Rose Engineering Ltd is a second generation family owned company established originally as J W Rose Ltd by John and Betty Rose in 1970. It originally set out to take advantage of the then-growing small boat industry, specialising in boat trailers and associated marine work.
Soon after setting up, the company began making a range of material handling equipment including pallet trucks, hand trucks, stacker trucks and drum cradles.
In 1984 we purchased a lift manufacturing business making stair lifts, wheelchair lifts, inclined lifts, hydraulic elevators, goods hoists and scissor lifts. The lifts ranged in various capacities, with flat, gravity, or powered roller platforms - two directions, container/pallet orientation platforms, and floor mounted roller strands.
Past projects have been roller strands, orientation mats, and 14-ton capacity scissor lifts for freight handling, scissor lifts/conveyors, material handling scissor lifts and stage lifts.
Other significant works completed includes intake screens and precipitator elements for Huntly Power Station, tunnel and column concrete forms for Boral Acrow, steel fishing boats, and board laminating machinery.
We have a 15,000 sq ft factory in West Auckland. This is fully equipped with a comprehensive machine shop, including a CNC lathe, centre lathes, milling machines, drills, profile cutting and welding facilities, and a gantry crane.
We presently have a permanent staff of six with casual contractors available when needed.
In addition to in-house drawing and design staff, we have a close association with a design engineer with a background in the oil, timber, and cargo handling industry. His design and project management experience is invaluable to us in ensuring we keep up with international technology and standards.