About Ricky

Ricky Richards is a family owned company that has grown to become Australia’s number one distributor of industrial and commercial textiles.
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Established in 1983 by brothers Ron and Norman Gottlieb along with their father Eric, Ricky Richards is a family owned and operated business that has grown to become Australia’s leading supplier of specialised textiles.

Ricky offers the highest quality textiles, along with a commitment to large stock holdings and excellence in customer service. But it is the belief that people are at the core of everything we do that drives Ricky. We value people – ours and yours. It is a culture that ensures our team members are friendly, proactive and strive for excellence.

We invite you to meet the team at Ricky and if you’re considering a career at Ricky, head on over to our careers page, our positions vacant are always advertised online.

Our value of people extends to the range of worldwide suppliers that we are proud to call a part of the Ricky family. It is our long-standing partnerships with these companies that allow us to provide the best customer journey from the beginning to the end of purchasing textiles from us. We work together as a team to put our customers first and deliver solutions for their projects.

Ricky Richards will be the industry leaders in innovative textiles and print media. We will lead with integrity while fostering collaboration as a trusted partner in business and beyond.


To provide our customers with premium-quality products, services and experiences that enables them to supply and own quality Australian made products.


To be a company that makes people happy, held equally in the highest regard for our commercial success and the spirit of community we foster.

Social Responsibility

Ricky Richards is committed to giving back to the community and as a company makes solid effort to support and donate money to many charities throughout each year.  Find out how Ricky gives back.


What customers have to say

For more than 37 years, we have built outstanding relationships with many of our customers around Australia. See what they say about the team at Ricky.