No airborne nasties! The clean air we all breathe is something we have in common. Whether it be cutting down on C02 emissions, or the public risk of second-hand smoke, keeping the air clean is important. Especially in and around the places we spend a lot of time – homes and workplaces. One area where [...]
Achieving Fire Performance in Heritage Projects – While Maintaining Aesthetics In the recent article on Architecture and Design - https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/…/achieving-fire-p… - the very real issue of fire performance in heritage listed projects is discussed. For the purposes of Fire Performance, there are two types of structures – Historically significant, and those that are not. New and Existing [...]
Announcement of Sale of Unitex to German Company Sto SE & Co KGaA 1st August 2019 - The Acquisition will provide Unitex with an expanded range of products and access to wider untapped Australian Markets. The owners of Unitex are pleased to announce that after 36 years in business are proud to pass ownership onto [...]
The Big Issue: Building Cladding Compliance The current and ongoing furore concerning Non-Compliant Cladding is of great concern on High-Rise Buildings. The Age Friday July 2019 ‘Construction Confidence plummets’ – Author Clay Lucas '…pursue nationally consistent building standards, amid the flammable cladding crisis…' 'The meeting resulted in ministers agreeing that the Australian Building Codes [...]
The Unitex Base Board System is fully accredited and has been in use for over 30 years without issue. Unitex has always chosen to be aligned with Industry and international best practise providers of Accreditation, currently Branz and Bureau Veritas. The certifiers of Unitex systems carry out stringent audits of the Unitex products and processes [...]
Unitex is proud to be a major sponsor of The Block yet again for 2018. This year, Unitex's unique products and systems have been used to repair the badly damaged Gatwick Apartment facade, and turn it into a beautiful display of Melbourne Architecture. With architectural mouldings, and cutting edge render/texture/sealer coatings The Gatwick will [...]
Industry Leaders meet to discuss Safe Cladding in Residential Housing Melbourne’s weather came to the party when Industry stallwart, Andrew Concannon, met with industry heavyweights Russell Bielenberg (Manufacturing and Product Development Foamex Group Pty Ltd) and Justin Kelsey (General Manager Foamex Group Pty Ltd)). The group met to discuss the important issues: Media using ‘Fake [...]
Recent Customer Concerns – the fallout from the London Cladding Inferno. Given the recent horrific high-rise tower fire in London, and subsequent death toll, it is natural that builders and owners are concerned and looking into the materials used on their buildings. A recent conversation between a Unitex customer and our Technical Director illustrates this: [...]
Unitex has been featured in the latest edition of Grand Designs Magazine. Check out the full magazine here: https://www.granddesignsmagazine.com/ The article can be downloaded here: GDA062_236-237 EA Building
Unitex has a proud history of working with Australia’s premium builders, architects and applicators. The long-lasting relationship between Unitex and Englehart exemplifies this, where beautiful design combines with the use of quality products. The launch of Engleharts ‘The Kooyong’ display home, sets a new standard in contemporary home designs. The team of Director Andrew Concannon, [...]
Unitex is proud to support Skye United, in their winning season 2016. Skye United’s Coach, Billy Armour, has been a long-standing member of the Unitex Team, and continue’s to score victories on the field, and in the office. Congratulations Skye United, and Billy!
Englehart together with Unitex has achieved some of Australia’s most prestigious and award winning homes. But none quite like La Provence, Australia’s most awarded display home. Unitex are proud of the multi awards that this display home for Englehart has achieved and would like to extend congratulations and thanks to Englehart and Lucas Morris [...]
Unitex is proud to launch the new website for 2013. With product ratings, online forums, and product libraries, Unitex extends its lead in providing cutting edge building solutions. Contact our team to discuss your project requirements!
The Render Warehouse which has been recognised by Applicators as a quality partner and supplier of render products has unfortunately gone into liquidation. With the assets and brand having been purchased out of liquidation by Unitex Granular Marble Pty Ltd. We wish to assure all customers that it will be business as usual for both [...]
Q&A with: (above right) Andrew Concannon, Unitex Managing Director and (above left) Peter Roberts, Unitex Research & Development Manager. Interviewed by: Sally Parrott, Freelance Writer. What makes Unitex Base Board ‘waterproof’ – is it the Unitex Polymer Render, the Uniflex membrane, the Uni-shape sealant used to seal joints, Adhesive foam to sheet the junctions....Or is [...]
Unitex®, Australia’s first manufacturer of EIFS (External Insulating Finishing Systems), is proud to announce that they have been awarded BRANZ accreditation for the impressive Unitex Base Board Cavity System. BRANZ Appraisals are independent and unbiased assessments of building products, materials and systems. Products are assessed for Building Code compliance and fitness for purpose. As well [...]