Australian Made – What does it really mean?
WHERE DO YOU WANT YOUR MONEY GOING?
AGO has been selling Aus Made artificial grass for over 10 years. We are a family owned business and we pride ourselves on using Australian Materials in our grasses.
However lets be very clear – that term AUSTRALIAN MADE can be used in other ways that may be of interest to you
Artificial Grass has 2 main components to it:
- YARN – The green and brown bits
- BACKING – the black bit on the back
96% of our product range is comprised of YARN and BACKING materials that are made here is Oz.
Did you know that many companies IMPORT these components from overseas – in many cases CHINA, assemble them here and call it AUS MADE?
When you buy these products money from that transaction goes BACK OVERSEAS – usually to CHINA.
At AGO we want that $ to stay here in Oz – going to Oz workers and their families – NOT to overseas companies.
Whilst not all our grasses meet this criteria – we want to be very clear – NONE OF OUR GRASSES OR ANY COMPONENT IN OUR PRODUCTS COMES FROM CHINA
Any materials we import come from Europe or USA – that is 100% our Guarantee. Only a very small percentage of our grasses use imported components – the vast majority use Australian sourced materials
So – if you are buying grass elsewhere you must ask:
- Is the grass imported or made in Australia?
- If made here – Where are the manufacturing components in the turf coming from? – In particular the yarn (as this is what your warranty mainly covers)
If the supplier isn’t prepared to put it in writing – do you believe them?
I know we are all wanting to support our fellow Aussies – as AGO have done since inception. This goes from manufacturing staff, the warehouse guys, truck drivers and even the local landscaper or handyman installing it.
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