About Us

As part of Coventry Group Ltd, Konnect Fastening Systems® is a leader in the fastener supply industry, with a proud history of servicing the mining, construction, petrochemical, industrial and manufacturing industries.

The business has operated in Australia in various forms since 1912 when FJ Sweetman first started trading in Western Australia. Since this time Konnect Fastening Systems® has evolved into Australia’s Fastener Specialist by combining some of the best known independent fastener companies around the country including Universal Fasteners, Sweetman Fasteners, Queensland Fasteners and Top End Fasteners.

Konnect Fastening Systems® has an expansive network throughout Australia and New Zealand with branches in all states and territories and 5 Distribution Centres to support the Australian branch network. With an immense breadth and depth of product as well as ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems certification for all Australian Distribution Centres, Konnect Fastening Systems® stands out as one of the premier fastener specialists.

Konnect Fastening Systems® places a great emphasis on our ability to deliver:

  • Quality products
  • Prompt and accurate delivery
  • Quality customer service
  • Technical assistance
  • Specially manufactured products20180220 SGS ISO Logo

Please visit Coventry Group Ltd for further information on CGL and its various divisions.


Coventry Group Ltd

Coventry Group Ltd was incorporated in 1936 and has been listed on the Australian Stock Exchange since 1966. The Group’s principal activity is the distribution of industrial products.


Distribution and marketing of:

  • Industrial and construction fasteners including bolts, nuts and screws
  • General industrial products

Distribution, design and installation of:

  • Lubrication and hydraulics fluid systems
  • Hose and fittings

Importation, distribution and marketing of:

  • Hardware components and finished products for cabinet making, joinery and shop fitting


Our Values



We treat each other, our suppliers and our customers with respect.


We treat everyone at Coventry Group Ltd with fairness, without favouritism or discrimination.


We act with courage and strength together, finding new ways to grow our Company and each other.


We operate with competence, good judgement and work to the best of our abilities.


We do what is right.

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