Methven celebrates 130 years and opens new facility

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From left: Methven chairman Phil Lough, Prime Minister John Key and Methven Group CEO David Banfield.

From left: Methven chairman Phil Lough, Prime Minister John Key and Methven Group CEO David Banfield. Image: Supplied

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Methven's new global head office, experience centre and manufacturing facility in Avondale, Auckland.

Methven’s new global head office, experience centre and manufacturing facility in Avondale, Auckland. Image: Supplied

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The Source, a showroom and inspiration zone for customers and industry professionals.

The Source, a showroom and inspiration zone for customers and industry professionals. Image: Supplied

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Proprietary technology and designs are showcased at The Source.

Proprietary technology and designs are showcased at The Source. Image: Supplied

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New Zealand shower and tapware design company Methven has opened a new global head office, experience centre and manufacturing facility in Avondale, Auckland. 

The new facility marks their 130th year in business, and was officially opened by New Zealand Prime Minister, John Key, on Friday 30 September. 

Speaking at the event, Methven chairman Phil Lough congratulated the company on achieving this significant milestone. “We are incredibly proud to join a prestigious group of companies around the world that have been in business for more than 130 years. We are proud to distribute award-winning products throughout the world that are designed, engineered and manufactured right here in New Zealand,” he says.

In addition, Methven has incorporated an extensive area to showcase their proprietary technology and designs in The Source, a showroom and innovation zone that designers and specifiers are encouraged to visit. 


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