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Special Offer on Selected Welding Products

Weldwell and Easysteel are running a special promotion to the end of April on WIA inverters and also on the WIA & Miller range of auto darkening helmets. Save up to $1,000 on selected WIA inverters Limited time offer on select WIA and Miller Auto Darkening Helmets ...

March 20, 2017

Easysteel pipes up with support for urban mutation

Auckland University fifth-year student Liam Stumbles used the Easysteel pipes to form the steel structure for his artwork 'Urban Mutation', which is a part of his Master of Architecture research project. 'Urban Mutation' explores the complex relationship between the city and the global environmental crisis. It brings to life the idea of a future Auckland in which typical stand-alone buildings have given way to a new era of complex, open-system architecture developed in a future with a climate-s...

February 2, 2017

Steel Price Increase - February/March 2017

Steel prices globally are entering an extremely volatile period as we go in to 2017. Our supply mills have been notifying us of upcoming price increases for the February period onwards. Please click on the link above to download our notification letter of the specific product group increase and the timings of those increases....

December 14, 2016

Earth Stability Limited - Winning with Easysteel

Earth Stability Limited (ESL) is a leading specialist in slip repair and ground reinforcement works with a reputation for creating and delivering cost-effective, practical and value driven solutions in the most challenging environments. Since ESL's incorporation in 2012, Managing Director Tim Allen has led its highly skilled teams to collect six awards for its projects. Each of these award winning projects, have utilised products supplied by Easysteel. Pinesong Retirement Village, Nov 2014, Me...

September 5, 2016

Weldwell's range just got bigger!

We would like to introduce you to the new additions to the WIA Inverter ranges as well as the brand new Ultra Reliable – Miller Big Blue 500x Pro!! ...

August 24, 2016

Steel Price Increase - June 2016

In the first few months of 2016 there have been significant increases in steel prices globally. Raw material input costs, along with strengthening Chinese demand and low inventories are contributing towards this upward swing. Our procurement team have been able to limit some of the increases on certain products, however due to the material impact on landed costs, it is now necessary for us to adjust our market pricing accordingly ...

June 1, 2016

Milmeq

Milmeq is a global leader in technologies for the protein processing industry – exporting to customers around the world and winning a string of business and innovation awards. In recent times, Easysteel has played a key role in further developing one of Milmeq's major breakthrough technologies....

May 16, 2016

Pop up virtual sculpture park - Sunday 3rd April - Auckland

Art in Structure Finalists on display this weekend at New Zealand's First Pop-up Virtual Sculpture Park The final public voting event for the Art in Structure Competition is to be held this Sunday (3 April) at Karanga Plaza in Wynyard Quarter. From 10am - 5pm members of the public will be able to view the 12 final designs and vote for their favourite in each category. Six designs from established designers and six works by emerging artists have been rendered into 3D and will be viewed at t...

April 1, 2016

Metal Skills

Read about Metal Skills in Auckland - in less than 20 years, Easysteel has seen Metal Skills Ltd grow from a fledging business into one of New Zealand's leading contract manufacturers of steel products....

March 16, 2016

Art In Structure Finalists Announced

CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL OUR FINALISTS' ENTRIES...

February 24, 2016

Grayson Engineering

Read about one of our amazing customers in Auckland by clicking on the link below to see a recent case study....

December 1, 2015

Art In Structure: ONLY 5 WEEKS LEFT TO GET YOUR ENTRIES IN!

You still have until the 18th December to submit an entry for the Art In Structure design competition - we have had some exciting entries that can be seen here - but we still want to see some more entries before the closing date! Design and upload your original metal sculpture concept Finalists will be featured in New Zealand's first virtual sculpture park Two entry categories – professional and emerging designer The winning designs will be fully fabricated then auctioned for charity Co...

November 16, 2015

Art In Structure: Deadline extended, & prize value increased to $2500! Now there’s no excuse, creatives!

Good things take time and great takes a little longer. That's why we have extended the deadline. Art In Structure encourages creatives to make a design that defines their concept of space using only metal products that are normally hidden and intended for structural purposes. They've already had a huge amount of interest but many of the entrants have expressed the need for more time to create their concepts, for this reason the entry period has been extended until December 18th this year. Th...

October 27, 2015

Mike Christie Sheetmetals

Read about one of our amazing customers in Palmerston North by clicking on the link below to see a recent case study....

October 13, 2015

Metals Week is nearly here!

Come and see Easysteel in the Aotea Centre on Stand 6/7 next week from Wednesday 2nd Sept. We have an exciting activity on the stand to challenge your thinking about structures and how to visualise what is possible! We will also have some entries to look at from the Art In Structure competition (artinstructure.nz) and using the iPads we have available you will be able to explore those entries in the virtual world..... ...

