About Godfrey Hirst


Godfrey Hirst Australia has a long history with 150 years manufacturing experience. We produce the highest quality broadloom and modular tile carpets for Australian and global markets.

From 1865 to Today

Established in 1865, Godfrey Hirst was one of Victoria’s first textile mills. The 33-hectare Geelong site is now home to numerous production plants as well as the head office. Godfrey Hirst Australia is recognised as one of the top 10 carpet manufacturers in the world.

Godfrey Hirst uses world class technologies in continuous dyeing and high resolution printing facilities; comprehensive yarn extrusion and twisting; and state-of-the-art tufting equipment and finishing lines. This technology facilitates the production of high quality wool, nylon, polypropylene, triexta and blended carpets. Thousands of metres of Godfrey Hirst residential and commercial grade carpet are produced in Australia every day.

Driven by manufacturing excellence and innovation, Godfrey Hirst is the only Australian carpet manufacturer to vertically integrate its operations. From extrusion (Fibremakers) to delivery (Godfrey Hirst Logistics), this total supply chain capability ensures quality control, consistency and flexibility.

Godfrey Hirst ensures our carpets are engineered to the highest industry and safety standards (ISO9001, ISO14001 and AS4801 accredited). Recognised as the market leader, our ability to innovate and design in all fibre and carpet types enables us to service the needs of all market segments.

Godfrey Hirst is committed to real environmentally sustainable design and development and has become an Australian multi-award winner through innovation and investment in our future.