastener range and in turn moving to a larger site at Wetherill Park. The 20-strong team work diligently to supply and create the complete package that WDS is renowned for.

WDS prides itself on having an experienced sales representative team, internal sales team, counter sales team, a delivery service and aftersales support that is second to none.

Trailer builders and heavy vehicle workshops rely on WDS Group for the ample supply of fasteners and components.

WDS has the largest and fully stocked product range of construction and fabrication products in Sydney including all high tensile and mild steel fasteners, flanged bolts, construction fixings, Thor Helical wall ties, abrasives, safety equipment, hand tools, power tools, lubricants, lifting equipment, sealants & adhesives and specially manufactured products.

Flanged bolt hanger.

Recently, WDS broadened its technical capabilities further by bringing Flange Bolts Australasia into the fold. The partnership has allowed the business to expand its flanged bolt range to include 12-point flanged bolts, socket head flanged variations, flanged Toplock lock Nuts and flanged Nyloc nuts as well as the new GripTainer Range of interlocking Panel Fasteners in addition to a full range of High Tensile and Mild Steel standard bolting products.

These products are complement by WDS’ selection of commodity fastening products of around 40,000 stock items and fast turnaround times from locally supported suppliers.

The company also supplies: threaded rods, mild steel bolts, socket cap screws, hex and Nyloc nuts, masonry repair products, flat and spring washers, chemical anchoring, mechanical anchoring, drill bits, construction fixings, hand and power tools, rivets (available in all materials), stainless steel (304, 316, duplex and super duplex), lifting equipment, stud bolts (available in various coatings), safety equipment, abrasives, drill bits, sealants and adhesives, grouts and hydraulic lime along with balustrade cables and fittings.

In addition to supplying bolts and other fasteners, WDS also distributes paints and protective coatings, thread locking compounds, lubricants and protectants, tooling, clamps and welding accessories, chain, lifting, load restraint and more.