Oates® is an Australian company supplying professional quality cleaning products for the home and industry for over 85 years. With an extensive national warehousing network and experienced sales force, Oates® prides itself on delivering the highest level of quality products with national service.
In July 2005, E.D. Oates was acquired by GUD holdings Limited. As the owner of a number of other iconic Australian companies, including Davey, Ryco Filters, Wesfil and Dexion, GUD holdings offers Oates a strong commitment to brand development and to the future growth in professional cleaning & household products across Australia and New Zealand. The Oates range is currently comprised of over 1300 products with a strong emphasis on continuous improvement, product development and quick and easy, effective cleaning.
Oates continues to grow through complementary acquisitions and by launching new products, many of which are designed in Australia. In June 2010, Oates acquired the chemical product range and branding of Research Products, Citrus Resources and Dry Fusion. The range includes hard floor, carpet and upholstery cleaners, disinfectants and bleaches, glass and automotive cleaners, laundry and fabric care, dishwashing detergents, hand washes, deodorises and other speciality cleaners.