Carlton Taylor Industries

Carlton Taylor Industries (CTI) ‘makes metalwork easy’ by being a complete metal work provider. CTI’s state of the art technology covers everything from high pressure aluminium diecasting, CNC machining and sheetmetal fabrication.

CTI’s philosophy is to ‘make metal work easy’ for its clients. They make the whole process easy, by providing design, pricing and supply of the finished parts in line with the client’s requirements and systems.

Target market

CTI market leadership has been built from a wide range of industry sectors that allows CTI to cross fertilise ideas and technology. Sectors served by CTI include infrastructure including rail, telecommunications and transport, electronics, furniture and lighting.

Outside New Zealand, CTI currently supplies to customers in Australia, North America, Bahrain, Bahamas and England. Our overseas customers account for 35% of our turnover.


CTI started over 60 years ago and remains a privately-owned Canterbury company.

Company size

CTI employs 55 staff across two sites in Christchurch. Our Bromley plants house our aluminium diecasting and CNC machining facilities, with our Addington plant accommodating our sheetmetal fabrication facilities, as well as our head office.

Research and development

CTI are a metalwork company specialising in aluminium diecasting, sheetmetal fabrication and CNC machining.

As well as production, we provide guidance and advice to our customers to enable decisions to be made around the critical aspects of new products, cost reduction or existing product change. This guidance, along with our design service, ensures we achieve maximum value for our clients.

Roles within the company and company culture

The 55 employees at CTI focus on meeting our clients’ requirements by ‘making metalwork easy’ for them. This creates a long term partnership philosophy to provide fast, innovative, high quality solutions that are cost effective.

CTI provides customers with the following capabilities:

  • design modelling
  • laser profile cutting
  • turret punching
  • high pressure aluminium diecasting
  • CNC milling
  • CNC lathing
  • aluminium extrusion cutting and machining

Other information

CTI prides itself on having and maintaining the following quality, environmental and safety accreditations:

  • ISO9001
  • ISO14001
  • ACC WSMP Tertiary Level

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