The Polivac Team

Whatever our Clients’ needs, they can count on Polivac’s skilled and enthusiastic staff to respond in as short a timeframe as possible. At Polivac, we are committed to a level of service and responsiveness which exceeds your expectations. 

Tony Antonious: Managing Director

Managing Director and Owner, Mr. Antonious has over 35 years experience in the cleaning industry. Taking over in 1990, Mr Antonious has lead Polivac to new heights by expanding the product range and the Company’s operations to become Australia’s premier manufacturer of commercial cleaning equipment and a worldwide exporter. 

Ray Butterfield: Sales Manager

With over 17 years experience at Polivac, Ray is always happy to assist you with your sales enquiries. Whether it be a machine or parts, he know all the part numbers off the top of his head...well almost.

Andrew Antonious: Business Development/Operations Manager

Andrew has over 10 years industry experience and previously managed his own cleaning supply shop, he has an excellent mechanical and technical knowledge of the machines and parts. He has been responsible for the new look of the Polivac range and added a number of new machines to the line-up, as well as keeping a close eye on production to ensure quality and efficiency. 

Peter Hermes: Sales Representative

Peter has joined the team at Polivac and is our on-the-road sales representative, always happy to assist you with your enquiries and demonstrations, he has been in the cleaning industry for 4 years and he's an all-round nice guy.

Rasika Srilal: Purchasing Officer

Rasika has 6 years experience, charged with keeping all the parts on the shelves, keeping and eye on product imports. He's excellent at ensuring parts are on hand in a timely manner, ready for production.

Carolyn Blanchard: Assistant Accountant

Carolyn has recently joined the team at Polivac, she is responsible for day to day accounts inquiries including accounts receivable / accounts payable, and is always ready to assist with your inquiries.

Thang Pham: Factory Manager

Thang leads our Production Team has 8 years industry experience working at Polivac. He ensures every machine manufactured by Polivac complies with our Quality Assurance standards – a key factor in Polivac’s reputation for ‘legendary long life and reliability’


John Kluz: R & D Manager

John Kluz formerly of Gazda industries of 20 years, has joined forces with Polivac as research and development manager. His sort after engineering skills are hard to match, and invaluable to Polivac product development.