Foreno Tapware has been a proudly Northland-owned and operated business since 1969 and with unmistakably Kiwi designs for any kitchen, bathroom or laundry. They epitomise quality, innovation and wellbeing.

The Foreno team is made up of 23 full-time staff, with 15 based in their Whangarei headquarters. General Manager, Kerry Lord has 31 years of tapware industry experience and Managing Director Jon Doherty with 13 years in tapware and more than 30 years of plumbing experience. Together with their sales personnel, they have a combined expertise of over 150 years in the plumbing industry.

Their in-house design team use 3D software programs to design products specifi cally for the New Zealand market with a touch of international inspiration. Products are tested and assembled in their Whangarei facility.

Foreno is the only tapware manufacturer in New Zealand to be CodeMark certified — a true mark of quality and means their products are pre-approved and comply with the New Zealand Building Code.

Foreno products are also WaterMark certifi ed, which means they manufacture to New Zealand and Australian standards and are regularly audited on their quality and processes.

They also pride themselves on their streamlined distribution with overnight delivery to North Island and one to two days to the South Island and are regularly commended for their exceptional customer service.

Foreno will be celebrating their 50th anniversary in April 2019 and continue to offer experience and inspirational products that are made for New Zealand.

(Article from Northern Farming Lifestyles, published August 2018)

Jon Doherty and Kerry Lord, FORENO. directors