Iplex Pipelines, since 1938

Iplex is a leading manufacturer and supplier of plastic building materials in New Zealand and has been since 1938. Iplex NZ offer a range of Polyethylene (PE) and Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) solutions that service our four key markets; Civil, Rural, Plumbing & Rainwater and Energy & Communications.

Iplex manufactures and supplies pipeline systems for a diverse range of applications including water supply, sewerage, plumbing, gas, stormwater, irrigation, telecommunications, electrical, mining and industrial. Iplex operates manufacturing and distribution facilities across three New Zealand locations; Palmerston North, Christchurch and Ashburton.

Pioneering plastics since 1962

In 1962, Iplex pioneered the introduction of plastic pipes to New Zealand and have been innovating ever since. The Iplex team is constantly pushing for innovation which over time has resulted is some significant achievements such as bringing Iplex Apollo PVC-O to New Zealand in 2006, introducing Iplex Restrain that was designed specifically for trenchless gravity sewer applications and a mobile extrusion plant that can be transported on site to provide PE solutions in over 100m lengths.

We became part of Fletcher Building in 2011

In April 2011 Iplex joined the Fletcher Building family. Iplex now operates as part of the Fletcher Building global community with more than 19,000 people across 40 countries. Dual listed on both the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX) and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) under the ticker code FBU, Fletcher Building is an integrated manufacturer and distributor of infrastructure and building products. Fletcher Building subsidiaries include, Fletcher Construction, New Zealand’s leading general contractor, and Fletcher Residential.