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What do you do

C.E. Bartlett takes great pride in its ability to be able to identify gaps and opportunities within a market, adapt to these changing needs and then develop products from a flat sheet of fabric to cater for these needs. Our vast product range covers Agricultural, Industrial, Transport, Commercial, Domestic, Defence, Safety and Emergency and Recreation markets. The specialised skills of Bartlett employees allow the business to continually diversify and adapt to the changing requirements of each sector.Unlike many large manufacturers who service large clients with generic or consistently similar products, Bartlett operate as a specialised manufacturer for many niche industries providing made to order and made to measure products.

Bartlett received the Innovation award as well as being awarded the 2005 Overall winner of the business of the year at the 2005 CGU Commerce Ballarat Business Awards. In 2007 at the same awards, Bartlett was awarded the export award as recognition of the numerous products that Bartlett has exported to a vast range of countries worldwide. Bartlett has also received numerous awards recognising innovation within the company from our industry body Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA) and other industry supporters. In 2006, C.E. Bartlett was inducted into the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame.


C.E. Bartlett Pty Ltd, is a family owned and operated company specialising in Industrial Textile Fabrication. A leader within our industry, we fabricate and distribute both nationally and globally a wide range of products for various industries using PVC, woven polyethylene, acrylic, canvas and other industrial textile fabrics.

C.E. Bartlett has been in operation for 53 years. We manufacture over one hundred products from three sites and four purpose built facilities.

Vision and values

Our company will be a family owned professional corporate umbrella organisation that grows and develops profitable strategic business units. We will use and expand on our fabrication ingenuity and expertise to become innovative industry leaders in existing and emerging markets by producing and selling appropriate products.


C.E. Bartlett employs approximately 80 people. At Bartlett we recognise the importance of people and view our staff as our most valuable asset. Our success comes from our people. The Bartlett team works together in a fair, safe and secure environment and the company provides the opportunities that challenge and reward our people to grow and develop their skills.

The Bartlett business is made up of several work teams with team leaders and managers all of whom have valuable skills and competencies. Being a unique industry, finding experienced staff is almost impossible so internal training is provided to staff on an ongoing basis. Employees are encouraged to seek internal and external training opportunities to improve their individual competencies and senior management and section leaders provide opportunities for all staff to develop their skills.


Dave O'Brien


Phone: 0353393103