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100+ Years Of Industrial Experience

100+ Years Of Industrial Experience

Middy’s Industrial is a revitalisation of the company’s Industrial program focusing on our electrical contractors and market verticals such as end-user’s food and beverage, mining, water etc. This is not to say we have not been engaged in this market; we have, with all Middy’s branches selling industrial product.

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Grain Silo S.W.E.R Solution

Grain Silo S.W.E.R Solution

Terry Knight Electrical was approached by a customer to facilitate a tricky solution regarding a grain silo application. The problem was a remote silo with a single wire earth return (S.W.E.R) 480V supply but with 415V equipment; in particular, 6 motors powering augers, sweeps and aerators.

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Fresh Look for Bryce's Mobil 1 Middy's Racing Supercar...

VALE Hugh Middendorp (30.12.1931 - 7.2.2021)

It is with deep sadness that we mark the passing of Mr Hugh Middendorp. 

Hugh had a pivotal role in the foundation of Middendorp Electric Co P/L from its inception, working with his father and brothers, Peter and Nick, firstly in the Middendorp manufacturing plant in Preston in the 1930s. Together they progressed the business into the new millennia and grew Middy’s into Australia’s largest independent electrical wholesaler.

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Feral Smart Trap

Feral Smart Trap

Longstanding Middy’s Warrnambool customer, Adam Mattner, has combined his background in technology with his passion for wildlife to found Feral Smart Trap.

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Middy's Virtual Ladies' Day

Middy's Virtual Ladies' Day

Not even COVID-19 could stop these ladies from supporting a good cause...

With traditional Middy's Ladies' Days cancelled due to COVID-19 this year, Middy's hosted a virtual Ladies' Day on Friday October 30th, and it was a resounding success.

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Middy's Industrial Offer Accessible Through National Branch Network

Middy's Industrial Offer Accessible Through National Branch Network

Incorporating project supply to day to day MRO requirements, Middy’s Industrial provides the products, solutions, and account management to service the industry Australia wide.

The Middy’s Industrial offer continues to expand across our national branch network at a fast pace. Simultaneously, the Industrial team is also growing and we’re very pleased to have added two new dedicated Industrial Business Development Managers to our sales network. Both Hank Terpstra and Dean Sullivan are based in Victoria but will be supporting national enquiries alongside Troy Crawford (Industrial Sales Representative for North Victoria, Riverina NSW & ACT) and National Industrial Manager, Trevor Quaini.

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HomeBuilder Equals Work Opportunities

HomeBuilder Equals Work Opportunities

By now we all know about the Federal Government’s HomeBuilder scheme but what does it mean to you, the electrical contractor?

The HomeBuilder grant is one of the key pillars of Australia’s response to COVID-19's economic recovery plan. In what has proved to be challenging times for many Australians, we’re now able to look forward to the resurgence of the construction industry with the Government’s 1.3 billion dollar investment for the building of new homes and significant renovations to existing properties.

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Middy’s Oakleigh Historical Moments & A New Chapter

Middy’s Oakleigh Historical Moments & A New Chapter

Middy’s new purpose-built branch will serve the electrical industry for many years to come.

The original Middendorp Electric Oakleigh branch, one of the first five Middy’s branches, was opened in 1961 to service Oakleigh and the growing south eastern suburbs. The early days saw trade sales at the front of the building with some Middendorp manufacturing continuing in the rear with some rubber moulding machines producing the Middy branded plug tops for a period until injection moulding took over and the family then focused more strongly on wholesaling.

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Middy’s Lead The Way With EV Charging Station In NT

Middy’s Lead The Way With EV Charging Station In NT

Middy’s Darwin branch is home to the first direct current (DC) electric vehicle (EV) charging station in the Northern Territory.

Middy’s Darwin is proud to offer customers a DC electric vehicle charger with up to 25kW output. This system allows you to charge electric cars 12 times faster than with a standard domestic socket and it is an ideal, affordable charging solution for commercial, fleet and private use vehicles.

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New Features Now At myBRANCH

Now is the time to get on board. Not only can you order products online you can now access your account online at myBRANCH.

New functionality and added features mean you can now login to a single place to get everything you need.

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Oakleigh's new purpose-built wholesale branch

Welcome to our new Oakleigh Branch.

Middy’s Oakleigh first opened in 1961 and has been servicing Oakleigh and the surrounding areas for 59 years. Middy’s acquired land next door at 1/1609-1615 Dandenong Rd (Cnr Ferntree Gully Rd & Lever St) to design and build a purpose-built wholesale branch. The new branch will support Middy’s efforts to serve the local industry for many years to come.

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Middy's We are with you

We’re With You...

In light of the federal government providing a three-step road map for states and territories to carefully begin relaxing some physical distancing restrictions, we can start to look forward to post-isolation life and begin to get back to normal.

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Middy’s Sales Rep Of The Year 2019

Middy’s annual "Sales Representative of the Year Awards" were held on the 26th February, at the scenic Cumberland Lorne Resort.


Middy's sales representatives from across the nation came together to recognise and celebrate outstanding individual achievements and team success in 2019.

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