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Hope School leaders love the new furniture

Profound changes for a growing community

Raeco’s Philanthropic program reached a new high with the delivery of containers full of seating and tables products to the Asian Hope International School in Cambodia. The School is growing in numbers from the time of our initial partnership – from 280 students to over 600. Students are aged from year 1 through to 12. It is delightful to see…

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MYTHBUSTING: The truths behind environmentally friendly book protection

  When some libraries advised us they were not covering thEIR books for environmental reasons - we listened. Uncovered books do not last as long as covered books, which may negate any environmental advantage. They lack the additional spine protection book covering provides and can contribute to lower circulation rates - due to "tatty" covers. We decided that if there…

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World First Library Product

Raeco is committed to environmental sustainability – it’s in our name RAECO. A global leader in book covering, we’ve spent the last three years developing a biodegradable book covering solution. The result is Bioguard 80® - the world’s first fully biodegradable book covering. We’ve successfully developed an “active biodegradable ingredient” that enables Bioguard 80® to fully biodegrade when placed in…

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NEW! 2022 Shelving, Display, Furniture & Coverings catalogues!

We're delighted to announce the launch of our new 2022 Library catalogues. In our 60th year, our commitment to quality, Australian made shelving and furniture is unwavering. All our shelving is manufactured AND assembled right here, in Australia. Furniture warranties have been increased and we’ve introduced dozens of new Library shelving, display lines plus Australian made seating and tables. We're…

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We’re on the NSW Government Office & Education Furniture Contract [771]

The NSW Government has replaced their previous flexible furniture contracts. The new contract is known as 771 Office & Education Furniture Contract.  Under the new contract, RAECO is an authorised supplier of library shelving, seating and tables.   Benefits of Raeco's Contract to You: 1. NSW Government agencies do not need to obtain multiple quotes or go to tender when…

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NEW! Designer Series Range

Fusing Kevin Hennah’s innovative ideas with Raeco’s reliable quality, we are excited to present our new “Designer Series” shelving. Bold colours charming antique effect shelves and Moroccan inspired bay end panels are just a few of the unique design features of these eye-catching stands that we envisage sitting proudly in prominent locations. Each Designer Series unit is 1500mm on 125mm…

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NEW! Return Trolleys

Our new laminate return trolley and lockable return trolleys have arrived. Featuring lockable, heavy duty German engineered wheels, sturdy metal handle plus Raeco exclusive weight reactive depressible platform! Innovative design means the platform is ALWAYS level, books cannot slide down the side, and there is enough room between the platform and top lip of the trolley so fingers cannot get…

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Virus-Responsive Library Design

Libraries have always been spaces for discovery. However, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, they have been tasked with transforming themselves into places that allow users to physically distance while being more digitally connected than ever. An early start Libraries that were in the process of renovating before COVID- 19 almost immediately pivoted, repurposing certain design features to address the…

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‘What does the future library look like?’

It’s relatively easy to predict what the word of the year will be. Can you hazard a guess? Unprecedented. The use of this word in 2020 has been, well, unprecedented. See what we mean! If we cast our eyes a few years into the future, the unprecedented events of 2020 will be having an unprecedented effect on our (Warning! New…

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Could your library be an award winner?

Library design is close to our hearts. The Raeco family love specifying shelving and furniture to Australia’s designers and libraries, which results in the creation of forward thinking library spaces. To show how committed we are to library design Raeco is once again sponsoring the Library Design Awards 2021. If your library was built or refurbished after 1 July 2017…

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Philanthropy at Play

Asian Hope International School (AHIS), Cambodia Raeco’s ventures beyond Australia and around the world connected us with Asian Hope School where 300 school children were without a library. There are few pictures that would convey the happiness and privilege associated with this opportunity. 300 School children now have space where they can engage, learn, collaborate and play in their own…

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