Defab Weavers

Your Australian fabric solutions partner for a globalised market

 
Profile
Profile

Defab began its operations in 1976 as a small specialist apparel weaver and has today developed to be Australia’s premier supplier of quality fabrics.

Defab began its operations in 1976 as...

 
Facilities
Facilities

Defab operates a vertically integrated world class manufacturing plant in Australia with facilities featuring the newest and best technology available in the market

Defab operates a vertically integrated world class...

 
Quality
Quality

Defab's commitment to quality through a unique combination of quality, competitive pricing and quick delivery lies at the cornerstone of the company's success to date. The cornerstone of the company’s success to date has been its continued commitment of...

Defab's commitment to quality through a unique...

 
History
History

2010. Major capital investments in coating and technologies as well as Human Resources implemented all centered around the changing needs of both immediate and future customers

2010. Major capital investments in coating and...

 
Future
Future

Defab's growth has come from focusing on quality and efficiency as well as on anticipating and meeting customers needs and trends in an extremely price competitive global market.

Defab's growth has come from focusing on...

 
The People
The People

Our people are our most important asset for success.
Defab encourages and supports its team to strive to surpass the highest industry standards. Our team is very service conscious which enables Defab to derive a competitive edge in the...

Our people are our most important asset...

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Specialised Textiles Association

Specialised Textiles Association

Specialised Textile Association (STA) is a national association representing fabricators, installers and suppliers of textiles, equipment, accessories and services in the specialised textiles industry. The STA mission is to maintain relevance in the industry by working with members to provide and share information and facilitate the development of our industry. Defab are proud to support the STA.

BMAA – The Blind Manufacturers Association of Australia

BMAA – The Blind Manufacturers Association of Australia

The Blind Manufacturers’ Association of Australia is the premier trade association for manufacturers and component suppliers of blinds, awnings and shutters. The BMAA works diligently to promote and strengthen the industry. Purchasing made-to-measure blinds, awnings and shutters from a BMAA member supports Australian manufacturing, keeps jobs in Australia and helps grow the Australian economy. BMAA have an expo every three years. Defab are proud supporters of the BMAA.

IFAI – Industrial Fabrics Association International

IFAI – Industrial Fabrics Association International

IFAI is a member-owned, member-driven trade association representing the global industrial fabrics industry. IFAI invest more than $8 million each year to advance the industry and support member companies. IFAI provides events, publications, education, networking, business resources, industry advocacy and more. IFAI have an annual expo in the USA. Defab are proud to support  the IFAI.

OFPANZ – Outdoor Fabrics Products Association of New Zealand

OFPANZ – Outdoor Fabrics Products Association of New Zealand

The Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand (OFPANZ) provides members an international forum. OFPANZ are dedicated to promoting, developing and protecting the interests of the manufacturing, trading and marketing of all outdoor fabric products with exceptional quality and to recognised standards, both nationally and internationally. OFPANZ is affiliated to the Specialised Textiles Association (STA) of Australia and is a country chapter of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), based in the United States. Defab are proud supporters of OFPANZ.

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Defab is 40 years young!

May 2016 is a significant milestone in Defab company history as it marks 40 years since Defab began producing fabric.

Since its humble beginnings in 1976 as a commission weaver, Defab and its range of fabrics has expanded to include apparel, external sun protection, canvas and made - to - order fabrics for large scale purpose-designed developments.

World class design and production facilities, a national sales network and responsive service has enabled Defab to achieve unrivalled expertise in total textile solutions throughout the Australasian region over the past 40 years. Defab is not resting on the past, and will be continually improving, through investment in people and plant, to offer greater levels of service and a wider and higher quality product range to the world.

Important Announcement

Effective from 23rd November 2016

 

It gives us great pleasure to announce the appointment and newest addition to the Defab team, Darren Best.

Darren joins us from a breadth of experience within industrial and commercial textiles industry, as well as product development and will be assisting Mark West in National sales –Sun Protection and outdoor fabrics where he will spearhead the National Sales drive which will both benefit our customer network and provide support locally for Defab and the team.

Darren has secured the position of Senior Sales Executive – Export Accounts and Product Development and he will play a major part in Defab’s efforts to expand nationally to reposition Defab as a market leader as enjoyed historically by the company.

Darren may be contacted through the Head Office of Defab or directly via mobile no: 0418 390 424 or alternatively via email darrenb@defab.com.au
Mark West can also be contacted on 0419 390 419 or alternatively via email on mark@defab.com.au

Darren’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge has made him a key addition to the Defab team and we look forward to the exciting new phase that Darren’s appointment will bring to our ongoing dedication to ensure we offer the highest quality Australian made products as well as offering solutions for our customers.

 

The Management of Defab

Darren Best Press Release