Grycol International Pty Limited is a family owned and operated business which was founded by Gary Collibee in 1967. Today, Gary is the Managing Director and is supported by his family and a dedicated and highly valued team.
Grycol has been the Australian distributors of a long list of manufacturers for over 30 years including Lee Precision reloading products, L&R Manufacturing ultrasonic weapons cleaning systems, Pardini high quality Target Pistols, Pietta finest reproduction western action revolvers and to complement our range of quality Italian manufactured products, LPA handgun sights .
In 1985, Grycol was appointed as the Australian distributor and service centre for Smith & Wesson supporting Law Enforcement and Domestic Shooters. In 1991, we expanded our offering to the Law Enforcement sector by becoming part of the Safariland Group, which includes Defense Technology Corporation of America, manufacturers of Riot Control munitions and Oleoresin Capsicum aerosols and Forensics Source, manufacturers of a wide range of crime scene investigative and drug testing products.
We are constantly expanding our product offerings with the latest inclusion being Mossberg who provide reliable, well-built shooting systems at an affordable price.
In 2020, our operations were centralised north of Sydney into newly expanded premises. These changes will allow us to deliver more efficient and cost effective services and increase the warehouse capacity to provide more product range to our customers
Meet the GRYCOL team
Founder and Managing Director
Melinda – General Manager:
Melinda oversees the day to day operations of the business and is responsible for the financial management of the company.
Stuart - Manager Sales, Technical Support and Training:
Stuart is responsible for business development, technical support and product training.
Stuart holds the following factory certifications: S&W Academy (Law Enforcement) Armourer Instructor, Firearms Instructor; Safariland/Defense Technology Chemical Munitions Instructor, Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Instructor, Specialty Impact Munitions Instructor and Distraction Device Instructor; certified Glock and H&K Armourer.
James - Logistics Manager:
James is responsible for overseas ordering and warehouse management.
James holds the following factory certifications: Smith & Wesson revolver and pistol armourer; Safariland/Defense Technology Chemical Munitions Instructor, Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Instructor, Specialty Impact Munitions Instructor and Distraction Device Instructor.
Amanda – Office Manager:
Amanda manages all administration, marketing & events, customer liaison, human resources and is also responsible for the accurate costing of all incoming goods.
Nikki - Marketing & Communications:
Nikki holds a Bachelor of Communication from The University of Newcastle and her role includes marketing & communication, social media, graphic design, advertising, and website maintenance.
Anita – Office Administrator:
Anita is the friendly voice on the telephone who will answer your enquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member.
Jason – Warehouse Operator:
Jason is responsible for the efficient operations of the warehouse and receiving and despatching all deliveries. He also has a substantial knowledge of spare parts to assist with your enquiries.
Dan - Armourer:
Dan is a trained military armourer and holds a Certificate of Completion of the Master Gunsmithing Program at Pennsylvania Gunsmithing School where he graduated with honours. Dan performs all gunsmithing services including warranty repairs. He is also tasked with answering your spare parts enquiries.