Stowe Australia is a leading electrical and communications installation and service contractor with a pre-eminent industry reputation for performance, quality and reliability. Stowe celebrated 100 years of continual service excellence in September 2010. The company’s origins date back to the advent of the electricity industry in Australia when Francis Bell and George T Stowe incorporated the company in 1910. The company was purchased by two senior foremen Bert Madson and Sam Bogen in 1934. Today Stowe Australia is Australia’s leading privately owned electrical and communications contracting organisation with revenues forecast to exceed $460mil in 2013/14 and currently employing over 1,700 people. The ownership and helm of the company has been retained through three generations (78 years) of the Madson family with David Madson the current Executive Chairman and Chris Madson the current Managing Director. Underpinning and driving the success of the company over this time are two fundamental business objectives: “To build and maintain a satisfied customer base through superior quality service with fair dealings based on trust and respect.” “To create long term relationships with customers, suppliers and most importantly its employees.” The company operates from 16 offices covering the eastern seaboard of Australia and delivers specialist electrical and communications services to the following market sectors: • Private and Public Building • Defence • Urban Infrastructure • Mining and Industrial • Data Centre and Telecommunications Stowe Australia’s capability includes design & engineering, installation, construction projects, maintenance, 24 hour service and national roll-outs.