1898 – Establishment of James Hurll & Co. Limited, importers of refractories
1924 – Norman J. Hurll & Co., incorporated in Sydney, holds the first meeting of Directors. Nature of business: Engineers Merchants.
1931 – Business was described as Gas Engineers and Merchants and later Gas and Combustion Engineers.
1932 – Melbourne based Norman J. Hurll & Co. (Victoria) Pty. Ltd formed, active in Gas Engineering and later in the Refractory installation fields
1943 – James Hurll dies 1944 – Mr Norman J. Hurll, a former assistant engineer, appointed Chairman and Managing Director
1971 – Acquisition by Boral. Norman J. Hurll & Co. (Australia) Pty. Ltd.
1973 – Establishment of Hurll Nu-Way Pty. Ltd., a joint venture with Nu-Way Ltd., U.K., handling the combustion business interests of Norman J. Hurll.
1989 – Establishment of Boral Nu-Way (NZ) LTD, handling the combustion products in New Zealand
1993 – Boral Nu-Way NZ renamed Nu-way Energy (NZ) Ltd.
1997 – Hurll businesses acquired by Nu-Way Ltd of U.K., a member of the UK Wolseley PLC group
1998 – Consolidation of all Australian Hurll businesses into one entity currently trading under the name Hurll Nu-Way Pty Ltd.
2001 – Wolseley PLC,the world’s largest trade distributor of plumbing and heating products and a leading supplier of building materials, consolidates its burner and boiler manufacturing businesses(which included all Hurll companies) and sells them to Enertech Ltd of UK, forming the Enertech Group.