McAlpine started making plumbing products in 1902. McAlpine was the first company in the United Kingdom to manufacture plastic traps. The company is privately owned and still run by the same family today. The company has an enviable reputation for producing innovative products driven by market conditions and customer demand. McAlpine is a manufacturer based in the United Kingdom and is actively involved in the promotion of quality products which are available from national and independent plumbers’ and builders’ merchants. Today, McAlpine exports specifically designed products to over eighty countries around the world.