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Written by Kandin Robinson
on April 06, 2023

Steel & Tube are celebrating a brand new machine that brings another direct service to our Christchurch and South Island roofing and building customers.

With the help of a new roll former, Plumbdek®, one of Steel & Tube's trademarked roofing profiles, both .40 and .55 thicknesses can now be supplied direct from our production facility located in Hornby, Christchurch. 

Christchurch Plumbdek Machine

What does this mean for our customers? 

The new roll forming machine provides roofing and builder customers direct access to fresh roofing sheets in the South Island, to order in a fraction of the time.

Steel & Tube now have 0.40mm and 0.55mm processing machines in Christchurch, Tauranga, and Auckland. This new machine offers better access for roofing customers across all regions.

Darren Davies, Area Manager, Roofing Christchurch adds, “We are very proud to once again be able to offer the market the thicker material products direct from our facility in Hornby servicing the South Island.”

Christchurch Plumbdek Roofing Machine

Plumbdek® ... what is it?

Steel and Tube Plumbdek Roofing ProfileExample of Plumbdek cladding

Plumbdek® is one of many roofing profiles on offer at Steel & Tube. The five-ribbed trapezoidal design offers great looks, economy and exceptional performance. 

Popular in new and rebuilt homes, the Plumbdek® profile comes in a range of material options and colours, including translucent sheeting to match. It’s no wonder the Plumbdek® profile is growing in popularity.

Steel & Tube can provide Environmental Choice accredited COLORSTEEL® roofing profiles for your project nationwide. Click "Talk to a Specialist" to enquire


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