From humble beginnings, to growing into a renowned global business, discover more about the TPF story below.
1988 - 1995
Channel 10 Night Life program leads to Neighbours merchandising in Australia and The UK.
TPF moves to Coventry Street, South Melbourne, opening its first showroom. Staff now includes an apparel designer, and factory in Ellis Street, South Yarra for garment production with a staff of seven.
TPF signs its ﬁrst catalogues with ANZ Bank & Mazda. TPF opens 20,000sqft warehouse with apparel production, screen & pad printing in Laverton. The 1st ofﬁce in Hong Kong opens.
TPF wins the License for reproduction of all AFL & NRL Fixtures.
The Online world is entered with TPF Digital and so begins our first online Store.
1996 - 2000
Smiths chips smash it with Pokemon, Digimon & Simpsons Tazo’s: the revolution begins.
Batman & Robin are the 1st licensed Scratch Cards produced by TPF for Tattersalls with a combination of cash & premium prizes.
TPF moves to a new ofﬁce in High Street, Prahran featuring a 5000sqft showroom.
TPF opens a Sydney base in Telstra’s Head Ofﬁce after winning a tender for the 2000 Olympic games.
2001 - 2005
Over 80,000 place mats are redeemed for a massive Kraft Vegemite on-pack promotion. TPF opens the Brisbane office.
Burger King opens in Australia & TPF enters the fast food toy business with a huge contract to supply Burger King Asia Pacific.
The Cinema premiums business boomed with movie based premiums being sold all over the world. TPF’s Matrix Scan and Win promotion blasts Village Cinemas. Clay based models being developed in-house.
Thunder Birds Bobble Heads rock Burger King Asia Pacific.
TPF launched its Toy Business with Simpson's Figurines and won 20th Century Fox's global promotion of the Year Award - Simpson's Figurines in 2006.
TPF wins the Coca-Cola contract for Greece Olympic games and opens a new 60,000 sqft warehouse in Campbellfield.
2006 - 2010
TPF takes over Coca-Cola Amatil's 'Coke Shop' Online. Its name is changed to Coke Promotions Warehouse.
TPF becomes a Commonwealth Games partner and sponsor supplier. Our first FIFA contract in Germany for Coke is a huge success.
TPF kicks off its 1st Event Retailing operation with a high proﬁle client at the MCG including all AFL retailing.
TPF’s Toy business break into North America with massive orders from Walmart for Simpsons, Star Wars and NHL Hockey ﬁgurines.
TPF signs a deal to run the Aus Open merchandise & Event Program
TPF wins 20th Century Fox’s Promotion of the Year Award for News Limited Simpsons’ & Toy Story ‘Stick Ems’.
The ﬁrst personalised Mug Mailer is fulﬁled out of the China factory & TPF opens a New Zealand Ofﬁce.
TPF develop personalisation programs with major clients including AFL, NRL, Mazda.
TPF opens its Shenzhen Warehouse Facility in China and sets up the China Direct program.
TPF wins Account Manager of the Year and Coca–Cola Amatil Supplier of the Year. Our Coke cricket bat handle promotion becomes the talk of the industry & sets the benchmark for Coca-Cola in the Asia Paciﬁc.
2011 - 2015
TPF toys ﬁrst Disney global deal, with over 12 million Cars ‘Wheelies’ shipped to over 40 countries.
Melbourne ofﬁce undergoes a huge renovation. Vietnam Ofﬁce sees the back of house and studio facilities move to Vietnam. The fullﬁlment and personalisation industries boom.
A Star is born with Collingwood Football club with our own sports brand.
AFL & NRL Micro Figurines hit Coles and Coles Express smashing sales records and building a new collectable brand.
TPF wins the Holden merchandising and brand licensing business and The Red Bull Racing Australia merchandising business.
Domino Stars hit Woolworths creative collectable hysteria with the biggest promotion Australia has ever seen with over 120,000,000 Dominos redeemed.
2016 - 2018
STAR signs Melbourne Storm as its first NRL Sponsorship deal.
TPF Toys launches its 3rd year of AFL & NRL Micro Figures as well as Footy Mates & Jumbo Inflatables at Coles & Coles Express.
TPF Toys opens our LA office and Splashlings takes the USA by storm.
TPF THINK wins gold in the 2016 Sydney Design Awards + Summit for our Gippsland Dairy Pop Maker Set GWP Activated through Woolworths nationally, over 40k units are sold in the first two weeks alone. View the case study
TPF Sports is awarded the highly coveted AFL Auskick Program encompassing the delivery of 100,000+ packs to participants homes nationally.
TPF Group Head Office moves to a new location in Prahran, Victoria.
TPF Sports is appointed the technology and fulfilment provider to Swimming Australia and their Optus Junior Dolphins Program.
TPF Sports partner with Disney to manage the Disney Play store at the 2018 Australian Open. Producing & retailing a range of Disney, Marvel, Star Wars and Australian Open co-branded product.