Versace Timbers – 60 Years
Founded in July 1956 by Ron Versace milling timber logs at Wavell Heights, Versace Timbers is today a family owned and operated timber supplier located in Virginia, Queensland.
Managing Director, Graham Leddy, after graduating from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Commerce, working in a truss and frame plant at Geebung and spending 3 years in Darwin working for a corporate bookmaker, joined the company then run by his father Peter in 1998. After spending 7 years learning the business prior to Peter’s retirement, Graham took over the day to day running of the business with the assistance of his 3 brothers who look after the production plant, accounts and the Virginia operations. Versace Timbers has a staff of 55 and operates out of approximately 6,000 square metres at Virginia to where they moved 12 years ago.
Versace provide an outstandingly high level of service to their customers who include renovators, general builders, new home builders, resort builders, etc and deal only in high quality sustainable timber supplied by Hyne Timber who has been a supplier for over 20 years plus Tilling Timber, Simmonds Lumber, Carter Holt Harvey and ITI Queensland. In 2012 they were recognised by their peers and judged “Best Building Materials Centre Metro” at the Queensland Timber Awards.
In addition to selling timber products, the company also has a rapidly growing frame & truss plant which allows customers to buy all their timber related requirements from a single source.
Frames and trusses are easy to erect and Versace has the added advantage of being a MiTek fabricator. This technology enables the company to manufacture roof trusses and wall frames efficiently and accurately while maintaining high standards of quality and service.
Versace also offers their customers decking, timber cladding and flooring along with Weathertex, fibre cement products from the BGC Fibre Cement range and composite decking choices such as Modwood.
Versace has a team of active sales representatives and regularly advertises to create awareness.
What We Stock
- Hardwood (G.O.S and K.D.)
- Pine structural framing (Treated and Untreated)
- Tongue & Groove flooring (Australian species and imported)
- Decking material (Hardwood local and imported species)
- Engineered flooring / floating floors
- Roof Trusses
- Pre-nail wall frames
- Plumbing Supplies
- Supply and install of timber flooring
- Laminated Beams (17C, 18C, 21C, curved and reinforced)
- Engineered products LVLs, I-Beams, etc
- Flooring (Plywood & Particle board, treated and untreated)
- Hardware (including bolts, nails and fastenings)
- Doors and handles, locks and hinges
- Fibre cement
- External cladding
- Internal linings
- Concreting Products
Who we are
Versace Timbers is a family owned and operated business that was established in 1956. We specialise in experience and supplying products for renovations and new build projects.
With over 100 years collective knowledge, our experience has shown us that over the years times do change, products do change and even faces do change. The one thing that should not change is service. We believe that dedicated support and ongoing attention to detail should never be outdated.
Versace Timbers is dedicated to providing expert advice, friendly service and a comprehensive product range.We can offer support to tradespeople, renovators and the enthusiastic do-it-yourselfer, offering technical advice and a product mix to suit all your requirements.
Charity Golf Day
Since 2012, Versace has been holding a “Charity Golf Day” with over 100 players representing clients, staff and suppliers participating. To date they have managed to raise a touch under $30,000 in support of prostate cancer. Graham whose hobbies include family activities and golf is a Director and Vice Chairman of TABMA Queensland, following in the footsteps of his father Peter who was one of the founding directors back in 2001. Graham places great emphasis on training his employees and they are regularly sponsored for courses on management, warehousing, merchandising and frame and truss design. In 2010 Versace Timbers received “Best Training Culture” at the Queensland Timber Awards and hosted the “Trainee of the Year” in 2012. Versace recently purchased a second site at Brendale to cater for the growing demand for its products and sees future growth as vital to the success of the company. Versace Timbers is indeed a Queensland success story.
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