2022: A Year in Review

2022 has been a big year for DECO. We’ve made some major leaps in our accreditations, awards, offerings and relationships with our customers and we are very thankful to our team, our suppliers and our customers for making them possible.

As we draw closer to Christmas and the end of another year, we look back on some of the highlights of this year.

We will be closed over Christmas from 23 December onwards. Click here to view our holiday dates.

New finishes

Listening to some of the hottest woodgrain colour trends emerging on the market, we’ve released a new series of designer finishes, drawing from classic Aussie colours, coastal styles and popular international architectural designs to create seven new stunning colours.

Discover our new range.


ISO 9001 renewal

ISO 9001 is an important international standard that assesses quality management principles and systems across an entire business. Having passed our recertification audit and renewed this accreditation highlights our ongoing commitment to consistent quality.

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NATA Accreditation for DECO Testing

Our new independent testing body, DECO Testing Pty Ltd, has been granted NATA accreditation for its five key finish corrosion and performance tests. This not only highlights our dedication to process quality but means we can now offer you third party finish testing, complete with a NATA accredited test certificate.

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DECO a Finalist in the 2022 Australian Defence Industry Awards

DECO continues to make great leaps and strides in the defence industry. Being named a finalist in Defence Connect’s prestigious Australian Defence Industry Awards showcases our innovation and growth as an SME and recognises our contribution to sovereign supply chains.

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New Anodising White Paper

DECO are known for our Zero Degree hard anodising services and our expert anodising offering. Learn more about this remarkable finish with our new educational industry white paper on all things anodising. 

Download the white paper.


Chris Minns Visit

In August this year, NSW Opposition Leader Chris Minns visited the DECO facility to learn more about our manufacturing capabilities and discuss the growth of the Australian manufacturing industry.

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DecoBatten® Wins a Good Design Award

Our DecoBatten® Two-Piece QuickClick™ system received a prestigious Good Design Award Winner accolade, for its outstanding design and innovation. The Good Design Awards are Australia’s peak international design awards, recognising creative, innovative designs.

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DECO Innovation Centre wins IFA Design Award

ClarkeHopkinsClarke, the architects behind our remarkable Innovation Centre, have won the Interior Fitout Association’s Design Award for Best Design – Commercial. This is an amazing achievement which highlights the style, creativity and functionality of our beloved showroom.

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DecoDeck® Granted Patent

Our durable, timber-look decking system has been granted a Standard Patent by IP Australia, protecting its unique and innovative design. 

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QUALICOAT is a globally renowned accreditation for quality across a whole powder coating process. After passing an extensive audit across all our processes, DECO is currently the only powder in Australia to hold a QUALICOAT licence.

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With such a stellar year behind us, we are looking forward to 2023 and all it brings.  Don’t forget to visit our Innovation Centre to get some inspiration for your next project – we will be open early in the New Year for all those wanting to get a jump start on 2023 planning. 


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