Building better, together

IPD is a distributor and service provider with the purpose of helping to build a future where sustainable electrical infrastructure creates a better life for all.

Our Mission

To enhance every aspect of infrastructure through energy efficiency, automation and secure connectivity while prioritising the safety and wellbeing of people.

Our People

Our team of over 500 provide the passion, dedication, and expertise that ensure you experience better at IPD. We go beyond offering excellent products and solutions; we tailor our services to meet your unique needs.

It all started over 70 years ago

Explore the key moments that have shaped us into who we are today, helping with the electrification and decarbonisation of our economy and leading us towards a more sustainable interconnected future.


English Electric Company of Australia Pty Ltd Regents Park factory opened.


Began production of electrical & mechanical relays, distribution boards and motor control centres. In 1968 GEC merged with English Electric.


GEC Industrial Products division formed. GEC Machines (motors & fans) merged with GEC Distribution Equipment Division (standard products, switchgear).


GEC Power Systems Group merged with CGE subsidiary Alsthom to create GEC Alsthom.


In June 1998 GEC Alsthom was listed on the Paris Stock Exchange. GEC & Alcatel sold off part of their stakes in the capital and the company was renamed ALSTOM.


Product agency for Elsteel switchboard systems and Ferraz/Mersen fuse protection.

2003 - 2005

Product agency for GE and Socomec. Management team buy the business from ALSTOM. Now 100% Australian owned.


Opened National manufacturing facility to offer a range of value-added engineering & assembly services.


Acquired companies: - Hivotech HV Testing & Equipment - Central Test & Callibration - Trio Test & Measurement - Zinfra (HV Testing).


Product agency for AuCom and ABB. Acquired Addelec Power Services and moved into our corporate HQ in Wetherill Park, NSW.

2020 - 2023

Acquired companies: - Control Logic - High Technology Control (HTC) - Gemtek - EX Engineering IPD Group successfully lists on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:IPG).

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  • 2010-2018
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  • 2020-2023

Tailored for your success

At IPD, we understand that our success is directly linked to our customers’ satisfaction. That’s why we have established dedicated business units, each focused-on catering to the unique needs and preferences of different customer groups.

Custom products, local value

IPD’s National Manufacturing Centre is the epicentre of compliant and pioneering manufacturing solutions. We go beyond being just a supplier; we are your partner, offering customised solutions that adhere to local standards and withstand the test of time.

Stock & logistics

We coordinate with our global supply partners to maintain a robust inventory across major cities, ensuring reliable support for local projects. Our Sydney hub, along with timely local customer support, guarantees efficient logistics and a worry-free service experience.

Our values & guiding principles

We’re really proud of our culture, which is all about being down-to-earth, innovative, and hardworking. This culture is a big reason why people stick around at IPD for a long time and have opportunities to grow in their careers. Our values are the heart and soul of how we do business.

to evolve

We embrace new
challenge norms,
and evolve together
in the pursuit of
a sustainable

is our key

Knowledge is our greatest tool
in helping customers thrive and


With collaboration, we can overcome
any challenge togerther.

for life

Striving for lifelong customers,
one interaction at a time.

Own it

We take responsibility for
our actions to drive positive


We respect every individual, valuing their unique
perspectives and contributions.

Join the team

It’s your career, so make a move that matters. Join a business where you can feel good about the work you do in helping with the electrification and decarbonisation of our environment, leading toward a more sustainable tomorrow. We have opportunities for every type of skill set.

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Trust in IPD & experience better

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