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Patent Information

FlagTrax - flag, banner and LED lighting display track systems incorporating Nexus Developments Limited’s patented PushPull System licenced for manufacture and distribution in Australasia by Souness Developments Limited trading as Nexus Australasia (SDL).

The patented PushPull™ System was designed and developed in New Zealand by Nexus Developments Limited, a company that specializes in designing innovative products for the international flag and banner industry. The system allows approved flags, banners, lighting, signage (or other objects), to be conveniently raised, lowered or repositioned, typically in difficult to reach areas. 

FlagTrax® is a product that utilizes the PushPull™ system specifically to raise and lower fabric flags and banners. The flags are attached to a flexible PushPull™ rod which is then pushed up a unique track.
Nexus Developments Limited owns the international intellectual property rights to the PushPull™ system, which is protected by a number of patents and patents pending in several countries. 
Patents protects the intellectual property incorporated in the apparatus for remotely raising, supporting and lowering the objects, and also covers the objects themselves when they have been designed specifically for use in the apparatus.

Other patents relate to the shape of the flag or banner designed to fit the curved or shaped track system, and more specifically to the function of the system.


FlagTrax® and other products incorporating Nexus’s PushPull™ Technology, including the flags, banners, lights and other objects displayed on them are protected in many countries by numerous patents, patent applications, design registrations and copy rights, including but not limited to:

Patents: New Zealand 544347 and 541624 | Patent Applications: New Zealand 614128, Australia 2012201021, Canada 2675043, International PCT/NZ2012/000237/WO2013/089566 | Design Registrations Applied for: New Zealand 417903, Australia 201313857
(Note: The international intellectual property protection of Nexus Developments Limited’s products is evolving and the above details are subject to change without notice).

Fit for Purpose Statement

Due to the wide range of possible applications and environmental conditions the FlagTrax range of products and accessories may be exposed to, the purchaser and/or end-user of these products must satisfy themselves of the suitability of the product, its siting and its installation for their purpose and intended usage.

There are currently around 3600 FlagTrax installations throughout New Zealand, with more to come.