For over 100 years, MM Kembla has been manufacturing copper tube in Australia and has been integral to Australia’s proud metal manufacturing history. Today, 87% of copper tube sold by Kembla is still made in Port Kembla, NSW at the same site chosen in 1916 and is Australia’s only remaining copper tube manufacturer. Support Australian manufacturing and the many industries it supports because in Australia we do proper copper – and that can only be Kembla.
REASONS TO CHOOSE AUSTRALIAN KEMBLA COPPER TUBE
1. KEMBLA IS A FOUNDING PIECE OF AUSTRALIA’S PROUD HISTORY
Established in 1916, MM Kembla was founded for one reason. To ensure our rich copper resources could be used to produce quality copper products without relying on supply from offshore.
2. 87% OF KEMBLA COPPER TUBE SOLD IS STILL MADE IN AUSTRALIA
If you just installed Kembla Copper Tube it’s likely it was made at our Port Kembla plant in NSW, situated on Australia’s great coastline – we even have the beach named after us! 87% of the tube we sell is still made at our Port Kembla plant.
3. AUSTRALIA’S LAST REMAINING COPPER TUBE MANUFACTUER
The baton has been left with MM Kembla to carry the proud and rich history of copper manufacturing in Australia. When you buy Kembla Copper Tube you are supporting Australian manufacturing and the many industries big and small that service it.
4. KEMBLA COPPER IS SOURCED FROM AUSTRALIA MINES
All Kembla Copper Tube manufactured in Australia uses LME A Grade Copper Cathode sourced from BHP’S Olympic Dam site in South Australia. Buying Kembla tube not only supports copper tube manufacturing, but also the lifeblood of our Australian economy. Kembla Copper Tube is made from 99.90% copper – quality copper tube starts with the highest quality Australian copper cathode.
5. OVER 100 YEARS OF INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE
For over 100 years, generations of Australian families have worked at MM Kembla. With a 25 years of service club consisting of over 400 members, that’s generational knowledge of materials, process controls and an understanding of Australian conditions and the needs of Australian plumbers, refrigeration, HVAC and mechanical contractors you just can’t match. Do other tube manufacturers really understand your industries proud history, practices and requirements.
6. PARTNERS TO AUSTRALIA’S FAVOURITE PLUMBING & HVAC-R MERCHANTS
Stocked and supplied by Australia’s most respected Plumbing and HVAC-R distributors, renowned for the highest quality products. Names in the industry that you trust like Reece, Actrol, Tradelink, Kirby and Beijer Ref. When it comes to Medical Gas installations across Australian healthcare facilities, Kembla Copper Tube has long been the brand of choice for medical lines used when you or your loved ones need it most.
7. WE CARE FOR AND ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE AND PROTECT YOUR INDUSTRY
When you care for an industry, it’s not just about manufacturing quality product. At MM Kembla we provide support to industry associations that support you. We develop and initiate training programs and literature like Hydraulic Service Design Guides, Plumbers Handbooks and training packages to help you be the best at your job and recognise the importance of your industry. Do other copper tube manufacturers share the same longstanding love affair with your industry?
8. WHO WILL SUPPORT YOU WHEN YOU NEED IT MOST?
You know who your true supporters are when you’re in a time of need. When an installation goes wrong or you need help quickly its always better to go to those you trust. You need to know the product warranties you have are worth the paper they are printed on, or the help and advice you need is available when and where you need it – even if that’s at your job-site tomorrow morning.
9. YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR
When you choose Kembla Copper Tube you are getting what you paid for. That’s the highest quality Australian mined copper to make your copper tube. That’s not using high levels of scrap metal to reduce cost and quality. That’s manufacturing copper tube to the required standards and not skimping on the amount of material used in our tube – when using press fittings or under high pressure thin material can become your problem. That’s the strictest and most advanced process controls and production methods to delivery consistent high quality – not intermittent quality.