MANUFACTURING ENGINEERS AND SHEETMETAL COMPONENTS PROVIDING QUALITY DESIGN USING STATE OF THE ART EQUIPMENT.
A.E. Tilley Ltd is a privately owned company that specialises in the punching, forming and laser cutting of sheet metal components and products. We have built a reputation on our extensive experience, professional workforce, quality service and reliability. Established in 1921 by Arthur Ernest Tilley, our company has been a leading contractor and supplier of sheet metal products to a variety of industry sectors in New Zealand and overseas.
Our contribution to the commercial building trades, commercial interior, architectural, office equipment, food processing telecommunication and electrical industries are notable. Our advanced manufacturing equipment is housed in over 5000 square metres of production space located in Wellington, New Zealand.
Our company’s history is filled with exceptional people, continuous growth and ongoing innovation, enabling over 90 years of engineering excellence.
We are proud to be a New Zealand manufacturer.
At A.E. Tilley Ltd we are committed to providing a quality service and customer satisfaction and this is illustrated in all facets of our operation. As well as operating the latest technology and equipment, the highly skilled team at A.E. Tilley Ltd pride themselves on delivering innovative design and engineering solutions that never compromise on quality.
Our project planning and tracking systems provide a meticulous record of all work undertaken and ensure our customers receive up to date reporting, along with records of manufacturing processes and componentry.
A.E. Tilley Ltd is ISO accredited and is a trusted supplier for:
- Commercial building trades
- Telecommunications providers
- Electrical trades
- Commercial interiors
- Architectural services
- Food processing industry
- Office equipment suppliers
- Fabricated and welded items
The A.E. Tilley Ltd Tool Room is equipped with all of the machinery required to maintain our modern plant. Our Tos Kurim Finesa CNC milling machine is able to machine components in three axis. We also have a variety of lathes, bandsaws, radial drills and surface grinders.
Our welding division is equipped with MIG, TIG and Arc welding facilities for welding mild steel, aluminium and stainless steel. In addition we have spot welding facilities, deburring machines, riveting and fastening equipment.
A.E. Tilley Ltd has established long standing partnerships with associated industry groups enabling us to offer a comprehensive manufacturing service to all of our customers. Our own products and services incorporate the following industry partners: metal spinning, aluminium casting, tube bending, metal polishing, protective plating, electrozinc coatings, hot dip galvanising, powder coating, and wet spray paint systems. Ask our experienced team for assistance in any area associated with metal fabrication and component manufacture.
- Metal spinning
- Aluminium casting
- Tube bending
- Metal polishing
- Protective plating
- Electro zinc coatings
- Hot dip galvanising
- Powder coating
- Wet spray paint systems
A.E. Tilley Ltd was founded by Arthur Ernest Tilley (Ernie), who migrated to New Zealand from Tasmania, in 1921. A keen fisherman, Ernie had heard a lot about the abundance of river trout that flowed through New Zealand. He arrived in Wellington with 10 pounds that he borrowed from his mother and a bag of tools ready for work.
Initially, Ernie’s focus was on the motor body industry, engaging in the supply of components to the many coach building companies situated in Wellington at the time. Continue reading
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