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Import/wholesale/ Distributionnetts$240k

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melbourne VIC

Import/wholesale/distribution Business operation and simple to run and Manage , Supply to the Building Industry approx. turnover is $1.2m , average Gross Profit of 47% Nett Profit-approx $240k

Price 429,997

Import/Wholesale/ DistributionNetts$240k

Stock Included: No
Stock Value:
Years Est: 11
Gross Revenue: 1,200,000

-Import/wholesale/distribution Business operation and simple to run and Manage ,

 approx. turnover is $1.2 million  with increasing turnover ie just starting on to projects in sydney and Canberra -each is $100k  in value for each projects , 

Massive expansion and Upside Opportunity for Australia wide and N/Z expansion also 

average Gross Profit  increasing from change in  business operation ,was 32% in 2016 , then 40% 2017  and currently running at approx  47% from changes in operation 

Supply to the Building Industry

  Company Profile-


 Sell rigid insulation products into commercial and residential construction projects.


It also sells insulation for the refrigerated transport and cold store warehousing market.

Also in the range is a full suite of accessories including fixings, tapes and fastening guns.



They have Exclusive Distribution agreements  of their Products from Spain into Aust and N/Z

 approx. turnover is $1.2m with an average Gross Profit of 40%


Nett Profit-approx $240k plus p/a and room for growth



Only needs 1-2 people in the business to run

Currently 2 brothers with admin support from their wives, 1 brother does very little


 There is minimal administration work required with 1-2 sales staff and could be easily integrated into a buyers system.  



Large upside and product range extension


History of company –


been in the construction industry for approx. 10 years.  started selling rigid insulation into the market in July ’06



Their rigid insulation sales have also increased rapidly, with the main market being Victoria, followed by New South Wales. They have also sold into all other states in Australia and are consistently sending there XPS to Antarctica.

They have spent thousands of dollars in securing ISO9705 certification and a variety for other testing reports for their range of product.


 2XR ECO POLY sheets  EPS Foil board  2XR XPS  2XR Ultra Soffit  2XR Ultra Wall

 Phenolic Render System  2XR Ultra Fix  2XR Rapid Fastener (Patented Technology)


Business location


Can be located  in  any location ,currently operate from a home/office in Tasmania


Melbourne or Sydney  would be ideal


Currently Use 3pl Warehousing: Vic,  Tas and NSW


Business potential

XPS - They have a major customer in Melbourne and have another customer in Sydney (refrigerated truck body manufacturer) about to trial the specialised sheet sizes they have available as they can see massive benefit to their production to run with their product. Due to the success of a waterproofing project in Clarence Street – Sydney more opportunities are opening up. Product is marketed and specified under their own branding.


Some more  info re the choice  solutions business is below

  They are growing fast  and only looking to  sell  this business to concentrate on another business division that is unrelated


1) What products it currently sells , Extruded Polystyrene, Phenolic foam and accessories, eg fixings to install it tape for joins,  polystyrene for under slab insulation, breather paper for house wrap, etc


2) Where (which country it comes from) , Australia, Spain, China, Taiwan, Breather paper comes from US


3) The application/use of each product in its product list, Extruded goes to truck body manufacturers, concrete tilt up manufacturers, roof gardens, Phenolic goes into car park ceilings, polystyrene goes in many applications, etc



Current operations gives them approx. 47% gross profit margin


Business is growing currently strongly

Have 2 projects currently in Sydney and Canberra- 100k projects each



Stock on hand $130k


1. What each partners job description would be, will each partner have equal job share? I do marketing and technical support, Mark looks after admin and foreign purchasing

2.  Business cashflow? Good

3.  How long has the business been operating and how long have they been in this business? 7 years, been doing what we are currently for 4 years

4. Key customers? Builders, commercial plasterers, truck body manufacturers, waterproofers,

5. Their terms and length of payment? 30 day from Invoice, averages 40 days to payment

6. What areas of the business are systemized? MYOB for admin, stock levels, Smartsheet for marketing and controlling projects

7. How many hours a week do they work at the business? 35

8. How often do they have holidays? Have 2 weeks at Christmas, all public holidays, I also went to UK for a holiday mid Jan

9. How dependant is the business on the current owners? Not, very easy to train someone

10.2018 Forecast? How secure is future income? Good

Margins now around 47% gross profit



We have 40 active customers plus cash sales.


This is a business that can be operated by one person


Basically we have 6 main customers in the commercial plastering sector who would spend between $10 to $40k a month,  another that spend 30k every 3 months in commercial truck body building, a big building company that spends 10k a month on flooring insulation and breather paper, the other sales are made up of 100k projects in the waterproofing and cold store sector.


We are also getting new customers all the time.


we are involved in the wall cladding market in a limited way and the business has the potential to develop one with our XPS, no one else does that in Australia, they all use polystyrene.


 please contact to discuss this business further



- Stock photo used, not actual business.  

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Contact: matthew shea
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Bsale ID: 158217

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