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History

CAGroup (Consolidated Alloys) origins date back to the 1930’s as a base metal smelter and refiner based in Melbourne, Australia. Acquired in 1970 by Amalgamated Metal Corporation PLC (AMC) it remains a 100% subsidiary of this business until today.

CAGroup Today

CAGroup has grown to become a diversified manufacturing and distribution company with sales and distribution centres across Australia and New Zealand. We sell into four distinct market sectors, building & plumbing  products to a broad range of merchant outlets, tin & lead based products to industrial markets, electro-winning anodes to the mining industry and traded non-ferrous metal products.

Our manufacturing site and Head Office is located at Thomastown in Melbourne. We warehouse and sell a full range of products through our own distribution centres in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. Over 2,500 products are sold to over 4,000 customers across Australia, New Zealand and around the world. We pride ourselves on our high product quality, short lead times and the highest levels of customer service.

Our key strengths include low-cost operations, strong brands which are synonymous with high product quality and an extensive and efficient distribution network around Australia and New Zealand. Product development and quality control are supported by our modern in-house laboratory.

In addition to products manufactured by us in Australia, we also distribute product for a range of leading quality manufacturers from around the world including zinc product for Nyrstar Metals, electronic solders and fluxes for Alpha Metals, silicone sealants for Admil, heavy metal hygiene products from Esca Tech Inc. and waterproofing products for Duram.

CAGroup continues to evolve with new products and market sectors and remains squarely focused on meeting customer demands now and into the future.

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CAGroup and the Environment

Environmental responsibilities are integral into the way we do business. We develop, implement and maintain management systems that are consistent with Australian Standards and these enable us to identify, assess and manage risks to employees, contractors, customers, the environment and the community.

We –

  • Strive to achieve leading industry practice
  • Meet or exceed applicable legal standards
  • Set and achieve targets that include reducing waste and preventing pollution
  • Develop our people and provide resources to meet our targets
  • Care for the environment
  • Advise on the responsible use of our products

We have offices across Australia and New Zealand and can work with you in markets across the world