ARB’s philosophy has never wavered from its original course: Quality, Reliability, & Practicality above all else.
The origins of ARB can be traced back to Australia’s remote Top End, circa 1975. A region of vast distances and rugged terrain, it was fast becoming a Mecca for the nation’s burgeoning 4WD community. However, the very environment that attracted 4-wheelers also wreaked havoc on their equipment: when driving in extreme conditions, only the best 4×4 accessories would do.
After returning to Melbourne, Tony Brown founded ARB with an eye toward addressing the deficiencies he’d encountered in 4×4 accessories. He envisioned a product that combined aspects of sound design and reliability, and which would address an endemic problem in the industry. The concept was embraced when it hit the fledgling 4×4 market, and ARB – the initials of Anthony Ronald Brown – was established as Australia’s largest manufacturer and distributor of 4×4 accessories.
The research division works with the latest technology to ensure the products meet your needs. We use computer-aided design, finite element analysis packages, and specialized subcontractors to test components for performance and durability. From Japan we import high-quality IPF lights; from the United States, we source Warn winches.
ARB’s manufacturing facilities are equipped with a range of state-of-the-art machinery suited to the manufacture of metal products. Our manufacturing capabilities include laser cutting, guillotining, robot grinding, CNC bending, machining, and turning. We’re equipped with MIG, TIG, robot, and spot welding facilities and also have powder coating and spray painting centers.
ARB is distributed worldwide through an extensive network of authorized distributors. Each dealer has been trained to sell and service ARB products. All products manufactured or solely distributed by ARB have a minimum three-year worldwide warranty.