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Viking makes it happen

By the time this issue comes out it will have been some five months since contract spray painters Adams Painting Ltd moved into their brand new premises in Zelanian Drive in Auckland’s East Tamaki. The configuration of the operation on the 6000 square foot site is the key: it has the best possible layout for the smooth running of a contract spray painting business, in one end and out the other. Read more

Centralised fume extraction system makes Prattley’s new factory cleaner and safer

Welders at Prattley Industries are breathing, moving and working easier, following the company’s September 2013 move into a 4,000 square metre factory in Temuka, South Canterbury. The new workshop brings together the 20 employees and their activities, previously distributed over five facilities, under one roof. Read more

Do you need to clear the air?

During the years, we as individuals become (hopefully) wiser with age, the same can be said of a business and after 35 years in the manufacturing game, Viking Ironcraft is coming of age at just the right time.

Initially founded by Gavin and Molly Smith, the business has remained a family affair with son Lester Smith taking over in 1990. After completing his design and engineering internship in the European air pollution concept industry, Lester returned to take the helm of Viking and even deployed a marine branch called VK Marine. Read more