Our Story

Making rewarding design accessible is what we do every day at Alder and have done since 1982.

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Brands and Collections

Alder is the consolidation of the Alder Tapware and Vito Bertoni brands under one brand name.

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Our Approach

Born from innovation and entrepreneurial drive

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Over 35 years of Australian owned excellence

 

We started from humble beginnings in a suburban dining room with nothing but an innovative idea and entrepreneurial drive. Today, Alder operates from custom-built state of the art premises with a global world-class team.

1982

1982Tony Alder Taps foundedTony Alder Taps was founded in 1982, in a suburban dining room in Perth, WA.RIO range launchFirst to offer coloured tapware at affordable prices to the building market. RIO was the only range of products for 13 years and is still going strong 35+ years later.

1985

1985Moved to larger premisesAfter three years of significant growth it was time to move to larger commercial premises in Wangara, WA.

1996

1996Tony Alder Taps to Alder TapwareTony Alder Taps changed its name to Alder Tapware and established the Alder Tapware brand.Verde Range launchVERDE range is launched offering high gloss and metallic finished product to the market. VERDE is still popular today after 13+ years in the market.

1998

1998Classico and Alto MixersSourced the first mixer range of product from Italy, launching CLASSICO and ALTO mixer ranges.

2009

2009Vito Bertoni brand launchedVito Bertoni, was established creating a European inspired quality designer tapware collection at affordable prices.

2012

2012SAVE MODE™ launchedTechnology that reduces household hot water energy costs by up to 20% per year. Being water efficient is expected. Being energy efficient as well is extraordinary.

2017

2017Alder in custom built premisesGiven continued growth and the need for expansion, Alder moves to a state-of-the-art purpose built head office, selection center, factory and warehouse in Balcatta WA.SOHO & FLEX ranges launchDesigner, quality products launched specifically for the Builders market.

2018

2018Brands consolidatedAlder Tapware and Vito Bertoni consolidated under one brand name Alder. Alder Tapware and Vito Bertoni are collections under the Alder brand.NANOJET™ technology launchedNANOJET™ delivers a powerful and invigorating body jet for every day shower luxury. NANOJET™ is available in the LIFE Panel Shower, HS375 and HS350 shower handsets.

2019

2019Progressive cartridge innovationSOL range is launched using innovative progressive cartridge technology for architecturally designed high end fashion mixers.7 year finish warrantyAlder improved its finish warranty by 700% to market best practice - 7 year finish warranty.New coloured finishesMatt Graphite, Matt Copper and Matt Brass added across product ranges.

Our Story

Making rewarding design accessible is what’s defined us since 1982

Our vision was simple yet complex – deliver incredible quality and style at affordable prices. We also sought to offer the kind of genuine, attentive service that only a business owner can deliver. These founding principles continue to guide our every action, every single day.

Today, Alder is a world-class operation that is renowned for innovative quality designer mixers, tapware, showers and bathroom accessories.

Our Approach

Born from innovation and an entrepreneurial drive

Our mission is to make rewarding design accessible – an innovative position that requires an equally innovative approach.

It’s why we’ve turned our back on bureaucratic management layers, instead nurturing agile teams that are empowered to make decisions. We have a keen eye for operational efficiency and comb the globe for sparks of insights and inspiration. We are never happy with the status quo and are addicted to the pursuit of absolute perfection.

The founding spirit and principles of Alder remain the same today and guide everything we do.

Innovation

We draw upon worldwide design, engineering and manufacturing expertise to continually advance an entire industry.  Our team has obsessively refined every component of our products over time for greater durability and functionality. It’s why we are equally steadfast in guaranteeing the design and quality of every product that bears our name.

 

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Entrepreneurialism

We don’t sell products – we create solutions. Our many journeys of innovation start with you, for its only in knowing exactly what you want and desire, are we then able to seize another opportunity to create something incredible. We partner collaboratively with our customers and offer agile, enterprising solutions.

 

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Customer Service

We’ve never lost sight of what truly drives our continual growth – our customers. From that very day we began over 35 years ago, we’ve appreciated every single person who’s ever chosen the Alder name, creating a customer centric approach that sets us apart. We are passionate about our products and care for our customers as part of our extended family. Our National Customer Service Team deliver pre and post-sales support across the country and can be contacted via our enquiry form.

 

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Affordable

We believe true innovation occurs when quality and creativity blend beautifully with affordability. It’s why we create high quality designer mixers, tapware, showers and accessories and deliver them at affordable prices.

 

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Brands and Collections

The Alder name consolidates Alder Tapware and Vito Bertoni under one brand name. Today, we proudly feature Alder Tapware and Vito Bertoni as exclusive collections, rather than as different brands.

Our new universal website reflects this unification, profiling the full range of Alder products. Your selections span from entry-level options to high-end designer statements and are available in a number of contemporary finishes.