John Swire & Sons Pty Ltd
Level 9, Swire House
10 Spring Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Tel: 02 9272 9222
Fax: 02 8572 5314
Headquartered in Sydney since 1952, John Swire & Sons Pty Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of UK based John Swire & Sons Ltd, parent company of the Swire Group whose holdings include, in addition to a number of significant privately owned companies, the publically listed companies Swire Pacific, Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO), and the PNG based Steamships Trading Company.
John Swire & Sons Pty Ltd is a holding company that coordinates Swire's interests throughout Australia and Papua New Guinea, providing management for local subsidiaries and acting as an agent for some overseas interests. Swire’s business interests in Australia date from its early 19th Century shipping operations and span over 150 years.
Swire’s interests today cover a diverse number of industries including transport & logistics, recycling & materials handling, refrigerated storage & logistics and agriculture.
With the expectation of a growing economy, Australia is considered to be a favourable environment for the group to expand and grow its business investments. Growth is to be achieved through the organic growth of existing businesses and the acquisition of new businesses in industries that complement the Swire portfolio here in Australia.