Our Story

1981

The first Jarrahdale Wood Heater was designed and manufactured in Western Australia by Mr Ron Clare

1988

Ron & Jenny Clare acquired the companies first manufacturing facility at 17b Malcolm Rd, Maddington WA

1992

Began distribution of Jarrahdale Wood Heaters to regional WA through a state dealer network

1996

Rowan Clare, son of Ron & Jenny, and now a co-director, began working in the family business

1997

Jarrahdale Wood Heaters tested and approved for emissions and efficiency in a National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) approved lab

2000

Acquired 17a Malcolm Rd, Maddington to expanded manufacturing operations and capabilities

2000

A commitment to continual improvement led to key design modifications for popular wood heater models; Rhapsody, Innovator and Jumbo

2003

 Jarrahdale Heating opened its first factory-direct showroom on Albany Hwy in Maddington

2003

 Leon Clare, youngest son of Jenny & Ron, and now a co-director, began working in the family business

2005

 Dealer network for wood heaters expanded Australia wide. The national dealer network now includes Tasmania, South Australia, VIC, NSW and Queensland.

2006

 Brothers Rowan & Leon Clare became Managing Directors of Jarrahdale Heating

2007

 Acquired state-of-the-art CNC Plasma Cutter, used to maximise efficiency and precision during manufacture of wood heaters and evaporative air-conditioning

2008

 A major fire destroyed the Albany Hwy showroom

2009

 Proving resilient in the wake of the fire, the Clare family designed and built a new showroom at 17 Malcolm Rd, Maddington

2010

 Launch of an innovative new wood heater, the Convector In-Built. Designed with a streamline fascia to fit flush with the wall.

2012

 Acquired another factory at 19 Malcolm Rd, Maddington to expand manufacturing and storage capabilities

2012

In response to industry demand for plasma and laser metal cutting, 19 Malcolm Rd expanded its services to include commercial cutting and fabrication under the brand 'RJ Metals'

2014

Acquired state-of-the-art Fibre Optic Laser Cutter to compliment the laser cutter and further advance manufacturing capabilities

2014

Rob Hammond Heating assigned as an official distributor for Jarrahdale Wood Heaters in Tasmania. Tasmanian dealer network now includes 8 authorised agents.

2015/16

 All Jarrahdale Wood Heaters re-tested by the AHHA for low emissions after months of research and development to ensure compliance with new regulations

2016

Acquired Water Jet Cutting machinery to compliment the laser and plasma cutting and further advance manufacturing capabilities

2018

Official distributor assigned for Victoria to assist with growth of the Jarrahdale Heating brand in the eastern states

2018

 Warehouse storage capacity improved to increase yearly stockholdings in preparation for peak winter seasons

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