Kimseed was established
in the Kimberley region of North Western Australia by Stephen Hill in
1970 to provide soil conservation & establishment technologies
and pasture seed for revegetation of arid areas.
Trading as Kimberley Seeds, the company recognised
that many land users are only able to invest in landcare providing
there is a commercial return for their investment. The business
designed innovative seeding, harvesting and
cleaning equipment and provided new techniques for plant
establishment under difficult soil and climatic conditions.
1974 signs were emerging of an export market for seed and soil
conservation technology. Stephen Hill visited Kuwait, Iraq, UAE and
Iran in 1975 and saw huge potential for a full-time export operation
and in 1979 an opportunity arose to sell seed for a Middle East
rangeland regeneration project. It was clear that the client needed
specialised tillage equipment suited to a rangeland environment so the
company began design and production in earnest.
Kimseed continued to grow into other areas, with
the first mine rehabilitation contract in 1976 for mining company
Hamersley Iron in Northwest Western Australia.
Kimseed continues its development of superior
products and services through intelligent recruitment, thorough market
research and an underlying passion for sustainable solutions to
environmental challenges. The introduction of on-line purchasing and a
public prospectus for Eucalypt forestry plantations are just two
exciting ventures we are planning for the future.
Through continued overseas project development, we
aim to expose our Australian expertise to more markets and establish
further profitable relationships in international trade. With a solid
reputation and award success for projects in Asia and Middle Eastern
countries, Kimseed International will continue to profit in the
Our commitments to community development with
projects like the International Agricultural Exchange Association,
Community Health in Indonesia and Australian sport sponsorship have
always played significant roles within Kimseed.
Kimseed Australia is
situated at its base in Wangara and provides equipment,
materials and ongoing support for sustainable land management. The
machinery designed and manufactured in Western Australia is used
nation-wide and in over 100 countries.