Announcement of Sale of Unitex to German Company Sto SE & Co KGaA

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 [...]

Announcement of Sale of Unitex to German Company Sto SE & Co KGaA2019-08-08T08:54:39+10:00

The Big Issue: Building Cladding Compliance

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 Big Issue: Building Cladding Compliance2019-07-19T10:46:01+10:00

Unitex: Accredited Base Board Systems

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: Accredited Base Board Systems2019-02-22T15:15:10+10:00

Unitex Base Board cladding: the quality original

Unitex Base Board cladding:  the quality original.   Pirating a dodgy copy of Game of Thrones does not compare with a legitimate original.  Similarly, shoddy substituted cladding does not compare with safe, reliable accredited Base Board systems. Base Board is not only safe, warranted and accredited, it also saves money. The ‘Grandfather of EIFS’, Andrew [...]

Unitex Base Board cladding: the quality original2017-07-31T17:18:35+10:00

Rendering: The Safe Cladding Option

Rendering: The Safe Cladding Option                 It was only a few years ago, when the standard method of decorating and finishing high-rise building, featured timeless renders and texturing over masonry and concrete building methods. Fast forward to the last few years, where cheap, and apparently ‘safe’ aluminium composite [...]

Rendering: The Safe Cladding Option2018-01-22T10:12:01+10:00

Recent Customer Concerns  – the fallout from the London Cladding Inferno.

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: [...]

Recent Customer Concerns  – the fallout from the London Cladding Inferno.2017-06-22T16:14:49+10:00

The bitterness of poor quality

Benjamin Franklin once said, ‘the bitterness of poor quality remains long after the initial sweetness of low price is forgotten’. In the building industry, this saying is probably most appropriate, given building a home is usually the biggest financial investment most people will make in their lifetimes. At Unitex, we hear story after story, of [...]

The bitterness of poor quality2018-01-22T10:13:52+10:00

Authorities catch up to Unitex thinking

Authorities catch up to Unitex thinking The continuing saga of high-speed building fires caused by unregulated and non-accredited cladding has been big news in Australian media, and is also causing huge headaches in the Middle East. Skyscraper after skyscraper are going up in flames, often taking less than 30 minutes to ignite top to bottom.  [...]

Authorities catch up to Unitex thinking2016-04-01T11:52:49+10:00

Unitex WA Public Announcement

Public Announcement, The Unitex Granular Marble Manufacturing and Distribution Franchise agreement in Western Australia ended on 31st December 2015. Both the Franchisor, Unitex Granular Marble Pty Ltd of 22 Park Drive Dandenong  Victoria 3175, and Franchisee, 3 Meg.com of Unit 1 , 3Hunt St. Malaga WA 6090 have agreed that from the above date 3Meg.com [...]

Unitex WA Public Announcement2016-03-08T10:38:57+10:00

Spotlight is on non-accredited Cladding: Disaster for the Australian Building Industry.

Spotlight is on non-accredited Cladding: Disaster for the Australian Building Industry. We have all seen the recent headlines and read the reports of disastrous construction events caused by non-accredited and non-compliant cladding, leaving both resident and developer in a legal minefield. Whilst we at Unitex empathise with the victims in these reports, we have long [...]

Spotlight is on non-accredited Cladding: Disaster for the Australian Building Industry.2015-11-23T16:39:42+10:00

Superior systems, superior service and now a superior website – Unitex sets the path again!

Unitex has launched what is set to be the most functional and engaging website for its’ customers, and the broader market, that has ever been seen in the Australian building manufacturing industry, adding to its’ already superior service and product offering.   Unitex National Sales & Marketing Director, Siska Concannon explains that “the website has [...]

Superior systems, superior service and now a superior website – Unitex sets the path again!2015-04-07T13:17:34+10:00

Unitex and Revit – the perfect partnership

Unitex has recently launched its’ superior range of Architectural Mouldings and Columns, as well as the Australian markets’ highly accredited cladding system, the Unitex Baseboard System, onto the market leading Architectural 3D modelling software - Revit.   As the market leader in Architectural Mouldings and Columns, Unitex through Revit has provided the Architectural and Building [...]

Unitex and Revit – the perfect partnership2015-04-07T13:18:56+10:00

Unitex Baseboard system awarded BAL-29

Unitex Uni-Base Board System has achieved BAL-29 and has cemented itself as Australia’s most protected cladding system on the market.   The Unitex Uni-Base Board System (BAL 29) is accredited to pass Bushfire Attack Level 29. This is a new Base Board system for Unitex, based on the existing non-cavity Uni-Base Board system, that must [...]

Unitex Baseboard system awarded BAL-292014-05-12T10:37:26+10:00

The superior cladding system achieves BAL-40

Unitex Uni-Base Board BAL-40 System has been awarded the highest Bush Fire Attack Level accreditation for polystyrene cladding systems, BAL-40. This is a tremendous addition to the already highly accredited and leading cladding system in Australia, the Unitex Uni-Base Board System.   Unitex Managing Director and Technical Director was overjoyed with this result, but has [...]

The superior cladding system achieves BAL-402014-05-12T10:33:31+10:00

Unitex Base Board now awarded BRANZ accreditation

Unitex Base Board now awarded BRANZ accreditation 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 [...]

Unitex Base Board now awarded BRANZ accreditation2014-05-12T10:32:20+10:00

Q&A interview on the recent BRAC Certificate of Accreditation for the Unitex Base Board System (Non Cavity).

Q&A interview on the recent BRAC Certificate of Accreditation for the Unitex Base Board System (Non Cavity).           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 [...]

Q&A interview on the recent BRAC Certificate of Accreditation for the Unitex Base Board System (Non Cavity).2014-05-12T10:31:26+10:00

BRAC Accreditation confirms Unitex Base Board’s performance is watertight.

BRAC Accreditation confirms Unitex Base Board’s performance is watertight. Unitex® is one of the first Australian companies to receive a ‘complete as installed’ BRAC accreditation for their Unitex Base Board EIFS cladding system. Awarded by the Building Commission of Victoria last month, this accreditation further reassures builders and homeowners that the Unitex EIFS cladding system provides the highest [...]

BRAC Accreditation confirms Unitex Base Board’s performance is watertight.2014-05-12T10:29:54+10:00