Our business

Our Distribution Division has market-leading retail positions in New Zealand, thanks to a relentless focus on customer service.

The Distribution Division employs over 3,000 people through more than 130 branches and sites across New Zealand.  

Its businesses include household name retail chains, such as PlaceMakers and Mico. 


Our Distribution businesses


Business logo Placemakers

Operating more than 50 branches and 8 Frame & Truss facilities nationwide, PlaceMakers is the first-choice building supplies merchant for New Zealand tradespeople.

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Distribution - Mico

Mico has 70 years of experience in providing leading plumbing and bathroom products throughout New Zealand. With 65 stores nationwide, their teams deliver customers with everything they need, from piping and valves to baths, vanities and more. Mico's teams are committed to delivering on their service promise and putting customers first.

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Distribution - Forman Building Systems
Forman Building Systems

Established in 1913, Forman Building Systems has been delivering energy efficient quality environments for over 100 years. They is New Zealand’s largest specialist marketer and distributor of ceilings and interior wall systems; thermal and acoustic insulation; and passive fire protection products. They represent leading manufacturers from both New Zealand and around the world and provide national coverage with local representation in four branches strategically located in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch. Forman has a market leading offer for the commercial and residential building and interior fit out markets with suspended ceiling systems, steel partition and aluminium suite wall systems, thermal and acoustic insulation and passive fire protection solutions, along with industrial and marine insulation.

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