Importing Industrial and Trade Machinery

Importing industrial and trade machinery can be a complex process, but with our help, it doesn’t have to be.

We have extensive experience importing all types of trade machinery, from CNC lathes to engraving machines. Our expertise ensures that your goods are processed quickly and efficiently through the New Zealand Customs Service.

If you need assistance with importing industrial and trade machinery, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Why Choose Platinum® Freight Management To Import Your Trade Machinery to New Zealand?

Are you in the process of importing industrial and trade machinery? Deciding on the right freight management company is crucial. Here are three reasons why Platinum® should be your top choice:

Expert Team: Our experts are highly familiar with the importing process. We will work closely with you and your supplier to ensure that all necessary paperwork is in order before your goods depart for New Zealand.

Competitive Rates: We offer competitive rates for our services. Understanding that costs are a major concern for many businesses, we aim to keep our prices competitive without compromising quality.

Proven Track Record: We have a proven track record of success. We have successfully handled the importation of trade machinery for numerous companies and have a long list of satisfied clients.

By choosing Platinum®, you can be confident that you are selecting a reputable and experienced customs brokerage. Contact us today to simplify your importing process.

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Types of Industrial and Trade Machinery That We Can Customs Clear

At Platinum®, we can assist you with importing the following types of industrial and trade machinery to New Zealand:


  • Woodworking machinery
  • Metalworking machinery
  • CNC lathe [vertical or horizontal]
  • CO2 laser cutter
  • Engraving machines
  • Routers

    Woodworking Machinery

    Woodworking machinery, used for tasks such as shaping, cutting, sawing, or sanding, involves several considerations when importing to New Zealand. These include the cost of the machine, shipping costs, port charges, customs clearance fees, and delivery to your site.

    Metalworking Machinery

    Metalworking machinery is crucial in various industries, from automotive manufacturing to electronics production. The global demand for these machines makes the import process complex. Factors to consider include import duties, shipping costs, and the importance of partnering with a reputable and experienced customs brokerage to provide support and guidance throughout the import process.

    Engraving Machines

    Engraving machines mark materials such as metal, glass, plastic, and wood, serving purposes like identification, decoration, and safety. When purchasing an engraving machine, it’s important to consider the type of machine that best suits your needs.

    Some machines are designed for specific materials, while others are more versatile. Additionally, engraving machines vary in features and price, so thorough research is essential before making a purchase. These machines can be invaluable tools for both businesses and individuals, so it’s crucial to choose one that fits your needs and budget.

    CO2 laser cutter

    CO2 laser cutters are perfect for performing precise cuts on various materials, including wood, glass, and metal. They are versatile tools suitable for both hobbyists and professionals. When importing a CO2 laser cutter to New Zealand, select a reputable supplier who can provide a high-quality machine. We recommend contacting us before paying a deposit to get an indicative idea of the fees and charges involved.

    Contact Platinum® Freight Management Today!

    If you want to import industrial and trade machinery to New Zealand, contact Platinum® today. Our team of experts will ensure that your cargo arrives safely and on time.


     With over two decades of experience in the freight and customs industry, we have the expertise to do the job right the first time. Contact us today to learn more about our services or to receive detailed pricing.

    0800 166 716

    Frequently Asked Questions About Importing Industrial and Trade Machinery

    Can I import industrial and trade machinery into New Zealand?

    Most industrial and trade machinery can be imported to New Zealand with ease. 

    What types of industrial and trade machinery cannot be brought into New Zealand?

    Platinum® does not handle used industrial and trade machinery. While such equipment can be imported to New Zealand, the process is generally more expensive and requires a Biosecurity inspection and associated fees.

    What do you need to import industrial and trade machinery?

    The key to any successful purchase is to have a reputable supplier, a reliable customs broker and yourself all working together from the beginning until the end.

    Once you have found the industrial and trade machinery and your supplier has given you a price – this is the best time to talk to us about all of the other issues that will follow.

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