Wideform - Formwork Contractors



Wideform Pty Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Shin Group of Companies

The Shin Group is Illawarra-based and privately owned with over 70 years experience in a number of industries, principally being:

  • Building and construction
  • Steel manufacturing
  • Coal mining and contracting
  • General engineering
  • Industrial and municipal waste
  • Transportation and stevedoring
  • Plant hire
  • Civil engineering

The governance principles and corporate management practices of the Shin Group, combined with the operational capabilities of Wideform, delivers a secure formwork company that clients can rely on.

Wideform prides itself on delivering excellent service, quality, efficiency and reliability to its clients. Our formworking capabilities are unrivalled and are the foundation for consistently delivering a superior product.


Wideform has the expertise and experience to deliver projects in value from $10,000 to $100M+.

Wideform specialise in formwork for:

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Civil Works
  • Form, Reo, Pour packages
  • Government projects
  • Value engineering and design advice
  • Consultation
  • Crane hire

and can assist you with your project needs throughout Australia.

Our People

At Wideform, we put our employees first - our people are our most valuable assets.

The best equipment and latest technology have little value without the right people. Our skilled tradesmen have undertaken some of the most significant projects in the country and are highly skilled, experienced, professional, loyal and hardworking.

Importantly, we share a passion for formwork that is reflected in the quality of our product. Our people are proud to wear the Wideform name and know that as our client your success is our success.


Safety is Wideform's highest priority; we are committed to a systematic program of health and safety awareness and improvement, and an environmentally sustainable workplace.

Our mission is to provide an injury free workplace for our employees, suppliers and the community and take all practical steps to eliminate hazards in order to prevent injuries. We demand our work practices meet or exceed industry and statutory requirements at all times.

Continuous improvement in our safety systems is a normal part of our daily operations and we encourage our employees to think outside the square to deliver the best outcome for our client.


Wideform is the largest formwork contractor in the Illawarra.

We have successfully completed projects in Sydney and Brisbane and are currently tendering major Residential, Industrial, Commercial and Civil projects throughout New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia.

Our extensive supply of materials and resources provides the capability to undertake a project of any size. We have gained a reputation within the industry for completing the most complex projects with the highest safety and quality standards.

In addition to traditional formwork services, Wideform can provide:

  • tower cranes
  • mobile cranes
  • rough terrain forklifts
  • additional plant and equipment to service any project needs

We also own a variety of shoring systems to construct the heaviest and most complex of structures.


The name Wideform is synonymous with quality.

From complex formwork structures to Class 1 finishes, our rigorous quality assurance processes combined with meticulous attention to detail and quality trades people ensures a finished product that is second to none.

Our clients' expectations are always at the forefront of our minds when we undertake a project and we insist from our three generations of tradesmen a product that is value for money, delivered on time and first class quality.


We work closely with our clients to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget.

Our extensive experience in the construction industry gives us the necessary project management skills to monitor and manage all aspects of each project, rectify any issues as they come to hand and bring about a positive outcome, each and every time.