Francis Newberry founded the Victoria Foundry and Enamelling Works in 1890. Situated in Geelong West and operated by the founder, and later his descendants. Two short-term proprietorships followed spanning several years.
The factory was relocated to the present site in Moolap, an industrial suburb of Geelong, and renamed Glassmetal Industries Pty. Ltd.
The company was acquired in the early 1980's by the present owners, Geoff and Annie Morgan, as a family owned and operated business.