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), having successfully completed an IPO in April 2016.
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. RWC is a preferred supplier of high-quality products, including push-to-connect brass (PTC) fittings, PEX pipes, engineered plumbing support systems, valves, manifolds, TIUs, fire stops, underfloor heating components and various accessories to the plumbing and HVAC industry globally. The company markets its products under industry-trusted brands such as Reliance® Water Controls, SharkBite®, Cash Acme®, RMC® Water Valves, StreamLabs® and HOLDRITE® to the wholesale, OEM and retail channels via well-established partner companies. RWC’s ever-growing 20,000+ SKUs product range is transformative as compared to traditional plumbing methods and driven by field-tested engineering expertise and understanding of the end user needs.
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. RWC employs a matrix structure to manage its global business spanning three operational segments: EMEA, APAC, and the Americas.
Thanks to its loyal and diversified customer base, RWC continues to grow at a rapid pace. The company sees many opportunities to drive significant future growth through user-needs focused product innovation, brand differentiation, pull demand creation, and additional investment in both existing and new markets globally.
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 West Drayton, UK. The addition of John Guest has significantly expanded the company’s footprint in the UK and Continental Europe.
As a pioneer and a leader at the forefront of plumbing technology, RWC strongly believes that the success of RWC depends on the knowledge, experience and talent of our employees. Its multi-generational and diverse employee base is 2,500 strong and committed to excellence throughout the business.
Driven by entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and continuous innovation, the employees are in relentless pursuit of ways to transform delivery, control and optimization of the world’s most precious resource, water. They are engineers, accountants, manufacturers, marketers, designers and leaders, all committed to serve the needs of the customers, by delivering new products that improve the quality of life and efficiency of the trade. They feel empowered and united under a simple RWC mission to create new water solutions that move the world.
RWC’s collaborative culture is supported by a shared set of values that have been collectively defined by the employees.