Welcoming Business

Are you a New Business to Knox? We would love to profile you here and to share your story with visitors of Knox Business Direct! From time to time we may also profile a business in one of our printed publications.

All you need to do is send us a short bio on your Company, some images of your business - these can be of your premises, signage, logo's or products.

Most of all, tell us why you have started your business in or moved your business to Knox.

Email us: business@knox.vic.gov.au


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Coding specialist Matthews

A brand new building at 10 Lakeview Drive in Scoresby’s Caribbean Park is the new home of Matthews Australasia. CEO Mark Dingley said continual growth pushed the move from Rowville to a new home in Scoresby’s Caribbean Park for the 91 staff in the ...

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Rust-Oleum

Solving challenges is the very foundation of Rust-Oleum. After all, its founder, sea captain Robert Fergusson, didn’t particularly care about paint. He just wanted to keep his ship intact. But when he noticed that a splash of fish oil had stopped t...

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Guilded rose

The Guilded Rose Café

Jim and Lorraine Sheppard are the owners of new Bayswater restaurant, The Guilded Rose Café. A recent immigrant from the US, Lorraine’s background heavily influences the menu, which includes her family’s recipes of BBQ sauce, southern buttermilk bi...

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The Source Bulk Foods

It’s easy to shop with zero waste at The Source Bulk Foods at Stud Park Shopping Centre, Rowville. Opened in mid-March, the organic natural health and bulk food store, allows shoppers to buy whatever amount they want whether that’s one teaspoon or ...

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Stamford homestead

Stamford Park Homestead

The final stage of the Stamford Park redevelopment has been realised! The Stamford Park Homestead restaurant in Rowville has just opened following an extensive and sympathetic expansion and renovation by owners Jason M Jones and Brahman Perera. T...

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Knox Central Apartment Hotel

Knox Central Apartment Hotel , a new 50 apartment hotel opened its doors on 1 December and offers guests a choice of 1- and 2-bedroom apartments and the use of a heated undercover pool and well-equipped gymnasium. Included in the price are free servi...

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aps industrial

APS Industrial

APS Industrial has relocated its Melbourne head office and national distribution centre to Rowville. The company offers a broad portfolio of high quality industrial, electrical and automation products. The 4,500 sqm facility includes an interactive...

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Blue Connections

Blue Connections underway

The first sod has been turned at Blue Connections’ soon-to-bebuilt 2875 sqm headquarters at Caribbean Park. The new two-storey office and warehouse facility has been custom-designed with the front façade having full-height glazing that wraps around...

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stomp

Captain Stomp Records

A lover of music, David Thompson has had a life-long dream to run his own record shop. After working for more than 30 years in financial services, he decided it was time for a career change. Enter Captain Stomp, an independent record store that s...

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Decathlon in Knoxfield

Sport lovers in Melbourne have a new ‘go-to’ store that’s just opened in the old Masters building in Knoxfield. French company Decathlon, which has stores all over the world, is quickly expanding across Australia. It opened its first store in Sydne...

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Power plus

PowerPlus claims stake in solar battery market

When Bradley Paton chose the location for his company’s first factory, it wasn’t because the street name was the same as his company name! PowerPlus Energy’s new manufacturing facility in Power Road, Bayswater was primarily chosen because it’s clos...

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Tiny bear

Tiny Bear Distillery

Damien Anderson has followed his dream and in June established an alcohol distilling business in Knoxfield. With university degrees in biochemistry and biological science, Damien has been a high school chemistry, biology, science and maths teacher ...

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Tiny Tots Baby Store

After seven years of operation as an online-only store in Knoxfield, earlier this year Tiny Tots Baby Store opened a showroom in Bayswater. Business owner, Sulani Perks, said the store sells products for bed and bath, feeding, nursery, toys, stroll...

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Pink Boots Hire

Jessica Gilchrist and her family launched Pink Boots Hire in July 2017, a new business that provides scissors lifts, all terrains, cherry pickers and knuckle booms. Over the past 12-18 months of her entrepreneurial journey, Jess has overcome cancer...

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Pinnacle Health Club

Little more than one kilometre from its first health centre that was established 10 years ago, Pinnacle Health Club is about to open its fourth centre at Caribbean Park. Back in 2007, Ben Stallworthy was a postman in Knox and looking for the right ...

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The note group

The Note Group

“More space and room to grow” is the primary reason for welcoming The Note Group to Rowville. After 24 years in Mitcham, moving in August to larger premises in Rowville allowed The Note Group to consolidate two warehouses into one, providing greate...

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Waterman

Waterman Business Centres’ largest business hub at almost 7,500 sqm is nearing completion at Caribbean Park.  Set to open in December, the centre will provide businesses ranging from entrepreneurs to large enterprises with the opportunity to access...

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Christmas Elves

Christmas Elves opens in Knox

Australia’s largest Christmas specialist store has opened its second store on Burwood Highway, Ferntree Gully. Christmas Elves was established in Preston in 2010 and is 100 per cent Australian owned and operated. This Christmas wonderland stocks ...

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Aussie Outdoor Blinds

Aussie Outdoor Blinds

With the majority of its blind manufacturing installations in and around the Knox area, Dale Petri decided to move his business from Box Hill to Knoxfield. Aussie Outdoor Blinds is a successful franchise with 14 blind manufacturers throughout Austr...

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Merck Millipore

Merck Millipore

In late 2014, Merck Millipore's Australian head office moved from Kilsyth to Bayswater. The life sciences company is a division of Merck KGaA, a German pharmaceutical and chemical giant with a history that began in 1668. It operates in 64 countries a...

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Savcor Products

Savcor Products

Savcor Products Australia is one of the nation's leading distributors of brand-name corrosion products. Australian owned and operated, the company supplies various industrial sectors and is one of the largest cathodic protection materials suppliers i...

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Wilson's Storage

Wilson's Storage

This impressive new facility in Rowville has more than 4500 sqm of storage space in various sizes that caters for tradespeople, businesses or individuals who need storage and the ability to access it 24/7. It has state-of-the-art CCTV and intercom ...

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Wellington Family Chiropractic

Wellington Family Chiropractic

Dr Frank Whelan has recently opened Wellington Family Chiropractic in Rowville, a Wellness practice where their purpose is to help you and your family live longer healthier lives. Wellington Family Chiropractic provides natural and effective chiropra...

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