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ABOUT US

Trusted provider of switchboards, automation and controls nationwide.

Western Switchgear provides a full-service solution for the design, manufacture 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 affordable, 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.

OUR TEAM

Bruce Gunn

BRUCE GUNN
Manager

Bruce brings a wealth of experience to the team. He is an Industrial Electrician by trade and has more than 37 years of experience - 25 of those have been spent specialising in switchboard manufacturing and installation.

 

This has meant Bruce has extensive knowledge in automation, switchboards, and electrical supply which is invaluable to our clients.

AFROZ KAHN

AFROZ KAHN
Production Manager

Khan’s extensive knowledge in the industrial electrical industry is a huge benefit to both Western Switchgear and the clients we service. Nothing is ever too much trouble for Khan as he applies his 13 years of switchboard experience to every project.

 

Khan is responsible for the manufacturing, design, and production of our switchboard services including CAD design and electrical engineering.

OUR QUALITY ASSURANCE PROMISE

Our ISO 9001:2008 accreditation means we have a robust quality assurance system. This quality accreditation allows us to predominantly participate in highly specialised industries including the petrochemical, dairy, power generation, water and wastewater treatment.

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OUR COMMITMENT TO HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT

Western Switchgear Limited’s policies and practices strive for an accident-free and zero harm workplace culture. As a result, we pride ourselves on an excellent safety record. Through continual commitment to health and safety, we have gained ISO 45001:2018 – Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems accreditation, giving us the highest level of attainment for health and safety management.

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