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Methven retains exclusive CoolBrands status
Methven, the global designer and manufacturer of premium showers and tapware, has been named among an exclusive list of companies to be given official 'CoolBrands' status in the UK for the second year in a row.
The UK's CoolBrands, a list of the UK's coolest brands published annually since 2001, is decided by public vote and a panel of experts featuring leading figures in fashion, media and culture. For the second year running, Methven is the only shower and tap brand to appear in the list, which is independently administered by The Centre for Brand Analysis and considers thousands of brands from more than 50 sectors.
"We are the only shower brand to appear in the list and we believe this is down to our design-led ethos and the incredible technologies behind the aesthetics which have led to us owning patents for two of the world's five shower spray technologies," says Martin Walker, CEO of Methven UK.
"In a 12-month period in which we secured a prestigious international Red Dot Product Design Award for our Aurajet Aio shower range, and our parent company in New Zealand celebrates its 130th anniversary, we are delighted to be named once again among an exclusive list of 'CoolBrands', which last year included the likes of Apple, Netflix and Ray-Ban."
You can see who else is on the list at www.coolbrands.uk.com
A pioneer in bathroom and kitchen plumbing for 130 years, Methven is New Zealand's oldest and largest designer of shower and tapware to builders, plumbers and consumers. Today, Methven is a world-class international business with proprietary technologies, shower systems and tapware ranges earning a reputation for innovation, high quality, and water and energy efficiency Methven has offices in New Zealand, Australia, the UK and the Far East.
In the UK, Methven acquired Deva in July 2007 and has since set about introducing its award-winning Satinjet range of water and energy saving showers to the UK and Irish markets, with great success. Since their launch, Satinjet designs have won a total of four British awards for their water and energy saving credentials, design and innovation. In 2015, Methven launched its latest shower technology - Aurajet.
With more than 50 employees, field based customer support and specification teams, Methven UK delivers the latest styles of showers, tapware and accessories, next day - nationwide.
For advice or technical support Methven UK provides a specially trained Customer Care Team and runs the Approved Plumbers Scheme to offer specialist on site support.
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