The Richards Family who own Patent Products are no strangers to manufacturing.
In 1926 their engineer grandfather started an engineering company Richards & Co in Brisbane which specialised in valve design and manufacturing, supplying to refineries and the pipeline gas industry. The company created such an interest that was acquired by international interests in the sixties.
Patent Products, established in 1970, was the first to initiate the concept of channel drain and grate combination. Through constant research and development, the design has been updated and is very popular for its strength and reliability.
In meeting the market demand, the company widened extensively their range of steel galvanised grates and frames to satisfy the needs of domestic, commercial, industrial and civil engineering market.