A proud tradition, founded in 1887
Oliver Footwear, Australia’s leading Safety Footwear Manufacturer owes its origins to gold mining in the Victorian provincial city of Ballarat.
Our founder James Oliver, a boot-maker by trade, came to the goldfields of Ballarat, then amongst the richest alluvial and underground mining fields in the world, in the mid 1800’s. His quest for the elusive nuggets was unsuccessful, so he returned to the trade of boot-making which he had learned in the U.K. Established as the business of Oliver & Stevens, the new venture commenced producing tough and durable boots for miners and farmers in 1887.
The same entrepreneurial streak which marked the establishment of the business in 1887 continues today with Oliver Footwear building on its commitment to manufacture quality footwear. Product research and development to address the needs and demands of tough workplace safety environments will always be a central part of our company philosophy.
Oliver is now part of Honeywell Industrial Safety which offers not just the world’s most comprehensive lines of Personal Protective Solutions but the most respected brands that make workers embrace safety on their own.
Component ManufacturerMining Boot
The Thermo Scientific ARL X’TRA Companion represents an excellent choice for routine analysis with its advanced/Bragg-Brentano benchtop X-Ray diffractometer configuration. It incorporates cutting-edge technological elements to ensure precision, accuracy, safety, and user-friendliness.
The Avio® 550 Max is a compact, fully simultaneous ICP-OES instrument with Scott/Cross-FlowTechnology.
ATLAS is a state-of-the-art TPMS telematics gateway that allows monitoring all your sensors with a single device.
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