Marley New Zealand joins PBPSA as new member

The Polybutene Piping Systems Association (PBPSA) is pleased to announce that Marley New Zealand, a leading manufacturer of advanced plastic piping systems and a part of the Aliaxis group, will join PBPSA as a new member starting July 1, 2024.

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Marley New Zealand joins PBPSA

Marley has been a prominent name in the New Zealand plastics industry since its inception in 1957. Originally starting as a vinyl flooring contractor and retailer, Marley transitioned into manufacturing PVC and Polyethylene pipe systems, later expanding to include Polybutylene (PB) piping. Marley’s inclusion in the PBPSA marks a significant step in enhancing the association’s global presence and commitment to technologically advanced and sustainable piping solutions.

About Marley New Zealand and Aliaxis

Marley New Zealand, a part of the Aliaxis group, benefits from being a member of this global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of advanced plastic piping systems. Aliaxis, a privately-owned business based in Belgium, operates in 45 countries with a workforce of 16,000 employees across more than 100 companies worldwide. The group is renowned for its dedication to creating sustainable, innovative solutions for water and energy management.

Aliaxis focuses on achieving collective success by working closely with stakeholders to provide fit, fast, and agile responses to customer needs while emphasizing improving lives and shaping a sustainable future.

Manufacturing operations

Marley’s manufacturing operations in New Zealand are ISO 9001 certified, ensuring top-quality management systems. Additionally, the company holds ISO 14001 certification for environmental management and ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation, marking its laboratory as a leader in mechanical testing. Marley’s advanced manufacturing capabilities include blending, extrusion, injection molding, and fabrication, supported by state-of-the-art warehouse facilities.

Innovative product offerings

Marley’s SecuraOne® hot and cold systems exemplify their commitment to innovation and quality. These systems utilize Polybutylene (PB) and PEX pipes with a unified range of fittings designed to work seamlessly with both materials. SecuraOne® pipes are known for their durability, meeting stringent international standards, and come with a 25-year warranty.

PBPSA’s mission and vision

The PBPSA is an international association of market-leading companies dedicated to promoting Polybutene-1 (PB-1) for pressurized piping systems. The association provides authoritative information on Polybutene, being the most technically advanced and versatile material for piping systems applications including large-scale building and infrastructure projects, heating and cooling, plumbing installations and district energy. PBPSA members are committed to delivering the highest quality standards and innovations in piping systems, facilitating sustainable infrastructure development worldwide.

Marley New Zealand’s membership in PBPSA underscores the association’s commitment to expanding its reach and influence in promoting advanced piping solutions. Marley’s expertise and innovative approach align perfectly with PBPSA’s mission to lead the industry in efficient piping technologies.

For more information about Marley New Zealand, please visit Marley’s member page.