Mace Engineering websiteMace Engineering is one of the largest precision engineering companies in New Zealand. Services include machining, fabrication and non-ferrous casting. It provides innovative engineering solutions and services to niche and specialised markets.

Special services include production of new and refurbishment of existing products for sectors including: defence, energy – hydro generation and wind generation, plastic rotational moulding and vacuum forming, aviation and ground support equipment, automotive and general engineering.

Target market

Mace Engineering’s history of delivering on complex and challenging projects and the combination of highly skilled staff, modern equipment and our commitment to quality processes ensure that our clients can be confident of receiving excellent service and precisely manufactured products.

Target markets are:

  • Engineering support and new build for the hydro power generation market
  • Defence and aviation industries
  • Engineering support for large manufacturing companies within New Zealand

Customers include Thales Australia, Air New Zealand, Trustpower and Meridian Energy.


At the heart of the Mace Group of Companies is a passion for quality and a commitment to innovation which began 60 years ago with founder Bill Mace.

Bill established the core of the Mace Group of Companies in 1952 when he bought and renamed Toomeys Grinding and Gear Ltd – a company he had previously managed. Bill set a course for the Mace Group based on attention to detail and ingenuity, a course faithfully followed today.

Mace Engineering is a member of the Mace Group of Companies that includes; Brown Brothers Engineers NZ, Brown Brothers Engineers Australia, Kelair Australia, Mace Engine Reconditioners, Pivotal Engineering, Hotrot Organic Solutions.

Ted Mace now heads the modern group of companies which embrace new technologies, attracts talented, dedicated staff and continues to advance the standards of excellence in their individual fields.

The Mace Companies provide clients with an individually tailored service with wide capabilities in the design and manufacture of conventional, customised and non-standard engineered products.

Company size

Mace is located centrally in Christchurch. The workshop covers 6000m2 and Mace employs 35 staff.

Research and development

Significant investment in research and development, technology and on-going staff training ensures Mace Engineering maintains its position as market innovator. The company is committed to the principles and practices of quality assurance, exemplified by internal and external audit procedures and is ISO9001/2008 certified.

Mace Engineering is ACC Tertiary Accredited.

Roles within the company and company culture

Over the years Mace Engineering has expanded to encompass a range of complimentary disciplines. These include: general engineering and design, the design manufacture and repair of defence componentry; tyre equipment manufacture; motor reconditioning; cast aluminium rotational moulding tools, design and manufacture of new and refurbished hydro generation runners; manufacture and maintenance of cranes.

Contact us 

40 Walker Street, Christchurch

T: +64 3 379 5750


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