The company claims the title of 21st oldest company in Australia, with Wigg establishing the business in 1849 as a vendor of books and homeopathic medicine. The strongest steps towards its current enterprise came in 1873 when William Davidson joined the company and established a printing section, with the company first purchasing an envelope printing machine in 1901.
Today, ES Wigg & Son comprises over 100 staff spread across four states, with printing and envelope manufacturing operations based in Adelaide and sales offices in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.
"When you receive a Foxtel or American Express envelope in the mail, send an overnight Express Post envelope, open a Kodak photo wallet, or receive a Salvation Army donation appeal, you are probably using an innovative product from Wigg & Son," the company proudly claimed in a statement.
Note: attached picture shows Adelaide's Rundle St in 1874, with ES Wigg & Son at left of frame.
Issue: 333 | November 2014
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