Green Frame Ltd are establishing a steel-frame and truss plant in Putaruru with the medium-term objective to build full modular transportable homes.
Light steel frame buildings are well-proven over 50 years in NZ house building. In fact, New Zealand is home to the world’ s highest regarded roll-form machine manufacturers (Scottsdale Napier, Hayes Rotorua and HowickLtd Auckland and Framecad Auckland.
Market demand for housing and residential developments has never been stronger and doesn’t look like slowing, in fact there is an increasing shortage.
The products are competitively priced and have benefits of value to group home builders, developers and homeowners alike as well commercial and industrial application. The production is computer controlled, highly accurate with millimeter precision.
The real prospects for the South Waikato lie in the future phases where the plan is to move into pre-fabricated, modular homes and including for Green Frames own developments. This opens up future expansion of the manufacturing facility, demand for workers and including the future of work (computerization, CNC machining, modular housing, fast build construction, internal pod systems.
The initial plan is for up to 42 jobs over the next couple of years.