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About Us

What we do

Stainless Design Ltd (SDL) is a market leader and innovator within the Sheet Metal Fabrication industry, servicing a diverse range of industry sectors using all grades of Mild Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminium. We invest in cutting edge technology and innovative management systems in order to provide our customers with a high quality total service that suits your requirements, whether it be steel laser cutting and folding precision components or providing complete fabricated assemblies.  



 TE OHO MAURI O TE RINO - The Life Force of Steel           

Our sculpture is a definitive part of who we are. It represents Stainless Design’s foundations, our links to the history of the region, and the organic material that we passionately work with.

Our Story

SDL was established in 1988 to service the stainless steel fabrication requirements of the Dairy, Food, Marine and Pharmaceutical Industries in the Waikato. Through our commitment to quality, continuous improvement and superior customer service the company has experienced substantial growth enabling us to become market leaders within the industry. This growth has assisted SDL to diversify into new industries and capabilities including mild steel fabrication.

Our range of metal laser cutting machines, CNC press brakes and fabrication and machining capabilities has enabled SDL to become a go to manufacturer for customers seeking innovative steel design and manufacturing solutions.


ADMINISTRATION: responsible for HR, Payroll, Information Management Systems, Communication and keeping all other departments operating at maximum efficiency;

PRODUCTION CENTRE: comprising of our  Flat Bed Laser CuttingTube Laser CuttingCNC Folding and Additional Services;

FABRICATION CENTRE: housing a team of highly skilled specialist mild steel, aluminium and stainless steel welders and fabricators as well as our Machine Shop and Finishing services;

STORES: responsible for the company’s internal and external logistical operations and transportation of goods. 


our Services

Our range of products and component parts manufactured by Stainless Design has increased dramatically with the introduction of new technologies and expanded design capabilities. Stainless Design services a broad range of industries with our steel laser cutting and folding department and expanded engineering and fabrication capabilities.

We manufacture using a wide range of metals including Mild Steel, Stainless Steel, Galvanised, Zintec and Aluminium.  The types of products we design and engineer include: filters & strainers, various sized tanks, food processing machines & components, conveyor frames and equipment, architectural products as well as laser cutting and folding of precision components for most industries.   

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our services

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SDL’s primary focus is to consistently deliver ‘in full on time and on spec’ to our customers.  We are constantly aiming to streamline our processes, reduce lead-times and maximise our productivity through the guidance of Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen principles such as 5S, Total Flow Management and Total Productive Maintenance and knowing there is always a better way to do things. We sustain our continuous improvement initiatives through regular activities such as internal auditing and reporting. 

SDL continually invests in new technology, specialist personnel, R&D capabilities and the development of smart information management systems and processes to enable us to improve our productivity and in turn result in a better quality service for our customers.

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