From Humble Beginnings In 1983…
Sam Papadakis and his family opened the doors to Maroubra Building Supplies on Anzac Parade, Maroubra with the vision of providing hardware and building supplies to the neighbouring communities. It quickly became a renowned destination for families and tradies who valued trust, reliability, personalised service and value for money, establishing the foundation for the business’ future success.
Managing Director Louie Papadakis
1995 heralds the start of a new era…
Current Managing Director, Louie Papadakis began working at MBS during weekends and school holidays, where he would sell nails by weight, bag sand by hand and acquire the valuable knowledge that would eventually lead him to take over the reins of the business; Louie’s aspirations extended beyond just growth, he envisioned MBS becoming an industry leader, providing an extesinve array of materials coupled with unparalleled custemer service.
2008 rings in more change…
In order to reflect its growing range of materials and expanded delivery capabilities through a modern fleet of vehicles, Maroubra Building Supplies underwent a rebranding to become MBS Sand and Cement. Despite its growing presence, the company’s core values have remained steadfast and rooted in its humble beginnings. MBS remains committed to providing its customers with exceptional service, quality products and value for money – the foundations upon which its reputation as an industry leader has been built.
2020 takes us to our new location…
In 2020 MBS relocated to our current premises which is a purpose-built facility designed to cater to our expanding business and better serve our customers and offer a wider range of products with improved efficiency and effectiveness. With this move, we have expanded into landscape supplies, offering a large range of bulk materials including firewood, turf and much more. The facility has been designed to meet the requirements of our growing customer base, with a drive-in/out yard for larger vehicles and high flow truck movements. Additionally, we have installed a state-of-the-art packaging plant which includes a robotic palletiser to handle the high volume of packaging.
The launch of the 31m Crane Truck allowed us to expand our fleet and services to the high demand of long reach crane logistics, offering solutions to our valued customers and the construction industry.
Celebrating 40 years in business
Our ongoing growth and success is all thanks to all the staff and customers that have joined us on our journey over the last 40 years. Over the years, MBS has grown to become a one-stop-shop for all building and landscaping needs, catering to builders, landscapers, tradies, home renovators and local families alike. We stock a vast selection of well-known brands and our unbeatable site logistics and transport solutions ensure that high-quality materials are delivered on time. We are dedicated to continuing to serve our customers and community while maintaining our position as an industry leader with our key values of trust, reliability, personal service and value at the core of everything we do.
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