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Distributor of Marathon threads since 1994

Who are we

Beautiful Marathon Embroidery threads have been available in Australia for more than 26 years now, supplying commercial embroiderers and people who simply love creating beautiful designs with machine embroidery at home.

For the past 26 years we have built our reputation by being an utmost reliable supplier of top quality products, competitively priced and backed by the highest levels of customer service.

Our services

Marathron Australia people are passionate about SERVICE and QUALITY, and make absolutely sure that all Marathon clients, big and small, receive the fabulous service they deserve, quickly, without fuss and in exactly the required colours.

Marathon Threads are manufactured by a major and highly respected Korean corporation, Dong-Il Industrial Corporation ( The company has maintained a commitment to consistent high quality since 1958 – so much so that they have achieved numerous accreditations and certificates.

They hold a prestigious Testex (Zurich, Switzerland) “Confidence in Textiles” certificate to guarantee that Marathon threads contain no harmful substances, as well as certificates acknowledging the quality of the manufacturing and management processes.

Discuss your embroidery thread requirements

Call us on (03) 9417 2722 or email us at to discuss your embroidery thread requirements.

We’re available between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, to answer your questions and arrange delivery of your orders.

Melbourne Craft and Quilt Fair Melbourne Exhibition Centre (2010)

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Jack Quinns, Managing Director, Hip Pocket Workwear Echuca (VIC)

I have dealt with Shin Woo for many years. They have always had a very comprehensive range of colours at very competitive prices to meet all our needs. Susie's service and delivery have been outstanding with very quick turnaround times. She has always been very professional with her attention to customer service. I would like to highly recommend to any company requiring their service.

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