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Garry Stephensen

Article Author: Garry Stephensen
Position: Managing Director
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Australian Wire Rope & AccessoriesImport, wholesale distribution business sold to private investment group


Australian Wire Rope and Accessories (AWRA), based in Morningside, Brisbane, imports, manufactures and services a diverse range of products including stainless steel and galvanized wire rope, stainless steel balustrading systems, lifting, rigging, and 4WD recovery equipment to national accounts throughout Australia.

Over many years, AWRA in brisbane has developed strong links with manufacturers in Korea, China, Taiwan, Europe and America to constantly improve its product portfolio. Links with manufacturers and suppliers enable AWRA to be at the forefront of industry-led initiatives, while its independence enables flexibility to take on market-driven demands.

The business sale was conducted by Lloyds Managing Director Garry Stephensen using the Lloyds Tender Process in conjunction with Lloyds Target Marketing to produce some spirited offers that resulted in a highly successful sale.

AWRA is just one of many manufacturing businesses successfully sold by Lloyds Brokers in Brisbane.  If you own a manufacturing business and would like to discuss your options for raising capital, selling or corporate merger, speak with one of our experienced Brisbane-based team.

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AWRA provides an incredible 24-hour turnaround on wire rope cutting, completed in-house on specialised equipment. Equipment includes a custom-built automated cutting machine to ensure a quick turn around for urgent custom projects. AWRA carries a large quantity of stock of the highest industry quality. Vast industry experience ensures customers receive the right advice for their specific project requirements. AWRA stocks the top stainless steel wire and glass balustrade hardware available.

AWRA supplies to industry trades, retail and wholesale markets. Since 1992, it has continuingly pursued the best quality glass balustrade systems, stainless steel balustrading, glass pool fencing and wire rope, all at competitive prices for customers. With almost three decades in the indstry, AWRA's highly experienced and skilled team knows wire rope and balustrade systems. AWRA provides a swaging service (roll, ferrule or hex), making rope and wire solutions to suit custom purposes of any length including balustrading and rigging.

Balustrade Systems and fasteners

AWRA provides manufacturing services for stainless steel tubes. The products come with a complete kit form prepared for the end customer to install at home. Manufacturing services include welding base plates, cutting tubes and wires to size and inserting blind rivet nuts.


  • Industrial rigging and lifting

  • Shade sail manufacturers

  • Mining sites

  • Fasteners and engineering

  • Builders' supplies

  • Fishing industry

  • Balustrades/fabricators

  • Fruit growers

  • Landscapers


AWRA's commitment to quality customer service was recognised when it received the 2014 Gold Award for Excellence in Customer Service in the prestigious Australian Business Quality Awards.    


AWRA has a wide variety of standard "off the shelf" balustrade systems for purchase and the manufacturing capabilities and experience to custom design and manufacture solutions.  

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