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Doing things the KAEFER way. Since 1918.

Carl Kaefer was a clever man. In 1918 he used peat to insulate the walls of cold storage spaces. His idea worked so well that it led to the foundation of our company, which has since developed into a market leader for plant integrity services and solutions in Industry, Marine & Offshore and Construction. With over 28,000 employees and a large international presence, we are a true global player – there for you all over the world.

In addition to insulation, we offer access solutions, surface protection, passive fire protection & refractory as well as interior outfitting. In everything we do, the client takes centre stage and we take pride in our efficient and innovative approach to overcoming challenges and providing services and solutions.

We also pride ourselves on doing things the KAEFER way. It’s what makes us different and is seen clearly in our strong safety record, cutting-edge technical expertise and strong ethical values that guide us in everything we do. Furthermore, we’re driven by innovation and by doing things differently. We develop new and tailored solutions that benefit our clients and are frontrunners in digitalisation in our industry. We also assure quality, safety, cost-efficiency and continuous improvement with our substantial in-house expertise and fully integrated services.

Our successful track record speaks for itself. And it also serves as a testament to the strength of Carl Kaefer’s ideas, and our vision – to eliminate the energy waste.

KAEFER in Australia 

In Australia, KAEFER Integrated Services delivers project and maintenance contracts safely across the continent in all states and territories. KAEFER Integrated Services has been operating in Australia for over 50 years, and today we are a leading provider of industrial services with over 1,500 personnel delivering our disciplines in construction and maintenance. 

KAEFER Novacoat is the Australian specialist surface protection division. Novacoat Pty Ltd was founded in 1991 and was acquired by KAEFER Integrated Services in 2010. Today, KAEFER Novacoat is now established as a leading provider for the supply and application of workshop and site based surface protection solutions to a broad cross section of industry. We operate from the largest protective coatings facility in Australia based in Kwinana, Western Australia.

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