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Who We Are

At New Zealand Steel, we lead the way as a leading manufacturer of quality steel. We are the country’s sole producer of flat-rolled steel products for the building, construction, manufacturing and agricultural industries. We operate a fully integrated steel mill at Glenbrook, about 60 kilometers south of Auckland. Operating to the stringent ISO 9000 quality standards, New Zealand Steel is committed to being a world-class steelmaker.

We showcase our innovation, technology, and expertise throughout the world. Guided by our philosophy to produce safe and sustainable products, our people drive our company towards success every day.

Supporting our communities and contributing significantly to the NZ economy, we have built a reputation for quality and integrity. We are an industry for everyone – we’re diverse and stronger for it.

Our People

We pride ourselves on being a place where people want to work so we make sure we support, train and reward our staff to achieve their full potential. We are committed to forging the standard for stronger futures for our families, our communities, our company, and our people.

We employ over 1,300 people.
We support over 4,000 jobs in the local community.


We are committed to providing a safe workplace for all our people. Our goal is zero harm and we work every day to achieve this and train our employees to work safely.

We have 45 trained health and safety representatives.

Our Community

As a major employer in the surrounding Franklin region, we are proud to employ local people and support local initiatives. We organize local beach clean-ups, work collaboratively with Te Whangai Trust to set up a native plant nursery learning center and support the Tread Lightly environmental mobile classroom

We support over 8 community projects and counting.

Our Environment

We are committed to minimizing our impact on the environment. We have implemented a formal Environmental Management System, use low impact bucket wheels in the extraction of Ironsand and mined areas are recontoured and replanted.

98% of the water used in our manufacturing and mining operations is recycled through water treatment facilities
60% of site electricity requirements are generated through co-generation