Founder Tim Kierath, fed up with leaking hose fittings bursting off in his hand, decides there’s a better way to water. He works with a team of engineers to invent a solution.
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The Hoselink Connectors are designed and patented. Featuring a bayonet-style ‘point and twist’ coupling system, and a unique o-ring to o-ring seal, the connectors are 100% watertight, guaranteed not to burst off the hose.Learn more
Tim signs a deal with hose manufacturer Dayco Swan to distribute fittings throughout retailers in the USA, whilst in Australia, fittings are distributed by Yates and sold in Bunnings, Big W, Mitre10, Kmart and other large retailers.
Tim moves to UK to try and build business in Europe
Tim’s daughter Sally joins the business and the first customer service employees are hired – all working from the Kierath’s family dining room!
Tim and his daughter Sally appear in the first four-minute advertorial on Channel 9’s Kerry-Ann Morning Show. The phone lines ring hot all day as a result!
The business finally moves out of the home and into a larger warehouse and office space in Brookvale.
Tim’s son Ben joins the family business.
Inventory and staff are rapidly growing, so operations move to a larger premises.
Not to be outdone by his siblings, Tim’s son James joins the family business.
Hoselink exhibits at a show for the first time, setting up shop at Newcastle Home Show.
Our no-burst fittings are awarded the 2013 Australian Business Award for Product Excellence – our first ever award!
The team locates to our largest warehouse and office space yet! With a team of over 40 staff, the Hoselink family continues to grow.
The Hoselink Retractable Hose Reel is awarded the 2015 Australian Business Award for Product Excellence.Shop Hose Reels
With a fresh new website and 73,000+ reviews under our belt, popularity is at an all-time high.
Hoselink releases its biggest launch since Retractable Hose Reels, bringing a range of quality Solar Garden Lights to market
Having grown up in rural Narromine, Tim decides to take action and help Australia’s struggling farmers. Following a visit to a farm in Cumnock, where Tim and the team assisted with a much-needed water drop, Hoselink donates over $50,000 to the Buy A Bale initiative.
The latest innovation is a range of specially formulated fertilisers and Hoselink-compatible dispensing system.
20 Years of Hoselink
It’s been quite the journey from 1999, but over 40 staff, 150 products and three premises later, we couldn’t be prouder to be celebrating Hoselink’s 20th anniversary. Cheers!