The return of ISH 23 Nov 2010
I’m often asked if there are any must-see plumbing exhibitions to visit overseas and my response is always the same – there is only one decent event at which visitors will never be disappointed.
Methven Evenflow 27 Jul 2010
Methven’s new innovation is Evenflo™ technology, which ensures that the water flow delivered, is consistent and prevents fluctuations in water temperature when pressure is unbalanced.
German tapware manufacturer expands 18 Nov 2009
In spite of the difficult business climate internationally, highly respected German tapware, shower and fittings specialist Hansgrohe has recently set up its own distribution and marketing office in Australia.
Steinberg 'Structure' 04 Jun 2009
While many traditional German taps and mixers are solid mass structures, Steinberg has launched a mixer series called 'Structure; in which they have deliberately designed gaps in what would have previously been solid surfaces.
Sensor-operated Sloan Lumino™ 14 May 2009
The new Sloan Lumino™ sensor-operated faucet from Sloan Valve Company allows users to adjust water temperature, which is visually indicated by an illuminated color ring. Red indicates hot water; white is for tempered, or mixed, water; and blue is for cold.
Get your faucets now 15 Apr 2009
European market leader, the Geberit Group is a global provider in the area of plumbing technology with sales of 2.45 billion and about 5,697 employees in 40 countries worldwide. Geberit has provided sanitary technology since 1901.
Green tap technology 15 Apr 2009
John Green has spent years refining tap technology with his family-run New Zealand business Greens Tapware. The company is in the process of developing a new range of products with a particular focus on health and safety.
iFlush: sanitation in the digital age 15 Feb 2009
Technology has transformed the bathroom to such an extent that it even distinguishes between a user's presence and a toothbrush falling into the sink.
Reduction of lead in plumbing products 15 Feb 2009
Products such as toys and paint have been lead-free for many years. Now California wants to legislate on faucets and other plumbing fittings.
Faucet material options 15 Feb 2009
Are there alternatives to lead-based faucets? Scientists are looking for a way of replacing lead in the metal faucet process, but there may be other solutions on the horizon.
Protection against product copying 12 Feb 2009
Manufacturers and trade show organizers have strategies to counter the pirating of designs and brands, but the best defence is to refuse to buy copies.
Curing pathogens in the pipes 10 Feb 2009
The deaths of six infants in a Canadian neo-natal ward reinforce the need for hospitals to be exceptionally vigilant about maintaining a healthy plumbing system to guard against waterborne pathogens.