02 February 2019
Well Done Team
So it all started off with a $10 deposit to reserve a spot at the Christmas party that led to our idea of instead of the money being refunded to the person on the day, let’s fundraise for a charity. A decision was made to go with the charity Drought Angels who support our farmers who are in hardship. This decision was a no brainer for us as forecasters were predicting another scorching hot summer with not much rain, and with 60% of Queensland’s land mass already fully drought declared.
Well we gathered a whopping $720 in December which was a great effort and as the announcement was about to be made to the team of how much we had raised Darin advised that Dowell were going to match dollar for dollar. So now $1,520.00 “smackeroos” are going to much needed families across QLD and NSW to help with daily living.
Thank you to all of the Geebung Dowell team that donated to fund this charity and our much needed farmer families, and would just like to add that when the Dowell Team puts their minds to something, the Dowell Team gets results.
Proud to belong to Team Dowell. #TeamDowell
06 November 2018
CITY SLICKERS APPEAL - Dowell ‘chips-in’ to support our farmers in times of need.
It’s no secret that our farmers have been hit hard. With very little rainfall in regional areas, they are doing it tough, having to sell their livestock and take drastic measures just to survive.
Dowell (Australia’s oldest window and door company) has seen it’s fair share of hard times over it’s 158 year history and is always ready to jump in and help out fellow Australians in need. Recently Dowell chipped-in (one full truck), when two full trucks were loaded with bales (74 in total) and delivered to properties in the Tamworth (Dungowen) NSW region on the weekend of the 27th and 28th October 2018, by Dowell driver Terry Boyles, in support of the City Slickers Appeal.
Terry attended to some 20 properties and covered a distance of around 800km. The bales were a welcome sight to farmers and livestock. “They’re very proud, and getting them to accept the bales is the hardest thing,” said Terry. This was Terry’s fourth trip with the City Slickers Appeal, with past deliveries to Baradine NSW, Wee Waa NSW and Willow Tree NSW already completed, Terry is now planning another trip before Christmas.
If you wish to donate to the City Slickers Appeal and support our driver Terry, please visit the City Slickers Appeal Facebook page.
16 March 2015
Holding the Fort in Site Blackout
The major storms in Sydney on Wednesday night 11th March 2015 hit the Dowell Smithfield site in a big way. On coming to work early on Thursday morning staff found the storms had cut all electricity to the site.
Aware of the impact this was going to have on our customers Dowell staff and management teams pulled together quickly to make alternative work arrangements. Dowell’s cloud based IT systems meant that working remotely was a possibility with staff either working from home, on mobile devices or at the offices of Dowell’s sister companies G.James and Wunderlich Plastics.
Power crews worked for 2 days with the power coming back on late Friday. Just in time for the production teams to work the weekend to get production schedules back on track.
Every business will face some unavoidable challenges at times and is during those tough times that teams and people show what they are made of. Well done to the Dowell Smithfield team!
14 October 2014
Looking good on the road
Dowell has recently been working through a program of refreshing all of its company cars and trucks with our new logos and designs.
Keep a lookout and you might see one of our vehicles out on the road today!
12 June 2014
The new look!
Since 1860, Dowell Windows has always taken the lead as a Market Leader by being innovative and professional at all we do.
Our new ‘Dowell Uniform’ just says it all! Professional, Smart and approachable.
It stems from our Production area, to our Sales Force and to our State and National Office’s.
06 December 2013
ThermaLine approved by Sensitive Choice®
ThermaLine Windows and Doors have been approved by the National Asthma Council Australia's Sensitive Choice® program.
The Sensitive Choice® blue butterfly symbol is a way of recognising products and services that may be better for people with asthma and allergies.
Assessed by an independent panel, products and services carrying the butterfly have attributes that assist with reducing exposure to triggers.
Dowell is supporting the National Asthma Council Australia's efforts to improve asthma and allergy care.
- • In choosing a ThermaLine™ window or door you are choosing to lower the likelihood of condensation formation, thereby lowering the risk of dust mite and mould growth.
- • The Dowell ThermaLine™ range has exceptional Air Infiltration performance – an important factor if the conditions inside a home are to be strictly controlled.
- • ThermaLine has market leading thermal performance that can mean significant energy savings in a home
- • Product is 100% recyclable.
ThermaLine™ windows and doors are double glazed, thermally broken aluminium frames. All ThermaLine products have been independently tested and verified in accordance with the Australian Window Association Windows Energy Rating Scheme (wers.net.au).
For more information on ThermaLine™ please contact us