Hi, we'reACM Hardware

We help hardware manufacturers succeed in the hardware retail market.

Want your hardware products in big-box retail? We can help.

We do everything we can to make your life easier. We buy your products and manage your entire supply chain from source-to-shelf.

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Our values – what we stand for

We become a trusted extension of your business, and our success leads to your success. You can rely on us to look after your brand reputation and grow your market share.

INTEGRITY

We always follow through on our commitments.

ACCOUNTABILITY

We take full responsibility for getting results.

PARTNERSHIP

We’re fair, transparent and build mutual success.

Why work with us?

CONVENIENCE

One point of contact source-to-shelf

EXPERTISE

Hardware, logistics, sales and marketing specialists

LOCAL PRESENCE

Access local infrastructure, personnel and networks

CUSTOMISED

Supply chain solutions that suit your business

RELATIONSHIPS

A long-term, mutually beneficial partnership

DATA-DRIVEN

We study the numbers for better results

Our proud history

ACM Hardware is a family-owned and operated business. From humble beginnings as an adhesive manufacturer, we’ve transformed into a successful global supply chain specialist.

1994

ACM founded

Kevin Wescombe establishes an adhesives and chemical manufacturing operation in Melbourne.

1998

Expand operations

Begin producing private label products for wholesale plumbing outlets and retailers.

1999

Establish export division

We broaden our horizons, exporting manufactured goods to New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

2001

Begin importing & logistics

Our business capabilities expand to include third-party logistics, warehousing and importing.

2008

Sell manufacturing division

Global leader in adhesive technologies Bostik acquires our successful manufacturing operation.

2009

Focus on plumbing wholesale

We start specialising in sourcing, importing and wholesaling plumbing products exclusively to Bunnings.

2010

Expand to multiple categories

Extended into bathroom and kitchen categories for home brands which became market segment leaders.

2013

Launch into New Zealand

We build partnerships with a global network of manufacturers and agents, supplying brands to Bunnings NZ.

2014

Establish NZ warehouse

We establish our NZ warehouse and build an expert local team to manage our end-to-end supply chain solution.

2018

NZ growth

We increase our warehouse operations to accommodate growth into the garden tools category and our expanding product portfolio.

2022

NZ’s source-to-shelf specialist

Our growth continues as we partner with more manufacturers and help them succeed in the NZ hardware market.

2024

30 year anniversary since inception

15 years as a global sourcing wholesale partner for hardware retail and 10 years in New Zealand as an exclusive supply chain specialist for Bunnings. We continue to provide source to shelf solutions with manufacturers including direct sourcing for hardware products using our multiple global sourcing chain channels for Australia and New Zealand.

Brands we work with

Testimonials

What it’s like to work with us.

Open new markets for us

We’ve dealt with ACM for over twenty years and have a strong, mutually beneficial business relationship built on trust. ACM provides access to customer channels that open different markets for GD Watermark. Their technical expertise is a real asset. ACM continues to work closely with us to adapt to market conditions and find tailored solutions that work best for our business.

Divya Shah
Director

End-to-end solution

ACM has been the ideal partner to range products into the New Zealand market. They’re proactive and always invest in technology that improves efficiencies. They understand the hardware market, and their local infrastructure is an extension of our supply chain. They provide an end-to-end solution with proven results.

Glenn Holland
Managing Director

In safe hands

ACM supplies and manages our surface drainage products into Bunnings NZ. They provide us forecasts well in advance of dispatch. This is a major asset and value add to our business, especially local NZ inventory management. I know our brand is in safe hands and trust them to provide the retailer with in-store display and planogram deployment. Their service includes after-sales service and expert customer support.

Jason Ripsher
Regional General Manager

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We offer hardware manufacturers end-to-end supply chain solutions to get products on shelves into the hardware retail market.

Find us

ACM Pty Ltd ( AU Head Office )
42B Nelson St, Ringwood,
Melbourne, VIC 3134
Tel: +61 9735 8400
M: +61 411 870 834
E: info@acmhardware.com
ACM (NZ) Pty Ltd (NZ Head Office & Warehouse)
47 Stonedon Drive, East Tamaki,
Auckland, 2013
Tel: +64 9320 4515
M: +64 276 160 009
E: info@acmhardware.com
ACM Pty Ltd ( AU Warehouse )
45 Squires Way, South Croydon,
Melbourne, VIC 3136
ACM Pty Ltd ( AU Warehouse )
13 Tesla Link, Wangara,
Perth, WA 6065