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1.5 million battens: Ari’s 25-year anniversary

Ari Zaharopoulos is celebrating a significant milestone of 25 years working with Street Furniture Australia. Throughout his career he has processed an estimated 1.5 million battens. “If you have sat on a Street Furniture Australia seat or bench – anywhere around the country and overseas – the battens were likely processed by Ari,” says Head of Operations Christopher Morgan. Ari joined the company in 1995, when the factory was “much smaller,” he says, and located in Bourke Street, Alexandria. Production later moved to Buckland Street, Alexandria, before the upgrade to the Regents Park premises in Western Sydney. “There’s a lot more room to move now,” Ari says, “and the way we do things has become more and more efficient.” Batten drilling, for example, was originally done manually, with one hole …

  • 26 mar 2021
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Introducing Linea

The Linea range is sleek and minimalist. 100% stainless steel frames support many colours, lengths and mounting types, including plinth and wall-fixed options.

  • 2 feb 2021
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