The Australia Division manufactures and distributes high-quality building materials for a broad range of industries across Australia.

Our business

The Division employs people across manufacturing, distribution and sales sites across Australia. Its businesses manufacture products used to build homes, buildings and infrastructure – including insulation, plasterboard, laminate surfaces, steel roofing, and plastic piping. The Division also operates more than 225 retail sites across the country, supplying the country’s tradespeople with the building products they need.

Its businesses include Laminex Australia, Iplex Pipelines Australia, Fletcher Insulation, Tradelink, Oliveri, and Stramit.



Acknowledgement of Country - Australia

Our Australian businesses


Laminex Australia

Laminex Australia believes that good design makes good living. As the leader in decorative surfaces in Australia for over 80 years, not only do they pride themselves on their commitment to quality and sustainability, but they also want to make great design accessible to all Australians, regardless of changing trends, personal style, or budget. This philosophy drives their commitment to innovation and design excellence, providing exciting and inspiring integrated product solutions for a myriad of residential and commercial projects and applications. With a colour palette of over 400 decors, including solid colours, woodgrains, stone and mineral, available across their Laminex, Essastone by Laminex, and Formica brands.

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Iplex Pipelines Australia

Iplex Pipelines manufactures and supplies a comprehensive range of pipe, fittings, and valves in PVC, Polyethylene, Ductile Iron, PE-X, PB, and GRP systems. Products are used to convey potable water, stormwater, gravity, and pressure sewerage, trenchless pipeline rehabilitations, chemical and slurry, irrigation and coal-seam gas; servicing the civil, plumbing irrigation, gas and infrastructure, trenchless, mining, and electrical markets. Iplex supports these markets through extensive technical and innovation capability ensuring customers are kept at the forefront of worldwide developments.

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Fletcher Insulation

Fletcher Insulation is Australia’s leading insulation company, with manufacturing facilities in Melbourne and Sydney. The company’s brands include Pink Batts® insulation, Sisalation® foil and Permastop® building blanket.

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With more than 220 branches and 150 years in the industry, Tradelink is Australia's trusted name in plumbing supplies. Stocking a wide range of high quality products from leading manufacturers, combined with a commitment to industry leading customer service, makes Tradelink a market leader. Tradelink provides plumbing solutions to professional plumbers, builders, gas fitters, tradespersons, home renovators and more.

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Oliveri Solutions

Oliveri Solutions is a world-class leader in innovative design and manufacturing. Established in 1947 Oliveri Solutions is Australia’s only commercial sink manufacturer and offers end to end home solutions for your kitchen, bathroom and laundry.

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Stramit is a leading Australian manufacturer of roll-formed steel building products for the Australian residential, commercial, shed and home improvements market. Their products include flooring, formwork, purlins and structural, rainwater roller doors, roofing, speciality products, and wall sheeting and cladding. With a national footprint and local teams covering every state and territory, they deliver steel building and accessory products to plumbing and hardware distributors, installers, builders, steel fabricators and formworkers.

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