Stainless steel trolleys used by restaurants and supermarkets for the preparation and handling of their products.

These stainless steel trolleys are used in restaurants and supermarkets for the preparation and display of their products.

A fresh batch of end-manifold Water Ring vacuum pump castings, ready for machining on our Okuma MU-500V universal machining centre

Vacuum pump castings


These are what a fresh batch of vacuum pump castings look like prior to machining. Machining itself, conveniently, is a straightforward operation.

The Christchurch Men’s Prison farm is a training facility set up to support the rehabilitation and training of prisoners, and to assist them to develop positive work aptitudes, attitudes and skills for employment upon release

Read Milking System Christchurch Men's Prison


In 2015, Corrections upgraded the dairy shed with the installation of a Read Industrial eight bail walk-through milking system.

USA export order rotary milking system packed and loaded into a 40-foot container destined for the USA

We built this system and exported it in 2014 to Georgia USA for a new client by way of referral by another customer.

Nearing completion of a significant factory upgrade to our premises in Rangiora

factory upgrade


Once the factory upgrade is complete, the 840 m² building will be home to a fully dedicated CNC Shop.

Recently we were asked to design and build a cheese vat for a caseiculture business. One that specialises in goat cheese.

goat cheese


One or two of us here at Read Industrial just happen to be partial to goat cheese. Hence, building this cheese vat was a project that excited us somewhat.