Our Story

Innovative Expertise since 1923

Innovative Expertise since 1923

Founded in 1923 by pioneering industrialist Walter Hume, Humes is a company that has been built on the principals of innovation, manufacturing expertise, quality and building a team of capable people who are proud to serve our customers.

Connecting Communities with Smarter Solutions

Connecting Communities with Smarter Solutions

Our customers today have new problems to solve and much higher standards to meet. New Zealand needs more infrastructure to cope with the growing population and different infrastructure solutions because of rising environmental standards.  We strive to make sure our customers have the supplies and technology they need, when they need them.

We are Pioneers in the Industry

We are Pioneers in the Industry

Humes have been innovating for 95 years to meet customer needs. We are behind the most significant innovations in concrete pipe manufacturing, including the introduction of Vertical Technology (VT) Pipe manufacturing to New Zealand at our Papakura plant.

Strength to Strength

Strength to Strength

Humes is a member of Fletcher Building, a New Zealand based group of businesses operating in, and supplying to, the building and construction industry. Today, Humes operate 7 manufacturing operations and 23 sales centres throughout New Zealand.