History

Since brothers Carl and Frank Cardaci purchased their first truck in 1968 and officially incorporated Centurion in 1971, the CFC Group has grown significantly. Our progress can be broken up into four phases: opportunity, growth, consolidation and expansion.


2012
CFC Group completes the purchase of Cape Crushing and Earthmoving.
2009
CFC Group purchase the remaining shares of Underground Services Australia.
2008
Construction Equipment Australia becomes single franchise focused and changes its trading name to JCB Construction Equipment Australia.
2008
New $40m purpose built freight terminal opened in Hazelmere, Perth.
2003
CFC Equipment acquires remaining shares in Construction Equipment Australia and drops the CFC Equipment brand.
1999
Centurion acquires Brambles Northwest operations.
1999
CFC Equipment establishes Adelaide operation and acquires shareholding in Construction Equipment Australia. CFC and CEA appointed as the JCB Distributor for Australia.
1997
CFC Group acquires 50% shareholding in Underground Services Australia.
1995
Cape Crushing was founded by Leanne & Mike Heddon.
1983
Underground Services Australia is established by Peter Rowles, initially focusing on the installation of gas mains in built up areas.
1981
Construction Equipment Australia Pty Ltd (CEA) is established by Kevan Wacey and 5 partners.
1974
CFC Equipment is established and begins trading in used equipment.
1971
After picking up several transport contracts, the founders decided to incorporate Centurion Transport Co Pty Ltd.
1969
Brothers Frank and Carl Cardaci commence a partnership in transport, purchasing a used truck with the aim of reselling.


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