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Your complete solution for switchboards, automation and controls

Need a compliant solution to meet electrical and safety standards? Then you are in the right place.

We provide a full-service solution for the design, manufacturing and installation of electrical control systems and electrical switchboards throughout New Zealand.

Formed in 1985, Western Switchgear answered a need for high quality, custom built, low voltage switchboards, motor control centres, and control & distribution panels. Since then, we have been servicing the industrial sector in New Zealand with our specialist capabilities and national workforce.

It is our mission to provide customer-focused service of outstanding quality, always ensuring timely project delivery and efficiency. We are committed to high safety standards, being Telarc registered for quality and Health & Safety.

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Need a complete new electrical system, retrofitting, or servicing of a current system? Then, Western Switchgear have you covered. No project is too big or too small for us to handle.

We design, manufacture, install and service the following custom-built products nationwide:

Taranaki Base Hospital Switchboards

From manual push buttons to fully automated systems using SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) or HMI platforms, we have the perfect solution to suit your requirements. Whether you need networking using protocols such as Ethernet/IP or TCP/IP, AZI, Control net, Profibus, Profinet, Modbus, or Bacnet, we can help. We can also create a cloud-based system for remote control and data acquisition.

Industrial Switchboard

Designed, manufactured, installed, retrofitted… whatever you need, we create a complete switchboard solution specific to your requirements. Drawing on our extensive experience and expertise, we use the latest in design and technology, utilising reputable brands like Schneider or NHP.

Delegats Winery Industrial Switchboards

Starting with concept design, right through to installation, commissioning, infield service and maintenance, we provide a complete automation service. As an automation system integrator for Omron, Schneider, Siemens and Rockwell, we offer a choice of the best system to meet your specific needs.



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Our team of experienced specialists step seamlessly from design, through to installation on national projects ranging in value and complexity. With a proven track record in execution with excellence, and health and safety management, your project is in expert hands with Western Switchgear.




17 Maire Street

Palmerston North


PHONE: 06 3501185

7 Borrell Avenue

New Plymouth

PHONE:  0800 732 332


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