Why Choose Us
John Brooks offers industrial automation engineering support to engineering, agricultural and forestry industries, food manufacturers, dairy farmers, craft breweries, boutique winemakers, and other manufacturers with parts supply, expert advice and personal service across New Zealand since 1964.
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John Brooks Ltd are engineering specialists, and we work across a wide range of industries. Whilst our offices are physically located in New Zealand, we can assist businesses no matter where you are in the world.
Our team of engineers are highly experienced, and have full familiarity with a wide range of engineering product ranges. We are New Zealand master distributors for many popular engineering products and brands, and we also produce our own engineering products that are sold both here in New Zealand and to overseas markets via our distribution network.
Details of just some of the engineering work we’ve accomplished for our customers can be found on each of our “Industries” pages. Here are some quick highlights demonstrating our wide industry experience to date.
Agriculture - Over the years we’ve supplied some of New Zealand’s most successful companies including Masport & Steelfort – with belts for mowers, and Watties – with spare parts and support for peas and beans harvesting.
Dairy - John Brooks Ltd are the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) of a wide range of milk pump controllers and vacuum pump controllers. Our milk pump controllers have been used by New Zealand farmers for over 20 years (and our vacuum pumps have been used for over 10 years), and are suitable for use in all types of dairy sheds and facilities.
Education - John Brooks Ltd has had a unique partnership with the Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) in Auckland, New Zealand, for over 20 years.
Energy - John Brooks Ltd have been primary authorised distributors of the Baldor/Reliance range of energy efficient motors for more than 30 years, and we were one of the first New Zealand engineering supply companies to stock and promote energy efficient engineering components.
Food and Beverage - We designed Tegel Chicken’s automated refrigeration system which has conveyors automation and product data logging, enabling the Tegel office to fully control production throughput remotely.
Forest and Timber - Carter Holt’s Plywood plant uses our range of Baldor Brushless motors and drives to optimise their cutting process, and allow them to splice in knot-free segments to produce high quality plywood.
Printing and Packaging - Printing and Packaging engineering can be complex, and it’s important to consult an engineering specialist like John Brooks Ltd when considering options. We have an extensive range of tension control equipment, and we also stock other engineering components that are useful in today’s modern printing environments.