Our History2019-09-06T13:59:33+11:00

Our History

Established by The Adshead Family in 1978, Base Industries has experienced significant growth and transformation since its origins more than 40 years ago. Over the years, the company has expanded nationally and undergone a number of name changes to reflect the growing range of services offered beyond scaffolding.

Family owned and operated to this day, and employing many long-term staff members, Base Industries remains dedicated to building strong customer relationships and delivering the highest level of customer service.

The success and sustained growth of Base Industries is built on a reputation of producing quality work as well as maintaining a clear customer focus. With a continuous focus on safety, innovation and improvement, Base Industries boasts a skilled workforce as well as expertise in project management and end-to-end engineering.

2016 Complete Access solutions provider, Base Industries, commences nationally2019-06-22T00:28:31+11:00
2012 Scaffold Logistics commences national operation2019-06-22T00:40:02+11:00
2008 Sale of CDK to Cape PLC2019-06-22T00:39:30+11:00
2002 Business scaled with over 500 employees2019-06-22T00:40:50+11:00
2002 Acquired Blackadder, Ridgebay Access (Raventhorpe), Northwest Scaffold (Karratha)2019-06-22T00:37:58+11:00
2000 Fourth generation leadership (Mike Ashead – CEO)2019-06-22T00:19:36+11:00
1986 Concept Hiring (CDK) commenced trading2019-06-22T00:18:26+11:00
1978 – Melbourne Scaffolding commenced trading2019-06-22T00:16:36+11:00
1969 Second generation arrived in Perth and entered the scaffolding industry2019-06-22T00:17:40+11:00
1920 British Steel GKN 90 degree coupler invented. First step to scaffolding2019-06-22T00:42:07+11:00