August 28, 2015

Easysteel new design build premises in Christchurch

Easysteel is poised to construct a huge new design build in Christchurch to store, process and distribute its steel products. Its new facility comprises a 10,000m2 factory and 550m2 office at Sir James Wattie Drive in Hornby Quadrant, owned by Calder Stewart, which is handling the design build. Easysteel General Manager Hamish McBeath said the company decided on the design build so that it could tailor the brief. The build will include three 24m bays, a nine metre stud height, two truck ...

August 26, 2015

Get Creative! Define your Concept of Space in a virtual world and be in to WIN $1,000!

Proudly brought to you by Easysteel, we invite you to boldly go where others fear to tread and explore the connection betw­een metals and the urban landscape. In a New Zealand first, we challenge you to design a virtual structure that defines your concept of space. Your design will use only metal products that are normally hidden and intended for structural purposes. Finalists' designs will be showcased in a virtual sculpture park, allowing us to feature the structures in-situ without ph...

July 21, 2015

The Steel Distribution team cook up a storm at Ronald McDonald House

On Wednesday 24th June, a team from Steel Distribution cooked dinner at Ronald McDonald House in Auckland for approx. 120 adults and children. Steel Distribution is supporting RMH this year and thanks to all the staff and customers who recently bought raffle tickets for this great cause. The team had a great night with only a few moments of blind panic (can you really steam chocolate puddings on an open top BBQ?), but a well thought out plan and team allocation kept us going to deliver the foo...

June 25, 2015

Williams Engineering goes from strength to strength

Williams Engineering will be a name familiar to many within the dairy sector – as the country's leader in dairy farm effluent machinery manufacture. Based 30 minutes north of Thames in the upper North Island, the company produces travelling irrigators, effluent systems, pontoons, mole ploughs, PTO pumps and stirrers, Zero-O loss hydrants and filters. Fletcher Easysteel has supplied Williams since it began business in the late eighties. "It's been a regular supply agreement that has increas...

June 1, 2015

Fiji-based coach construction company P.A. Lal Coachwork continues to grow

Sixty-eight years ago, the late Mr P.A. Lal began building buses in Suva and today his sons, Richard Lal and Victor Lal, run the successful family business. In just one generation, the company has grown to employ almost 100 people and enjoys an 80% share of the coach construction market in Fiji. Of the five buses built every month, the range of vehicles is broad; from mini buses, curtain buses and medical buses to caravans, air-conditioned coaches and Dreamliner coaches. Managing Director Ri...

April 20, 2015

New Portable Welding Solutions

We're pleased to announce the release of a new range of WIA portable inverter welders. The range includes the Weldarc 180i Arc and TIG welder and the Weldmatic 200i MIG welder, which also offers Stick and TIG welding capabilities. Both machines are lightweight, portable and powerful. Whether you're a professional working on-site or a DIY Enthusiast completing your latest project, these machines will get the job done. Weighing just 6.5kg, the compact Weldarc 180i offers portability and performa...

April 14, 2015

Calder Stewart gears up to double its steel workload to cope with new post-quake construction and engineering guidelines

As one of New Zealand's leading building and construction companies, Calder Stewart's projects span the industrial, commercial and rural construction sectors. From velodromes, recreation centres and helicopter hangars to Fonterra dry stores, Fairfax press buildings and Air New Zealand parts distribution centres, their buildings are large, imposing and built to last. In the company's quest to find better and more efficient ways to build, Calder Stewart operates its own steel, precast, roofing,...

March 30, 2015

The joy of giving goes beyond Christmas

For some families, when their child is in hospital receiving specialist medical treatment, time stands still. It's hard to focus on the necessities of day-to-day life, let alone the thought of Christmas, holidays and the new year ahead. Our Steel Distribution businesses were keen to get behind an important cause and offer our support wherever we could and one that really stood out for us was Ronald McDonald House. "This is a great charity that helps so many families from all around New Zeal...

December 12, 2014

From World Cup football to Fletcher Easysteel, our ‘Lethal Left Foot’ is planning his next move.

When British football player Steve Wooddin first moved to New Zealand in 1977 to play for Dunedin City, he admits to not even knowing where New Zealand was! At the age of 22, Steve was playing for 3rd-tier professional UK team the Tranmere Rovers when he read an advertisement in the local paper for what looked like an opportunity too good to pass up. Just five years after arriving in Dunedin, Steve was representing New Zealand as a forward when the All Whites became the first New Zealand te...

December 9, 2014

Partnership goes from strength to strength as Cashmere Engineering trebles its turnover in three years

Russell Gunn has managed his family business, Cashmere Engineering, for the past 44 years. When he took over from his father in 1970, the company was mainly a machining business, but now it specialises in structural steel. Cashmere's relationship with Easysteel dates back over 40 years and Russell says the two businesses complement each other and have formed a very strong relationship over time. "Easysteel has excellent product," he says. "They're always our first port of call. And they help u...

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