Our Story

Who We Are

We have a proud 100 year history servicing the Australian and New Zealand construction industry. We employ 170 full-time employees across Australasia in sales, marketing, engineering, manufacturing and R&D.

Reid Construction Systems is a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW) a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company, which brings together the combined skills and expertise of market leading brands - Reid™ and Danley™.

Specialising in engineered solutions for wet concrete construction, we work with developers, builders, specifiers, pre-casters, subcontractors, distributors, and the wider industry, to support and advance concrete construction. Operating on the belief that advances in concrete technology and engineering solutions provide new opportunities to build faster, safer, and more efficiently.

With manufacturing hubs located in Melbourne and Brisbane, Reid Construction Systems services the Australian and New Zealand concrete construction industry across the residential, industrial, commercial, and civil construction sectors through our distribution centres in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Auckland, and Christchurch.

What We Do

We provide engineered solutions for concrete construction

We believe there are no shortcuts to creating safe, engineered concrete solutions. We always find the best way to build and do things safely, because it’s in our DNA. That’s why our products are made to high quality standards and subjected to strict testing procedures, providing maximum performance.

We strive to make a difference for the industry.

Building on the business’ legacy of industry pioneering work, innovation, and leadership in concrete construction, we strive to be the team and technology that the industry depends on to deliver best-in-class solutions for concrete construction. Working closely with key industry stakeholders to ensure quality, compliance and developing innovative engineered concrete solutions that last a lifetime.

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About ITW

ITW is a global industrial company built around a differentiated and proprietary business model. The company’s seven industry-leading segments leverage the unique ITW Business Model to drive solid growth where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required.

From state-of-the-art dishwashers, ovens and refrigerators in restaurants and hotels, to automobile components inside vehicles all over the world ... the products we manufacture and the solutions we design are all around us. The buildings where we live and work are built with ITW construction and welding products, and our ITW test & measurement solutions help to ensure the quality and safety of millions of products.

ITW’s dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in the company’s decentralized and entrepreneurial culture. Our leaders have deep expertise in the ITW Business Model and leverage it to deliver superior performance and value to our customers.