Australian supplier of building fixtures and fittings GWA Group has acquired New Zealand brassware business Methven.
GWA Group designs, imports and distributes brands for residential and commercial bathrooms, as well as kitchens, across Australia, New Zealand and international markets.
Methven, which includes the Aio range, will join a stable of brands, numbering Caroma, Dorf and Clark.
CEO of Methven UK Martin Walker commented: “GWA and Methevn are businesses that are very much aligned in terms of vision, culture, ambition and the ways we operate in our respective markets.
“Methven is passionate about delivering amazing showering experiences that do not cost the earth, which goes hand in hand with GWA’s company mission of marketing life better with superior solutions for water.”
He continued: “By combining the expertise of these two businesses and associated brands, we will be able to offer enhances opportunities to all of our customers and significant growth opportunities both in the UK market and globally.
“This is an exciting opportunity and we look forward to what the future holds for the combined strength of the two businesses.”