In June, 1934, Frank W Davey opened his auto-electrical repairs business in a small shop in Carlton, Victoria, Australia with a staff of five. Frank visited the Victoria Market in Carlton on a daily basis and offered a "same morning" change-over electrical accessory service to the country vegetable growers and buyers. He recognised a market niche during poor economic times, that expanded and grew from an auto-electrical repair shop to an electric motor and generator manufacturer and finally to the manufacturer of Australia’s own world famous, DAVEY pumps and water products.
Throughout Davey's 75 years and the many changes and challenges the company has undergone, the key to our success has always been at the heart of the way Davey operates. Be it the repair of a farmer’s truck generator, the hand generator for the wireless used by the coast watch soldiers during WW2, the generators that powered farms and business after the war or the pumps that work day in day out all around the world, end users have learnt you can Depend on Davey.
Davey now operate from a state of the art head office and factory at Scoresby in Melbourne’s South East, with branch offices and factories in Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Adelaide, Perth, and Auckland.
“Davey has demonstrated an ability to both be dynamic and dependable”, commented Carsten Andersen, Chief Executive Officer, “it’s an important part of the company's success.”
That special blend of dynamic and original thought that has delivered such mainstays of Australian pumping as the famous Primejet®, Dynaflo®, Dynajet®, Firefighter®, Powermaster®, Crystal Clear® and Hydrascan® models to name a few. Exciting new products are starting to make their mark like the Celsior® Spa Bath pumps, the RainBank® rainwater controller, the Torrium® pressure pump controller and the new 5 Series Firefighter®.
Now more than ever. Davey reflects a business culture of dependable, innovative water solutions when and where you need them, supported by the best service and advice.