About Us

Find out more about our 50 year history of manufacturing and selling Pink® Batts® insulation.

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Who are we?

Tasman Insulation New Zealand Limited, the country’s foremost manufacturer and supplier of insulation products- a Fletcher Building Company. 


To be New Zealanders’ first choice for keeping their homes and workplaces warm, dry, healthy and quiet while minimising the impact to the environment.

We pride ourselves on keeping your home warm with our range of insulation products including our Pink® Batts® insulation, our Sisalation® building underlays and our PinkFit® installer service


Our History 


1961: FoundingPink® Batts® old factory image

The first factory built in Auckland under the original name ‘New Zealand Fibre Glass Limited’ in association with Owens Corning - the world’s leading innovator of glass fibre technology, making major advances in glass fibre technology since 1938.


1970:  Christchurch location opensPink® Batts® Christchurch factory Jul 1971

In 1970 we launched our Christchurch location, increasing insulation production and reach across New Zealand. The Christchurch location now houses customer services and South Island sales and distribution.



1973: Pink® Batts® product name trade markedOwens Corning logo

Under the Owens Corning "Pink brand", the Pink® Batts® New Zealand brand was launched.  



1998: Renamed Tasman Insulation New Zealand LimitedTasman Insulation logo

37 Years after our founding, Tasman Insulation came to be. Separating us from our Australian counterparts and recognising our New Zealand heritage and future.



2003: Joined the Fletcher Building group Fletcher Building logo

Joined the building products division of Fletcher Building- the New Zealand based, global building industry company. Fletcher Building’s origins in New Zealand date back to 1909, when the original Fletcher Company built its first house in Dunedin.  


2004: PinkFit® franchise network launchedPinkFit® logo

We launched PinkFit® installers, our franchised installer service. Creating a full service offering - from products to expert installation.




2008: Improved our glass melting technologyPink® Batts® Melter

Innovated our glass melting technology in our Penrose, Auckland manufacturing plant so that we now use 50% less energy when making Pink® Batts® insulation 




2012: W.E.S.P emissions reducer installedPinkFit® WESP photo

WESP: A wet electrostatic precipitator (WESP) installed on site at our Penrose, Auckland location deals with the emissions from the manufacturing process 




Current: New retrofit products launched Pink® Batts® 3 bales Classic Ultra® and Retrofit

In line with the Residential Tenancy Act (RTA) we launched our latest offering- RTA specific products. Focusing and continuing with our 50 year tradition of providing our customers the best and easiest insulation offerings.