Our
History
Reid™, a brand built on the foundations of Quality, Safety and Innovation.
Australia
Our first
product -
Wire Rope
1920
Alan H.Reid established
the business that
continues to bear his
name in Sydney in 1921.
1930
In the late 20’s early 30s, the Reid™ brand
really started focusing on supporting Australian
mining, construction and manufacturing sectors.
World War II
1 Sep 1939 – 2 Sep 1945
1940
Having overcome the incredible challenges of the
first thirty years of its life, the Reid™ business
was well placed to profit from the opportunities
presented by Australia’s spectacular growth in
the period since 1945. In the 1940’s Reids focus
on concrete construction was clear.
Reid’s material
of choice
- Concrete & Steel
1959: Australia’s
population cracks the
10,000,000 mark!
1950
The Beatles tour
AUS in 1964
1960
Drawing on its extensive experience with
wire strand products, Reid pioneered the
introduction of pre-stressed concrete in
Australia during the 1960s,
Swiftlift™
Clutch
Developed
in 1971.
1970
New Zealand
Derek Lawley introduced Reid to NZ in 1984
with the Flat Lift Lifting System SwiftLift
Foot Anchor and Clutch.
1980
1990
Swiftlift™
Foot Anchors
Genuine ReidBar Bar was developed
in the early 90’s in NZ with various
system accessories added throughout
the decade, including, inserts, couplers
and flange nuts. Genuine ReidBar is
introduced to the AUS Market in 1995.
2000
ReidBar™
Grout Sleeve
ReidBrace™
Reid™ JAWS
3Dx™ Edge lifting
system was
developed in 2013
2010
Between 2010-2020 Reid developed a
range of products, including ReidBrace,
OrbiPlate, Edge Lifting Anchors and
Hairpin Anchors for the ANZ market.
Edge Lifting
Anchor ELA
2020
Operating on the belief that advances in concrete
technology and engineering solutions provide
new opportunities to build faster, safer, and more
efficiently, and driven by a passion for innovation,
Reid are gearing up for exciting enhancements
in concrete lifting and construction, developed in
conjunction with the market.
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more about our
legacy?
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