Leading Australian gases and engineering company BOC Limited has announced the opening of a
new Gas & Gear store in Rockhampton, offering a diverse range of trade tools, gases, welding and
safety equipment to a growing customer base.
Officially opening at its new site on Wednesday May 8, the new BOC Gas & Gear Rockhampton is
located at 17 McLaughlin Street Kawana and will be opened from 7.30am to 4.30pm Monday to
Friday and Saturday from 8.30am to 11.30am.
The exciting new Rockhampton Gas & Gear outlet has been purpose-built to service the local
community which is experiencing strong economic growth through manufacturing, construction,
mining and other sectors.
BOC’s Regional Sales Manager, Shannon Maher, said the store was an investment in the local
“Rockhampton has tremendous community spirit and we are committed to continuing our
engagement with the town by joining in and being an active participant,’’ Mr Maher said.
“We look forward to employing local people and adding to the local economy by supporting
Rockhampton’s growing trade industry.”
He said customers could expect expert friendly service and local knowledge, with the backing of a
national supply chain and an industry-leading organisation in BOC.
The new store enables customers to see the widest possible range of products under one roof.
“The new Gas & Gear store has been purpose built to give customers more room to browse a wide
selection of welding, safety and trade tools,’’ Mr Maher said.
“We have a much bigger site than previously, more parking, extra gas storage capacity and a
brand new warehouse.
“As well as serving professional tradespeople, BOC Gas & Gear Rockhampton carries a wide range
of products suitable for the general public, including gardening and safety gloves as well as work
“BOC’s number one priority is safety for our employees, contractors and customers. The new store
reflects BOC’s commitment to supporting safe practices and policies with its customers,’’ he said.