Paarhammer staff celebrated the company’s 25-year anniversary by
spending a weekend taking in the sights and history of Echuca, including the
Beginning operations in a small factory in Ballan in April 1990 with a
staff of three, the company, known then as ‘Design & Handicraft Furniture’,
specialised in providing high quality timber solutions. Seeing a demand for energy
efficient European style windows and doors, the business quickly replaced handcrafted
furniture with custom made windows and doors, kitchens, and shop and office fitouts.
The company’s name was changed to Paarhammer to represent a broader product
In 2007, Paarhammer became the first Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
certified window and door manufacturer in Victoria, with the product focus now completely
shifting to windows and doors.
The unprecedented growth saw Paarhammer move out from its original
premises in 2010 into the new purpose built factory designed with many sustainable
features including waste reduction, water harvesting, and efficient energy use through
insulation and energy and light management.
The same year, Paarhammer became the first Australian company to have a
window and door product range tested and approved for all bushfire areas up to
and including Bushfire Attack Level Flame Zone (BAL-FZ).
Known for the best energy rated windows made in Australia, Paarhammer
has received multiple awards over the years in recognition of the quality and
performance of its products. The success of the company can be attributed to its
commitment to innovation as it strives to push the boundaries of the industry.
Having achieved a unique milestone, Paarhammer thanks their many customers,
and looks forward to supporting them through quality products and professional
service in the coming years.