Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC) is a global market leader and manufacturer of water delivery, control and optimization systems for modern built environment. Established as a small private tooling and manufacturing shop in Brisbane, Australia in 1949, RWC is one of the fastest-growing publicly traded companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
Today the company continues to pioneer and innovate plumbing products for residential, commercial and industrial plumbing applications, offering a complete end-to-end solution from meter to fixture and floor to ceiling. As part of its well-developed strategic plan for growth, RWC recently completed the acquisition of John Guest Holdings Ltd, a leading plastic push-fit engineering manufacturer headquartered in the UK. The addition of John Guest has significantly expanded the company’s footprint in the UK and Continental Europe.
RWC is a preferred supplier of high-quality products, including push-to-connect brass (PTC) fittings, PEX pipes, engineered plumbing support systems, valves, manifolds, underfloor heating components and various accessories to the plumbing and HVAC industry globally. The company markets its products under industry-trusted brands SharkBite®, RMC Water Valves®, JG Speedfit®, JG ProLock™, TubeFit®, Matthews Fire Alarms and HydroSeal to the wholesale, OEM and retail channels via well-established partner companies.
RWC operates 15 highly automated manufacturing facilities and runs 24 well established distribution locations in 12 countries, including Australia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, New Zealand, Spain, the UK, and the US.