Masters of Commercial and Residential Interior Systems

AWCI
SUSPENDED
CEILINGS
INFO

ASSOCIATION OF
WALL & CEILING INDUSTRIES
NEW ZEALAND

Seismic Compliance of Suspended Ceilings

  • All installed suspended ceilings must comply with AS/NZS 2785:2000 and the seismic restraint requirements of AS/NZS 1170.5:2004 Amendment 1.
  • For clarification on ULS compared to SLS please click here
  • AWCI NZ members are encouraged to submit tenders for grid suspended ceilings based on the AWCI Tendering Protocol to assure compliance. Please contact us at admin@awcinz.org.nz for an updated copy.In conjunction with BRANZ, AWCI NZ has developed a Code of Practice for the Design, Installation and Seismic Restraint of Suspended Ceilings.
    Download Code of Practice PDF
  • We are currently working on a new Code of Practice for Interior Partitions and Walls which will be available early-mid 2018. Please contact us for release information on the new Code of Practice

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ASSOCIATION OF WALL & CEILING
INDUSTRIES
NEW ZEALAND

The Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries (AWCI) is a grouping of Building Industry organisations. The association includes contractors, tradesmen, manufacturers and suppliers. AWCI was established to represent the interests of members and their customers for interior wall and ceiling lining systems and related products.

The Association was formed in 1992 as the Interior Systems Association incorporating existing trade groups of suspended ceilings, plasterboard and fibrous plaster. The name of the association was changed in November 2005.

The Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries of New Zealand Inc. is the New Zealand representative of the Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries of Australia and New Zealand (AWCI).

In May 2002 the Association introduced new membership classes to provide for registration of trade qualified and suitably experienced trade businessmen operating in interiors.

Association Formed in 1992

        

AWCI Includes Contractors, Tradesmen, Manufacturers and Suppliers

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The Association was formed in 1992 as the Interior Systems Association

NEW ZEALAND'S
ASSOCIATION OF
WALL & CEILING
INDUSTRIES

THE AWCI NZ
WILL HELP
GROW
& DEVELOP
YOUR BUSINESS