Delivering Products you can trust
Two companies with One quality vision
United Steel & Pipes NZ have responded to industry challenges by introducing a Quality Management System which is currently undergoing 3rd party Certification to ISO9001.
Each and every incoming steel product is batch tested for its mechanical strength within our accredited IANZ mechanical testing laboratories.
Our accredited laboratories in Auckland and Christchurch test to these product standards:
ASNZ4671.2001 Steel reinforcing materials
ASNZ1594.2002 Hot rolled steel slabs
ASNZ3678.2016 Hot rolled plate, floor plate & slabs
ASNZ3679.1.2016 Hot rolled bars & sections
ASNZ3679.2.2016 Welded sections
ASNZ1163.2016 Hollow sections
Click here to view more details on our Product Testing.
New Steel Premises for United Steel Auckland
Our Auckland Merchant Steel distribution has completed the move to a new super site at 60 Harris Rd, East Tamaki. In addition to having all of our merchant steel stock on one site, the new site features double drive through lanes & extensive gantry crane capacity. Customer's can expect faster loading & turnaround time with improved customer service levels.
Our Wire & Mesh Products Store will continue to operate out of our Trugood Drive, East Tamaki site.
We've Been Certified
We are proud to announce we have received IANZ accreditation for our internal testing laboratories at both the Christchurch and Auckland manufacturing sites
With this accreditation, our mechanical testing laboratories receive recognition of their technical competency – this includes assessment of processes, resources, facilities and staff skills – all factors which impact on the quality of the testing service provided
Specifiy United Steel reinforcing mesh with confidence – MESH you CAN trust
Lap your Ductile Plus Mesh with certainty. United Steel introduces QR codes
United Steel is always looking to ensure its customers have access to relevant product information. The introduction of QR codes on labels for the “ductile plus” mesh range allows the placer to see clearly how to lap the mesh he or she is actually laying.
“We want our mesh to be laid with the minimum lapping configuration so the customer maximises m2 coverage” says Ryk Kleynhans the Auckland United Steel manager.
United Steel offers a ductile mesh range to the market that few competitors can match. The many size options ensures the most cost effective coverage can be achieved for any job.
NEW 'GabioNZ'. Gabion Baskets launched
United Steel are using their mesh manufacturing expertise to manufacture gabion baskets in Auckland. The market now has a choice to buy from a local manufacturer with the added flexibility of custom made sizes for any job.
Wire and Steelplus now United as UNITED STEEL
United Steel is a leading New Zealand manufacturer of reinforcing mesh and nails, as well as a supplier of structural steel, reinforcing rod, steel plates and allied products.
Before 2012, United Steel operated as the sister companies Wireplus and Steelplus, earning the respect and trust of the New Zealand building, engineering and construction industries for our innovation, quality and service.
“Bringing Steelplus and Wireplus together under one banner creates synergies that improve service and cost efficiency. For customers, the merger into United Steel offers access to a wider range of quality steel building products under one roof than ever before,” says Mike Chambers, who took office as Sales and Marketing Manager for United Steel on 1 March 2012.
United Steel has manufacturing plants in Auckland and Christchurch, and additional distribution branches in Wellington, Hastings and New Plymouth.
United Steel is a member of the United Industries group of companies that has served New Zealand well for over 20 years. The privately owned group also serves the Pacific region.
If you wish to find out more about our product range and how it can suit your project, please contact your local United Steel branch.