Wantirna Plumber top five in Australian Innovations Awards
Alex John, local plumber invented the BENT-OVER Silicone Nozzle, the world's first flexible, extendable and reusable silicone nozzle. The BENT-OVER Silicone Nozzle recently came in fourth for an Australian innovation award. BENT-OVER Silicone Nozzles has topped out all other building product in Australia's 100 most innovative products or services, in one of the largest and most audacious innovation awards of its kind in Australia - the Anthill Magazine 'SMART 100' Index.
'Necessity is the cause for invention. We Aussies are a clever bunch, we just find ways to make things easier, we don't waste time moaning about it, we simply get it done' says Alex.
BENT-OVER Silicone Nozzle has recently been accepted as part of the Australian Made, Australian Owned Campaign.
Alex says "We are really proud to manufacture right here in Victoria. Australia has the skills and technology to do really remarkable things. It is also the most effective way to guarantee quality of our product. We can maintain control of each step in the production process. Quality is of vital priority - it's important to Aussies, so it's important to us.'