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Engineering & Sheetmetal

For all types of engineering and sheetmetal work, Menzies have the skills, technology and equipment to handle almost any project. 

Whether you need a production run, Structural steel for a building, large construction metal work projects or a one off custom-build, we can deliver to your exact specifications.

We offer Certified Welding in MIG, TIG, arc and gas, NZ 4703, NZ 4711, ASME IX, ASME 9. We also specialize in working with stainless steel  for industrial and food processing as well as domestic and commercial stainless steel products. 

Our boat repair division can work on your aluminium or steel boat.  We have welders that can work to marine standards.

  • Dairy tanks, vats and farm maintenance

  • Stainless steel, aluminim fabrication & welding

  • Structural steel and welding

  • General and precision engineering

  • Architectural metal work

  • Rotational mould and pattern making

  • Food processing equipment

  • Sheetmetal work and ducting

  • Mould and pattern-making

  • Plant installation and maintenace

  • Boat repairs and maintenance

 

 

Dairy Tanks, Vats and Farm Maintenance
Menzies has gained considerable experience and expertise in producing dairy tanks or holding vats.  We have build tanks, silos, mixing vats for a number of dairy companies around Canterbury, Otago and the West Coast.  These tanks have ranged in sizes from 60 – 100,000 litre chilled milk tanks to a 500,000 litre milk storage tank for Fonterra Clandyboye.
 
Structural Steel and Welding
Whether it is on site welding work, workshop based, or a combination of both - Menzies will get the job done. You supply the design and we can build or if you need help with ideas come and talk to our team.
Menzies has a large workshop and qualified welders – this enables us to construct projects from our premises and then move the steel to site. With our portable welders we are also able to come to you.
We can cut and weld all profiles of structural steel. Our mild steel division can produce the structural steel required for even the most challenging design.  Whatever your needs come and talk to our staff and we will work with you to achieve outstanding results.
Stainless Steel, Aluminium Fabrication & Welding

We offer Certified Welding in MIG, TIG, arc and gas, NZ 4703, NZ 4711, ASME IX, ASME 9. We also have an area and staff that specialize in working with stainless steel which caters for industrial and food processing stainless steel fabrication as well as domestic and commercial stainless steel products. 

Other materials used are:

  • galvanised steel

  • colour steel

  • mild steel

  • brass

  • copper

  • aluminium

Types of work undertaken:

  • Holding tanks, vats, piping, augers or stainless steel work areas for food processing plants

  • Stainless steel bench tops or range hoods for commercial kitchens or laboratories.

  • Farm vats and tanks for dairy farms are a speciality.

  • Alterations to your boat  and repairs to cracked alloy hulls

  • Building water or fuel tanks

  • Adding a hard top to your boat

  • Rebuilding outboard motor skegs and repairing propellers

General and Precision Engineering

Menzies engineering division has been operating since 1995. From our fully equipped workshop we have the staff and machinery to construct or repair almost any job. Our machine shop is equipped with lathes, a hydrobore and milling machines and other specialist engineering equipment.

Types of work undertaken:

  • Mild steel framing and support beams for buildings

  • Trailer manufacture and repairs

  • Truck alterations and repairs to the body and chassis

  • Car panels

  • Mild steel balustrade

  • Large platforms for machine support

Sheet Metal Work

If you want precision sheet metal engineering work done – Menzies has the technology and the craftsmanship. 
Our workshop has wide experience working with a range of materials. With a fully equipped workshop and using our qualified tradesman, your job will come out right the first time.
Whether you need a production run, large construction metal work projects, a one off custom build, or a stylish copper roof you are after we can produce a result you will be proud of. We take pride in producing the highest quality sheet metal and light engineering products that match your requirements.
We all the standard materials you expect to find in a sheet metal fabrication business (galvanised steel, colour steel, mild steel, brass, copper and aluminium), We also have an area and staff that specialize in working with stainless steel which caters for industrial and food processing stainless steel fabrication as well as domestic and commercial stainless steel products.  Farm vats and tanks for dairy farms are a speciality.

Types of work undertaken:

  • Ducting

  • Insulation and cladding

  • Flashing and rainwater heads

  • Cabernets

  • Stainless steel kitchen benches and range hoods

Architectural Solutions

Menzies can help you turn your ideas into reality no matter how complex.

This architectural feature graces the top of Timaru’s St Mary's church spire. It was crafted by Shayne Murray and is made of stainless steel and sandblasted to look like the original zinc version.

Types of work undertaken:

  • Architectural features

  • Rails & balustrades

  • Fences

  • Brass and copper features

  • Kitchen benches

  • Splash backs 

  • Fire Place Surrounds

  • Flashings

  • Structural steel work

Mould and Pattern Making

Menzies has gained considerable experience and expertise in producing mild steel moulds.  Tank moulds have been manufactured for RX Plastics in Ashburton and Urban Poly Tanks in Australia.  These moulds have been for a water tanks in a range of sizes.  The largest size being a 30,000 litre water tank.  Custom moulds have also been built for Airtech septic tanks.

Rotational Moulds

We are able to manufacture concrete mould to your design and specifications

Concrete Moulds
Plant Installation & Factory Plant Maintenance

Do you require the services of engineers during a routine shut-down period or a welder for an urgent repair job?   Whatever your need, Menzies has over 20 years of experience at plant installation and maintenance.

Menzies staff have a reputation for excellence. Today its skilled personnel undertake a wide range of engineering operations including machining, welding and fabrication.  Our staff are regularly serving the food processing, dairy and general agricultural businesses. 
The success of Menzies is based upon the traditional approach of consistently producing high quality workmanship and providing customers with the best possible service. The company has a vast experience in its field, and combined with the very latest technological resources, this creates an impressive capability.
The work can either be done on you site or at our large and fully equipped workshop We offer Certified Welding in MIG, TIG, arc and gas, NZ 4703, NZ 4711, ASME IX, ASME 9.

  • Welding

  • Security Bars, Screens and Fencing

  • Safety Guarding and Barriers

  • Precision Jigs & Fixtures

  • Valve refurbishment and testing

Types of work undertaken:

  •  Machinery platforms

  • Pipework – stainless steel, mild steel or copper

  • Stainless steel flush tanks, dairy tanks

  • Stainless steel conveyers, augers and hoppers

  • Access platforms and stairways

  • Tank Maintenance

Food Processing Equipment

South Canterbury is a prime horticulture and agricultural country.  It is home to a large number of food processing operations.
Menzies has undertaken work with most of these businesses and so has built up a wealth of experience.
We can manufacture food processing equipment to your specification in the material that your industry requires. Maintenance work is also a speciality.  We will work with you to schedule your work during your shutdown period or be available for an emergency call out.
Menzies can manufacture solutions for commercial kitchens that will meet the high standards required for food preparation premises.

Types of work undertaken:

  • Stainless steel flush tanks

  • Stainless steel conveyers

  • Stainless steel and mild steel hoppers

  • Stainless steel and mild steel augers

  • Industrial kitchen or laboratory canopy