New Zealand-made Waterproofing Solutions from Ardex

New Zealand-made Waterproofing Solutions from Ardex
Published: 9 November 2021

Coverings include: ARDEX New Zealand has a proud portfolio of NZ made products, made in their Christchurch Factory, including the range of WeldTec and Butynol® Waterproofing Membranes and their newest product, a water-based adhesive ARDEX WA 88.

ARDEX WA 88 is a multi-purpose water-based adhesive and is free of hazardous organic solvents. It’s specifically designed for use with ARDEX WeldTec Undertile membranes and ARDEX Butyseal and can also be used for the installation of Outdoor Grass and Garage Carpet over suitably prepared substrates – it has good bond strength once cured. ARDEX WA 88 ticks all the boxes for a safe and easy installation in any large indoor or covered outdoor area.

  • ARDEX WeldTec Undertile Membranes
  • ARDEX Butyseal
  • ARDEX DS 70
  • Grass Carpet
  • Commercial Sheet Carpet
  • Garage / Needle Punched Carpet

The ARDEX Christchurch Factory has been producing ARDEX membranes since 1969. While ARDEX also import a variety of products from across the global ARDEX network, ARDEX are currently on a localisation strategy to grow their portfolio of products manufactured in New Zealand.

“We have recently invested $10 million into our Auckland production facilities,” comments Aldo Sustar, ARDEX NZ’s Managing Director. “This is part of a two-year plan to grow local production of adhesives and cement-based powders. This also includes a target to source raw material supply locally where possible. We are proud to be growing our local footprint and it’s great to see our range of products increasingly being made in NZ ”.

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