Mr John Riegert, the founder of the company, has worked in the timber industry for 30 years. Growing up and working on the family farm for 10 years, he has an extensive knowledge of rural fencing products and requirements.
As a hands on manager, over thirty years John has gained experience in most aspects of timber harvesting. This includes felling, extracting, grading, loading and cartage.
In early years John held contracts with C.A.L.M., planting Blue Gums at Mornington and Brunswick and Pines at Roelands. The company expanded into harvesting timber at ALCOA minesites at Wagerup and Huntley but now has all timber is delivered to the Yarloop depot.
An interest and practical experience in house poles originated in the building of a family pole home at Binningup in 1997.
Potential customers have often been referred to the house and practical knowledge shared.
A firm believer in community support, John was a member of Apex for 18 years, holding the positions of President, Secretary and District Governor (State Board) before retiring at the
exit age of 40 years.
Under Johns management the company has steadily developed and progressed to have an annual turnover in excess of $500,000