About Us

Who is Baron Forge

Baron Forge is a national business specialising in Commercial Tiling and Stonemasonry. We have a strong presence in all states and territories from the humble beginnings of a family business in Melbourne in 1985. We have steadily grown to become industry leaders nationally and have been involved in the construction of many iconic buildings around Australia such as

Array Apartments – Melb (current)
Arena Apartments - Bris
Westfield – Mt Gravatt – Bris (current)
Royal Children's Hospital - Melb
Ann St - Bris (current)
The Quays – Docklands - Melb
The Sanctuary – Syd
171 Collins St - Melb
Maddison Gardens – Syd
Double One Three Eagle Street - Bris
Numerous Contract Housing Development Projects – Syd
One One One Eagle Street - Bris
GTV 9 Complex – Heritage & Northern Precinct - Melb
Hamilton Harbor - Bris

Baron Forge employs over 150 staff, including Project Managers, Contract Administrators, Stonemasons, Installers and Tilers. Our team has for many decades of experience on a diverse range of projects, including shopping centres, commercial offices, residential apartments, institutions, aged care facilities and retails offices.

We are committed to excellence in quality, design and workmanship, and to complete projects to a client's satisfaction on time and on budget. All staff is well-trained in quality assurance systems and procedures, and guarantee rigorous critical path project management and industry-best practice on all tasks.

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1985

Baron Forge founded by Valentin, Norma & Claudio Paz; Walter Paz joins company soon afterwards.

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1995

First Factory established in North Sunshine

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2004

operations moved to 20,000 m² property in Export Drive – Brooklyn to cater for growth

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2006

Paz Group is formed – PazStone (Domestic) & Baron Forge (Commercial)

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2008

Baron Forge mourns the loss of its founder Valentin Paz

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2010

Baron Forge opens Brendale Plant in Brisbane, Queensland

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2011

Baron Forge establishes a stone manufacturing plant in Malaga, Perth WA

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2012

Sam Kheryakhos joins the PazGroup as a Director

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2013

Paz Group through joint venture with Stone-Tech Holdings. New plant in Northmead, Sydney NSW.

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2014

Paz Group takes a controlling interest in Stone-Tech NSW
Paz Group establishes a direct presence in Adelaide – located in Thebarton

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2015

Paz Group takes a controlling interest in Sogenco WA – located in Malaga
Baron Forge celebrates 30 years in the construction industry

 

Manufacturing Capability

All of the stone used products used by Baron Forge is processed right here in Australia at our manufacturing plants. This is where benchtops, vanities, fireplaces, decorative feature walls, facades and the manufacture of all types of ceramic and stone tiles are produced ready for install.

No matter how large or small the project may be, our aim has been to meet the budgetary requirements without compromising on quality and professionalism completing the job at the specified date. It is the dedication of our crafts people and providing all the new technologies and the latest machinery for both natural and engineered stones.

We have three major manufacturing plants across Victoria, NSW and QLD. Our major manufacturing facility in Melbourne is located in Brooklyn and is one of the largest, if not the largest stone plant in Australia. This is complimented by smaller manufacturing capabilities in WA and SA.

What our Facilities in Manufacturing Offer

  • Polishing – including CNC capability
  • Cutting Equipment – Saws & Water Jet Cutters
  • Laminating
  • Assembly of components

Business Partnerships

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The Australian Stone Advisory Association (ASAA) is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of Australian stone at home and overseas. The association seeks to develop standards of excellence in performance and product supply, and to facilitate greater co-operation between the various sectors and competing entities of our industry.

Master Builders Association (MBA) A broad based organisation, Master Builders services the needs of the entire industry, from residential to commercial and engineering businesses, principal contractors to subcontractors, manufacturers and suppliers.

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