Aliaxis contributed to Thai rescue

As the world watched throughout early July last year, heroic teams of divers and thousands of volunteers worked to save the boys of the Wild Boars football team trapped in the Tham Luang cave, about 1,000 kilometers north of Bangkok near the border of Myanmar. The size of the cave and the heavy monsoon rain [...]

Acoustic performance in drainage systems

David Barker, Soil & Waste Category Manager at Marley Plumbing & Drainage, explores the importance of choosing drainage systems with high-quality acoustic performance for multiple-occupancy buildings. The topic of acoustics is currently a big discussion within the construction industry, with clients often placing more of a focus on the acoustic properties of a building and [...]

The benefits of plastic pipe systems

Through its production of plastic pipe systems worldwide, Aliaxis is making its contribution to a better future for the people of this planet. Research studies show that PVC and PE pipes are better and more environmentally-friendly alternatives to pipes made from other materials like concrete or iron, and our society is reaping the benefits. Life [...]

5th place in global solar house competition for Aliaxis partnership with Italian university

Aliaxis has helped Rome’s University La Sapienza win 5th prize in Dubai’s Solar Decathlon. Every two years, the international competition sets over a dozen teams of students from around the world the challenge of designing and building innovative solar-powered houses. Prizes go to teams who combine design excellence and smart energy production with the use [...]

Durapipe UK’s PLX+ wins top fuel industry innovation award

Durapipe UK’s PLX+ has won a respected industry award, the top prize in the ‘Innovation’ category at the Association for Petroleum and Explosives Administration (APEA) Awards. Widely acknowledged as the leading event for the UK petroleum sector, the APEA awards recognise achievements across the fuel industry in a range of different categories from forecourt installations [...]

Doors open for Ashirvad-trained plumbers

A leading construction firm in Bangalore offered jobs to every single graduate from the first class at the Ashirvad Plumbing School. And as news of the training has spread around the industry, several major builders are looking to recruit the upcoming groups of students. One of the first plumbing schools in India, the Ashirvad Plumbing [...]

Focussing on the needs of a growing population

Another big global challenge – next to the availability of potable water – is food. The amount of food that needs to be produced to feed a fast-growing population is huge and will only increase over the decades to come. This growth will put increasing pressure on the global food chain, so we have no [...]

Happy 15th anniversary Aliaxis!

On June 18th, all our teams worldwide celebrated Aliaxis' 15th anniversary. While our businesses benefit from centuries of expertise, this was the very first time in our history that we celebrated with our 16,000 colleagues as one Aliaxis- all together at the same time, in all regions of the world. Aliaxis history started at the [...]

FIP presented with leading Italian innovation awards

In December 2017, our Italian FIP colleagues were presented with the prestigious “Premio dei Premi per l’Innovazione” or National Innovation Award by Laura Boldrini, President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies for the design of their DK diaphragm valve. That day, innovations which had been selected because of their product excellence and process innovation were [...]

APAC team wins two customer awards in Australia and New Zealand

The Philmac team of Aliaxis’ APAC division won two supplier awards last year. Both prizes clearly demonstrate the high level of quality provided by the Aliaxis teams in serving our customers. In September 2017, Philmac won the Auscontact Association’s Contact Centre Specialist Award. This award recognises that our Australian National Contact Centre, with its highly [...]

Join us on our transformation journey

In 2016, Aliaxis took a major step forward in building a future as a global, integrated industrial group. Our journey before had already brought many successes. However, our status as a collection of independent businesses meant that there were many untapped opportunities for us to grow further. Our new business strategy has been developed against [...]

Lodi plant celebrates 17 years of no Lost Time Accidents

In January 2017, our Lodi (California, USA) plant reached a significant milestone of 17 years without a single Lost Time Accident. Lodi is an Aliaxis manufacturing plant that makes specialty fittings, mainly for the irrigation market. The team in Lodi always keeps safety aspects in mind when planning their tasks. Its members discuss together how [...]

Ashirvad builds plumbing school in Bangalore

Caring for local communities The Aliaxis businesses are founded in the heart of the regions in which they operate. They care greatly about those local communities and reinvest in their future through various projects. In many of the communities, Aliaxis helps to install or improve drinking water supplies, to provide sanitation facilities, to implement infrastructure [...]

Chutunic solution for high-rise buildings wins INOVYN Award 2016

The Nicoll product Chutunic won the Bronze Award in the category Innovation at the first INOVYN Award ceremony in Düsseldorf (Germany). The company, part of the EMEA division, won this award for its innovative set of products for high-rise buildings. The Chutunic solution is an acoustic soil and waste system based on vinyl polymers (PVC-U), [...]

Philmac rolls out important upgrade of machines and equipment

By rolling out the new moulding machine replacement programme, the business clearly enhanced its operational excellence. Throughout 2016, the Philmac team in Australia took up the challenge to implement one of the largest operational changes their factory experienced during recent years. From April to October 2016, a total of 23 new moulding machines were installed. [...]