About Swains Canvas
Swains canvas has been locally owned for over 100 years. Current owners, Peter & Julie Ellem and Merv and Donna Smith bought the Company in 2002.
Peter worked at Swains in the 90's before starting his own small business, which he closed down when he relocated to his home town of Kingaroy. Donna was employed in the Office in 1989 and has been here ever since.
Swains Canvas has done a lot of Q-Build work in the local region. Mainly repairing and installing sails and structures at the local schools.
We have also done of lot of work for Catholic Education, designing and installing shade sails at the Sacred Heart School, Yeppoon.
Swains Canvas designed and installed seating in the new Library at St Peters, Rockhampton and we are currently putting a new structures for the Rockhampton Regional Council. New structure is a 5.8m x 17.50m at Marlborough pool.
Swains Canvas have just finished putting a new hexagonal shade cloth skin on the playground structure at Alex Chisholm Park, North Rockhampton.
Swains Canvas manufacture the new seat covers for the theatre seats in the Birch Carol & Coyle cinemas at Shopping Fair, Rockhampton. We also do all the seating repairs for Centre Management at the Shopping fair.
Other upholsterey jobs include the lining of Drill cabs for Hastings Deering Rockhampton.
Swains Canvas are currently custom making a third set of PVC Covers for Joy Mining for the underground conveyor belts and they supply to different mines around Australia.
Swains Canvas have a BSA licence for Structural Metal Fabrication and erection.
Swains Canvas also custom make for Ian Weigh Motors, Tray back tonneau covers, Insect Screens and Aircon curtains in the new Vans.
Swains Canvas have custom made all the Load holding nets for Rockhampton Regional Council work fleet and are currently doing Command Building Services Insurance Repairs in the local area.