OUR STORY

Lauxes Grates (trading under Lauxes Products) is one of Australia and New Zealand’s most exclusive designers and manufacturers of versatile indoor/outdoor drainage solutions. Established in 2010, our developers have over 20 years combined trade experience and with this knowledge have created unique and innovative products to meet Australia and New Zealand specifications.

With Head Office located on the Gold Coast, Queensland and additional warehouses in Western Australia and Victoria, Lauxes Grates supplies a vast range of unique, cost effective and versatile drainage solutions for indoor and outdoor wet areas. Available through over 1042 wholesalers (and growing daily), our in-depth product knowledge has kept us ahead of the competition.

All our products have been customised and developed to the highest level of WaterMark Level 2 Certification in accordance with the Australian Technical Specifications 5200.040.

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Why Choose Us?

Our skilled team of industry professionals are happy to answer to questions or provide options for any type of application/install. We understand that square pegs don’t fit into round holes, which is why we developed a product designed by trade for trade as a problem solver. Our customisable options and ease of on-site install made us a builder’s choice and functionality, durability and affordability made us the number one consumer choice!

MEET THE CEO

Tim Dawson, CEO and Founder of Lauxes Grates, shares his insights into the business leadership and the rapid success of his company.

MEET THE TEAM

Tim Dawson
CEO / ENTREPRENEUR / CREATOR

Tim is the genius behind our innovative grates. He is also an inspiring leader who always encourages us to be the best we can. Tim enjoys family time on weekends with his wife and three children, but you might catch him challenging himself at true grit event near you sometime.

Beau Algeri
REGIONAL MANAGER WA / FAMILY GUY / BBQ GURU

Beau really knows his stuff, ask him anything about installing grates and you’ll get the very best advice. When he’s not on the road for Lauxes you’ll find him at the Fire Station keeping Western Australia safe. Beau loves to show off his BBQ skills with family and friends.

Leza Shaw
PRODUCT ADVISOR / DOOR KICKER / CREATIVE

Leza lives and breathes our value ‘we make shit happen’ and that is exactly what she does by breaking through barriers to expose Lauxes Grates to the world. She is driven and persistent till she gets the results she is working toward. We absolutely love her ‘never quit’ attitude. In her home life, Leza is always creating something new for her home, friends or family.

Vai Nomani
HEAD OF OPERATIONS / MAKE IT HAPPEN / MR SMOOTH

Having learnt from the best, Vai is your go to man for technical knowledge of our products. Quite often Vai will be quietly working on refining a process to ensure our products move around the country the most efficient way possible. Out of the office, you'll find Vai playing footy, coaching his team or being a social butterfly after dark.

Barb Dawson
HUMAN RESOURCES / REGIONAL MANAGER / SUPER NAN

We think Barb is a real people person and her warm friendly manner is very engaging when out and about visiting customers. Barb is very good at sorting through the dirt to get to the gold when attracting new team players.

Midi Yang
CFO / GADGET MAN / CAR FANATIC

Midi is a whiz with numbers and can create magic to produce reports and projections that show us the way to success. He is a bit of a geek too as he loves his technology.

Alma Gerbavec
CLIENT COORDINATOR / ANIMAL LOVER / HOLISTIC MOTIVATOR

Alma reminds us of our Value "We stay Hungry" because she is always challenging herself to be a better version of herself. Alma's kind and chatty nature makes her a perfect fit for our team.

Matt Tusa
WAREHOUSE COORDINATOR QLD / MR HELPFUL / FAMILY GUY

Matt keeps the grates rolling out the door with all care taken for their long journey interstate or overseas. Nothing is too much trouble for Matt who is always in good spirit and sometimes entertains us as he sings along to music.

Lou Di Rito
REGIONAL MANAGER / FAMILY MAN

Lou keeps his finger on the pulse when it comes to his SA customers. His vast industry knowledge and welcoming personality makes him your go to man. When he's not out and about traveling the state, he can generally be found spending time with his family or watching his beloved Adelaide Crows play.

Justin Corke
R&D / REGIONAL MANAGER / FITNESS FANATIC

Justin is our 'Jack of all trades' he throws himself into any task we set him, from handyman to Regional Manager. His charismatic charm has the ladies swooning, but we love him because he is a funny, easy going larrikin.

Georgie Crane
MARKETING MANAGER / SUPER MUM

Georgie has an eye for detail and always puts her best foot forward to make sure Lauxes is represented in a quality way. We think Georgie is ideal and precise with an influencing nature.

Darren Riekie
WAREHOUSE COORDINATOR WA / CUSTOMER CONTACT OFFICER / ACTION MAN

Dazza is our multi-talented, self-motivating go getter. When he is not packing orders, you'll find him on the blower making sure our WA distributors are well looked after. We think he is just an all-round grate guy.

Marion Vista
VA / LAUXES ALARM CLOCK / SUPER AUNT

Marion is our quiet achiever who is working hard behind the scenes to make magic happen and on time. She tackles anything we throw at her and always exceeds our expectations. Never underestimate Marion’s knowledge, she knows what makes all departments tick. Marion enjoys shopping and spending time with her sweet niece when she’s not working.

Arthur Huang
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT / AVID GAMER

When it comes to punching out the orders, Arthur is the king. Nothing gets past him until every detail is correct, which is why we love him on our operations team. Arthur might seem like the quiet type, but he loves a good chinwag.

James Rogers
WAREHOUSE COORDINATOR VIC / SPORTS FANATIC

We think James is a superstar, he lives and breathes our culture and always displays Positive Outcome Focussed Language. James is a very proactive team member. It's important to James that he travels regularly, and we love hearing stories about his adventures. Clearly, he prefers colder climates as his ideal destination is Queenstown NZ. Brrrr….

Terry Jane
REGIONAL MANAGER VIC / MUSICAL / FOOTY FAN

When it comes to knowledge & experience there is no one better than Terry to be on the road in VIC representing Lauxes Grates. We love that Terry hits the ground running each day to bring grate value when building relationships with our wholesalers. In his time off Terry plays guitar, enjoys going on trips with his wife, loves AFL and is a passionate supporter of the Geelong Football Club.

Johhny (JT) Tamati
WAREHOUSE COORDINATOR QLD / BIG CHEESE

JT brings grate energy and big smiles to the team. A powerhouse in our QLD dispatch that caresses your grates like chop sticks. In case you were wondering - Yes, he lifts bro!

Casey Mawer
DIRECTOR OF FIRST IMPRESSIONS / GATEKEEPER / MS DELIGHT

Casey has acquired super powers in communication through her love of travel and adventure. Her ability to listen before taking action means you will get to your solution sooner than later. Casey strengthens our team to 'Trust in the Process'.

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UNIQUE DESIGN

What makes Lauxes Grates stand apart from the rest is the unique design. We have spent years of development to finally arrive at the best material and channel structure for the job. A Lauxes grate will not only look good, but last a lifetime doing the job it was designed for.
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