As Reliance Worldwide Corporation’s UK hub, Reliance Water Controls is an important part of RWC’s total package of global water control solutions, and succeeds on a world platform with an integrated operations strategy and regional centres of excellence across our worldwide company portfolio.
Reliance Worldwide Corporation (UK) Ltd (RWC UK) is a global provider of water control systems and plumbing solutions for domestic, commercial and industrial applications. Founded in 1949 the company originally focused on the design and manufacture of valves for the control of pressure, temperature and flow used in the installation of water heaters and water heating systems. RWC UK operations opened in 1986 in Evesham, Worcestershire, UK to provide local European technical support and continued growth to the UK plumbing industry. Reliance Worldwide Corporation (UK) Ltd is proud of our heritage as a leading industry product innovator. A large number of our products are protected by patents or registered trademarks.
The Reliance Water Controls brand specialises in pressure, temperature and flow control products and has a long history in supplying the sanitary plumbing market and hot water system manufacturers. Accredited to BS EN ISO 9001:2008, Reliance provides technical support to specifiers, architects, consultants and mechanical contractors to ensure that the correct products are selected when designing and installing domestic, commercial and industrial water systems. Working closely with merchant distribution partners, Reliance supplies thermostatic mixing valves, taps and showers, pressure reducing valves, backflow prevention products, timeflow controls and other plumbing and heating control products. Reliance has been working for over 30 years with hot water system manufacturers and has played a key role in the development of unvented hot water systems in the UK.
In 2013, RWC UK introduced the SharkBite Connection System to the UK plumbing industry, and continues to develop a hallmark of push-fit plumbing solutions suitable for joining copper, chromed copper, PEX, polybutylene and steel pipework. From domestic retrofit to commercial new build projects, SharkBite plumbing solutions provide a quick and easy application that saves installers time, labour and money, and the freedom to move on to the next project.