The year was 1992. After 22 years in a Cabinetmaking business, Fred, and his son David Reid (10 years experience) decided to pursue their father and son cabinetmaking ideas together, and YVCM was born. YVCM started in Kearney St Bayswater, humble beginnings.. from a father and son to a three man show, with a new “mobile office” which just happened to be Fred’s caravan! New offices were built eventually and we remained in Kearney street until 1996, when we moved into our current premises in Kilsyth. We currently employ around 20 full-time employees, all living in our local area.
Fast forward to July 2009, former Yarra Valley Cabinets work experience student and apprentice Alex Gardner became a partner in YVCM. Alex first started at YVCM in 1994, riding his pushbike as a schoolboy to the Kearney Street factory, he learned his trade well, becoming a competent and talented cabinetmaker, leaving us for a stint in the Armed forces Alex returned to YVCM, to become an integral part of the YVCM family.
Fred has retired now, whilst David and Alex have continued to expand and evolve the YVCM brand, after almost 30 years the company has grown into a well respected and valued company in the Yarra Ranges and the cabinetmaking industry.