Hickey WS & Son Ltd are a long-standing Central Otago wool merchant. Buyers of Wool, Dags, Cattle Hides, Alpaca Fibre.
WS Hickey and Son Ltd have responded to its growing business by investing in new technology, allowing the company to handle more wool and remain competitive by reducing costs to farmers.
WS Hickey & Son Ltd has been operating for over fifty years in Omakau as private wool buyers and merchants. Wool buyers purchase the wool off farmers and either sells to established markets within New Zealand or exports the wool overseas, occasionally with the assistance of an agent, to be processed and turned into a useable end product.