The New Zealand Welding Centre (NZWC) was established in 1986 and is a division of HERA with the specific aim to cover the advancement of welding and joining technology across the NZ metal fabrication industry. NZWC is the New Zealand representative member of the International Institute of Welding (IIW).
The mission of NZWC is to act as the catalyst for innovation supporting member companies by research, education and quality assurance in metals fabrication.
HERA’s NZWC brings members companies together to deliver:
- A platform for research and collaboration
- Solutions to challenging technical problems
- A forum for the exchange of ideas
- Staff training and career development
- World-class quality assurance solutions
- A voice to promote the interests of the welding industry
|Specialised welding-related research covering process development, seismic and fatigue design, inspection and testing, productivity, durability aspects as well as other areas.|
|NZWC provides technical support and a hotline engineering services to the member companies to address their immediate and longer term problems.|
|NZWC represents members companies on the joint Standards Australia and New Zealand Welding Committee WD003. It has on-going commitment to the development and review of the key welding-related standards such as AS/NZS 1554 series and AS/NZS 2980.|
|The Steel Fabricator Certification (SFC) scheme ensures certified New Zealand fabricators manufacture structural steelwork according to international best practice. Developed by HERA and Steel Construction New Zealand (SCNZ), SFC is based on the European system, which forms part of the CE marking regulatory environment and represents international best practice. http://steelfabcert.co.nz/about/.|
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Welding Centre Manager
+64 (9) 262 4849
NZCE, NZIW, IWT, IWI-C
Senior Welding Engineer
+64 (9) 262 4840
+64 (9) 262 4755
+64 (9) 262 2885