Methven - A Case Study: Design and Development of a Shower

Tuesday 3rd October 2017

Methven was founded in Dunedin in 1886 and is now New Zealand’s largest manufacturer and supplier of showerware, tapware and plumbing valves for domestic plumbing systems. With a vision towards The unrelenting pursuit of amazing water experiences that don’t cost the earth, Methven manufactures and distributes product around the globe via facilities in New Zealand, Australia, UK and China.


Rob Bolus, Methven's Group Standards & Technology Manager, with 29 years experience of designing showers, tapware and valves at Methven. He took through a case study of bringing their latest product, Aurajet, to market, including the many challenges they had to overcome on that journey.

We also had the opportunity to tour their brand-new facilities and factory.